Bill Undermines Mandatory Minimum Sentencing That Applies Law Equitably, Prevents Lenient Judicial Activism   Washington, D.C. - Black conservative leaders are speaking out against the "First Step Act" criminal justice reform bill because of provisions in the bill that would undermine the benefits of mandatory minimum sentencing. Members...

Senator Mitch McConnell is considering taking the “First Step Act” (S. 2795), a criminal justice reform bill, to the Senate floor for a vote during the lame duck session. He should not. The U.S. criminal justice system is in need of reform, but the First Step Act...

In a point-counterpoint for InsideSources about whether teachers in public schools should be allowed to freely discuss religious issues with their students, Project 21 member Derryck Green pointed out that “comprehensive education necessarily includes learning and discussing issues of faith.” But, as he noted in his commentary, which was...

Teachers should absolutely discuss religion with their students. A comprehensive education necessarily includes learning and discussing issues of faith. This is not an easy process when rules keeping religion off school grounds are rigidly enforced. [caption id="attachment_3680" align="alignright" width="200"] Derryck Green[/caption] The underlying question that really seems to...

Elvis Presley was posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Donald Trump today. According to the Washington Post, this honor was an act of dog-whistle racism. If you ask Project 21 Co-Chairman Horace Cooper, the criticism instead shows that “[t]he left has just jumped the shark.” Elvis...

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