Last December, President Donald Trump first exercised his power to pardon by commuting the sentence of Sholom Rubashkin. The kosher meatpacking executive received 27 years in prison for money laundering. Rubashkin’s pardon was championed by members of Congress, former attorneys general and law enforcement officials who...

Black Leaders Offer Better Deal From the Criminal Justice System Washington, D.C. – Law enforcement agencies focus too much on revenue-generating activities that have a negative impact on poor and minority communities, further straining the relationship between police and the communities they serve, according to the...

Costs to be Covered by Disarming Federal Agencies Washington, DC. – To improve community-police relations, police should get out of the regulation business, be given greater training in identifying and dealing with those with autism and other cognitive disabilities, build stronger bonds with the communities they...

Starbucks Shutdown Prompts Concern That “Racial Bias Training” Programs Actually Violate Civil Rights Non-Minority and Male Employees Could Be Disadvantaged Washington, DC – With the Starbucks chain of coffeehouses planning to shutter over 8,000 locations on May 29 to train approximately 175,000 members of its workforce on...

When all else fails, play the race card. CNN recently ran a report that cited three anonymous sources (naturally) who claimed Trump Administration Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke downplayed the importance of diversity in federal staffing. As the nation just humbly observed the 50th anniversary of...

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