Social justice groups are joining forces for a 10-day march that will begin in Charlottesville on Monday and end in Washington, D.C.

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My body is aching, my toes are purple-bruised, and my spirit is uplifted. My determination is renewed by the courageous young people leading us in this March2Justice. Decades ago, students, mothers, grandfathers, labor and faith leaders marched the streets of Selma, sat-in at Greensboro lunch counters, and took Freedom Rides to Jackson in pursuit of […]

Members of the Justice League NYC were joined by New York City politicians, civil rights leaders, and activists as they presented plans of action against racial injustices at a press conference Monday for the upcoming #March2Justice. Created under Harry Belafonte’s organization The Gathering of Justice, director Carmen Perez spoke on the march, which will span over five states from April 13 […]

About 20 members of the Ku Klux Klan arrived in downtown Montgomery, Alabama Wednesday to meet demonstrators commemorating the 50th anniversary of the historic Selma to Montgomery March, USA Today reports. The members, many of whom were dressed in Battle Dress Uniforms (BDU’s) that consisted of all black attire, boots, and red Klan patches, expected […]

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The killings of unarmed black men Eric Garner, Michael Brown, Ezell Ford and John Crawford III all happened in rapid succession over the past few weeks. The tragic loss of their lives, and the lives of too many other black men, has galvanized the nation around the issue of police brutality. Saturday, Al Sharpton’s National Action Network […]

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Monday, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund launched a new nationwide campaign, National “I Love My HBCU” Month, to honor historically black colleges and universities and the pride that HBCU students, faculty and alumni exemplify, according to TMCF President & CEO Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. “HBCUs are an integral part of our country’s higher education system and history of […]