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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Sr Natl Correspondent Black youth are far more likely to be arrested than their white peers and far less likely to be diverted from court following arrest. According to new Sentencing Project research, diverting youth from juvenile court involvement should be a central focus in reducing racial and ethnic ...
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    By McKenzie Jackson California Black Media One hundred and ten African Americans died or suffered serious bodily injury during encounters with law enforcement officers in the Golden State over the course of the last year. Blacks made up 16.7 % of the civilians that were killed or suffered severe injury injured during incidents involving the ...
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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Sr Nat’l Correspondent President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris have announced actions to strengthen health equity and address racial disparities in maternal health through increased investment in reducing maternal mortality and morbidity. The White House said the President’s discretionary funding request includes significant funding to reduce maternal ...