The DOJ acted in reference to the case of Maurice Walker of Calhoun, Georgia, who was jailed for six nights after police arrested and charged him for the misdemeanor offense of walking under the influence. He was told he could not get out of jail unless he paid the fixed bail amount of $160, according to NBC News.
Studies show that students connect better to teachers who look like them. A group of Black teachers and education advocates discuss the value of diversity.
According to The Valdosta Daily Times, the presiding judge has not ruled on the award amount, but will resume the hearing on Monday at the Lowndes County Courthouse to set a specific quantity.
A Black lawmaker has received racially offensive messages. It’s likely more fallout from suspected Russian-back hacking that targeted Democrats.
During a recent interview with The La Crosse Tribune, Donald Trump expressed this belief that “economically,” the 1700s and early 1800s were a good time for America. The GOP presidential nominee also explained his affinity for the Reagan years. The La Crosse Tribune reported: Trump, whose campaign slogan is “Make America Great Again!” said he […]
The Department of Justice announced that it will phase out its use of private prisons. There’s no need for them with the declining population of federal prisoners.
Underserved women are affected the most, according to the study. Approximately two-thirds of women in jail identify with a minority group; 44 percent are Black, 15 percent Hispanic, and five percent are of other racial/ethnic backgrounds. Thirty six percent of women in jail identify as White.
The girl’s mother and her live-in boyfriend were arrested Friday and charged with domestic battery, permitting abuse of a minor, and endangering welfare of a minor.
Widespread flooding in Louisiana continues to wreak havoc and the water is still rising; forecasters predict more rain is on the way.