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America’s Apartheid Justice System Keeps Black People In Shackles

AFRICANGLOBE - A law need not be just or fair or benign to be the law. Law, like a gun or any other tool, can be used for good or for evil. To disguise the fact that laws can be cruel, unjust and designed to harm certain members of our community, “Blind Justice” was the myth created to foster the notion of a fair legal system in America.  But observations in most American courtrooms will instruct us that what passes for justice in this country is not color-blind.

11 Reasons Why Jeff Sessions Should Never Be Attorney General

AFRICANGLOBE - During his decade as a federal prosecutor in Alabama — a state with an dark history of racism and voter suppression — Jeff Sessions embarked on a witch hunt targeting civil rights workers who were registering elderly Black voters and helping them get absentee ballots. He unsuccessfully charged three organizers, including a former aide to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., with so many counts of voter fraud that they would have served 100 year sentences if convicted.

Donald Trump: No Black Presidents For A While Because Of Obama

AFRICANGLOBE - Donald Trump thinks the United States will not see another Black president for some time because Barack Obama has "set a very poor standard," the racial arsonist, loud mouth, entertainer and Republican presidential candidate told ABC News on Sunday.

Justice Department Probes Baltimore Police-Custody Death

AFRICANGLOBE - The Justice Department said Tuesday it has opened a civil rights investigation into the death of Freddie Gray, a Black man who suffered a fatal spinal-cord injury under mysterious circumstances after he was arrested by Baltimore police.

Philadelphia Police Shot Nearly Four Hundred People Over The Past Eight...

AFRICANGLOBE - On Monday, the US Justice Department’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services released a report revealing that over the past eight years, Philadelphia Police Department officers were involved in 394 shootings, amounting to about one per week. Monday’s report is only the latest in a series of Justice Department documents revealing the criminal activities of local police departments, including Albuquerque, Cleveland, Ferguson, and now Philadelphia.

Half Of Ferguson’s Young Black Men Are Missing – Must Read

AFRICANGLOBE - More than 40% of Black men in both the 20 to 24 and 35 to 54 age groups in Ferguson are missing. The problem of missing Black men extends to other age groups. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, while there are 1,182 Black women between the ages of 25 and 34 living in Ferguson, there are only 577 Black men in this age group.

Obama’s Justice Department: No Charges Against Ferguson Killer Cop

AFRICANGLOBE - The US Justice Department announced Wednesday that it will not bring federal charges against Darren Wilson, the Ferguson, Missouri police officer who fired at least six bullets into Michael Brown last August, killing the unarmed teenager.

U.S. Justice Report Finds Blatant Pattern Of Racial Bias In Traffic...

AFRICANGLOBE - The U.S. Justice Department is expected to release a report this week blasting police in Ferguson, Mo. for discriminatory traffic stops of African-Americans that have created years of racial tension in the small midwestern town, the New York Times reports.

Surprise Surprise: George Zimmerman Won’t Face Federal Hate Crime Charges

AFRICANGLOBE - The Department of Justice announced Tuesday that there is not enough evidence to move forward with federal hate crimes charges against Zimmerman after conducting scores of interviews about his actions and character, the slain teen’s parents said.

Justice Department To Close Investigation Into Murder Of Michael Brown

AFRICANGLOBE - The Justice Department is moving to close an investigation into the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. — clearing the white police officer who shot the black teenager, according to a report Wednesday.

Eric Holder To Critics: “Kiss My A**”

AFRICANGLOBE - Newly released emails show Attorney General Eric Holder said that Justice Department prosecutors who were critical of the department's handling of the fallout of the Fast and Furious gun-walking scandal could "kiss my ass."

Zimmerman Not Expected To Face Civil Rights Charges In Trayvon Martin...

AFRICANGLOBE - The Justice Department is not expected to bring civil rights charges against George Zimmerman in the 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin, according to three law enforcement officials, despite evidence that the killing was racially motivated.

Latest Figures Show Increase In America’s Prison Population

AFRICANGLOBE - A report just released by the Justice Department for the year 2013 has revealed that after three years of declining numbers, the number of people incarcerated in state and federal prisons jumped up again last year.

US Justice Dept. To Probe Ferguson Police Department

AFRICANGLOBE - Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. this week will launch a broad civil rights investigation into the Ferguson Police Department, according to two federal law enforcement officials.

Justice Department Will Soon Announce Decision On Zimmerman

The Justice Department will soon announce its decision on whether to bring civil rights charges against George Zimmerman in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed Black 16-year-old whose death in Florida last year set off a nationwide debate about race, Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. said.

Justice Department Bids to Trap Poor, Black Children in Ineffective Schools

AFRICANGLOBE - Nine of 10 Louisiana children who receive vouchers to attend private schools are Black. All are poor and, if not for the state assistance, would be consigned to low-performing or failing schools with little chance of learning the skills they will need to succeed as adults.