Civil Rights & Social Justice

It should surprise absolutely no one that police are out here trying to police the way Black people feel about police. The post Las Vegas NAACP Backs Black Judge Who Police Union Wants Sanctioned For Telling Black Defendant Truth About Cops appeared first on NewsOne.

Nearly 100 faith leaders signed an open letter to officials with the Department of Justice, Bureau of Prison and United States Parole Commission requesting the dying elder's release. Calling for government officials to recognize the values of redemption and salvation, the faith coalition said that keeping Shakur locked up serves no valid public purpose.  The post Exclusive: National Faith Coalition Urges Federal Officials Release Dying Movement Elder Mutulu Shakur appeared first on NewsOne.

If people want to be upset about comparison points during slavery, they don’t have to look any further than Justice Samuel Alito’s majority opinion in Dobbs. The post Commentary: Anti-Abortion Proponents Have Their Roots In Pre-Emancipation Era White Supremacy And Efforts To Control Black Bodies appeared first on NewsOne.

The Mississippi attorney general's office said Carolyn Bryant Donham's memoir and arrest warrant aren't enough "new evidence" to reopen Emmett Till's case. The post Carolyn Bryant Donham’s Leaked Memoir, Arrest Warrant Aren’t Enough ‘New’ Emmett Till Evidence, Mississippi AG Says appeared first on NewsOne.

"This butterfly garden was created by Tamir's community, who helped to turn it into something beautiful for better memories going forward, for the park, the Rice Family and the community," reads a marker at the site.  The post Tamir Rice Memorialized With Butterfly Memorial At Cleveland Park appeared first on NewsOne.

Minneapolis police sniper Aaron Pearson, who was involved in Andrew Tekle Sundberg's shooting, was also involved in Amir Locke's killing months earlier. The post Police Sniper In Andrew Tekle Sundberg’s Killing Is Same Minneapolis Cop Who Called Amir Locke’s Killing A ‘Good Job’ appeared first on NewsOne.

The police shooting of Jayland Walker has sparked a debate about the reasons Black men run from the cops. The post Jayland Walker’s Shooting Sparks Debate About Black Men Running From The Police appeared first on NewsOne.

Despite Ron DeSantis' opposition to critical race theory, Florida paid $700k to MGT Consulting, which teaches racial inclusivity. The post Does Anti-CRT Ron DeSantis Know Florida Paid $700K To Racial Diversity Firm ‘Well-Versed’ In Critical Race Theory? appeared first on NewsOne.

Jayland Walker's funeral after he was killed by police will be open casket in a move that harkens back to Emmett Till. The post Police Shooting Victim Jayland Walker Is Given Open Casket Funeral Like Emmett Till appeared first on NewsOne.

In Fairfax County, Virginia, police officers aggressively approached and pointed their guns at a bystander who was filming them. The post Fairfax Cops Busted For Aiming Guns At ‘Juvenile’ Filming Arrest In Virginia Viral Video: ‘You Have A Weapon’ appeared first on NewsOne.