social justice

The following is a joint statement from Karen Boykin-Towns, Vice-Chair of the NAACP National Board of Directors and Chairman of the NAACP Image Awards Committee; Connie Orlando, EVP of Specials, Music Programming & Music Strategy, BET; Executive Producers Reggie Hudlin and Phil Gurin; Co-Executive Producer Byron Phillips; and Producer Robin Reinhardt. “After careful consideration and guidance from health experts and state and local government, […]

(Black PR Wire) NEW YORK, NY – Faith For Black Lives, in partnership with The Greater Allen AME Cathedral of New York, will host a virtual social justice conference—JusticeCon: a path towards freedom. The virtual conference aims to empower attendees for social change through the power of community, conversation, and courageous action. JusticeCon will be […]

Black PR Wire) WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) announced today, for the first time in the foundation’s history, two senators — Senator Cory Booker (New Jersey) and Senator Kamala D. Harris (California) — will serve as honorary co-chairs for the 48th Annual Legislative Conference (ALC), scheduled for September 12-16, 2018. […]

NEW YORK, April 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — On Friday, April 27, global music and entertainment platform, TIDAL is honored to partner with the Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) to celebrate the opening of the National Memorial for Peace and Justice and the Legacy Museum in Montgomery, AL with a livestream of the Concert for Peace and Justice. The show will feature performances […]

In their newest issue, Essence Magazine is celebrating the sistas of the resistance—and it’s seriously amazing! https://www.instagram.com/p/BS84lqsAa1G/?taken-by=essence&hl=en Rocking “Stay Woke” tee-shirts, this is one powerful array of women: writer/producer Shonda Rhimes, MSNBC’s Joy-Ann Reid, Women’s March co-chairs Tamika Mallory, Linda Sarsour and Carmen Perez. In addition, our favorite political commentator Angela Rye, Circle of Mothers […]

The shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin took place five years in Sanford, Fla., igniting a flurry of activism and discussion on race matters in America. The tragic shooting at the hands of volunteer night watchman George Zimmerman and his 2013 acquittal gave birth to the Black Lives Matter movement, along with a renewed focus […]

Students4Justice, an activist group at the University of Michigan, recently launched a new petition for students of color to have a space to do social justice work and organizing.

During Clinton's address at the gala, she took a moment to target presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and his "unsafe" comments on gun control.

Roland Martin and NewsOne Now bring you highlights from this year's Justice Ball from the historic Apollo Theater in Harlem, NY.

Best Selling Author Tryce McQuirter joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to discuss the vegan diet and how healthy eating is a social justice issue.…

On Tuesday, Roland Martin explained during his commentary on “NewsOne Now” that everyone has a part to play in our fight for social justice and change.…