Legendary West Coast rapper and actor Tupac “2pac” Shakur died on Sept. 13, 1996, days after being shot in a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas.
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Black Voters Matter has revealed plans to mark the anniversary of the historic 1965 march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, with a full week of events to keep voting rights at the forefront of political discourse as states continue to restrict access to the ballot.
Micki Witthoeft, the mother of Ashli Babbitt -- who was fatally shot while rioting after illegally breaking into the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 -- called Lt. Michael Byrd, widely regarded as a hero, "reckless" and "careless" for shooting her. The irony.
In an unfortunate coincidence, Rahm Emanuel's confirmation hearing to be the next U.S. ambassador to Japan is scheduled on the seventh anniversary of Chicago police killing teenager Laquan McDonald, a shooting for which the ex-mayor remains accused of helping to cover up.
On Thursday, Oct. 21, the group will lead a conversation putting 'me too' in context with the broader global fight to disrupt sexual and gender-based violence. And Friday, Oct. 22, is set aside as a day of celebration with joy, art, yoga, and a dance party.
Fifty-six years ago on this day, Aug. 11, 1965, what is oftentimes referred to as the Watts Riots but more accurately described as the Watts Uprising or Watts rebellion began in the eponymous Black neighborhood in Los Angeles, lasting for six harrowing days.
With the one-year mark since George Floyd's murder, here's what's changed on the national police reform front -- and what hasn't -- since that fateful Memorial Day in Minneapolis.
Across the United States demonstrators held rallies to honor the life and legacy of Breonna Taylor, a Black 26-year-old Louisville, Kentucky, woman who was killed by police in her home.
I deeply wanted to remove myself from the story. As a journalist, you are trained to be objective, neutral, and void of forcing an agenda.
As the nation marks the 60th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision Saturday, members of the education community are looking back on the accomplishments of the court case and asking how far have we come? The “NewsOne Now” panel and guest host Angela Rye took on the topic. Listen below. Be […]
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