Civil Rights & Social Justice

Catch up on the latest photos, commentary, archives, and more news on civil rights and social justice affecting the Black community.

Mark Clark’s sister remembers her brother and Fred Hampton were killed.

Amid calls to reimagine policing in America, a new study suggested that having fewer white cops would reduce the rampant police brutality.

Amid the ongoing scourge of gentrification in America, three allies have sued a Detroit landlord and are alleging housing discrimination against prospective renters who are Black.

The mother of Casey Goodman Jr., a young Black man shot and killed by a police officer in Columbus, Ohio, says his autopsy results show he was struck six times in the back with a "high-powered rifle." 

Derek Chauvin reportedly agreed to plead guilty to third-degree murder which warranted at least 10-years in prison.

Black and brown corrections officers in Minnesota were forbidden from guarding the former police officer accused of killing George Floyd, according to a new racial discrimination lawsuit.

On Tuesday Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr denied a former request from Fulton County DA to recuse herself from the case.

Former basketball coach Travis L. Williams claims his idea for an HBCU All-Star game was stolen by a company affiliated with the NCAA as well as CBS Sports. Now he wants an equitable resolution, his lawyers say.

Three young Black men were killed on the campus of South Carolina State University on Feb. 8, 1968, during an anti-segregation protest after local police opened fire on a group of demonstrators.

Adam Coy, the fired Columbus, Ohio police officer who shot and killed a Black man within seconds of seeing him last month had his bond set at a staggering $3 million.

Victories by Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff flipped control of the Senate, opening a a crucial pathway for Biden's administration to reshape the federal courts.

Andre Hill's family is encouraged by the murder indictment for the cop who killed him and cautioned during a press conference that they wouldn't rest until they secured Adam Coy's convictions.