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.

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.

Ben Crump, the civil rights attorney representing Andre Hill's family, lauded the decision to arrest and indict former Columbus Police Officer Adam Coy.

Derek Chauvin, the fired police officer who kneeled on George Floyd's neck, has a history of employing similarly brutal neck restraint on other Black and brown suspects, a New York Times report revealed.

The recent video of police in upstate New York using pepper spray against a 9-year-old girl draws attention to a pattern of disproportionately harsh punishment against Black girls by law enforcement and other authority figures.

William “Roddie” Bryan, one of the suspected white supremacists involved in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, had his request for bail denied once again after a judge heard his latest reason why he wanted to be released.

The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office launched an investigation after a haunting video circulated on the internet showing a school resource officer using excessive force on a Black female student at Liberty High School in Kissimmee, Florida.

The recent in-custody death of Brittany Kittrell in North Carolina has prompted more questions than answers and reignited the debate around cash bail and the deadly effect it can have on suspects.

As we continue to see the ravages of climate disasters, a failing health and economic system and the expansion of slavery we call mass incarceration, M4BL is determined to put forward bold visions, smart solutions and meaningful alternatives.

Former Nation Security Adviser Susan Rice's new role as "race czar" comes after the NAACP demanded the Biden-Harris administration create a new position addressing racial justice, equity, and advancement.

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will be honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a National Day of Service held on the civil rights icon's eponymous federal holiday, which comes just two days before their historic inaugurations.

The NAACP did not mince words when outgoing White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany tweeted about a hero who embodied love and faith in the pursuit of equality.