Civil Rights & Social Justice

Through its Rooted in Good initiative, Curaleaf prioritizes sharing wealth and opportunities with those disproportionately impacted by the War on Drugs. The post Cannabis Company Curaleaf’s First Impact Report Shows Strong Equity Commitment appeared first on NewsOne.

After Black teens were attacked during a racist pool incident, Cyril Ramaphosa was spitting hot anti-apartheid bars with no regard for the white fragility they might inspire. The post ‘Don’t Fear White People,’ South Africa President Advises Black Teens Attacked At Swimming Pool appeared first on NewsOne.

A Wall Street Journal reporter was wrongfully handcuffed and detained by Phoenix police while he was conducting street interviews. The post Phoenix Police Defend Detainment Of Wall Street Journal Reporter Allegedly Handcuffed For…Doing Journalism appeared first on NewsOne.

As the shooting death of Sinzae Reed by Krieg Butler continues to gain national attention, protesters gathered in Columbus, Ohio. The post Justice For Sinzae Reed! Protesters Demand Accountability For 13-Year-Old Killed By White Man appeared first on NewsOne.

Ben Crump is suing over the in-custody death of Akeem Terrell, who died in Maricopa County jail after being physically restrained similar to George Floyd. The post ‘Just Like George Floyd’: Ben Crump Sues After Black Man Dies In Arizona Police Custody appeared first on NewsOne.

Desperate to uphold white fragility, Gov. Ron DeSantis is asking Florida universities to report info about critical race theory and diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives. The post Gov. Ron DeSantis Administration Demands Universities Report Programs On Diversity, CRT appeared first on NewsOne.

A Louisiana store clerk who killed an armed robber was charged with manslaughter despite state law allowing deadly force in self-defense. The post Will Store Clerk Who Killed Armed Robber Be Protected By Louisiana’s ‘Stand Your Ground’ Law? appeared first on NewsOne.

Shelia Jackson enrolled her autistic son into a tennis program run by Richmond police. He ended up in handcuffs, she claims. The post Cops Handcuffed Black Boy With Autism During Tennis Program Run By Police, Mom Claims appeared first on NewsOne.

Happy New Year! Jackie Johnson, the ex-Georgia DA charged for meddling in the Ahmaud Arbery investigation, will finally be in court in 2023. The post 2023 Expected To Bring More Justice For Ahmaud Arbery As Ex-DA’s Meddling Case Set To Finally Begin appeared first on NewsOne.

As we countdown to the end of 2022, here are 10 social justice stories to revisit.   The post Year End Review: 10 Social Justice Stories Worth Revisiting appeared first on NewsOne.