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.


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.

Yusef Salaam defines himself as an activist, but now he's stepping into politics. Congratulations, Dr. Yusef Salaam!

Jim Brown, a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, who went on to become an actor and a leading civil rights activist in the 1960s, has passed away. He was 87. Brown’s wife, Monique, took to Instagram to share the devastating news. “To the world, he was an activist, actor, and football star,” […]

We stand with Representatives Justin Jones and Justin Pearson.

We stand with Representatives Justin Jones and Justin Pearson.

Please join us as we congratulate Kyra Harris Bolden as she becomes the first Black woman justice to serve on Michigan's Supreme Court

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 […]

Photo by: FatCamera/Getty Images Can HBCU students be the next target of voter suppression? Lauren Nicks, a senior at the legendary Spelman College in Atlanta, voted in her home state of New York during the midterm elections last month. Nicks, a 21-year-old international studies major at the historically Black college, had been informed months earlier […]

While currently on a nationwide book tour, our beloved former First Lady Michelle Obama is spilling the tea on her experience as a Black woman in the White House!

Photo by: Rob Carr/Getty Images The 2022 Midterm elections occurred Tuesday, November 8th and there are a lot of impacts that will affect the Black community. Here’s what happened this week.

Today is THE day to get out to the polls and let YOUR voice and vote be heard! Get out there and cast your vote!