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Obama tells NAACP that justice reform is long overdue

July 15, 2015
Juliet Eilperin | The Washington Post
President Obama called for an overhaul of the criminal justice system Tuesday, saying that the United States needed to reevaluate an “aspect of American life that remains particularly skewed by race and by wealth.”
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After Charleston Shooting, a Sense at the White House of Horror, Loss and Resolve

June 19, 2015
Peter Baker | The New York Times
The shooting massacre of a black pastor and his parishioners at a South Carolina church on Wednesday night once again confronted President Obama with a moment of racial turmoil in a country that for all its progress has yet to completely shed the burden of hatred and division.
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Attack evokes dark days from the nation’s past

June 19, 2015
Michael Fletcher, Janell Ross | The W
What are we to make of the horror in Charleston? Wednesday night’s shooting at historic Emanuel AME Church conjures the type of terror suffered by a previous generation. And it adds yet another page to the nation’s long and halting racial narrative, which as often as not seems to leaven progress with pain.
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Images of Charleston shooting suspect being enhanced by police

June 18, 2015
Pete Williams | NBC News
NBC justice correspondent Pete Williams discusses the shooting at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, in Charleston, South Carolina, including how police are working to enhance surveillance footage of the suspect.
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Loretta Lynch Investigates FIFA, Inside Hillary Clinton's Campaign and The "New" Face the Nation

May 29, 2015
The Justice Department takes on FIFA, Inside Hillary Clinton's 2016 Campaign and the new face of "Face the Nation"

Fmr House Speaker Indicted, DOJ Probe of Policing Practices & Four More for 2016

May 29, 2015
The Justice Department takes on FIFA, Inside Hillary Clinton's 2016 Campaign and the new face of Face the Nation
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U.S. Justice Department Files Corruption Charges Against FIFA

May 28, 2015
Carrie Johnson | NPR
The Justice Department unveils criminal charges against 14 people in connection with rampant racketeering and a bribery scheme at FIFA, the world's premiere soccer organization. The FBI secretly secured guilty pleas from four officials and two companies.
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Will Cleveland’s police reform offer blueprint for other cities?

May 27, 2015
After recurring instances of excessive force by Cleveland’s police force, the Department of Justice and city officials announced a sweeping legal agreement that rewrites the rules for the police department. Gwen Ifill learns more about the efforts to rebuild relations between police and the city from Ronnie Dunn of Cleveland State University.
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Cleveland, Justice Department Reach Settlement On Police Reforms

May 27, 2015
Carrie Johnson | NPR
The agreement between the city and the Justice Department comes after federal authorities found the police engaged in a pattern of excessive force and civil rights violations.
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