Civil Rights & Social Justice

We compiled a review of social justice stories worth revisiting or reading for the first time. Catching up on what has happened in the past can help plan for how to engage in the coming year.


As America’s democracy matured, the power of the people became a matter of right under the Constitution.

Student leaders with Harvard’s Affirmative Action Coalition shared statements with NewsOne, ahead of oral arguments in the two cases brought by Students for Fair Admissions.


We are living through the saying, “play stupid games, win, and stupid prizes.”


For some young people, political engagement goes beyond abortion, as a spring 2022 Harvard poll found that about half of young people think the country is on the wrong track.

Professor Jeanne Theoharis recently obtained a letter that confirmed civil rights icon Rosa Parks really didn't care for Justice Thomas. 


The fight for abortion access is also deeply tied to abolition.

The Michigan Legislative Black Caucus kept it 100.

The glee and excitement at the Supreme Court removing constitutional protection from a fundamental right should alarm us all.  

Abortion rights activists across Mississippi and the Fifth Circuit vow to continue defending abortion access and helping people find the care they need.

The conservative supermajority has been called an "existential threat" to Black people.