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.
Sampson shared disturbing footage of a cop in Cartagena, Colombia, assaulting him on Dec. 15.
Myon Burrell was freed from his life sentence after media organizations uncovered new evidence that all but exonerates him in the killing of 11-year-old Tyesha Edwards in 2002. Amy Klobuchar prosecuted him in the "flawed" case.
Bodycam footage finally released after nearly two years shows police in Chicago terrorizing an innocent Black woman who was naked in her home when cops executed a baseless search warrant that was granted under shady circumstances.
Local Black Lives Matter activists claim Mayor Muriel Bowser and the MPD did little to stop the racist and violent demonstrations that broke over the weekend in Washington, D.C.
The Proud Boys vandalizing Black churches during a protest in Washington, D.C., against the presidential election results evoked images of the Ku Klux Klan burning crosses, one of the churches' pastors said.
The Texas police officer who killed Joshua Feast by shooting him in the back has been involved with at least one other incident of "brutalizing" a different young Black man in La Marque.
A car driven by "white women" struck multiple people during a Black Lives Matter protest in New York City. It was also unclear whether the collision was intentional or an accident.
Despite a series of 11th hour attempts and delays, Brandon Bernard was executed by lethal injection on Dec. 10 after his request for a stay was denied by the Supreme Court.
Lee is backing Parker's latest film "American Skin" in what seems like an effort to help Parker surge forward in spite of former rape accusations.
The MORE Act passed in the House on Friday, the first of many steps to reverse and rectify the extensive damage done by prohibition largely affecting Black and brown communities.
Black community members consistently have to worry about the use of excessive force in their interactions with the police.
For someone whose job entails distributing accurate information, the White House press secretary has never been concerned with facts and figures, much like her predecessors.
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