Raising The Bar: Holding Prosecutors Accountable

How much discretion does a prosecutor have in a court room? The Manhattan Black Bar Association's Jason Clark and Adeola Adejobi sit down with Diane Lucas and Jullian Harris-Calvin from The Justice Collaborative to learn how a prosecutor's decisions impact both the outcome of a trial and the defendant's life.


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Criminal Justice Reform Requires Standing Up to Fear

January 23, 2020

Reformers are strengthening a movement to end mass incarceration. Last April, when Governor Cuomo signed historic criminal legal system reforms into law, New York took a huge step towards addressing the systemic inequities of our current bail and discovery laws. The new laws, which take effect today...

Democratic Presidential Debate

January 17, 2020

Democratic candidates Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, Amy Klobuchar, Pete Buttigieg, and Tom Steyer took the debate stage for the last time before the 2020 Iowa Caucuses. The debate took place in Des Moines, Iowa on January 14, 2020. 

Commemorating Dr. Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 17, 2020

To commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, MNN has assembled some wonderful community produced programming that aims to inspire the viewer with positive messages and healthy advice. We strive to remind our community how Dr. King used the power of words and grassroots organizing to achieve almost...