Civil Rights & Social Justice

NewsOne was on the scene at this year's Bloody Sunday commemoration.


Ferguson organizer Tory Russell traveled to Selma for NewsOne to document the Bloody Sunday marches' anniversary with exclusive photos beyond the Edmund Pettis Bridge.

Known as “Bloody Sunday,” the historic “Selma to Montgomery marches” began on March 7, 1965, and highlighted a turbulent time of the Civil Rights Movement.

In Selma, the VP honored Bloody Sunday's anniversary.

The Black Ballot

NewsOne partnered with Black Voters Matter to document the annual commemoration of the Bloody Sunday marches from Selma to Montgomery in Alabama and help draw attention to the urgent importance of participating in the 2022 midterm elections.

From the movements of the 1960s to the evolution of progressive culture today, college-aged individuals have been one of the main groups energizing the quest for change.

Harris reaffirmed the administration's commitment to full securing the right to vote and protecting access to democracy.

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.

The Black Ballot

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.

The Black Ballot

Ainka Jackson, the founding and current executive director, and her team, accomplish this by partnering with local and national organizations, like Black Voters Matter, while galvanizing community involvement.

The 77-year-old talks to his 16-year-old self about the travails he will experience in his "mission to help redeem the soul of America."

On Monday, Roland Martin and NewsOne Now discussed the Top 10 Stories of 2015, all of which had and will continue to have a longstanding impact on our lives as we move forward into 2016.