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Civil Rights and Race Relations in America and Their Impact on the Lives of African Americans
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2/04/14Related Case or Issue:
A Black Judge Has Never Been Elected to Serve in Terrebonne Parish
Vincent Southerland is interviewed in a MSNBC.com article on the DOJ's welcome announcement this week that it will expand on President Obama's efforts to commute more drug sentences.
The Justice Department said Thursday that it will expand on President Obama’s move last month to commute the sentences of eight people serving long sentences for drug crimes.
(Jack Greenberg and his wife Debbie are in the top left picture.)
In Rolling Stone, Leticia Smith-Evans, Interim Director of the Education Practice at LDF, is featured in "Can We Fix the Race Problem in America's School Discipline?" in which she talks about the DOJ and DOE's recently issued guidance on school discipline: