US Department of Justice

Jake Johnson, staff writer
The Department of Justice said on Tuesday that it will not bring federal charges against the six police officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray . AP reports : The officers were charged by [Maryland] state prosecutors after Gray's neck was broken in the back of a police transport wagon in April of 2015. The 25-year-old was handcuffed and...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
Marchers walk through the Homewood neighborhood during their Black Brilliance Collective: March and Gathering August 19, 2017 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
"Especially considering where this administration is when it comes to minority...
Julia Conley, staff writer
Joe Arpaio, pardoned last week after being convicted of contempt of court, was one of President Trump's most loyal surrogates while he campaigned for the presidency in 2016.
House Democrats and a nonpartisan legal advocacy group are both pushing the...