In Florida, cash bail system critics see it as “criminalizing” poverty and bloating jail populations, as those who cannot pay bail can be stuck in jail awaiting trial, sometimes for months or years.
The bill has been widely denounced by Florida Democrats as a measure that “promises selective enforcement against people of color.”
Beloved Activist Nilda Álvarez Took a Stand Against Femicide in Puerto Rico. Now She’s One of the Latest Victims.
As of Nov. 18th, 42 women have been murdered on the island so far this year.
“I didn’t appreciate the vote until I lost my rights as a felon. If they want to stop a bunch of Blacks and Latinos from voting, it must be important.”
Former Louisville Police Officer Brett Hankison was indicted on three counts of “wanton endangerment” in Breonna Taylor’s killing.
Federal Judge Esther Salas, the first Latina to serve in New Jersey’s federal courts, lost her son tragically in a brutal attack in her home.
The suspected gunman involved in the shooting of Judge Esther Salas’ son and husband has been found dead, new reports indicate.
Activists in Florida are urging their local governments to put the money towards community-based programs for the disadvantaged.
Amid protests of excessive force, a police union chapter president invited cops accused of misconduct in other states to apply for positions in his county.
After two weeks of national protests over the murder of George Floyd, some potential progress on police reform is on the horizon.