Here's how and why big cities should take note.
Some Republicans say Jackson is "soft on crime," but some legal experts have said the mandatory minimums in the cases were too harsh.
Kanye West is hosting a benefit concert with Drake for the incarcerated Larry Hoover.
"Black lives might matter if they quit acting like animals," he wrote in one Facebook comment, adding, "Are you gay? You wimpy whiney little b*tch," in another.
Meek Mill, whose real name is Robert Rihmeek Williams, had originally gone to jail in 2009 after being arrested on gun and drug charges.
The latest episode of "Black Lightning" illustrates the inherent injustice of the criminal justice system.
Eric Scott Kindley had signed up to be an Uber driver a day before his arrest.
It is an indisputable fact that to lock up even more of our nation's citizenry for even greater amounts of time won't make us safer, but it will directly devastate children, families, and communities.
"Look at O.J. He did it. His lawyers is how he got off.... If he had a public defender, he'd be in jail."