Civil Rights & Social Justice

Led by Black legal, faith and community leaders, the Columbus Police Accountability Coalition wants the DOJ to investigate the Ohio capital city's police department for the first time in more than 20 years, not a review like the mayor requested.

Five white farmers sued USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack in his official capacity, alleging reverse discrimination for granting federal aid to Black farmers, in particular.

Facebook posts by North Carolina Superior Court Judge Jeffery Foster, who blocked the public release of bodycam video from Andrew Brown Jr.'s police killing in Elizabeth City, suggest he has pro-police bias.

A prosecutor argued there was legal justification for police officers shooting and killing Andrew Brown Jr. in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, and demanded the continued delayed release of bodycam footage

Brandon Mitchell recalled feeling "stress" and "pressure," but not to deliver a guilty verdict. Instead, he said, it was having to repeatedly see the explicit video footage of George Floyd being killed that took an emotional toll on him.

Autopsy results for Andrew Brown Jr. found police shot him five times, including "a kill shot to the back of the head" in Elizabeth City, North Carolina.

The fatal police shooting of Andrew Brown Jr. is exposing just how many ways there are to add insult to literal injury.

Louisville Police Cheif Erika Shields took an unexpected tack in response to the news that the U.S. Department of Justice was launching an investigation into her department.

School psychologist Dr. Umar Johnson told the Breakfast Club that his school for Black boys - The Frederick Douglass Marcus Garvey Academy - could be "up and running" soon. But there's a catch.

Lawyers representing the family of Andrew Brown Jr., a Black man who was shot and killed by Elizabeth City police in North Carolina, said cops were "trying to hide the video" footage from the shooting.