Laura Coates

For more than a year, Black Lives Matter protesters have demanded change within the American justice system. It would seem as though the Justice Department has heard their plea and announced a new mandate forcing 33,000 federal agents, as well as prosecutors, to undergo training to stop their personal biases from influencing law enforcement decision.

There are over 2 million Black-owned businesses in America. Many of these entities serve as the backbone of their neighborhoods by supplying jobs and services to the community. In a new initiative sponsored by Wells Fargo, compassionate small businesses are being celebrated for giving back to their communities. DigiDoc, a Washington, D.C. based company, is being highlighted […]

The Supreme Court examined a case out of Utah that questioned whether it was constitutional for evidence collected unlawfully by a police officer could be used as evidence in court.

As the world continues to mourn the passing of Prince Rogers Nelson, it has been revealed that the musical icon allegedly did not have a will, leaving an estimated $250 million fortune up for grabs. The beloved singer died nearly a week ago at his Paisley Park property, and although an autopsy has been performed, the official […]

On Thursday's edition of NewsOne Now, Tamika Mallory from the NY Justice League and Melina Abdullah, PhD, Professor at Cal State LA and Black Lives Matter movement member, responded to Lewis' remarks.

In a recent outbreak of law enforcement shootings in America, police have used lethal force to subdue and ultimately kill Nicholas Robertson in Los Angeles, Mario Woods in San Francisco, and Gilbert Flores in Texas. Each of these police killings were captured on video. Nicholas Robertson Over the weekend, Los Angeles police officers fired 33 shots at Nicholas […]

As a result of civilians using their mobile devices to record encounters with local law enforcement many police officers across the country are angry and…