They want better conditions behind bars.
President Obama signed the release of 98 more non-violent federal prisoners. It's the latest round of commutations aimed at releasing low-level offenders serving long sentences.
During Thursday's edition of NewsOne Now, guest host Van Jones and the day's panel of guests discussed the sentencing and the egregious disparities in justice this case has exposed when punishing politicians for wrong-doing.
PolitickerOne: Congress appears ready to revise decades of policy that boosted the number of incarcerated Americans. Plus: Rep. Fattah indicted on "racketeering conspiracy" charges.
Outgoing AG Eric Holder Talks Criminal Justice Reform, Smart On Crime Now that Loretta Lynch has been confirmed as the next Attorney General of the United States, Attorney General Eric Holder can ride off into the sunset. But before he does, TV One’s NewsOne Now wanted to pay homage to him. Outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder sat down with host Roland […]
RNC Chair, Reince Priebus joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to discuss what we should expect from a Republican controlled House and Senate. Priebus told Martin the first thing Republicans need to do is pass a budget. Priebus touted this a as being a “great place to start.” Priebus went on to mention that […]
Is the GOP actually doing things that would resonate with the Black community, and just don’t want to tell us about it? That may be the case with mandatory sentencing laws, which via the war on drugs, disproportionately affect African Americans. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky), who has criticized the Civil Rights Act of 1964, for […]
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