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.

The U.S. Supreme Court recently barred federal courts from requiring states to fix their newly adopted but unlawful congressional maps before the 2022 midterm congressional elections.

Dr. Umar Johnson is denying implications from a viral video showing the psychologist who's against interracial relationships appearing with a white woman.

The GOP candidate selectively flip-flopped on his pro-Trump, anti-CRT stances.

Titusville police officer Joshua Payne was charged with manslaughter months after shooting James Lowery in the back of his head in a mistaken identity case.

Opinion

The freedom of John Hinckley Jr., who shot President Ronald Reagan in an assassination attempt, is a resounding example of white privilege.

Critical Race Theory is not an alternative or comparable concept to white supremacist ideologies like the great replacement theory. It also does not in any way mandate or dictate the oppression of white people. Here's a look at some of the main ideas centered on CRT.

Donald Trump Jr. claimed Salvador Ramos would have committed the "same" Uvalde shooting with a bat or machete.

News

Comedian Jason Selvig grabbed a mic at the NRA convention to mock CEO Wayne LaPierre with a satirical "thoughts and prayers" speech.

As corporate donations to fight racial inequality seemingly slow, the need for investment in the next generation of Black talent at HBCUs remains vital. IBM and Target spoke to NewsOne about their efforts.

If more isn’t done to level the playing field, so voters have a reasonable chance of making their voices heard, America will look less like a democracy and more like a dictatorship.  

On the second anniversary of his murder, Houston will be unveiling a statue of George Floyd in a park in his hometown. 

Rayme McCoy fell victim to a racist verbal attack by Kevin Williamson who then punched her more than 10 times at a Jacksonville gas station. Her lawyers want him to face hate charges.