Civil Rights & Social Justice

It wasn’t called voter suppression back then, but civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer knew exactly how white authorities in Mississippi felt about Black people voting in the 1960s.

Let's take some time to reflect on the historical contributions of Black women who made incredible strides in the fight for justice and equality.

Good News

Common is producing a biopic about civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer.


Breonna Taylor’s story is reminiscent of countless others, and reflects a long-standing pattern: For decades, Black women have been targets of police violence and brutality.

NewsOne Now

Roland Martin, host of “NewsOne Now,” takes Democrats to task for not awarding minority consulting companies political contracts. According to PowerPAC+‘s Fannie Lou Hamer Report, National Democratic campaign committees have spent more than $500 million on consultants with less than 2% of those funds went to contractors of color. “NewOne Now” host Roland Martin took the […]

Former Ward 2 Councilman and Chokwe Lumumba, 65, is the new mayor of  Jackson, Miss., winning the general election with 87 percent of the vote, reports Fight Back! News. “I’m just delighted. I feel wonderfully well about the people and their vote. Our slogan has been the people must decide and the people gave us […]