Civil Rights & Social Justice

Opelika police are investigating a social media post threatening to kill Black people at an event next month at the Lee County Fair in Alabama. The post Alabama Police Investigate Racist Facebook Post Threatening To ‘Kill Every Negro’ At County Fair appeared first on NewsOne.

Sex trafficking victim Pieper Lewis, 17, must pay $150,000 to the family of her rapist, Zachary Brooks, whom she killed. A GoFundMe for her has soared. The post Pieper Lewis’ GoFundMe Soars After Teen Sex Trafficking Victim Ordered To Pay For Killing Her Rapist appeared first on NewsOne.

A viral video shows a white "kid" giving the finger and cursing at police officers, who react the polar opposite way they typically do when suspects are Black. The post Viral Video Shows White ‘Kid’ Flipping Off, Cursing At Cops And Walk Away Unscathed appeared first on NewsOne.

Donovan Lewis was unarmed when he was shot and killed by Columbus police officer Ricky Anderson while holding a vape pen and sitting on a bed. The post Columbus Cop Killed Unarmed Donovan Lewis ‘In Less Than 1 Second’ Over A Vape Pen, Bodycam Video Shows appeared first on NewsOne.

Jerry Blasingame, who was paralyzed after Atlanta Police Officer Jon Grubbs Tasered him in 2018, has been awarded $100 million by a jury. The post Elderly Black Man Paralyzed By Atlanta Cop Awarded $100 Million After Being Tasered For Panhandling appeared first on NewsOne.

Derek Chauvin has been moved from a maximum-security Minnesota state prison to a medium-security federal prison in Arizona. The post Derek Chauvin Moved From Maximum Security Prison Because ‘It’s Dangerous To Be An Officer’ Behind Bars, Prosecutor Says appeared first on NewsOne.

Pastor Michael Jennings of Childersburg, Alabama, was arrested while watering his neighbor's flowers in a viral video. Now he plans to sue. The post Black Pastor To Sue Alabama Cops Who Arrested Him In Viral Video For Watering Neighbor’s Flowers appeared first on NewsOne.

Many Black borrowers owe more than $10,000. On average, Black borrowers owe $52,000 in student loan debt. The post President Biden Expected To Announce $10k Student Debt Relief, But NAACP Says It’s Not Enough appeared first on NewsOne.

Georgia prosecutors determined Atlanta police officers Garrett Rolfe and Devin Brosnan "committed no crime" when Rayshard Brooks was shot in the back. The post ‘No Crime’: Prosecutors Clear Atlanta Cop Who Shot Rayshard Brooks In The Back appeared first on NewsOne.

Cincinnati officer Rose Valentino was stuck in traffic right outside of a school when she was recorded using the n-word. The post White Cincinnati Cop Caught On Body Camera Using The N-Word While Stuck In Traffic appeared first on NewsOne.

Now-former Lexington Police Chief Sam Dobbins gives off big Mark Fuhrman energy. The post ‘I Shot That N***** 119 Times’: Mississippi Police Chief Fired After Racist Recording Leaks appeared first on NewsOne.

A warrant for the arrests of Emmett Till's killers and Carolyn Bryant Donham was discovered and the family wants it served.