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DOJ Tells North Carolina Republicans That Anti-LGBT Law Violates Civil Rights Act

The Department of Justice has spoken, and Republicans aren’t going to like it.

by Stephen D Foster Jr· · News
Obama’s DOJ Just Got Serious About Institutional Racism And Class Warfare In The Court System

Obama’s DOJ Just Got Serious About Institutional Racism And Class Warfare In The Court System

The Justice Department sent letters warning judges about abusing warrants and fines to drum up revenue at the expense of minorities and the poor.

by Busta Troll· · News
There Is Absolutely No Hillary Email Scandal, And The DOJ Just Confirmed That Fact

There Is Absolutely No Hillary Email Scandal, And The DOJ Just Confirmed That Fact

Now, if only the media would catch up, do their jobs of balanced reporting, and report this very important fact…

by Sarah· · News
With No F*cks Left To Give, Obama Gets Ready To Throw Wall Street CEOs In Jail

With No F*cks Left To Give, Obama Gets Ready To Throw Wall Street CEOs In Jail

FINALLY!!!

Eric Holder Memo To DOJ Staff: Quit Hiring Hookers

Eric Holder Memo To DOJ Staff: Quit Hiring Hookers

Eric Holder had to send an unbelievably embarrassing memo to his DOJ staff that shouldn’t even be necessary, telling them not to hire prostitutes.

by Shannon Barber· · News
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Racist Policing: The Norm, Not The Exception (VIDEO)

FBI statistics show that about 99.95 percent of law enforcement agencies in the US arrest black people at a higher rate than white people.

by Randa Morris· · News
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Jon Stewart Buries Fox News For Hypocritically Refusing To Apologize For Benghazi Lies (VIDEO)

Jon Stewart hammered the hypocrisy of Fox “News” so hard on Thursday night that he literally dropped a mic at the end of the segment.

by Stephen D Foster Jr· · News
Democratic Congressman Plans To Introduce Bill That Will End ‘Policing For Profit’ (VIDEO)

Democratic Congressman Plans To Introduce Bill That Will End ‘Policing For Profit’ (VIDEO)

“The time has come to end the practice of using law enforcement as a cash register, a practice that has impacted too many Americans and has disproportionately affected minority and low-income communities.”

by Randa Morris· · News
New Bi-Partisan Senate Marijuana Bill Actually Puts Science Ahead Of Ideology

New Bi-Partisan Senate Marijuana Bill Actually Puts Science Ahead Of Ideology

A new bill co-sponsored by Senators, Booker, Gillibrand and Paul, would change the way marijuana is treated under federal law. This is long past due.

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7 Racist Emails From Ferguson Officials And Other Tidbits From DOJ Report

The Department of Justice report proves the FPD doesn’t think #Black Lives Matter

by Joe Fletcher· · News
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Eric Holder: DOJ May Finally Jail Banksters Responsible For 2008 Financial Collapse (VIDEO)

Finally, let’s jail the banksters!

by Frank Minero· · News
NY Times: Feds Likely Not To Press Civil Rights Charges Against Darren Wilson

NY Times: Feds Likely Not To Press Civil Rights Charges Against Darren Wilson

It looks as though Darren Wilson will not have any charges pressed against him by the Justice Department after all.

by Sarah· · News
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Innocent Man ‘Accidentally’ Shot In Back By Officer From Troubled Albuquerque PD

During a burglary investigation, an Albuquerque police officer somehow managed to shoot an innocent man in the back. This troubled police department is once again investigating one of their own.

by Debi Johnson-Champ· · News
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Senior Bush Officials Must Be Prosecuted For Torture Says U.N. Human Rights Expert

“As a matter of international law, the U.S. is legally obliged to bring those responsible to justice.” – Ben Emmerson, U.N. Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Counter-Terrorism

by Frank Minero· · News
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DOJ Orders Racist Ferguson Police To Stop Wearing Offensive ‘I Am Darren Wilson’ Bracelets (VIDEO)

TYT’s Anna Kasparian and Cenk Uygur discuss Ferguson Police getting banned from wearing the most offensive fashion accessory ever.

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
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WATCH: Was Alfred Wright Killed By Texas White Supremacists? Justice Department Now Investigating Death

Alfred Wright, a man who went missing in Jasper Texas, was found with a slit throat, missing an ear and teeth. Officials ruled his death a ‘drug overdose.’

by Randa Morris· · News
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Look Who Wants Banks To Take Marijuana Money

Eric Holder announced that the DOJ will update federal banking policies, making it possible for banks to serve legal pot sellers without fear of prosecution.

by Randa Morris· · News
U.S Federal Judge Is Stunned No Financial Executives Have Been Prosecuted

U.S Federal Judge Is Stunned No Financial Executives Have Been Prosecuted

   Anyone who has followed the economic breakdown since 2008 has pondered a simple question. Why haven’t any bank executives been prosecuted? U.S District Judge Jed Rakoff asks the same question in a recent piece published in the New York Review of Books. It has been five years since the […]

by Chris Lazare· · News
Is The NYPD The ‘Biggest Gang’ In New York? (VIDEO)

Is The NYPD The ‘Biggest Gang’ In New York? (VIDEO)

Kasiem Walters, spokesperson for Communities For Police Reform (CPR) and the first subject in a series of recent videos promoting reform of New York’s Stop & Frisk Policy, knows a thing or two about gang activity. After all, the eighteen-year-old Brooklyn native has been stopped and frisked by the NYPD more […]

by Randle Aubrey· · News