Civil Rights & Social Justice

Chris Alexander has been nominated for New York's Executive Director of the Office of Cannabis Management, and former Assembly member Tremaine Wright is nominated for the state's Chair of the Cannabis Control Commission.

Gulfport police have issued an arrest warrant for Benjamin Eugene Dagley, whose criminal history was revealed after he attacked MSNBC correspondent Shaquille Brewster during a live on-air report about Hurricane Ida from Mississippi.

A generation of Black people fighting for liberation has been confined to the system; the Movement for Black Lives seeks to break the cycle of suppressing Black dissent in the fighting for Black liberation.

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear paved the way for rights restoration for over 170,000 residents after his election in 2019, but advocates say thousands more remain stuck in an 'arbitrary' restoration process.

Antwan Gilmore was asleep in his car when he was approached by Washington D.C. police officers and shot to death in another egregious example of cops shooting first and asking questions last.

The longest filibuster by an individual senator, Strom Thurmond's opposition to the 1957 Civil Rights Act, paved the way for current anti-voting rights obstruction. Picking up the mantle from the ancestors, modern-day voting rights advocates continue to push for Congressional action.

Bodycam video of NBA player Jaxson Hayes getting arrested in front of his home suggests LAPD officers may have employed a similar neck restraint that was used during the police murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis last year.

A federal judge ordered sanctions on Sidney Powell and several other lawyers of the Trump cult over their support of the "big lie" that eventually led to the Caucasian Can't-Coup-Right rebellion at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.

Former Louisiana State Trooper Jacob Brown was caught on camera beating Black man Aaron Bowman over the head with a flashlight and calling it "pain compliance" despite the fact that Bowman is heard on camera shouting, "I'm not resisting," and the video doesn't show him doing anything violent.

The John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act would restore and expand provisions of the 1965 Voting Rights Act gutted by two Supreme Court decisions.