Civil Rights & Social Justice

Civil Rights & Social Justice

Protest movements can look very different depending on where you stand, both literally and figuratively. The post Campus Protests: Why Media Coverage Is More Drama Than Substance appeared first on NewsOne.

Civil Rights & Social Justice

A witness claims the Okaloosa Sheriff's deputy who shot and killed Air Force officer Roger Fortson in his own home went to the wrong apartment, Ben Crump said. The post Florida Cop Who Killed Black Air Force Officer Responded To Wrong Apartment, Witness Says: Report appeared first on NewsOne.

Civil Rights & Social Justice

The family of Johnny Hollman Sr., a church deacon tased to death by an Atlanta cop, spoke out after securing a $3.8 million settlement from the city. The post RIP Johnny Hollman Sr.: Family Of Church Deacon Tased To Death By Atlanta Cop Welcomes $3.8M Settlement appeared first on NewsOne.

Rep. Mike Collins is under fire for praising racist University of Mississippi students by claiming, "Ole Miss taking care of business." The post GOP Rep. Praises Ole Miss Counterprotesters, Including White Student Making Monkey Noises At Black Student appeared first on NewsOne.

Georgia officers Nicholas Malagon and Noah Maack were allowed to resign after they were caught beating Black man, Montavious Smith. The post Not Fired: Georgia Cops Caught On Video Beating Black Man, Then Lying About It, Are Allowed To Resign appeared first on NewsOne.

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All pending death penalty cases in Alameda County, California were ordered reviewed after the revelation of a racist and antisemitic scandal that targeted Black and Jewish inmates. The post California Prosecutors Kept Black And Jewish People Off Of Death Row Juries, Cases Under Review, DA Says appeared first on NewsOne.

Air Force Col. Benjamin Jonsson, who wrote an op-ed on racism in the military, got his nomination for a promotion extended after it was blocked by an anti-DEI Republican. The post Anti-Racism Colonel Whose Promotion Is Being Stalled By Anti-DEI GOP Senator Has Nomination Extended appeared first on NewsOne.

Black death row inmates are disproportionately vulnerable to being victimized by botched executions, a new report has found. The post Black Death Row Inmates Are Most Vulnerable To Suffering Botched Executions, New Study Finds appeared first on NewsOne.

Crystal Mason was finally acquitted for voting in 2016 while on supervised release for a federal conviction, which she didn't know made her ineligible to vote. The post Justice For Crystal Mason! Black Woman’s Conviction Overturned After Wrongful Prison Sentence For Voting appeared first on NewsOne.

Civil Rights & Social Justice

A wrongful death lawsuit is expected for Darryl Tyree Williams, an unarmed, handcuffed and Black, who died after being repeatedly tased by North Carolina cops. The post RIP Darryl Tyree Williams: Wrongful Death Lawsuit Seeks Justice For Black Man Tased To Death appeared first on NewsOne.

Jeronimo Yanez, the ex-Minnesota cop who killed Philando Castile, was denied a teacher's license by an appeals court. The post Ex-Cop Who Killed Philando Castile Is Stopped From Being A Licensed Teacher For Good appeared first on NewsOne.

Civil Rights & Social Justice

Four years after her police killing, Breonna Taylor's life continues to matter because she deserved to live. The post Breonna Taylor’s Life Mattered Because She Deserved To Live Her Life To The Fullest appeared first on NewsOne.