Civil Rights & Social Justice

A lifelong educator, Moses inspired multiple generations to organize for equity and justice, leaving behind a legacy of servant leadership and grassroots empowerment.

Brenda Mallory, the first Black chair of the Council on Environmental Quality, says new guidance for the Justice40 Initiative gives federal agencies a framework for ensuring historically underinvested communities receive at least 40% of the benefits from climate change and clean energy projects.

The family of Ta'Neasha Chappell, a Louisville woman who recently died under questionable circumstances in Indiana police custody, has retained the services of the attorneys who represented the family of Breonna Taylor.

A review of data from several cities suggests the gunshot detection system is an expensive flop, potentially exposing Black communities to unnecessary police interactions.

In the one year since the voting rights icon John Lewis died, the efforts to undermine Americans' ability to cast ballots in fair and equal elections have been nothing short of dizzying.

Ma'Khia's family expressed apprehension around the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation probe after it was announced findings have been turned over to the local prosecutor.

Biden and Harris met with civil rights leaders Thursday at the urging of movement leaders and congressional Democrats who are concerned about the recent attempts to disenfranchise Black voters and marginalized groups, especially in light of the upcoming 2022 midterms elections.

A Black disabled mother from Illinois is fighting back against the McDonough County Sheriff’s Office and the Macomb Police Department after claiming she was subjected to false accusations and a non-consensual strip search during a DUI arrest.

Years in the making, the newly unveiled sculpture brings to life the legacy of the famed journalist and activist for generations to come.

Hammer-thrower Gwen Berry is speaking out about her protest of the American flag and national anthem at the U.S. Olympic track and field trials in an unapologetic effort to clear up any misconceptions.