Civil Rights & Social Justice

Police body-cam footage appears to show officers doing what cops tend to do when they've pulled over a Black motorist. The post Tallahassee Cop Appears To Open And Pour Out Sealed Bottle Of Liquor Before Arresting Black Man For DUI appeared first on NewsOne.

Trevon Morgan was acquitted in San Francisco after being charged with attempted robbery of a man who called him racial slurs. The post Not Guilty! Black Man Acquitted After ‘Karen’ Falsely Accused Him Of Robbery appeared first on NewsOne.

A pastor at a Trump rally in Iowa threatened "judgment" and "retribution" against MAGA opponents "when Trump becomes the 47th president." The post Pastor At Iowa Rally Threatens ‘Judgment,’ ‘Retribution’ When Donald Trump ‘Becomes The 47th President’ appeared first on NewsOne.

After Dexter Wade was killed by a cop and secretly buried without his family being told, Jackson, Mississippi, has finally added a next-to-kin notification policy. The post After Secretly Burying Dexter Wade, Jackson, Mississippi, Finally Adds Next Of Kin Notification Policy appeared first on NewsOne.

The officer admits tasering the girl but denies that it was unnecessary or unreasonable use of force. The post Met Police Officer Accused Of Misconduct After Tasing 10-Year-Old Black Girl While She Moved Away From Him appeared first on NewsOne.

Black homeownership is increasing throughout the nation, but it still has not reached the high of 1980.

A group in Hastings, Minnesota says they are on a mission to excavate the history and share information about Brown Chapels African Methodist Episcopal Church, established in 1891.  According to Rex Chapman, Black people worshipped with their white neighbors at a church on Vermillion Street but reportedly did not feel welcome.  They purchased a white […]

The African Methodist Episcopal Church has partnered with Black Voters Matter to support church led ‘Get Out the Vote’ efforts in thirteen states.  The states are considered battle ground states and include Arizona, Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas and Wisconsin. The partnership includes $600 thousand dollars in grants […]

Black Church leaders from some of the largest Protestant denominations and state Baptist conventions are encouraging the National Park Service (NPS) to develop more memorials and historical markers that recognize the history of their community.  The clergy say that “memorializing such history is healing for the black community.” In 1991, a `burial ground with more […]

The National Trust for Historic Preservation says that their program, the African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund (AACHAF), distributed more than $3 million in grants to fund the protection and preservation of forty African American historic sites this year.  According to AACHAF, the fund is the largest U.S. resource dedicated to this effort. Since being […]

According to Newsweek, the number of religious groups implementing reparations programs for Black Americans are increasing. Rev. Ryan Marsh of the Salt House, a Lutheran Church located in a suburb of Seattle, says his church designates one percent of their budget, approximately $6000, to reparations efforts.  Members are also asked to donate to the fund.  […]

Ten days after a self-proclaimed white supremacist killed ten black people at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, nineteen children and two teachers were killed in a mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas. Law Enforcement officials say that 18 year old Payton Gendron drove for three and a half hours from Conklin to Buffalo to commit […]