Civil Rights & Social Justice

Courtney and Nicole Mallery, Black ranchers who own a 1,000 acre property called Freedom Acres, in the predominantly White area of El Paso County, Colorado have been targeted in racially motivated attacks. The couple has claimed that they have suffered racial harassment, resulting in their livestock being slaughtered, tools destroyed, surveillance equipment broken, and property vandalized. […]

Rev. Al Sharpton led a protest in Florida on Wednesday (Feb. 15) aimed at criticizing the state's racist erasure of Black history. The post Rev. Al Sharpton Leads Protest Against Florida’s Racist Erasure Of Black History appeared first on The Latest Hip-Hop News, Music and Media | Hip-Hop Wired.

The police beating of Tyre Nichols that led to his death will get even more heartbreaking now that body cam footage has been released.

WNBA star Brittney Griner has been released from a Russian prison in a one on one swap with Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout

The organization's End Qualified immunity campaign is dedicated to eliminating protections that shield police officers from civil liability when they've violated a citizen's constitutional right. The post Campaign Zero Launches Initiative To End Qualified Immunity For Police appeared first on NewsOne.

The attorney also encouraged people to stop electing "tough on crime" prosecutors and judges and for the media to ask more questions of people impacted by the system. The post Viral Twitter Thread Spotlights Case Of Alabama Teen Jailed For Sexting appeared first on NewsOne.

Voters in five states will see slavery on their ballot this November as prison reform advocates push to abolish slavery. The post These 5 States Will Have Slavery On The Ballot This November appeared first on NewsOne.

The report examines everything from views on the debt owed to descendants of enslaved Black people to the need for overhauling political, economic and health care systems. Topline takeaways include an overwhelming belief that the legacy of slavery impacts life for Black people today. The post New Pew Research Report Examines Black American Opinions On Racism And Social Change appeared first on NewsOne.

Students at Denver South High School were shown a video instructing them not to call the police to report a racist hate crime. The post Don’t Call The Cops! Denver School Shows Students Video Advising Against Reporting Racist Hate Crimes appeared first on NewsOne.

A San Francisco man, Steven Cibotti, was sentenced to 60 days in jail for his threats to shoot a multiracial family wearing "Black Lives Matter" t-shirts in a restaurant in 2020. According to reports, Cibotti also received an order barring him from contact with the family.

Over the weekend, thousands took to the streets to protest the murder of George Floyd by Minnesota Police, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and police brutality against blacks. Many of the protests across the nation were peaceful, while others turned into riots, with looters — who many speculate were outside forces looking to sabotage the movement. […]