Majority of Americans want criminal justice reform, poll shows

By Della Hasselle Contributing Writer A new poll released by the American Civil Liberties Union on Nov. 16 has found that more than 90 percent

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The Trump administration ending a temporary residency permit program affectings thousands of Haitians

By Della Hasselle Contributing Writer President Donald Trump’s administration has announced the end to a humanitarian program that has allowed nearly 60,000 Haitians to live

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3 million Americans carry a loaded handgun daily
By Bobbi Nodell Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStarNews Today) – New research estimates that three million adult American handgun owners carry a loaded gun daily and nine million do so each ...
Permissive gun laws linked to higher homicide rates
(Special from NorthStarNews Today) – Easier access to concealed firearms is associated with significantly higher rates of handgun-related homicide, report researchers.
NAACP set to change tax status
By Lauren Victoria Burke Contributing Writer (NNPA Newswire) – After being eclipsed in recent years by Color of Change, Black Lives Matter and other younger, more tec- savvy and politically-pointed groups, ...
All eyes fixed on West Africa as U. S. role in combat grows
( — With the deaths of four American servicemen in Niger, a window has opened onto U.S. operations in West Africa – an area barely known even to U.S. legislators ...
Widespread problems reported to Election Protection hotline
On Tuesday, Nov. 7, Election Protection, the nation’s largest nonpartisan voter-protection coalition, led by the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, provided live assistance to more than 1,000 voters ...
Law enforcement agencies unveil new plan to combat violent crime
Local, state and federal law enforcement agencies recently announced a joint effort aimed at more effectively and efficiently handling violent crime investigations in the New Orleans area, FOX 8 News ...
White supremacists share bomb-making materials online
By A.C. Thompson and Ali Winston ProPublica Right-wing extremists communicating in confidential online chats in recent months have shared scores of documents detailing the manufacture and use of bombs, grenades, mines and ...
National reparations conference to convene in N.O.
Attendees will include reparations pioneer John Conyers, actor-activist Danny Glover and daughters of Frantz Fanon and Kwame Nkrumah As the issue of reparations for the historical crimes of African enslavement ...

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