Civil Rights & Social Justice

A Multnomah County jury awarded Rose Wakefield $1 million after she claimed a store clerk told her "I don't serve Blacks." The post Black Woman Awarded $1M After Oregon Store Clerk Allegedly Tells Her, ‘I Don’t Serve Blacks’ appeared first on NewsOne.

Three Florida high school students are threatening to file a lawsuit against the Sunshine State and Gov. Ron DeSantis The post Florida High School Students Threaten To Sue Florida And Gov. Ron DeSantis Over AA Studies Ban appeared first on NewsOne.

Tyre Nichols' autopsy results are consistent with claims he died from injuries sustained during a "severe beating" from Memphis police, his family's attorneys said. The post Tyre Nichols Autopsy Results Confirm ‘Severe Beating’ By Memphis Police, Attorneys Say appeared first on NewsOne.

The fact that the officers were Black doesn’t change the underlying issues of policing, brutality and white supremacy.    The post Tyre Nichols’ Death Shows Black Cops Can Also Be ‘Faces Of White Supremacy’ appeared first on NewsOne.

Charles Guy recorded a video showing his encounter with a Kansas City, Kansas police officer appearing to be "high as a kite" on drugs while on duty responding to a domestic call. The post ‘High As A Kite’: Video Shows Kansas City Cop Appearing To Be On Drugs While On-Duty appeared first on NewsOne.

A Memphis councilman who said he's been told about the bodycam video showing Tyre Nichols' violent arrest said the footage is "disgusting." The post Tyre Nichols Bodycam Video Footage Is ‘Disgusting’ And ‘Damaging’ To Cops, Memphis Councilman Says appeared first on NewsOne.

A viral video of a Black FedEx worker, reportedly in Douglasville, Georgia, in the midst of a confrontation with a racist white man. The post Video Shows Racist White Man Threatening To Show FedEx Driver ‘How Little Black Lives Matter’ appeared first on NewsOne.

Seneca Scott, a cousin of Coretta Scott King, added to criticism of a new sculpture by saying MLK "was assassinated by the U.S. government." The post After ‘Penis Statue’ Criticism, Coretta Scott King’s Cousin Says MLK ‘Was Assassinated By The US Government’ appeared first on NewsOne.

Black Twitter responded to the unveiling of Hank Willis Thomas' sculpture of Martin Luther King and Coretta Scott King in Boston. The post Black Twitter’s Response To ‘The Embrace’ Sculpture Of MLK And Coretta Scott King, Explained appeared first on NewsOne.

It was far easier to fire La Vergne, Tennessee cops for having consensual sex than it often is to fire cops for killing and/or brutalizing Black people. The post Tennessee Cops Were Fired Faster For Consensual Sex Than Police Who Shoot Black People appeared first on NewsOne.

After Black teens were attacked during a racist pool incident, Cyril Ramaphosa was spitting hot anti-apartheid bars with no regard for the white fragility they might inspire. The post ‘Don’t Fear White People,’ South Africa President Advises Black Teens Attacked At Swimming Pool appeared first on NewsOne.

An NYPD police officer was suspended after video showed a 12-year-old Black girl being brutally beaten by an officer outside of a Staten Island middle school. The post Video Shows NYPD Cop Brutally Beating 12-Year-Old Girl’s Head Outside School appeared first on NewsOne.