Nicole Austin-Hillery

For more than a year, Black Lives Matter protesters have demanded change within the American justice system. It would seem as though the Justice Department has heard their plea and announced a new mandate forcing 33,000 federal agents, as well as prosecutors, to undergo training to stop their personal biases from influencing law enforcement decision.

In recent months, a number of Republicans across the nation have shown support for criminal justice reform as a result of the millions of dollars that are being lost on locking up American citizens. Many Democrats and progressives have been long-time proponents for reforming the criminal justice system, finding fault with mandatory minimum sentencing and […]