Throughout her life as an activist, author, lawyer and priest, Murray developed new ways of thinking about justice and identity – ideas important in the U.S. today.

Akron police officials expect more patience and consideration than officers gave 25-year-old Jayland Walker when he was shot and killed early Monday morning.

Ben Shapiro and Candace Owens shared a stage where Owens said "there was no abortion happening when we had slaves."

In his opening remarks, Biden said he would use the federal government's full power to oppose state-level efforts to restrict autonomy and invade personal medical decisions.

Civil rights and community leaders rejoiced as Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson was sworn in as the 116th Supreme Court justice. 

On Friday, the WNBA basketball star arrived at a court near Moscow to begin her trial. If convicted, she could face up to 10 years in prison.

A warrant for the arrests of Emmett Till's killers and Carolyn Bryant Donham was discovered and the family wants it served.

Fewer white people call Washington, D.C home in a demographic shift that happened during the pandemic and restores the "Chocolate City" nickname.

The new White House Office of Public Engagement director started without an office in the White House, which some co-workers reportedly found disrespectful.

The initiative will help to improve the infrastructure in dozens of Black communities and potentially bring employment to those living in the areas.

Colton Donner of Paola, Kansas, was sentenced to 27 years in prison for threatening a Black man with a knife for walking in a "white town."

Montgomery’s story is a testament to Black resilience and ingenuity. He was one of the most influential Black men in all of American history.

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.

Blood is thicker than water, but not gunpowder. Buried deep within the subconscious of American thought lies a twisted infatuation with guns and the violence they create.

How do you get a whole race of people to uplift themselves after years of persecution? This was the very question Colonel Allen Allensworth asked himself before he embarked on one of the most important journeys in African American history: to build the first Black self-sufficient town in California.


Georgetown University Professor, MSNBC legal analyst, and author of "Chokehold: Policing Black Men," Paul Butler talks with Russ and explains while there may be enough to get an indictment, the question for Attorney General Merrick Garland maybe is a charge worth it?

It’s been an interesting month in Black entertainment. From last week’s Verzuz event to the 2022 BET Awards, our favorite artists have been giving us lots of material to talk about.

While the entire Netflix series is an eye-opening discussion, Episode Four, entitled "Control," is about the fight for women's rights in the 1970s. Part of that battle gave the nation the decision in Roe establishing that there was a constitutionally protected right to privacy that covered abortion.  


Here are five things to know about the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as the country observes the 58th anniversary of the historic legislation.

Associate Justice Stephen Breyer, whom Jackson will replace, has announced the date of his retirement. The announcement comes days after a flurry of controversial decisions and opinions from the conservative-leaning Court that will be joined by a Black woman for the first time ever.

The map drawn by Louisiana's GOP was found to be discriminatory toward Black voters.

Social Justice

A group Texas educators proposed language that describes slavery as "involuntary relocation" to second grade students.

We will not sit down on our human right to choose.

Richard "Randy" Cox was arrested for illegal possession of a firearm and ended up paralyzed while being transported in a police van.

Good News

NBA star Pascal Siakam donated over 150 laptops to youth in Toronto.

NBA legend Rasheed Wallace was honored with a street naming in his hometown of Philadelphia.

The Obamas have inked a deal with Audible to create projects that amplify diverse voices.


The WNBA star is facing up to 10 years in prison.

This isn't the first time leftist whites have thought they had an N-word pass.

Atlanta leadership should recognize that the county has the tools to solve its overcrowding problem. It simply lacks the courage to use them.