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NAACP Members Arrested During Jeff Sessions Sit-in Protest

An NAACP sit-in protest opposing the nomination of U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions as U.S. Attorney…

Carnival in London Brings Celebration, But Also Challenges

London’s Notting Hill Carnival drew as many as 1 million revelers and celebrants to the annual…

LGBT Discrimination Law: 54 Arrested at North Carolina Statehouse

A day of protests and arrests around North Carolina’s statehouse marked what’s likely to be…

As 4/20 Rolls Around, It’s High Time We Had Sensible Marijuana Policy

Today is the day that dedicated weed enthusiasts around the world will celebrate by blazing…

Report: In 2014, Someone Was Arrested for Weed Every 51 Seconds

In 2014, members of law enforcement in America arrested more than 700,000 people on marijuana-related…

California Data Shows Racial Disparities in Arrests, Deaths

Just 6 percent of Californians are African American, yet they are involved in 17 percent…

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Attorney General and Department of Justice to Collect Data on Stops and Arrests.

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced Monday that the Justice Department will begin to implement a strategy…

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Dozens of Gays Arrested in Nigeria

Local and international groups fighting AIDS warned on Tuesday that a new Nigerian law criminalizing…

The War on Black Marijuana Users

I don't know that it will come as any surprise to anyone reading here that…