Civil Rights & Social Justice

No charges will be filed against Indiana police officers after they killed Dante Kittrell who was going through a mental health emergency.  The post Dante Kittrell Shooting Death Ruled Justified, Black Man Killed By Police During Mental Health Crisis appeared first on NewsOne.

Meeting in Texas two months after the Supreme Court dismantled the right to abortion in Dobss is no coincidence. Last year, Texas preemptively passed what was at the time the most restrictive anti-abortion law in the country. This year's conference is hosted by Dallas-based The Afiya Center, a Black-led Texas reproductive justice organization. The post ‘Let’s Talk About Sex’ National Reproductive Justice Conference Meets In Texas appeared first on NewsOne.

Derek Chauvin has been moved from a maximum-security Minnesota state prison to a medium-security federal prison in Arizona. The post Derek Chauvin Moved From Maximum Security Prison Because ‘It’s Dangerous To Be An Officer’ Behind Bars, Prosecutor Says appeared first on NewsOne.

The Flint Police Department in Michigan is defending two Black officers' violent arrest of a handcuffed white woman. The post Flint Police Department Defends Black Cops Shown On Video Tasering Handcuffed White Woman appeared first on NewsOne.

Students at Denver South High School were shown a video instructing them not to call the police to report a racist hate crime. The post Don’t Call The Cops! Denver School Shows Students Video Advising Against Reporting Racist Hate Crimes appeared first on NewsOne.

Pastor Michael Jennings of Childersburg, Alabama, was arrested while watering his neighbor's flowers in a viral video. Now he plans to sue. The post Black Pastor To Sue Alabama Cops Who Arrested Him In Viral Video For Watering Neighbor’s Flowers appeared first on NewsOne.

Many Black borrowers owe more than $10,000. On average, Black borrowers owe $52,000 in student loan debt. The post President Biden Expected To Announce $10k Student Debt Relief, But NAACP Says It’s Not Enough appeared first on NewsOne.

Georgia prosecutors determined the Atlanta cop who shot Rayshard Brooks in the back "committed no crime." The post ‘No Crime’: Prosecutors Clear Atlanta Cop Who Shot Rayshard Brooks In The Back appeared first on NewsOne.

Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell sought to find worth in basketball amid the racial tumult of the civil rights movement. The post Remembering Bill Russell’s Towering Legacy In Sports And Politics appeared first on NewsOne.

Christopher Shaw was paralyzed more than a year ago by a Beaumont police officer while in custody for public intoxication. The post The Case Of Christopher Shaw And His Struggle For Justice After Being Paralyzed By Texas Police appeared first on NewsOne.