Despite the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments, along with the various civil rights acts, we still need to fight for basic measures of equity and justice.

Civil Rights & Social Justice

It's not enough to "reign in" no-knock warrants. The practice needs to end.

Over a year after massive racial justice protests demanding action, Congress comes up short. 

The groups filed the suit on behalf of the Houston Area Urban League, Houston Justice, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., and The Arc of Texas, representing thousands of voters across the state.

Residents of Centreville, Ill., have been locked in a decades-long battle to get the local government to correct issues with raw sewage discharges flooding yards and basements.


Pointing to the availability of federal criminal statutes and other practices, civil rights leaders warn the Biden administration about the potential negative impact on Black and brown communities.

"President Trump’s last-ditch attempt to pressure the Georgia Secretary of State to overturn the unequivocal results of the presidential election places our democracy squarely at a crossroads," the LDF said in a released statement.

A detailed report released on Thursday by the NAACP's Legal Defense fund provides facts and figures, while also calling for the appointment of a special prosecutor.

Good News

LeBron James’ nonprofit More Than a Vote and the NAACP Legal Defense Fund has recruited over 20,000 volunteer poll workers in an effort to address voter suppression.

An NAACP lawsuit filed Tuesday claims that President Donald Trump's voter fraud commission is guilty of racial discrimination.

NewsOne Now

Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp has decided not to certify 40,000 voter registrations. As a result of his actions, Kemp has been sued by the NAACP Legal Defense Fund and the National Lawyer’s Committee for Civil Rights. Lauren Victoria Burke, Joia Jefferson Nuri, Staci Johnson and  GA State Representative Leader Stacey Abrams joined Roland Martin Monday on “NewsOne […]