Civil Rights & Social Justice

New reports revealed that two other people close to New York City Mayor Eric Adams also had their homes in New Jersey raided by the FBI on the day that his top consultant's home was raided.

An officer involved in the death of unarmed Black man Elijah McClain was found guilty of criminally negligent homicide by a jury. Randy Roedema received the verdict on Thursday while the other officer, Jason Rosenblatt, was acquitted.

The Department of Justice announced that federal charges were being brought against the five former Memphis Police Department officers for their role in the death of Tyre Nichols in January in a press conference on Tuesday.

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Confederate monuments burst into public consciousness in 2015 when a shooting at a historically Black church in Charleston, South Carolina. The post Research Suggests Confederate Monuments Correlate With Low Voter Turnout Among Black Communities appeared first on NewsOne.

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Activist Tory Russell reflects on the nine-year anniversary of the death of Mike Brown and the Ferguson rebellion. The post Reflecting On Ferguson And The Death Of Mike Brown Nine Years Later appeared first on NewsOne.

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles is currently the subject of a federal investigation, due to the way Black women are treated at the hospital when giving birth! As the conversation and focus on Black maternal mortality rates continues to skyrocket, we are exploring the prevalent issue with our upcoming film, #AMothersIntuition airing Sunday, July 23rd, at 9P/8C.

Photo by: Shanquella Robinson via Instagram We’re still demanding justice for #ShanquellaRobinson! Months after Shanquella Robinson’s murder was captured on video, and released to the public the demand for justice for the slain 25-year-old continues to grow. According to the Black Wall Street Times, an unfulfilled Mexican arrest warrant has been outstanding for four months […]

Photo by: Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV / AFP Brittney Griner has been freed from a Russian prison Thursday, according to the White House. Alongside Griner’s wife, Cherelle and Vice President Kamala Harris, President Joe Biden announced this morning that the WNBA star is now safe, on a plane and on her way home after 294 days in […]

#SayHerName! 875 days later, the Department of Justice announced that the four Louisville officers connected to #BreonnaTaylor's murder.

After searching for evidence in the murder of Emmett Till, his family discovered an unserved arrest warrant for his accuser, Carolyn Bryant Donham. As a result, the Till family wants the 80-year-old to be arrested.

Stacey Abrams is #BlackExcellence personified! ✨ Congratulations, @staceyabrams on securing the Democratic nomination for governor in GA! She will face Gov. Brian Kemp for a rematch this fall after he narrowly defeated her in the 2018 race.