Civil Rights & Social Justice

As amended, the autopsy confirms that Elijah died due to "acute Ketamine administration during violent subdual and restraint by law enforcement and emergency response personnel." The post Elijah McClain’s Amended Autopsy Affirms Violent Arrest Caused His Death appeared first on NewsOne.

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.

William Marcus “Marc’ Wilson was sentenced after being found guilty of manslaughter in a Georgia Stand Your Ground case centered on race. The post Judge Gives Marc Wilson Harshest Prison Sentence Possible In Georgia Stand Your Ground Case appeared first on NewsOne.

Ferguson activist Darren Seals, who was found shot to death in his car in 2016, was under FBI surveillance when he was killed, a mostly redacted file shows. The post The FBI Was Spying On Slain Ferguson Activist Darren Seals When He Was Killed, Mostly Redacted File Shows appeared first on NewsOne.

Environmental racism is defined as environmental injustice that occurs within a racialized context both in practice and policy. The post Understanding Environmental Racism And Its Effect On Black Americans appeared first on NewsOne.

Falling the day after Democracy Day, National Black Voter Day recognizes the power and importance of Black voters. The post Michelle Obama And Chris Paul Celebrate National Black Voter Day [Watch] appeared first on NewsOne.

A judge wiped out the $60 million the city of Atlanta was ordered to pay in a $100 million ruling after a cop's Tasering left Jerry Blasingame paralyzed. The post Judge Slashes $100M Payout To Elderly Black Man Paralyzed By Atlanta Cop For Panhandling appeared first on NewsOne.

BYU's internal investigation of itself conveniently found no "evidence" a white fan accused of "racial heckling" called a Duke volleyball player the N-word. The post BYU Investigation Of Alleged Volleyball Racism Conveniently Finds ‘No Evidence’ Of ‘Racial Heckling’ appeared first on NewsOne.

A video of Serena giving Margaret Court her flowers recently surfaced. The post Video Proves Serena Williams Absolutely Admires Margaret Court, Undermining Claim By Tennis ‘Karen’ appeared first on NewsOne.

This year's anniversary theme is "By Any Means," signaling the need for everything to be put on the table when it comes to achieving real justice. The theme is also a framework for long-term action that seeks to fund work that meets the moment and advances justice. The post Public Welfare Foundation Celebrates 75 Years Of Justice ‘By Any Means’ appeared first on NewsOne.