Civil Rights & Social Justice

Black Women are breaking down the societal misconceptions and strongholds that society has placed them in for centuries.

A judge sentenced Miami native Henry "Enrique" Tarrio, a leader of the far-right group Proud Boys, to five months in prison for torching a Black Lives Matter banner.

After several hours the department deleted the tweet without explanation. Still, the post raises questions about the department's capacity to care about Black men killed by police and other forms of violence against Black and other communities of color.

James Brown, 41, who pleaded guilty to criminal interference with federally protected housing rights based upon the victims' race, was not happy with a Black family organizing a civil rights protest in Virginia. So he burned a cross on their lawn.

It's been one year since Jacob Blake was shot seven times and paralyzed from the waist down by a Kenosha, Wisconsin.

Residents of Centreville, Ill., have been locked in a decades-long battle to get the local government to correct issues with raw sewage discharges flooding yards and basements.

Baker will officially be laid to rest on November 30, becoming the fifth woman and first entertainer to be honored with a Panthéon burial.

Both vaccinated, the couple were hospitalized for breakthrough COVID-19 as the delta variant rages on.

David Elmendorf, a former ice cream shop owner in upstate New York, has been ordered to pay $4,500 after being accused of calling the police on peaceful Black Lives Matter protesters and falsely claiming they threatened him with violence.