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Unsanitary and dangerous conditions at the Baltimore City Detention center prompted civil rights lawyers from the American Civil Liberties Union to file a motion Tuesday…

The rekindled relationship between the United States and Cuba has taken yet another step forward. On Tuesday, the White House announced that President Obama plans…

When Frederick Hutson landed in prison at the age of 24 on a drug trafficking charge in Florida, he was surprised to learn that it…

A new report from MetricMaps details a shocking statistic — in 16 states in the nation, there are more people locked up in correctional facilities than those…

A Grand Rapids, Mich. woman was convicted Wednesday and now faces up to seven years in prison after she fired a bullet at a McDonald’s drive-thru…

After going on a 22-month hiatus following backlash from her racist remarks, Paula Deen will be returning to television. The Georgia-bred chef will debut her…

It’s tough enough being in jail with its closed-in walls and dismal atmosphere, but imagine being stuck in that kind of confinement while also being…

A judge in Sandy Springs, Ga. last week sentenced a sanitation worker to 30 days behind bars for, well, starting work too early, according to…

For many Black children born in the 1980s, Ben Carson is a hero. He is, as BuzzFeed’s Joel Anderson describes in a well-done profile about…

Derrick Deacon was convicted of murdering teenager Andrew Wynn in 1989. It wasn’t until 2012 he was given a re-trail, then in 2013 was finally…

We like to think that in the United States, all people have rights and equality; all people have a voice. However, there are 65 million…

Former NBA and Atlanta Hawks star Mookie Blaylock was sentenced to 15 years in prison Monday (October 27) after pleading guilty to killing a mother of five in a May 2013 car crash. Blaylock chose to plead guilty rather than face a jury. Blaylock was sentenced for vehicular homicide and other charges in the death […]