North Carolina Republicans are doing just about any and everything to suppress the African American vote.
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It will take 228 years for the wealth of Black families to catch up to that of Whites. That alarming calculation was compiled from the findings of a new study by the Corporation for Enterprise Development and Institute for Policy Studies. The study found that between 1983 and 2013, Black household wealth only grew from $67,000 to […]
A White man claiming to be a neighborhood watch member in Raleigh, North Carolina, has been charged for the murder of a Black man. Chad Copley was inside his garage on Sunday when he fired a shotgun and hit 20-year-old Kouren-Rodney Bernard Thomas. Before the fatal shooting, Copley called 911 several times to complain about what he described as […]
The Justice Department has ruled there will be no charges filed in the 2013 death of Kendrick Johnson, the 17-year-old who was found dead inside a rolled up gym mat at his Valdosta, Georgia high school. Though local and state investigators ruled Johnson’s death a freak accident, his parents, Kenneth and Jackie Johnson, have always believed their son […]
Actress/activist Rosario Dawson was among the more than 900 hundred people arrested throughout the week of protests. Most were charged with a misdemeanor, processed, and released on the scene.
A White South Carolina coroner is in the hot seat for using the n-word while reporting an altercation between his Black neighbor, Leroy Fulton, and the…
As a result of civilians using their mobile devices to record encounters with local law enforcement many police officers across the country are angry and…
Director of the NAACP Washington Bureau, joined NewsOne Now to share their thoughts and reflections on civil rights icon Julian Bond.
Now that the Confederate flag debate has been taken up by the South Carolina State Legislature and the removal of the Battle flag is likely…