Civil Rights & Social Justice

Civil Rights & Social Justice

Protest movements can look very different depending on where you stand, both literally and figuratively. The post Campus Protests: Why Media Coverage Is More Drama Than Substance appeared first on NewsOne.

Civil Rights & Social Justice

A Canton, Ohio police officer involved in Frank Tyson's arrest told the dying Black man to "shut the f*ck up" after he said "I can't breathe," Ben Crump said. The post Ben Crump: Ohio Cop Told Frank Tyson ‘Shut The F*ck Up’ After Dying, Handcuffed Black Man Said ‘I Can’t Breathe’ appeared first on NewsOne.

Civil Rights & Social Justice

Black students don’t always feel safe to protest due to a history of Black people who suffer disproportionately when they speak up. The post Silence Is Not Consent: Resistance Is Required Today, Tomorrow And Forever appeared first on NewsOne.

Viral video shows a "Karen" at a pro-Palestinian protest at Northwestern University calling 911 and lying that she was "surrounded" and feared for her safety. The post Video Shows Campus ‘Karen’ At Northwestern U Calling Cops And Lying About Being ‘Surrounded’ During Pro-Palestinian Protest appeared first on NewsOne.

In a case similar to that of George Floyd, Frank Tyson died with a knee on his neck after telling Canton police, "I can't breathe." The post Black Man Dies After Telling Ohio Cop With His Knee Near His Neck, ‘I Can’t Breathe.’ Sound Familiar? appeared first on NewsOne.

Civil Rights & Social Justice

A Black woman shown on video being violently assaulted after she called 911 to report her white neighbor is demanding justice via a federal lawsuit. The post Justice For Twyla Stallworth: Black Mother Who Alabama Cop Assaulted After She Called 911 On White Neighbor Is Suing appeared first on NewsOne.

Black death row inmates are disproportionately vulnerable to being victimized by botched executions, a new report has found. The post Black Death Row Inmates Are Most Vulnerable To Suffering Botched Executions, New Study Finds appeared first on NewsOne.

Rodreisha L. Russaw first heard about Jim Kennedy Jr.'s missing organs from a her colleague of hers at the coalition, Alabamians for Fair Justice last year. Kennedy had been killed while doing time in an Alabama prison. Officials notified the family of his death some four days after his death. That was bad. But not as bad as a call one of Kennedy's family members received from the funeral home. They wanted to know if the family was aware that all of their loved one's organs were missing.  The post Is Alabama Killing Prisoners to Steal Their Organs? appeared first on NewsOne.

Students at Kent State University protested Kyle Rittenhouse's appearance at his latest college speaking event booked by Turning Point USA. The post Video Shows Protesters Call Kyle Rittenhouse ‘Murderer’ At Latest College Event Booked By Turning Point USA appeared first on NewsOne.

Civil Rights & Social Justice

Civil rights attorney Ben Crump called for the Leland Police Department to release video from a cop running over and killing Kadarius Smith with a cruiser. The post RIP Kadarius Smith: Is There Video From Mississippi Cop Running Over Unarmed Black Teen With Police Car? appeared first on NewsOne.

In a case reminiscent of Tamir Rice, an Akron police officer shot a Black teen, Tavion Koonce-Williams, who was holding a fake gun. The post Tamir Rice All Over Again: Video Shows Akron Cop Quickly Shooting Black Teen Holding Fake Gun appeared first on NewsOne.

The irony. The post Ex-Cop Who Shot A Black Man And Texted ‘I Hate Black People’ Wants Case Moved So He Can Receive Fair Trial appeared first on NewsOne.