Civil rights groups sent a letter to the DOJ demanding police departments be penalized for failing to report deaths in custody.
istory-making occasions are rarely recognized until they end up in the textbooks. As we face some of the most challenging and monumental events within Black culture today, there are plenty of moments that have made their mark on America.
Kia Absalom, stepdaughter of U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch, was taken to a Brooklyn police station after refusing to pay a $20 Uber bill.
According to data pulled from the census, 76 percent of the city’s African-American population would have to relocate in order for Chicago to be completely integrated.
The Missouri city and DOJ officials are nearing a reform deal that will likely effect change and overhaul "unconstitutional" policing.
The DOJ will publish a report based on recommendations from the meeting, suggesting steps that lawmakers, policymakers and legislators can take to reform the criminal justice system.
In a letter to U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Illinois AG Lisa Madigan asked the DOJ's Civil Rights Division to determine if the department's practices violate federal law.
Lynch's declaration as the chief law enforcement official in the government negates comments made by FBI Director James Comey, who last month argued that officers in major cities feel "under siege" due to protests, demonstrations, and discussions that aim to hold police officers accountable.
Noting the historically contentious relationship between Black communities and law enforcement, Attorney General Loretta Lynch discussed how Sandra Bland’s death is a prime example of…