American University Students Condemn Use of N-Word

A video of an American University student unabashedly using the n-word quickly went viral on...Read More

Nicole Rojas

American University Students Condemn Use of N-Word

A video of an American University student unabashedly using the n-word quickly went viral on...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Trump Attacks Ilhan Omar After Supporter Arrested For Death Threat

Just hours after a Trump supporter was arrested and charged with threatening to assault and...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Trump Attacks Ilhan Omar After Supporter Arrested For Death Threat

Just hours after a Trump supporter was arrested and charged with threatening to assault and...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Baltimore City Council Urges Mayor to Resign  

In a brief, two-sentence letter, the Baltimore City Council called on Mayor Catherine Pugh to...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Baltimore City Council Urges Mayor to Resign  

In a brief, two-sentence letter, the Baltimore City Council called on Mayor Catherine Pugh to...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Officer Reprimanded After Making Inappropriate Comments To Black Girls

A middle school student in Richmond, Virginia was with friends after school on March 28...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Officer Reprimanded After Making Inappropriate Comments To Black Girls

A middle school student in Richmond, Virginia was with friends after school on March 28...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Campaign Demands Removal of Racist Mural in France

When Mame-Fatou Niang came across a racist mural depicting two Africans with exaggerated features on...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Campaign Demands Removal of Racist Mural in France

When Mame-Fatou Niang came across a racist mural depicting two Africans with exaggerated features on...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Presidential Hopeful Pete Buttigieg Outlines His Agenda for Black Americans

South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg is attempting to make a name for himself among...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Presidential Hopeful Pete Buttigieg Outlines His Agenda for Black Americans

South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg is attempting to make a name for himself among...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Cory Booker Introduces Reparations Commission Bill

Senator Cory Booker (D-N.J.) announced on April 8 that he would introduce a reparations commission...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Cory Booker Introduces Reparations Commission Bill

Senator Cory Booker (D-N.J.) announced on April 8 that he would introduce a reparations commission...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Oprah Winfrey Donates $2 Million to Puerto Rico Relief Efforts

Oprah Winfrey is the latest celebrity to join the relief effort in Puerto Rico, which...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Oprah Winfrey Donates $2 Million to Puerto Rico Relief Efforts

Oprah Winfrey is the latest celebrity to join the relief effort in Puerto Rico, which...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Iconic Johnson Publishing Company Files for Bankruptcy

Johnson Publishing Company, which founded Ebony and Jet magazines, filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy on...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Iconic Johnson Publishing Company Files for Bankruptcy

Johnson Publishing Company, which founded Ebony and Jet magazines, filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy on...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Native Americans Fight Trump’s Push For Pipelines Amid Crippling Floods

Native American tribes living in South Dakota have been plagued with devastating flooding due to...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Native Americans Fight Trump’s Push For Pipelines Amid Crippling Floods

Native American tribes living in South Dakota have been plagued with devastating flooding due to...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Eighth East LA Gang Member Pleads Guilty to Firebombing Black Homes

A member of an East Los Angeles gang pleaded guilty to federal charges in connection...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Eighth East LA Gang Member Pleads Guilty to Firebombing Black Homes

A member of an East Los Angeles gang pleaded guilty to federal charges in connection...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Women’s Retirement Protection Act Closes the Gap for Retirees

Two Illinois Democrats introduced a bill to close the retirement gap experienced by women and...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Women’s Retirement Protection Act Closes the Gap for Retirees

Two Illinois Democrats introduced a bill to close the retirement gap experienced by women and...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Democrats Move to End the Detention of Pregnant Migrant Women

A group of 16 senators, led by Nevada Democrat Catherine Cortez Masto, want to reinstate an...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Democrats Move to End the Detention of Pregnant Migrant Women

A group of 16 senators, led by Nevada Democrat Catherine Cortez Masto, want to reinstate an...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Democratic Congresswomen Introduce Legislation to Prevent Workplace Harassment

A group of Democratic Congresswomen introduced legislation aimed to prevent workplace harassment and assault on...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Democratic Congresswomen Introduce Legislation to Prevent Workplace Harassment

A group of Democratic Congresswomen introduced legislation aimed to prevent workplace harassment and assault on...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Formerly Incarcerated Students Advocate For Reduced Suspensions and Expulsions

Six students from G.W. Carver College and Career Academy in Memphis, Tennessee shared recommendations with...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Formerly Incarcerated Students Advocate For Reduced Suspensions and Expulsions

Six students from G.W. Carver College and Career Academy in Memphis, Tennessee shared recommendations with...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Georgetown University Students Vote to Establish Reparations Fund

Students at Georgetown University are a step closer to establishing the first slavery reparations policy...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Georgetown University Students Vote to Establish Reparations Fund

Students at Georgetown University are a step closer to establishing the first slavery reparations policy...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Official Blasts NYC Housing Authority For Evicting Elderly Amputee

Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz Jr. called out the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA)...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Official Blasts NYC Housing Authority For Evicting Elderly Amputee

Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz Jr. called out the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA)...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Member of Navajo Nation Announces Congressional Bid

The congressional race for New Mexico’s third district has attracted a few notable candidates, including...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Member of Navajo Nation Announces Congressional Bid

The congressional race for New Mexico’s third district has attracted a few notable candidates, including...Read More

Nicole Rojas

ACLU Files Lawsuit Against Detroit's Cash Bail System

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a class action lawsuit against Detroit’s 36th District...Read More

Nicole Rojas

ACLU Files Lawsuit Against Detroit's Cash Bail System

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a class action lawsuit against Detroit’s 36th District...Read More

Nicole Rojas

10-Year-Old Boy Handcuffed By DC Police 'Totally Innocent' of Armed Robbery

Authorities say a boy who was handcuffed by the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, DC...Read More

Nicole Rojas

10-Year-Old Boy Handcuffed By DC Police 'Totally Innocent' of Armed Robbery

Authorities say a boy who was handcuffed by the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, DC...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Barnard College Apologizes to Student Who was Racially Profiled at University Library

Students at two New York universities were plunged into a conversation about race and implicit...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Barnard College Apologizes to Student Who was Racially Profiled at University Library

Students at two New York universities were plunged into a conversation about race and implicit...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Democrats Rally Around Congresswoman Omar after Right Wing Attacks

There has been an outpouring of support for Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), who has faced...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Democrats Rally Around Congresswoman Omar after Right Wing Attacks

There has been an outpouring of support for Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), who has faced...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Georgia’s Ethics Czar Threatens to Subpoena Stacey Abrams’ Campaign Records

A month into his new role as the director of Georgia’s Ethics Commission, David Emadi...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Georgia’s Ethics Czar Threatens to Subpoena Stacey Abrams’ Campaign Records

A month into his new role as the director of Georgia’s Ethics Commission, David Emadi...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Facebook's Board of Directors Diversifies with Appointment of Peggy Alford

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announced that the social media giant has nominated Peggy Alford to...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Facebook's Board of Directors Diversifies with Appointment of Peggy Alford

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announced that the social media giant has nominated Peggy Alford to...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Police Investigate Attack of Transgender Woman in Dallas

Dallas Police have arrested a man in connection with the brutal daytime attack of a...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Police Investigate Attack of Transgender Woman in Dallas

Dallas Police have arrested a man in connection with the brutal daytime attack of a...Read More

Nicole Rojas

California School District Votes to Eliminate 'Dixie' From Its Name

A school district in San Rafael, California voted on April 16 to change its name,...Read More

Nicole Rojas

California School District Votes to Eliminate 'Dixie' From Its Name

A school district in San Rafael, California voted on April 16 to change its name,...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Oprah Considers Opening an All-Girls School in the US

Oprah Winfrey confirmed that she is considering opening an all-girls school in the United States,...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Oprah Considers Opening an All-Girls School in the US

Oprah Winfrey confirmed that she is considering opening an all-girls school in the United States,...Read More

Nicole Rojas

White Supremacist Sentenced to 10 Years After Attempting to Hire Hitman to Kill Black Neighbor

A 26-year-old man from Greenwood, South Carolina was sentenced to 10 years in prison after...Read More

Nicole Rojas

White Supremacist Sentenced to 10 Years After Attempting to Hire Hitman to Kill Black Neighbor

A 26-year-old man from Greenwood, South Carolina was sentenced to 10 years in prison after...Read More

Nicole Rojas

North Dakota Tribal Leaders Demand Voting Rights

Representatives of four tribal nations in North Dakota spoke to members of Congress on Tuesday,...Read More

Nicole Rojas

North Dakota Tribal Leaders Demand Voting Rights

Representatives of four tribal nations in North Dakota spoke to members of Congress on Tuesday,...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Black Couple Sues Colorado Police for Illegal Search

A Black couple in Colorado sued an Aurora Police officer and the city of Aurora...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Black Couple Sues Colorado Police for Illegal Search

A Black couple in Colorado sued an Aurora Police officer and the city of Aurora...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Vanderbilt University's Library Defaced With Anti-Semitic Slurs

Police at Vanderbilt University discovered anti-Semitic graffiti at the university’s library on April 16.  A...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Vanderbilt University's Library Defaced With Anti-Semitic Slurs

Police at Vanderbilt University discovered anti-Semitic graffiti at the university’s library on April 16.  A...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Decades of Police Misconduct Files Destroyed in California

Several California cities shredded important police misconduct records before a landmark state transparency law went...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Decades of Police Misconduct Files Destroyed in California

Several California cities shredded important police misconduct records before a landmark state transparency law went...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Senator Cory Booker Calls for a ‘New Voting Rights Act’

Senator Cory Booker, one of many Democratic presidential contenders, has joined calls to make Election...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Senator Cory Booker Calls for a ‘New Voting Rights Act’

Senator Cory Booker, one of many Democratic presidential contenders, has joined calls to make Election...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Mumia Abu-Jamal Can Appeal Murder Charge, Philly Judge Says

Former Black Panther and radio reporter Mumia Abu-Jamal is serving a life sentence for the...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Mumia Abu-Jamal Can Appeal Murder Charge, Philly Judge Says

Former Black Panther and radio reporter Mumia Abu-Jamal is serving a life sentence for the...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Airport Body Scanners May be to Blame for Discrimination Against Black Women

For years, Black women have complained about being unfairly targeted for intrusive hair searches at...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Airport Body Scanners May be to Blame for Discrimination Against Black Women

For years, Black women have complained about being unfairly targeted for intrusive hair searches at...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Tennessee Bill Targets Voter Registration Advocacy Groups

Amid fierce opposition, Tennessee's state House of Representatives passed a measure on April 15 which...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Tennessee Bill Targets Voter Registration Advocacy Groups

Amid fierce opposition, Tennessee's state House of Representatives passed a measure on April 15 which...Read More

Nicole Rojas

The University of Alabama at Birmingham Allows White Supremacist to Teach Classes

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is facing backlash after it allowed a graduate...Read More

Nicole Rojas

The University of Alabama at Birmingham Allows White Supremacist to Teach Classes

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is facing backlash after it allowed a graduate...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Howard University to Local Residents: Keep Your Pets Off Our Campus

Howard University students are complaining that local residents have used the university’s campus to walk...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Howard University to Local Residents: Keep Your Pets Off Our Campus

Howard University students are complaining that local residents have used the university’s campus to walk...Read More

Nicole Rojas

University of Virginia Senior Creates Database of Latinx Student Groups

A student at the University of Virginia (UVA) is doing her part to preserve and...Read More

Nicole Rojas

University of Virginia Senior Creates Database of Latinx Student Groups

A student at the University of Virginia (UVA) is doing her part to preserve and...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Texas Couple Sentenced to 7 Years For Enslaving Guinean Girl

A Texas couple who enslaved a young Guinean woman for 16 years were each sentenced...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Texas Couple Sentenced to 7 Years For Enslaving Guinean Girl

A Texas couple who enslaved a young Guinean woman for 16 years were each sentenced...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Judge Rules US Government Can Be Sued for Flint Water Crisis

A federal judge ruled that the federal government can be sued for the Flint water...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Judge Rules US Government Can Be Sued for Flint Water Crisis

A federal judge ruled that the federal government can be sued for the Flint water...Read More

Nicole Rojas

NFL Players Visit US-Mexico Border to Learn About Migrant Crisis

Two NFL players visited the Rio Grande Valley to learn about the crisis at the...Read More

Nicole Rojas

NFL Players Visit US-Mexico Border to Learn About Migrant Crisis

Two NFL players visited the Rio Grande Valley to learn about the crisis at the...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Former Executive Calls Out CBS for their ‘White Problem’

A former CBS executive published a scathing letter attacking the network’s toxic environment and blaming...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Former Executive Calls Out CBS for their ‘White Problem’

A former CBS executive published a scathing letter attacking the network’s toxic environment and blaming...Read More

Nicole Rojas

New Report Proposes Bold Solutions for Fighting Wealth Disparity

A new report from the Institute for Policy Studies proposed 10 “bold” solutions to the...Read More

Nicole Rojas

New Report Proposes Bold Solutions for Fighting Wealth Disparity

A new report from the Institute for Policy Studies proposed 10 “bold” solutions to the...Read More

Nicole Rojas

#MeToo Founder Cuts Visit to Florida A&M University Short After Confrontation

#MeToo movement founder Tarana Burke’s April 19 visit to Florida A&M University (FAMU) ended abruptly...Read More

Nicole Rojas

#MeToo Founder Cuts Visit to Florida A&M University Short After Confrontation

#MeToo movement founder Tarana Burke’s April 19 visit to Florida A&M University (FAMU) ended abruptly...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Houston High School Issues Offensive Dress Code for Parents

A high school in Houston issued a new dress code for parents, which many have...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Houston High School Issues Offensive Dress Code for Parents

A high school in Houston issued a new dress code for parents, which many have...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Joe Biden Announces Bid for the Democratic Nomination

Former Vice President Joseph Biden announced on Thursday his decision to seek the Democratic nomination...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Joe Biden Announces Bid for the Democratic Nomination

Former Vice President Joseph Biden announced on Thursday his decision to seek the Democratic nomination...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Serena Williams' Venture Capital Firm Invests in Women and People of Color

Tennis icon Serena Williams added venture capitalist to her resume, after announcing that she quietly...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Serena Williams' Venture Capital Firm Invests in Women and People of Color

Tennis icon Serena Williams added venture capitalist to her resume, after announcing that she quietly...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Hispanic Population Largest Among Growing Florida Electorate

Hispanics represent the fastest-growing portion of Florida’s electorate ahead of the 2020 election, a new...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Hispanic Population Largest Among Growing Florida Electorate

Hispanics represent the fastest-growing portion of Florida’s electorate ahead of the 2020 election, a new...Read More

Nicole Rojas

‘Investment Guru’ Mellody Hobson Seeks Johnson Publishing Company’s Historic Photo Archive

Entrepreneur Mellody Hobson is attempting to foreclose on the photo and recording archives of Ebony...Read More

Nicole Rojas

‘Investment Guru’ Mellody Hobson Seeks Johnson Publishing Company’s Historic Photo Archive

Entrepreneur Mellody Hobson is attempting to foreclose on the photo and recording archives of Ebony...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Advocates and Family Demand Answers After NYPD Shoots Black Queer Man

Community members and advocates are demanding answers after a Black queer man was shot and...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Advocates and Family Demand Answers After NYPD Shoots Black Queer Man

Community members and advocates are demanding answers after a Black queer man was shot and...Read More

Nicole Rojas

School Administrator on Leave After Using Permanent Marker to Fill in Black Student’s Haircut

A school administrator in Pearland, Texas was placed on leave after forcing a Black student...Read More

Nicole Rojas

School Administrator on Leave After Using Permanent Marker to Fill in Black Student’s Haircut

A school administrator in Pearland, Texas was placed on leave after forcing a Black student...Read More

Nicole Rojas

California Police Department Calls Muslim Rep. Rashida Tlaib 'Un-American' on Twitter

The Fontana Police Department in California is facing backlash after calling a Muslim American Congresswoman...Read More

Nicole Rojas

California Police Department Calls Muslim Rep. Rashida Tlaib 'Un-American' on Twitter

The Fontana Police Department in California is facing backlash after calling a Muslim American Congresswoman...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Los Angeles Boulevard Named in Honor of Barack Obama

The city of Los Angeles will unveil Obama Boulevard in honor of the 44th president...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Los Angeles Boulevard Named in Honor of Barack Obama

The city of Los Angeles will unveil Obama Boulevard in honor of the 44th president...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Morgan State Music Major Shot Dead in Baltimore

A Morgan State University student was found shot and killed in Baltimore, Maryland on April...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Morgan State Music Major Shot Dead in Baltimore

A Morgan State University student was found shot and killed in Baltimore, Maryland on April...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Congressional Black Caucus Launches Task Force on Black Youth Suicide and Mental Health

The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) launched an emergency task force on Tuesday, April 30 dedicated...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Congressional Black Caucus Launches Task Force on Black Youth Suicide and Mental Health

The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) launched an emergency task force on Tuesday, April 30 dedicated...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Presidential Candidate Julián Castro Outlines People First Immigration Policy

Democratic presidential contender Julián Castro recently detailed his immigration plan, which he released earlier this...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Presidential Candidate Julián Castro Outlines People First Immigration Policy

Democratic presidential contender Julián Castro recently detailed his immigration plan, which he released earlier this...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Maxine Waters Blasts Judge Who Released White Supremacist Coast Guard Officer

Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) blasted a federal judge after announcing that a Coast Guard officer...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Maxine Waters Blasts Judge Who Released White Supremacist Coast Guard Officer

Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) blasted a federal judge after announcing that a Coast Guard officer...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Snapchat Appoints First Black C-Suite Executive

Snap Inc., which is known for the multimedia messaging app Snapchat, announced on April 25...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Snapchat Appoints First Black C-Suite Executive

Snap Inc., which is known for the multimedia messaging app Snapchat, announced on April 25...Read More

Nicole Rojas

First African American Woman Graduates from US Army Ranger School

Sergeant 1st Class Janina Simmons became the first female African American soldier to graduate from...Read More

Nicole Rojas

First African American Woman Graduates from US Army Ranger School

Sergeant 1st Class Janina Simmons became the first female African American soldier to graduate from...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Maine To Ban Indigenous Names, Imagery for Public School Mascots

Maine moved one step closer to banning the use of Native American names and imagery...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Maine To Ban Indigenous Names, Imagery for Public School Mascots

Maine moved one step closer to banning the use of Native American names and imagery...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Stacey Abrams Won’t Seek Senate Seat, Doesn't Rule Out Presidential Run

Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams announced she will not be seeking a US Senate seat in...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Stacey Abrams Won’t Seek Senate Seat, Doesn't Rule Out Presidential Run

Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams announced she will not be seeking a US Senate seat in...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Relief Organizations Struggle to Deliver Aid to Cyclone-Battered Mozambique

At least 38 people are dead and thousands more are feared trapped after Tropical Cyclone...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Relief Organizations Struggle to Deliver Aid to Cyclone-Battered Mozambique

At least 38 people are dead and thousands more are feared trapped after Tropical Cyclone...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Gloria Bromell Tinubu Challenges Lindsey Graham for South Carolina Senate Seat

South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham, a 24-year incumbent Republican, will have at least one Democratic...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Gloria Bromell Tinubu Challenges Lindsey Graham for South Carolina Senate Seat

South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham, a 24-year incumbent Republican, will have at least one Democratic...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Activists Demand Changes to Pennsylvania’s Use of Force Law After Antwon Rose’s Death

More than 400 activists descended on the Pennsylvania Capitol to urge changes to the state’s...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Activists Demand Changes to Pennsylvania’s Use of Force Law After Antwon Rose’s Death

More than 400 activists descended on the Pennsylvania Capitol to urge changes to the state’s...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Black Women Leaders Organized Rally in Support of Congresswoman Ilhan Omar

Activists led by Angela Davis, historian and professor Barbara Ransby, and Representative Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.)...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Black Women Leaders Organized Rally in Support of Congresswoman Ilhan Omar

Activists led by Angela Davis, historian and professor Barbara Ransby, and Representative Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.)...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Black Scientist Encounters Racist Effigy of Lynched Black Man While Traveling for PBS Special

A Black scientist recently shared a frightening and racist situation she encountered while traveling to...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Black Scientist Encounters Racist Effigy of Lynched Black Man While Traveling for PBS Special

A Black scientist recently shared a frightening and racist situation she encountered while traveling to...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Anti-Semitism In US Reaches Historic Levels

American Jews have experienced “near-historic” levels of anti-Semitism in 2018, the latest audit of anti-Semitic...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Anti-Semitism In US Reaches Historic Levels

American Jews have experienced “near-historic” levels of anti-Semitism in 2018, the latest audit of anti-Semitic...Read More

Nicole Rojas

University of Cambridge Will Examine Its Relationship to Slavery

The University of Cambridge in the UK is launching a two-year study to identify how...Read More

Nicole Rojas

University of Cambridge Will Examine Its Relationship to Slavery

The University of Cambridge in the UK is launching a two-year study to identify how...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh Resigns Amid Children’s Book Investigation

Embattled Baltimore Mayor Catherine E. Pugh officially resigned on May 2 amid a growing scandal...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh Resigns Amid Children’s Book Investigation

Embattled Baltimore Mayor Catherine E. Pugh officially resigned on May 2 amid a growing scandal...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Mexican Workers Gain Right to Unionize, Negotiate Pay

On May 1, known around the world as May Day and International Workers’ Day, workers...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Mexican Workers Gain Right to Unionize, Negotiate Pay

On May 1, known around the world as May Day and International Workers’ Day, workers...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Chicago Furniture Bank Helps Homeless Furnish Their First Homes

In just eight months, three recent graduates of the Chicago Furniture Bank have shattered their...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Chicago Furniture Bank Helps Homeless Furnish Their First Homes

In just eight months, three recent graduates of the Chicago Furniture Bank have shattered their...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Facebook Bans White Supremacists, Anti-Semites, and Far Right Activists

A number of racist, alt-right, and white supremacist personalities and pages were banned from Facebook...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Facebook Bans White Supremacists, Anti-Semites, and Far Right Activists

A number of racist, alt-right, and white supremacist personalities and pages were banned from Facebook...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Melissa Harris-Perry's Anna Julia Cooper Center Closes Its Doors

The Anna Julia Cooper Center (AJC Center), an interdisciplinary research center, will close on June...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Melissa Harris-Perry's Anna Julia Cooper Center Closes Its Doors

The Anna Julia Cooper Center (AJC Center), an interdisciplinary research center, will close on June...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Migrant Teen from Guatemala Dies In US Custody after Brain Surgery

A 16-year-old Guatemalan boy who was held in a Texas shelter for migrant children died...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Migrant Teen from Guatemala Dies In US Custody after Brain Surgery

A 16-year-old Guatemalan boy who was held in a Texas shelter for migrant children died...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Houston Senior Becomes First Black Valedictorian in School's 119-Year History

A high school senior in Houston, Texas is making history as the first Black valedictorian...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Houston Senior Becomes First Black Valedictorian in School's 119-Year History

A high school senior in Houston, Texas is making history as the first Black valedictorian...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Black High School Grad Sues School District For Denying Salutatorian Honor

A Mississippi high school graduate claimed that Cleveland School District officials stole her chance to...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Black High School Grad Sues School District For Denying Salutatorian Honor

A Mississippi high school graduate claimed that Cleveland School District officials stole her chance to...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Ethels Club, A Social Workspace For People of Color, Opens This Summer

After years of working in real estate and tech, Naj Austin noticed that there was...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Ethels Club, A Social Workspace For People of Color, Opens This Summer

After years of working in real estate and tech, Naj Austin noticed that there was...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Mother Mourns Son Shot to Death by White Neighbor

Tyrique Hudson’s mother will never hear her phone ring with the special Family Guy ringtone...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Mother Mourns Son Shot to Death by White Neighbor

Tyrique Hudson’s mother will never hear her phone ring with the special Family Guy ringtone...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Uber and Lyft Drivers Strike for Better Pay and Benefits

Rideshare drivers in at least 10 major US cities and several cities internationally went on...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Uber and Lyft Drivers Strike for Better Pay and Benefits

Rideshare drivers in at least 10 major US cities and several cities internationally went on...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Oglala Sioux Nation to South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem: ‘You’re Not Welcome’

The Oglala Sioux Tribe told South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem that she is not welcomed...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Oglala Sioux Nation to South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem: ‘You’re Not Welcome’

The Oglala Sioux Tribe told South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem that she is not welcomed...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Tennessee House Speaker Under Pressure to Resign Amid Drug and Sexting Scandal

Tennessee House Democrats have called for House Speaker Glen Casada to resign amid a developing...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Tennessee House Speaker Under Pressure to Resign Amid Drug and Sexting Scandal

Tennessee House Democrats have called for House Speaker Glen Casada to resign amid a developing...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Black Marine Vet Michael Owens Launches Bid For Georgia Congressional Seat

Congressman David Scott and former Cobb County Democratic Party chairman Michael Owens will once again...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Black Marine Vet Michael Owens Launches Bid For Georgia Congressional Seat

Congressman David Scott and former Cobb County Democratic Party chairman Michael Owens will once again...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Walgreens Security Guard Targeted Victim for Being Black and Gay, Lawsuit Claims

The family of a man who was shot and killed by a Walgreens security guard...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Walgreens Security Guard Targeted Victim for Being Black and Gay, Lawsuit Claims

The family of a man who was shot and killed by a Walgreens security guard...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Brooklyn's Weeksville Heritage Center Raises Funds to Preserve Black History

The Weeksville Heritage Center, one of Brooklyn’s historic cultural institutions, is hoping that community donors...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Brooklyn's Weeksville Heritage Center Raises Funds to Preserve Black History

The Weeksville Heritage Center, one of Brooklyn’s historic cultural institutions, is hoping that community donors...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Afro Colombian Activist Francia Márquez Mina Survives Attack

Award-winning Afro Colombian activist Francia Márquez Mina survived an assassination attempt on May 4 as...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Afro Colombian Activist Francia Márquez Mina Survives Attack

Award-winning Afro Colombian activist Francia Márquez Mina survived an assassination attempt on May 4 as...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Violent Arrest of Black Man in Missouri Goes Viral

The St. Ann Police Department in Missouri is under fire following a viral video of...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Violent Arrest of Black Man in Missouri Goes Viral

The St. Ann Police Department in Missouri is under fire following a viral video of...Read More

Nicole Rojas

BBC Radio Host Apologizes For Racist Tweet About Royal Newborn

A British radio presenter is apologizing after a writing a racist tweet about Prince Harry...Read More

Nicole Rojas

BBC Radio Host Apologizes For Racist Tweet About Royal Newborn

A British radio presenter is apologizing after a writing a racist tweet about Prince Harry...Read More

Nicole Rojas

New Bill Would Create Educational Opportunities For Students With Criminal Records

Representative Cedric Richmond (D-La.) introduced a bill on May 7 to create more educational opportunities...Read More

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New Bill Would Create Educational Opportunities For Students With Criminal Records

Representative Cedric Richmond (D-La.) introduced a bill on May 7 to create more educational opportunities...Read More

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Hassan Bennett, Representing Himself, Acquitted of Murder After 13 Years in Prison

For nearly 13 years, as he sat in prison, Hassan Bennett insisted that he was...Read More

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Hassan Bennett, Representing Himself, Acquitted of Murder After 13 Years in Prison

For nearly 13 years, as he sat in prison, Hassan Bennett insisted that he was...Read More

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Author's Book Deal in Jeopardy After Reporting Black Metro Worker For Eating on Train

Author Natasha Tynes is under fire after reporting a Black Metro worker for eating on...Read More

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Author's Book Deal in Jeopardy After Reporting Black Metro Worker For Eating on Train

Author Natasha Tynes is under fire after reporting a Black Metro worker for eating on...Read More

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Maryland Authorities Investigate Officer Who Used Racial Slur During Questioning

A Maryland police department has launched an investigation into an incident involving a white officer...Read More

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Maryland Authorities Investigate Officer Who Used Racial Slur During Questioning

A Maryland police department has launched an investigation into an incident involving a white officer...Read More

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Balenciaga Scholarship Gives Two Students of Color Tuition to Pratt Institute

Demna Gvasalia, the creative director of fashion house Balenciaga, pledged two four-year scholarships for two...Read More

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Balenciaga Scholarship Gives Two Students of Color Tuition to Pratt Institute

Demna Gvasalia, the creative director of fashion house Balenciaga, pledged two four-year scholarships for two...Read More

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Philadelphia Grandmother is Cheyney University's Valedictorian

Rhonda Davis’ road to a college degree is both inspirational and a testament to the...Read More

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Philadelphia Grandmother is Cheyney University's Valedictorian

Rhonda Davis’ road to a college degree is both inspirational and a testament to the...Read More

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Black Mama’s Bail Out Initiative Freed 100 Black Women on Mother’s Day

The National Bail Out Collective announced that more than 100 Black women were released from...Read More

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Black Mama’s Bail Out Initiative Freed 100 Black Women on Mother’s Day

The National Bail Out Collective announced that more than 100 Black women were released from...Read More

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Former DNC Finance Chair Henry Muñoz III to Focus on Latinx Voter Turnout in 2020

Henry Muñoz III is returning to the Latino Victory Project after six years as the...Read More

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Former DNC Finance Chair Henry Muñoz III to Focus on Latinx Voter Turnout in 2020

Henry Muñoz III is returning to the Latino Victory Project after six years as the...Read More

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Presidential Candidate Julián Castro Unveils 'People First Education Plan'

Julián Castro, former Housing and Urban Development (HUD) secretary and one of nearly two dozen...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Presidential Candidate Julián Castro Unveils 'People First Education Plan'

Julián Castro, former Housing and Urban Development (HUD) secretary and one of nearly two dozen...Read More

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Missouri Police Investigating Video of Student Threatening Black Classmates With Lynching

Police in Springfield, Missouri, have launched an investigation into a racist video by a Kickapoo...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Missouri Police Investigating Video of Student Threatening Black Classmates With Lynching

Police in Springfield, Missouri, have launched an investigation into a racist video by a Kickapoo...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Black Woman Killed by Texas Police Officer During Altercation

The violent death of a Texas woman played out on social media as video of...Read More

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Black Woman Killed by Texas Police Officer During Altercation

The violent death of a Texas woman played out on social media as video of...Read More

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New Report Reveals Racial Disparities in Police Arrests in DC

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of DC released a report earlier this week that...Read More

Nicole Rojas

New Report Reveals Racial Disparities in Police Arrests in DC

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of DC released a report earlier this week that...Read More

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Judge Orders Spanish-Language Ballots in Florida in 2020

A federal judge ordered 32 counties in Florida to provide Spanish-language ballots for the 2020...Read More

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Judge Orders Spanish-Language Ballots in Florida in 2020

A federal judge ordered 32 counties in Florida to provide Spanish-language ballots for the 2020...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Westboro Baptist Church Plans Protests at Three HBCU Graduations

The homophobic and hateful Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) announced plans to protest graduation ceremonies at...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Westboro Baptist Church Plans Protests at Three HBCU Graduations

The homophobic and hateful Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) announced plans to protest graduation ceremonies at...Read More

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Black Patients Disproportionately Impacted by Johns Hopkins’ Medical Debt Lawsuits

The Johns Hopkins Hospital has targeted low-income and African American patients in thousands of lawsuits...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Black Patients Disproportionately Impacted by Johns Hopkins’ Medical Debt Lawsuits

The Johns Hopkins Hospital has targeted low-income and African American patients in thousands of lawsuits...Read More

Nicole Rojas

SAT Adds 'Adversity Score' To Rate Student Hardships

The College Board, the company behind the SAT exams, announced that it will assign a...Read More

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SAT Adds 'Adversity Score' To Rate Student Hardships

The College Board, the company behind the SAT exams, announced that it will assign a...Read More

Nicole Rojas

San Francisco Bans Facial Recognition Tech Amid Concerns of Racial Bias

San Francisco could become the first city in the US to ban the use of...Read More

Nicole Rojas

San Francisco Bans Facial Recognition Tech Amid Concerns of Racial Bias

San Francisco could become the first city in the US to ban the use of...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Billionaire Robert Smith Pledges to Pay Off Morehouse Grads’ Student Loan Debt

The nearly 400 members of Morehouse College’s graduating class of 2019 received more than a...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Billionaire Robert Smith Pledges to Pay Off Morehouse Grads’ Student Loan Debt

The nearly 400 members of Morehouse College’s graduating class of 2019 received more than a...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Bernie Sanders’ Education Plan Would End Racial Discrimination and Charter Schools

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) unveiled a plan to shake up the American education system during...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Bernie Sanders’ Education Plan Would End Racial Discrimination and Charter Schools

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) unveiled a plan to shake up the American education system during...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Tennessee District Attorney Refuses to Resign Following Anti-Muslim Comments

A district attorney in Tennessee is ignoring calls to resign after making racist comments on...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Tennessee District Attorney Refuses to Resign Following Anti-Muslim Comments

A district attorney in Tennessee is ignoring calls to resign after making racist comments on...Read More

Nicole Rojas

New Report Finds Black Girls Viewed As Less Innocent than White Peers

A new report from the Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and Inequality delves deep into...Read More

Nicole Rojas

New Report Finds Black Girls Viewed As Less Innocent than White Peers

A new report from the Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and Inequality delves deep into...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Senator Kamala Harris Confronts the Wage Gap in Latest Policy Proposal

Senator Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) announced a proposal that would address the gender wage gap in...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Senator Kamala Harris Confronts the Wage Gap in Latest Policy Proposal

Senator Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) announced a proposal that would address the gender wage gap in...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Tennessee House Speaker Embroiled in Texting Scandal Resigns After No Confidence Vote

Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada announced he will resign from the speakership following a vote...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Tennessee House Speaker Embroiled in Texting Scandal Resigns After No Confidence Vote

Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada announced he will resign from the speakership following a vote...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Four NYC Department of Education Execs to Sue Over ‘White Discrimination’

Four top executives at the New York City Department of Education who have been demoted...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Four NYC Department of Education Execs to Sue Over ‘White Discrimination’

Four top executives at the New York City Department of Education who have been demoted...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Florida Democrats Will Spend $4M To Connect With Voters of Color

The Florida Democratic Party (FDP) announced on May 21 that it plans to spend millions...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Florida Democrats Will Spend $4M To Connect With Voters of Color

The Florida Democratic Party (FDP) announced on May 21 that it plans to spend millions...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Milwaukee County Declares Racism a Public Health Crisis

A Milwaukee County executive signed a resolution on May 20 declaring racism to be a...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Milwaukee County Declares Racism a Public Health Crisis

A Milwaukee County executive signed a resolution on May 20 declaring racism to be a...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Confronting the Crisis of Mental Health in Black Communities

It is common to hear comments such as “That's crazy talk!” or “Girl, you're crazy!”...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Confronting the Crisis of Mental Health in Black Communities

It is common to hear comments such as “That's crazy talk!” or “Girl, you're crazy!”...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Homeless Memphis Valedictorian Gets Full Ride to College and $3M in Scholarships

Tupac Mosley’s hard work in the face of adversity has paid off in a big...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Homeless Memphis Valedictorian Gets Full Ride to College and $3M in Scholarships

Tupac Mosley’s hard work in the face of adversity has paid off in a big...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Trans Advocate Michelle 'Tamika' Washington Fatally Shot in Philadelphia

Michelle “Tamika” Washington, a transgender advocate, was shot and killed on May 19, shocking the...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Trans Advocate Michelle 'Tamika' Washington Fatally Shot in Philadelphia

Michelle “Tamika” Washington, a transgender advocate, was shot and killed on May 19, shocking the...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Racially Profiled Students at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts Receive Apology

A group of students from Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy Charter Public School in the...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Racially Profiled Students at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts Receive Apology

A group of students from Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy Charter Public School in the...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Mississippi Mayor Offers To Pay Criminals to Leave City

Clarksdale, Mississippi Mayor Chuck Espy made an interesting proposal during a press conference on May...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Mississippi Mayor Offers To Pay Criminals to Leave City

Clarksdale, Mississippi Mayor Chuck Espy made an interesting proposal during a press conference on May...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Arizona Faces Calls to Reverse Ban on Criminal Justice Book in Prisons

The Arizona Department of Corrections (ADC) is under fire after prison officials banned prisoners from...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Arizona Faces Calls to Reverse Ban on Criminal Justice Book in Prisons

The Arizona Department of Corrections (ADC) is under fire after prison officials banned prisoners from...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Walmart Cashier Who Walked Miles to Work Given Car After Story Goes Viral

After years of walking or relying on co-workers for rides to and from work, 52-year-old...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Walmart Cashier Who Walked Miles to Work Given Car After Story Goes Viral

After years of walking or relying on co-workers for rides to and from work, 52-year-old...Read More

Nicole Rojas

2 MOVE Members Now Free After More Than 40 Years in Jail

Two members of MOVE, a group of Black Power and environmental campaigners, were released on...Read More

Nicole Rojas

2 MOVE Members Now Free After More Than 40 Years in Jail

Two members of MOVE, a group of Black Power and environmental campaigners, were released on...Read More

Nicole Rojas

CAIR Demands Investigation of Vandalism During Texas Community Ramadan Iftar

The Austin chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) has called on authorities to...Read More

Nicole Rojas

CAIR Demands Investigation of Vandalism During Texas Community Ramadan Iftar

The Austin chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) has called on authorities to...Read More

Nicole Rojas

ACLU Blasts Baltimore Police Union For Racially Profiling Black Children

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Maryland condemned the comments from the Baltimore City...Read More

Nicole Rojas

ACLU Blasts Baltimore Police Union For Racially Profiling Black Children

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Maryland condemned the comments from the Baltimore City...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Snapchat Hires Oona King As Its First Chief of Diversity and Inclusion

Snap Inc., the company behind the famous social media app Snapchat, hired former Google Director...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Snapchat Hires Oona King As Its First Chief of Diversity and Inclusion

Snap Inc., the company behind the famous social media app Snapchat, hired former Google Director...Read More

Nicole Rojas

DC City Council Approves Larger Subsidies for Struggling Hospital

United Medical Center (UMC), the only Washington, DC hospital east of the Anacostia River, faces...Read More

Nicole Rojas

DC City Council Approves Larger Subsidies for Struggling Hospital

United Medical Center (UMC), the only Washington, DC hospital east of the Anacostia River, faces...Read More

Nicole Rojas

California's Humboldt University Names First Black President

Humboldt State University (HSU) announced on May 22 that the California State University (CSU) Board...Read More

Nicole Rojas

California's Humboldt University Names First Black President

Humboldt State University (HSU) announced on May 22 that the California State University (CSU) Board...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Ethics Complaint Filed Against Tennessee DA Over Anti-Muslim Remarks

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) filed a formal complaint against Coffee County District Attorney...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Ethics Complaint Filed Against Tennessee DA Over Anti-Muslim Remarks

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) filed a formal complaint against Coffee County District Attorney...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Mock Slave Auctions 'Profoundly' Traumatize Students, State Investigation Finds

A private school in Bronxville, New York held mock slave auctions in several fifth grade...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Mock Slave Auctions 'Profoundly' Traumatize Students, State Investigation Finds

A private school in Bronxville, New York held mock slave auctions in several fifth grade...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Protests Erupt After NJ Police Officer Found Not Guilty of Beating Black Teen

More than 50 demonstrators took to the streets of Carteret, New Jersey on May 26...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Protests Erupt After NJ Police Officer Found Not Guilty of Beating Black Teen

More than 50 demonstrators took to the streets of Carteret, New Jersey on May 26...Read More

Nicole Rojas

‘Much Ado About Nothing’ Features All-Black Cast For Central Park’s Shakespeare in The Park

Central Park’s annual summer Shakespeare performances will include an all-Black cast and a modern, politically...Read More

Nicole Rojas

‘Much Ado About Nothing’ Features All-Black Cast For Central Park’s Shakespeare in The Park

Central Park’s annual summer Shakespeare performances will include an all-Black cast and a modern, politically...Read More

Nicole Rojas

More Than 200 Books on Race and Criminal Justice Removed From an Illinois Prison

More than 200 books, many of them on race, criminal justice, and history, were removed...Read More

Nicole Rojas

More Than 200 Books on Race and Criminal Justice Removed From an Illinois Prison

More than 200 books, many of them on race, criminal justice, and history, were removed...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Arkansas Woman Recreates Lynching Scene with Confederate Flag on Front Yard

Several people in a neighborhood in Little Rock, Arkansas were troubled after learning that a...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Arkansas Woman Recreates Lynching Scene with Confederate Flag on Front Yard

Several people in a neighborhood in Little Rock, Arkansas were troubled after learning that a...Read More

Nicole Rojas

FBI Investigating Louisiana School That Helped Minority College Admissions

A well-known private school in Louisiana, which earned a reputation for sending underprivileged and minority...Read More

Nicole Rojas

FBI Investigating Louisiana School That Helped Minority College Admissions

A well-known private school in Louisiana, which earned a reputation for sending underprivileged and minority...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Lawyers in Black Army Officer Murder Case Want to Exclude Racist Evidence

Attorneys representing a white supremacist who is accused of killing a Black Army lieutenant at...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Lawyers in Black Army Officer Murder Case Want to Exclude Racist Evidence

Attorneys representing a white supremacist who is accused of killing a Black Army lieutenant at...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Eric Holder Supports Black Mississippians' Lawsuit Over Racist Election Practices

Four Black voters have sued the state of Mississippi for allegedly having an election process...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Eric Holder Supports Black Mississippians' Lawsuit Over Racist Election Practices

Four Black voters have sued the state of Mississippi for allegedly having an election process...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Children at Immigration Detention Center Living in Psychologically Damaging Conditions

Lawyers have filed a lengthy document that records the “prison-like” environment in which migrant children...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Children at Immigration Detention Center Living in Psychologically Damaging Conditions

Lawyers have filed a lengthy document that records the “prison-like” environment in which migrant children...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Julián Castro Will Be the First Democrat of Color to Participate in Fox Town Hall

Julián Castro will become the first 2020 Democrat of color to participate in a Fox...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Appoints New School Board Members

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced the new members of the Chicago Board of Education on...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Appoints New School Board Members

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced the new members of the Chicago Board of Education on...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Sephora Closes US Stores For Inclusion Workshop

Beauty company Sephora will shut the doors to all of its stores, distribution centers, and...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Sephora Closes US Stores For Inclusion Workshop

Beauty company Sephora will shut the doors to all of its stores, distribution centers, and...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Presidential Candidate Julián Castro Unveils “People First Policing Plan”

Democratic presidential contender Julián Castro unveiled a new progressive plan for policing reform on June...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Presidential Candidate Julián Castro Unveils “People First Policing Plan”

Democratic presidential contender Julián Castro unveiled a new progressive plan for policing reform on June...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Oakland School Board Accused of Retaliation Against Teacher Who Reported Violence

A petition is calling on the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) to reinstate a kindergarten...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Oakland School Board Accused of Retaliation Against Teacher Who Reported Violence

A petition is calling on the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) to reinstate a kindergarten...Read More

Nicole Rojas

YouTube Removes White Supremacist, Neo-Nazi, and Other Extremist Content

On June 5, YouTube announced it would begin removing hateful and supremacist content from the...Read More

Nicole Rojas

YouTube Removes White Supremacist, Neo-Nazi, and Other Extremist Content

On June 5, YouTube announced it would begin removing hateful and supremacist content from the...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Newlyweds Idris Elba and Sabrina Dhowre Grace Cover of ‘British Vogue’

Actor Idris Elba and his new wife, Sabrina Dhowre, made history by becoming the first...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Newlyweds Idris Elba and Sabrina Dhowre Grace Cover of ‘British Vogue’

Actor Idris Elba and his new wife, Sabrina Dhowre, made history by becoming the first...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Julian Vasquez Heilig Named Dean of University of Kentucky's College of Education

The University of Kentucky (UK) appointed award-winning teacher and researcher Julian Vasquez Heilig as the...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Julian Vasquez Heilig Named Dean of University of Kentucky's College of Education

The University of Kentucky (UK) appointed award-winning teacher and researcher Julian Vasquez Heilig as the...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Trump Admin Eliminates Educational Programs and Legal Aid for Undocumented Children

The Trump administration is cutting the budget for schooling, recreational programs, and legal aid for...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Trump Admin Eliminates Educational Programs and Legal Aid for Undocumented Children

The Trump administration is cutting the budget for schooling, recreational programs, and legal aid for...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Cook County Judge Terminated After Racist Remarks

A judge in Illinois who was criticized for making racist comments toward defendants lost a...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Cook County Judge Terminated After Racist Remarks

A judge in Illinois who was criticized for making racist comments toward defendants lost a...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Chicago Coffee House Removes Black Patrons

A coffee shop in Chicago has been accused of racism after a group of Black...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Chicago Coffee House Removes Black Patrons

A coffee shop in Chicago has been accused of racism after a group of Black...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Utah Mom Demands Investigation After Officer Draws Weapon on Son

[caption id="attachment_78134" align="aligncenter" width="900"] (Shutterstock.com).[/caption] A Utah mother is calling for an independent investigation after...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Utah Mom Demands Investigation After Officer Draws Weapon on Son

[caption id="attachment_78134" align="aligncenter" width="900"] (Shutterstock.com).[/caption] A Utah mother is calling for an independent investigation after...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Restaurant Owner Faces Charges After Kidnapping Black Boy

A Louisville, Kentucky man is facing criminal charges after he reportedly pointed a gun at...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Restaurant Owner Faces Charges After Kidnapping Black Boy

A Louisville, Kentucky man is facing criminal charges after he reportedly pointed a gun at...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Democrat Andrew Gillum Hints At 2022 Run for Governor

[caption id="attachment_78200" align="aligncenter" width="900"] (Shutterstock.com).[/caption] Democrat Andrew Gillum appears to be gearing up for another...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Democrat Andrew Gillum Hints At 2022 Run for Governor

[caption id="attachment_78200" align="aligncenter" width="900"] (Shutterstock.com).[/caption] Democrat Andrew Gillum appears to be gearing up for another...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Baseball Star David Ortiz Back in Boston After Attack in the Dominican Republic

Former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz was flown to Boston, Massachusetts on June 10,...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Baseball Star David Ortiz Back in Boston After Attack in the Dominican Republic

Former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz was flown to Boston, Massachusetts on June 10,...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Broadway Legend André De Shields Wins His First Tony Award

André De Shields won his first Tony Award on June 9 for his role in...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Broadway Legend André De Shields Wins His First Tony Award

André De Shields won his first Tony Award on June 9 for his role in...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Black Transgender Woman Layleen Polanco Dies in Solitary Confinement at Rikers

A transgender woman’s death at a New York City jail has sparked outrage and a...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Black Transgender Woman Layleen Polanco Dies in Solitary Confinement at Rikers

A transgender woman’s death at a New York City jail has sparked outrage and a...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Central Park Five Prosecutor Resigns from Columbia Law School

Elizabeth Lederer, the lead prosecutor in the Central Park Five case, has resigned from her position as...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Central Park Five Prosecutor Resigns from Columbia Law School

Elizabeth Lederer, the lead prosecutor in the Central Park Five case, has resigned from her position as...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Local Group Asks Johns Hopkins Hospital to End Lawsuits Against Poor

Johns Hopkins Hospital has been accused of targeting low-income and Black patients with financially crushing...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Local Group Asks Johns Hopkins Hospital to End Lawsuits Against Poor

Johns Hopkins Hospital has been accused of targeting low-income and Black patients with financially crushing...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Protests Erupt in Port-au-Prince to Demand Haitian President's Resignation

Thousands of Haitians took to the streets of Port-au-Prince on June 9 to demand the...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Protests Erupt in Port-au-Prince to Demand Haitian President's Resignation

Thousands of Haitians took to the streets of Port-au-Prince on June 9 to demand the...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Rapper Scarface Running for Houston City Council

Once a member of the iconic hip hop group the Geto Boys, Brad Jordan is...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Rapper Scarface Running for Houston City Council

Once a member of the iconic hip hop group the Geto Boys, Brad Jordan is...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Detroit Police Criticized For “Escorting” White Supremacists at Pride Parade

The Detroit Police Department is under fire after videos on social media showed officers escorting...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Detroit Police Criticized For “Escorting” White Supremacists at Pride Parade

The Detroit Police Department is under fire after videos on social media showed officers escorting...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Prominent Civil Rights Attorney Retained by Miles Hall's Family

  The family of Miles Hall, a mentally ill man whom Walnut Creek, California police...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Prominent Civil Rights Attorney Retained by Miles Hall's Family

  The family of Miles Hall, a mentally ill man whom Walnut Creek, California police...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Ecuador Becomes Sixth Latin American Country to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

Ecuador became the sixth Latin American country to legalize same-sex marriage on June 12 after...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Ecuador Becomes Sixth Latin American Country to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

Ecuador became the sixth Latin American country to legalize same-sex marriage on June 12 after...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Majority White Civil Employees Seek Unionization After Black Woman Elected

The majority white staff of the Register of Wills in Philadelphia are hoping to unionize....Read More

Nicole Rojas

Majority White Civil Employees Seek Unionization After Black Woman Elected

The majority white staff of the Register of Wills in Philadelphia are hoping to unionize....Read More

Nicole Rojas

Black Boeing Employee Files Lawsuit for Racist Harassment

Boeing is facing a federal lawsuit from a Black employee who claims he was repeatedly...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Black Boeing Employee Files Lawsuit for Racist Harassment

Boeing is facing a federal lawsuit from a Black employee who claims he was repeatedly...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Baltimore Police Officer Charged After Body Cam Captures Wrongful Arrest

A Baltimore Police officer is facing criminal charges after body cam footage contradicted his report...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Baltimore Police Officer Charged After Body Cam Captures Wrongful Arrest

A Baltimore Police officer is facing criminal charges after body cam footage contradicted his report...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Ebony Magazine Reportedly Fires Online Editorial Staff Without Pay

The online editorial team at Ebony Magazine is reportedly no more. A new report by...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Ebony Magazine Reportedly Fires Online Editorial Staff Without Pay

The online editorial team at Ebony Magazine is reportedly no more. A new report by...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Democrats Introduce Bill to Cancel Student Debt

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Representative James Clyburn (D-S.C.) plan to introduce legislation that would...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Democrats Introduce Bill to Cancel Student Debt

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Representative James Clyburn (D-S.C.) plan to introduce legislation that would...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Mitch McConnell Uses Obama as Example to Dismiss Reparations

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell opposes reparations for African Americans and cited former President Barack...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Mitch McConnell Uses Obama as Example to Dismiss Reparations

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell opposes reparations for African Americans and cited former President Barack...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Toronto Raptors President Faces Criminal Charges After Encounter With Sheriff’s Deputy

Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri may face criminal charges and a lawsuit after being accused...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Toronto Raptors President Faces Criminal Charges After Encounter With Sheriff’s Deputy

Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri may face criminal charges and a lawsuit after being accused...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Janet Mock Becomes First Black Transgender Woman to Secure Landmark Overall Deal With Netflix

Janet Mock has made history by becoming the first Black transgender woman to sign a...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Janet Mock Becomes First Black Transgender Woman to Secure Landmark Overall Deal With Netflix

Janet Mock has made history by becoming the first Black transgender woman to sign a...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Black Woman Named Marijuana Pepsi Obtains her PhD

Marijuana Pepsi Vandyck has never been ashamed of her unique name and now she’s earned...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Black Woman Named Marijuana Pepsi Obtains her PhD

Marijuana Pepsi Vandyck has never been ashamed of her unique name and now she’s earned...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Teen Says NYPD Falsely Arrested Him and Plans to Sue

A 17-year-old teen from the Crown Heights neighborhood of New York City, alleges he was...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Teen Says NYPD Falsely Arrested Him and Plans to Sue

A 17-year-old teen from the Crown Heights neighborhood of New York City, alleges he was...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Elizabeth Acevedo Becomes the First Writer of Color to Win Carnegie Medal

Slam poet Elizabeth Acevedo became the first writer of color to win the Carnegie medal....Read More

Nicole Rojas

Elizabeth Acevedo Becomes the First Writer of Color to Win Carnegie Medal

Slam poet Elizabeth Acevedo became the first writer of color to win the Carnegie medal....Read More

Nicole Rojas

Charlottesville White Supremacist Begs Judge for Mercy in Sentencing

James Alex Fields, the white supremacist who killed an anti-racist protestor during the Unite the...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Charlottesville White Supremacist Begs Judge for Mercy in Sentencing

James Alex Fields, the white supremacist who killed an anti-racist protestor during the Unite the...Read More

Nicole Rojas

ACLU Calls On LA District Attorney to Abolish Death Penalty Sentencing

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has called on Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie...Read More

Nicole Rojas

ACLU Calls On LA District Attorney to Abolish Death Penalty Sentencing

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has called on Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Philadelphia PD Disciplines 72 Officers For Offensive Social Media Posts

The Philadelphia Police Department placed 72 officers on desk duty as investigators look into offensive...Read More

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Philadelphia PD Disciplines 72 Officers For Offensive Social Media Posts

The Philadelphia Police Department placed 72 officers on desk duty as investigators look into offensive...Read More

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Trump Delays ICE Raids and Gives Democrats Ultimatum on Asylum Laws

President Donald Trump temporarily delayed nationwide raids to deport undocumented immigrants in 10 cities, he...Read More

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Trump Delays ICE Raids and Gives Democrats Ultimatum on Asylum Laws

President Donald Trump temporarily delayed nationwide raids to deport undocumented immigrants in 10 cities, he...Read More

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Billy Porter Honored With A Star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame

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Billy Porter Honored With A Star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame

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Prominent Detroit Artist Sheefy McFly Arrested While Painting City Mural

Detroit artist Sheefy McFly was painting a mural on a viaduct near the intersection of...Read More

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Prominent Detroit Artist Sheefy McFly Arrested While Painting City Mural

Detroit artist Sheefy McFly was painting a mural on a viaduct near the intersection of...Read More

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Ethiopian Military Chief Killed After Failed Coup

Ethiopian state media announced on June 25 that Brigadier General Asamnew Tsige has been captured...Read More

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Ethiopian Military Chief Killed After Failed Coup

Ethiopian state media announced on June 25 that Brigadier General Asamnew Tsige has been captured...Read More

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DC Transit Police Investigates Tasering of Unarmed Black Man

Metro Transit Police (MTPD) in Washington, DC launched an investigation after an officer used a...Read More

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DC Transit Police Investigates Tasering of Unarmed Black Man

Metro Transit Police (MTPD) in Washington, DC launched an investigation after an officer used a...Read More

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Tiffany Cabán Declares Victory in Queens DA Race

Tiffany Cabán claimed victory in a contentious Democratic primary for Queens district attorney on June...Read More

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Tiffany Cabán Declares Victory in Queens DA Race

Tiffany Cabán claimed victory in a contentious Democratic primary for Queens district attorney on June...Read More

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Alabama Law Allows Church With Racist Past to Form Police Force

A new Alabama law is allowing a megachurch with a racist history to create its...Read More

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Alabama Law Allows Church With Racist Past to Form Police Force

A new Alabama law is allowing a megachurch with a racist history to create its...Read More

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New Poll Shows Declining Latinx Support for GOP and Trump

A new poll by a major Latinx advocacy group revealed that support for President Donald...Read More

Nicole Rojas

New Poll Shows Declining Latinx Support for GOP and Trump

A new poll by a major Latinx advocacy group revealed that support for President Donald...Read More

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Alabama Woman Charged in Death of Her Unborn Child After Being Shot

A Black woman from Alabama was charged with manslaughter in the death of her unborn...Read More

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Alabama Woman Charged in Death of Her Unborn Child After Being Shot

A Black woman from Alabama was charged with manslaughter in the death of her unborn...Read More

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Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Rescind Wounded Knee Medals of Honor

A group of bipartisan lawmakers have introduced a bill that aims to rescind the Medals...Read More

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Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Rescind Wounded Knee Medals of Honor

A group of bipartisan lawmakers have introduced a bill that aims to rescind the Medals...Read More

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Black Woman Accuses Michigan Restaurant of Racial Profiling

A Black woman in Michigan says she was asked to give up her seat at...Read More

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Black Woman Accuses Michigan Restaurant of Racial Profiling

A Black woman in Michigan says she was asked to give up her seat at...Read More

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Louisiana Man Exonerated After 17 Years Incarcerated

Royal Clark Jr. has spent more than 17 years behind bars for an armed robbery...Read More

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Louisiana Man Exonerated After 17 Years Incarcerated

Royal Clark Jr. has spent more than 17 years behind bars for an armed robbery...Read More

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Activists Demand Harvard Rescind Fellowship for Former Michigan Governor

Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government is facing backlash on social media after announcing...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Activists Demand Harvard Rescind Fellowship for Former Michigan Governor

Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government is facing backlash on social media after announcing...Read More

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ADL Reports Rise in White Supremacist Activity on College Campuses

According to a new report by the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) Center on Extremism, white supremacist...Read More

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ADL Reports Rise in White Supremacist Activity on College Campuses

According to a new report by the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) Center on Extremism, white supremacist...Read More

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Officer May Be Reinstated Despite Sexual Harassment Allegations

A Gettysburg, Pennsylvania police officer who allegedly sexually harassed a female officer may soon return...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Officer May Be Reinstated Despite Sexual Harassment Allegations

A Gettysburg, Pennsylvania police officer who allegedly sexually harassed a female officer may soon return...Read More

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Eric Logan's Family Files Lawsuit Against Officer and City of South Bend

The family of Eric Logan, a Black man who was fatally shot by a white...Read More

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Eric Logan's Family Files Lawsuit Against Officer and City of South Bend

The family of Eric Logan, a Black man who was fatally shot by a white...Read More

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Pharrell Gives Internships to 114 Harlem High School Graduates

Artist Pharrell Williams gave graduates at one Harlem high school the opportunity of a lifetime...Read More

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Pharrell Gives Internships to 114 Harlem High School Graduates

Artist Pharrell Williams gave graduates at one Harlem high school the opportunity of a lifetime...Read More

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Border Patrol Facebook Group Mocks Migrants and Congress Members

More than 9,000 former and current Border Patrol agents were part of a private Facebook...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Border Patrol Facebook Group Mocks Migrants and Congress Members

More than 9,000 former and current Border Patrol agents were part of a private Facebook...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Nike Pulls 'Betsy Ross Flag' Sneakers after Colin Kaepernick's Objection

Nike has pulled a USA-themed sneaker that featured the Betsy Ross American flag after former...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Nike Pulls 'Betsy Ross Flag' Sneakers after Colin Kaepernick's Objection

Nike has pulled a USA-themed sneaker that featured the Betsy Ross American flag after former...Read More

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Rapper Noname Boosts Campaign to Preserve Nina Simone's Childhood Home

[caption id="attachment_79295" align="aligncenter" width="900"] Noname (Fatimah Warner) performing at Phoenix Concert Theatre. (Nyaomi for The...Read More

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Rapper Noname Boosts Campaign to Preserve Nina Simone's Childhood Home

[caption id="attachment_79295" align="aligncenter" width="900"] Noname (Fatimah Warner) performing at Phoenix Concert Theatre. (Nyaomi for The...Read More

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Trump Administration Reverses Course on Citizenship Question in 2020 Census

  In a significant turn, the Trump administration announced on July 3 it was looking...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Trump Administration Reverses Course on Citizenship Question in 2020 Census

  In a significant turn, the Trump administration announced on July 3 it was looking...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Manslaughter Charges Dropped Against Alabama Woman Who Was Shot While Pregnant

[caption id="attachment_79017" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Marshae Doricia Jones (Pleasant Grove Police).[/caption]   Manslaughter charges against an...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Manslaughter Charges Dropped Against Alabama Woman Who Was Shot While Pregnant

[caption id="attachment_79017" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Marshae Doricia Jones (Pleasant Grove Police).[/caption]   Manslaughter charges against an...Read More

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Queens District Attorney Race Heads to Automatic Recount

  Just over a week after Tiffany Cabán declared victory in the race for Queens...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Queens District Attorney Race Heads to Automatic Recount

  Just over a week after Tiffany Cabán declared victory in the race for Queens...Read More

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Rapper Talib Kweli Removed From German Festival Over His Support of Palestinian Rights

American rapper Talib Kweli was disinvited from the Open Source Festival in Düsseldorf, Germany following...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Rapper Talib Kweli Removed From German Festival Over His Support of Palestinian Rights

American rapper Talib Kweli was disinvited from the Open Source Festival in Düsseldorf, Germany following...Read More

Nicole Rojas

White Supremacist Admitted to Mental Hospital After Trying to Burn Down British Synagogue

A far-right extremist who set fire to a British synagogue on a day meant to...Read More

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Senator Bernie Sanders Denounces Closing of Philadelphia Hospital

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) criticized a plan to close a Philadelphia hospital, which dates back...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Senator Bernie Sanders Denounces Closing of Philadelphia Hospital

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) criticized a plan to close a Philadelphia hospital, which dates back...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Maryland Police Officer Suspended After Assaulting Young Man

Authorities in Maryland have launched an investigation after video caught a Montgomery County police officer...Read More

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Maryland Police Officer Suspended After Assaulting Young Man

Authorities in Maryland have launched an investigation after video caught a Montgomery County police officer...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Son Begs Father Not to Call 911 and Racially Profile Black Man

A white man was caught on video calling the police on a Black man who...Read More

Nicole Rojas

"Project Clean Slate" Helping Detroit Residents Expunge Their Criminal Records

Detroit residents are taking advantage of a city-sponsored program that helps them expunge their criminal...Read More

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Activists Demand #JusticeForElijah After White Man Stabs Black Teen For Listening to Rap Music

People are demanding justice for a 17-year-old Black boy who was brutally murdered for listening...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Nicki Minaj Cancels Show in Saudi Arabia After Complaints from Human Rights Groups

Rapper Nicki Minaj pulled out of a music festival in Saudi Arabia following backlash over...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Poll Shows Women of Color Are a Powerful Voting Bloc in the Democratic Party

A recent poll revealed that women of color represent a powerful voting bloc for the...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Kamala Harris Teams Up with AOC to Improve Housing Access to the Formerly Incarcerated

Senator Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) joined forces to introduce legislation that...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Black-Owned Wineries Headline Festival on Martha's Vineyard

Heading towards its second year, Soul of Sonoma on the Vineyard (SoSMV) is hoping to...Read More

Nicole Rojas

ICE Raids on Undocumented Immigrants Scheduled to Begin on Sunday

Nationwide raids to deport thousands of undocumented immigrants are set to begin on July 14,...Read More

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R. Kelly Arrested In Chicago Following Federal Indictments for Child Pornography

R. Kelly, who already faces indictments on state charges for aggravated sexual assault and abuse,...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Nashville Woman Claims Racial Profiling Led to Assault by Police

ABlack woman in Nashville, Tennessee has accused a Metro Nashville Police Department (MNPD) officer of...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Pete Buttigieg Releases Racial Justice Plan Called 'The Douglass Plan'

Mayor Pete Buttigieg, who is running for the Democratic presidential nomination, introduced a new plan...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Former NFL Star Albert Haynesworth Pleads For Kidney Donor

Former NFL player Albert Haynesworth’s desperate plea for a kidney donor has prompted more than...Read More

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Trump Insults And Then Demands an Apology from Four Congresswomen of Color

A day after President Donald Trump told four congresswomen of color to “go back” to...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Lashana Lynch is the New '007' in the Upcoming James Bond Film

James Bond is handing over his iconic code name to a new spy in town....Read More

Nicole Rojas

Presidential Candidate Beto O’Rourke Reveals His Ancestors Were Slaveholders

Beto O’Rourke, who is running for the Democratic presidential nomination, revealed that his ancestors, as...Read More

Nicole Rojas

White Security Guard Is Charged for Pulling Gun on Black Sheriff's Deputy

A white security guard faces a charge of aggravated menacing after he pulled a gun...Read More

Nicole Rojas

No Federal Charges Against Officer in Eric Garner Case

The Justice Department announced it will not file criminal Civil Rights charges against New York...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Michelle Obama Seeks to Increase Youth Voter Turnout with 'When We All Vote'

Former First Lady Michelle Obama launched a new initiative encouraging teachers to help their students...Read More

Nicole Rojas

 Cuban Singer Becomes Pioneer of #MeToo Movement on the Island

A Cuban artist, known as the “Goddess of Cuba,” has become a lightning rod for...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Angela Davis Will Be Inducted Into The National Women’s Hall of Fame

Civil rights activist and academic Angela Davis will be inducted into the National Women’s Hall...Read More

Nicole Rojas

'Semicolon' Opens in Chicago as City's Only Black Woman-Owned Bookstore

Chicago is now home to a Black woman-owned bookstore. The city’s newest bookstore, located in...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Chicago-Based Black Radical Organization's Building Bulldozed by the City

The city of Chicago demolished the headquarters of the grassroots radical Black organization called Assata’s...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Congo's Ebola Outbreak Declared Global Health Emergency

The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the Ebola virus epidemic in the Democratic Republic of...Read More

Nicole Rojas

White House Correspondent April Ryan To Moderate NAACP Presidential Forum

Urban Radio Networks White House correspondent April Ryan will moderate the NAACP’s Presidential Candidates Forum...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Lawmaker Argues that Owning Slaves Does Not Make You Racist

A New Hampshire Republican claimed in a Facebook comment that owning slaves does not make...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Uber Says Executive Pay Will Be Linked to 2022 Diversity Goals

Uber recently announced that executive compensation will be linked to meeting diversity goals. The ride-hailing...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Denali Berries Stuckey Is 12th Black Transgender Woman Killed in 2019

Denali Berries Stuckey was found shot to death in Charleston, South Carolina on July 20....Read More

Nicole Rojas

Ayanna Pressley Introduces New Bill to Resolve Private Student Loan Debt

Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) introduced legislation aimed at helping private student loan borrowers improve their...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Pete Buttigieg Labels White Supremacy a National Threat

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg says white supremacy could be the issue that “ends this...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Four Chicago Police Officers Fired In Cover-Up of Laquan McDonald's Murder

Four Chicago police officers were fired for attempting to cover up the murder of 17-year-old...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Illinois GOP Issues Half-Apology After Sharing Racist Meme

An Illinois Republican group issued a half apology after posting a movie-style poster on its...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Tennessee State University Opens HBCU Coding Hub

Tennessee State University (TSU) launched a computer programming and app development hub for historically Black...Read More

Nicole Rojas

HBCU Texas Southern University To Host Third Presidential Debates in September

The third Democratic primary debate will be hosted at Texas Southern University (TSU), a historically...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Trump Proposal Would Cut 3 Million People from Food Stamp Eligibility

The Trump administration has proposed a new rule that would limit access to food stamps,...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Harriet Tubman Biopic Releases Trailer Before November Premiere

The first official trailer of the Harriet Tubman biopic was recently released with actress Cynthia...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Wyoming Joins the Campaign to Fight Violence Against Indigenous Women

Seven states have committed to improving the way they identify and locate Native Americans who...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Congressional Black Caucus Launches 2020 Census Task Force

The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) has launched a task force focused on the upcoming 2020...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Video Released of Kidnapped Aid Workers in Nigeria

The Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed responsibility for the kidnapping of six...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Smithsonian's Museum of African American History and Culture Acquires Jet and Ebony Archive

The archive of Ebony and Jet magazines, containing more than 4 million photographs, will be...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Racist Black Rag Dolls Meant For Abuse Pulled From NJ Shelves

A dollar store in New Jersey is under fire after selling Black rag dolls that...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Lena Waithe Signs New Overall Deal With Amazon Studios

Lena Waithe signed a new overall deal with Amazon Studios, announcing the partnership during the...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Study Shows Black and Latinx Teens More Likely to Experience Reproductive Coercion

An estimated one-in-eight sexually active high school girls have experienced reproductive coercion, a new study...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Trump Accuses Reverend Al Sharpton of Hating White People and Police

President Donald Trump is continuing his racist tirades directed at key members of the Black...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Presidential Candidate Michael Bennet Proposes Tax Plan to Support Communities of Color

Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bennet claimed his tax proposals are “the most significant anti-poverty measures”...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Report Finds LGBTQ Rights Cases Are Stalling Under Education Secretary DeVos

LGBTQ students who experience discrimination because of their sexual orientation or gender identity are less...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Boston PD’s Gang Database Racially Profiles Young Black and Latino Men

The Boston Police Department is keeping a secretive gang database that tracks nearly 5,000 people,...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Brazil Prison Riot Leaves at Least 57 Dead

A prison riot between rival gangs at a detention facility in Altamira, Brazil left at...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Trump's SNAP Proposal Endangers Free Lunches for Thousands of Children

The Trump administration failed to reveal that more than 500,000 children would lose access to...Read More

Nicole Rojas

White Oklahoma Woman Evades and Attacks Officer Before Arrest

A white Oklahoma woman was charged after resisting arrest after she was pulled over for...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Two Chicago Anti-Gun Advocates Murdered in Drive-By Shooting

Two mothers who worked to end gun violence in their Chicago neighborhood were killed in...Read More

Nicole Rojas

HUD Secretary Ben Carson Defends Trump's Racist Comments

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson defended President Donald Trump’s racist remarks against the...Read More

Nicole Rojas

New Study Claims Racism Can Extend to Robots

A new study, called “Robots And Racism,” was recently conducted by a laboratory in New Zealand....Read More

Nicole Rojas

Black Woman Becomes First Female Fire Chief in Prince George's County

Tiffany D. Green will become the first Black woman to lead the Prince George’s County...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Judge Orders Enterprise Holdings to Pay Millions in Discrimination Lawsuit

A federal judge with the Department of Labor has ordered the Baltimore-area subsidiary of Enterprise...Read More

Nicole Rojas

NYPD Sergeant Files Lawsuit for Racial Discrimination

A New York City Police Department (NYPD) sergeant claims in a new lawsuit against the...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Protesters Demand Answers Following Man's Subway Death after Police Involvement

Protesters in Philadelphia demand answers after a 25-year-old Black man was electrocuted by subway tracks...Read More

Nicole Rojas

St. Louis Man Sent Bogus Rejections to Job Applicants With 'Ghetto Names'

In the summer of 2018, a Missouri business faced accusations that it sent rejection letters...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Nobel Laureate and “Beloved” Author Toni Morrison Dies at 88 

Nobel prize-winning author Toni Morrison has died in New York on August 5. Morrison, a...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Black Soldier Praised For Saving Children During El Paso Mass Shooting

A US soldier is being hailed as a hero after he saved multiple children during...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Galveston Police Apologize After Photo Shows Black Man Tied to Horse

The Galveston Police Department was forced to apologize after a photo went viral of two...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Essence Features Serena Williams In Its Global Fashion Issue

Essence magazine will feature tennis pro and fashion designer Serena Williams on September’s Global Fashion...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Cyntoia Brown, Released from Prison, Plans to Use Her Experience to Help Women

Cyntoia Brown was released from the Tennessee Prison for Women on August 7 after serving...Read More

Nicole Rojas

AOC Calls Out Teen McConnell Supporters Seen Choking and Groping her Cutout

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez criticized Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell after a photo emerged of a...Read More

Nicole Rojas

ICE Arrests 680 Undocumented Immigrants in Mississippi

Nearly 700 undocumented immigrants were detained in a series of raids at agricultural processing plants...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Tiffany Haddish and Octavia Spencer Star in 'Madam CJ Walker' Netflix Series

Tiffany Haddish joins Oscar-winning actor Octavia Spencer in the four-part limited series “Madam CJ Walker”...Read More

Nicole Rojas

House Explosion in Ohio Being Investigated As A Hate Crime

Authorities in Ohio are investigating a house explosion as a hate crime after racial slurs...Read More

Nicole Rojas

NBA Player Racially Profiled at Australian Casino

Australian NBA player Ben Simmons has accused a Melbourne casino of racially profiling him and...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Angela Bassett and Others Support Actor Afton Williamson's Claims of Sexual Assault

In a recent Instagram post, actor Afton Williamson announced she would not be returning to...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Judge Awards $700,000 in Damages to Target of Neo-Nazi Harassment

Nfederal judge ruled on August 9 that a white supremacist must pay more than $700,000...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Over 100 People Arrested in NYC After Weekend Protests Against ICE

Nearly 100 people were arrested in New York following a protest that demanded an end...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Second Black Transgender Woman Murdered in South Carolina in Two Weeks

The transgender community is mourning the loss of another member after a Black trans woman...Read More

Nicole Rojas

American Athlete Gwen Berry Raises Fist in Protest at Pan-American Games 

American athletes Gwen Berry and Race Imboden face possible consequences after making silent political protests...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Scottish University Will Pay $24 Million in Reparations

The University of Glasgow has made a historic step to atone for benefiting from the...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Julián Castro Unveils Plan to Combat White Supremacy

Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro has unveiled a new plan called the “People First Plan...Read More

Nicole Rojas

NFL and Jay-Z Partner on Music and Social Justice Campaign

The National Football League (NFL) and rapper and business mogul Jay-Z are joining forces in...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Stacey Abrams Open to Being Vice President for "Any" Democratic Nominee

Democratic politician Stacey Abrams is not running for president, but is not opposed to being...Read More

Nicole Rojas

NYC Awards $10M to Wrongly Convicted Black Man

After spending nearly 30 years in prison for a rape and robbery he did not...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Bill Cosby Seeks to Reverse Sex Assault Conviction

Disgraced comedian Bill Cosby is attempting to have his sexual assault conviction overturned in Pennsylvania....Read More

Nicole Rojas

Police Killings Are 6th Leading Cause of Death Among Young Black Men

Police brutality is the sixth-highest cause of death among young men in America, particularly young...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Texas Governor Forms Domestic Terrorism Task Force

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has announced plans to form a domestic terrorism task force after...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Mj Rodriguez First Trans Woman to Win Best Actress Imagen Award

Actor Mj Rodriguez celebrated a historic win on August 11 when she became the first...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Police Question Black Man After He Looks "Suspiciously" at White Woman

A police department in Michigan came under fire after video shared on social media showed...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Petition to Rename Trump Tower's Address to "Obama Avenue" Gains Momentum

A new viral petition aims to protest President Donald Trump in a unique way: by...Read More

Nicole Rojas

White Supremacist Rally in Portland Leads to Multiple Arrests

More than a dozen protestors were arrested by the Portland Police Bureau this past weekend...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Alabama Teen Sends Threatening Message to Black Classmate

A15-year-old Alabama teen is facing a misdemeanor charge after he allegedly sent a classmate an...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Elizabeth Warren Offers Apology to Native Americans at Iowa Forum

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) publicly apologized to Native Americans on August 19 regarding her claims...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Bernie Sanders Unveils Plan to Overhaul the Nation's Criminal Justice System

Bernie Sanders released a wide-ranging proposal to reform the country’s criminal justice system and purge...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Colin Kaepernick Urges Supporters to "Continue to Fight" After Jay-Z and NFL Deal

Former quarterback Colin Kaepernick appeared to take a swipe at Jay-Z after the rapper claimed...Read More

Nicole Rojas

White Nationalist in Ohio Arrested After Threatening to Shoot Jewish Community Center

A 20-year-old self-identified white nationalist was arrested after he allegedly made threats against a Jewish...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Chicago Housing Authority CEO Abruptly Resigns

Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) CEO Eugene E. Jones Jr. abruptly resigned after nearly five years...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Athletes Receive 12 Months Probation After Protest at Pan American Games

Two American athletes who protested the national anthem during the Pan American Games in Lima,...Read More

Nicole Rojas

National Association of Hispanic Journalists Cuts Ties With Fox News

The National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ), the largest organization of Hispanic journalists in the...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Black Man Sues Portland Club Over Claims of Racial Profiling

A Black man in Oregon filed a $500,000 lawsuit against the owner of a Pearl...Read More

Nicole Rojas

California Teen Sues After Video Shows Officer Punching Him

A California teenager is suing the Fresno Police Department after he was brutally and repeatedly...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Office of African American Employee Vandalized at Department of Education

The office of an African American employee at the Department of Education was vandalized in...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Cherokee Nation Plans to Appoint Representative to US Congress

The Cherokee Nation announced on August 22 it will appoint a delegate to the US...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Bronx Drivers Suing NYPD for Bogus DWI Arrests

A New York Police Department (NYPD) detective is facing allegations that he wrongfully accused individuals...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Adut Akech Criticizes 'Who' for Confusing Her With Another Black Model

Supermodel Adut Akech blasted an Australian magazine after it published a feature on her with...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Viola Davis Plays Michelle Obama in Showtime's 'First Ladies' Anthology

Award-winning actor Viola Davis will portray former First Lady Michelle Obama in an anthology for...Read More

Nicole Rojas

College Board to Drop SAT Adversity Score Following Criticism

The College Board will no longer assign an “adversity score” to students who take the...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Death Row Inmates Appeal to NC Supreme Court Over Racial Bias

North Carolina’s Supreme Court recently listened to arguments about the role that racial bias played...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Report Shows Latinx People Vastly Underrepresented in Hollywood

Latinx people in Hollywood are vastly underrepresented in front of and behind the camera, according...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Birmingham Mayor Pledges Free College Tuition at Alabama Schools

Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin made a surprise announcement on Twitter: beginning in 2020, all graduates...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Study Shows Black Students Less Likely to be Identified as Having Disabilities

A new study to be published in the upcoming issue of Exceptional Children found that...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Trump Transfers FEMA Disaster Funds to Immigration Enforcement

The Trump administration will shift $155 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) disaster...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Some Children Born to US Troops Abroad No Longer Get Automatic Citizenship

Some children of US service members and government employees born abroad will no longer receive...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Chicago's New Gun Program Means Tougher Sentences for Armed Offenders

The Chicago Police Department recently launched a new program to track gun offenses in Cook...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Hurricane Dorian Devastates The Bahamas

Hurricane Dorian unleashed “extreme destruction” as it pummeled the Grand Bahama and Abaco Islands during...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Over 100,00 New Yorkers Will Have their Marijuana Convictions Sealed

New York is starting the process of expunging the marijuana convictions of thousands of New...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Surveillance Video Shows Woman Giving Birth in a Jail Cell With No Assistance

A new federal lawsuit claims a Denver woman was forced to give birth alone in...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Mississippi Wedding Venue Refuses Interracial Couple Based on 'Christian Belief'

A Mississippi venue apologized after one of the owners claimed she did not host gay...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Knoxville Police Officer: I Was Shocked With a Taser and Choked Before I Shot a Man

A Knoxville Police Department officer who fatally shot a Cambodian man claimed that he was...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Vandals Deface Queens Beach Club with Racist and Anti-Semitic Graffiti

A private beach club in the Breezy Point neighborhood of Queens, New York was forced...Read More

Nicole Rojas

How to Assist the Bahamas Recover from Hurricane Dorian

Hurricane Dorian left a trail of death and destruction in the Bahamas after making landfall...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Tracee Ellis Ross's New Hair Care Line Celebrates Natural Hair

“Black-ish” actor Tracee Ellis Ross is making moves in the hair care business. Ross, a...Read More

Nicole Rojas

ACLU Distributes Mailer in South Carolina Questioning Biden's Positions on Civil Rights

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) sent out a flier in South Carolina questioning former...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Ben and Jerry’s Introduces Flavor to Raise Money for Criminal Justice Reform

Ben & Jerry’s partnered up with the nonprofit Advancement Project National Office to announce the...Read More

Nicole Rojas

Maryland Police Officer Charged with Sexual Assault

A veteran Prince George’s County police officer was indicted for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman...Read More

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Papa John’s Founder Gives $1M to Historically Black College

Ousted Papa John’s founder John Schnatter is donating $1 million to Simmons College of Kentucky,...Read More

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Michelle Obama Backs Vote-By-Mail, Democratic Legislation to Expand Options

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Michelle Obama Backs Vote-By-Mail, Democratic Legislation to Expand Options

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Michelle Obama Backs Vote-By-Mail, Democratic Legislation to Expand Options

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Darius Swann, Whose Landmark Case Upheld Busing, Dies at 95

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Darius Swann, Whose Landmark Case Upheld Busing, Dies at 95

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Darius Swann, Whose Landmark Case Upheld Busing, Dies at 95

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Who is Rhonda Taylor? Activist Hopes to Unseat Georgia Democrat Who Endorsed Trump's Reelection

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Who is Rhonda Taylor? Activist Hopes to Unseat Georgia Democrat Who Endorsed Trump's Reelection

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Who is Rhonda Taylor? Activist Hopes to Unseat Georgia Democrat Who Endorsed Trump's Reelection

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Why Are Juveniles Being Denied Release By L.A. County Judges?

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Why Are Juveniles Being Denied Release By L.A. County Judges?

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Why Are Juveniles Being Denied Release By L.A. County Judges?

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Trump’s Immigration Suspension Isn’t to Help American Workers, But a ‘Play For His Political Survival’

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Trump’s Immigration Suspension Isn’t to Help American Workers, But a ‘Play For His Political Survival’

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COVID-19 Heroes: Catering Company Whips Up Delicious Meals to Feed NYC Healthcare Workers on the Frontlines

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COVID-19 Heroes: Catering Company Whips Up Delicious Meals to Feed NYC Healthcare Workers on the Frontlines

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COVID-19 Heroes: Catering Company Whips Up Delicious Meals to Feed NYC Healthcare Workers on the Frontlines

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I Didn’t Consent and That’s Not Okay: Learning to Be Open About My Sexual Assault

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I Didn’t Consent and That’s Not Okay: Learning to Be Open About My Sexual Assault

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I Didn’t Consent and That’s Not Okay: Learning to Be Open About My Sexual Assault

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Muslim Organization Demands Jeff Goldblum Apologize For His Anti-Muslim Comments on RuPaul's Drag Race

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Muslim Organization Demands Jeff Goldblum Apologize For His Anti-Muslim Comments on RuPaul's Drag Race

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Muslim Organization Demands Jeff Goldblum Apologize For His Anti-Muslim Comments on RuPaul's Drag Race

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COVID-19 Heroes: Coalition of Immigration Services Steps Up to Distribute Crucial Funds to Undocumented Workers in Massachusetts

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COVID-19 Heroes: Coalition of Immigration Services Steps Up to Distribute Crucial Funds to Undocumented Workers in Massachusetts

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COVID-19 Heroes: Coalition of Immigration Services Steps Up to Distribute Crucial Funds to Undocumented Workers in Massachusetts

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ADL Michigan Says Extremists Exploiting Stay-at-Home Protests to Spread Fear and Hate

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ADL Michigan Says Extremists Exploiting Stay-at-Home Protests to Spread Fear and Hate

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ADL Michigan Says Extremists Exploiting Stay-at-Home Protests to Spread Fear and Hate

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Ahmaud Arbery Was Hunted Down and Killed in February, His Killers Have Yet to Be Arrested

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Ahmaud Arbery Was Hunted Down and Killed in February, His Killers Have Yet to Be Arrested

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Ahmaud Arbery Was Hunted Down and Killed in February, His Killers Have Yet to Be Arrested

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74 Days After Ahmaud Arbery Was Gunned Down While Jogging, His Killers Were Arrested

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74 Days After Ahmaud Arbery Was Gunned Down While Jogging, His Killers Were Arrested

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What Constitutes a Hate Crime? Justice Department Considers Hate Crime Charges in Ahmaud Arbery Case

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What Constitutes a Hate Crime? Justice Department Considers Hate Crime Charges in Ahmaud Arbery Case

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What Constitutes a Hate Crime? Justice Department Considers Hate Crime Charges in Ahmaud Arbery Case

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Kamala Harris Calls for Federal Investigation into the Death of Breonna Taylor, EMT Shot 8 Times by Police

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Kamala Harris Calls for Federal Investigation into the Death of Breonna Taylor, EMT Shot 8 Times by Police

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Kamala Harris Calls for Federal Investigation into the Death of Breonna Taylor, EMT Shot 8 Times by Police

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35 Years After Philadelphia Police Dropped a Bomb on the MOVE Headquarters, Killing 11, City Councilmembers Issue an Apology

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35 Years After Philadelphia Police Dropped a Bomb on the MOVE Headquarters, Killing 11, City Councilmembers Issue an Apology

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35 Years After Philadelphia Police Dropped a Bomb on the MOVE Headquarters, Killing 11, City Councilmembers Issue an Apology

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Fact vs. Fiction: Dissecting the Lies Surrounding the Ahmaud Arbery Murder Case

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Fact vs. Fiction: Dissecting the Lies Surrounding the Ahmaud Arbery Murder Case

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Fact vs. Fiction: Dissecting the Lies Surrounding the Ahmaud Arbery Murder Case

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California Aims to Provide Coronavirus Relief to Undocumented Immigrants Left Out of Federal Aid

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California Aims to Provide Coronavirus Relief to Undocumented Immigrants Left Out of Federal Aid

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California Aims to Provide Coronavirus Relief to Undocumented Immigrants Left Out of Federal Aid

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Photo Essay: Demonstrators Promise 'No Justice, No Peace' As They Protest George Floyd's Death While in Police Custody

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Photo Essay: Demonstrators Promise 'No Justice, No Peace' As They Protest George Floyd's Death While in Police Custody

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Photo Essay: Demonstrators Promise 'No Justice, No Peace' As They Protest George Floyd's Death While in Police Custody

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Minneapolis Police Officer Who Killed George Floyd Arrested and Charged With Third-Degree Murder, Manslaughter

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Minneapolis Police Officer Who Killed George Floyd Arrested and Charged With Third-Degree Murder, Manslaughter

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Minneapolis Police Officer Who Killed George Floyd Arrested and Charged With Third-Degree Murder, Manslaughter

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Why Was Derek Chauvin Charged With Third-Degree Murder in George Floyd’s Death?

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Why Was Derek Chauvin Charged With Third-Degree Murder in George Floyd’s Death?

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Why Was Derek Chauvin Charged With Third-Degree Murder in George Floyd’s Death?

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Ten Captivating Photos From The Nationwide Black Lives Matter Protests

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Ten Captivating Photos From The Nationwide Black Lives Matter Protests

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Ten Captivating Photos From The Nationwide Black Lives Matter Protests

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Protests Against Police Brutality Push Lawmakers to Hold Law Enforcement Accountable

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Protests Against Police Brutality Push Lawmakers to Hold Law Enforcement Accountable

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State Lawmakers and Activists Vow To Hold Law Enforcement Accountable For Police Brutality, Racial Profiling

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State Lawmakers and Activists Vow To Hold Law Enforcement Accountable For Police Brutality, Racial Profiling

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State Lawmakers and Activists Vow To Hold Law Enforcement Accountable For Police Brutality, Racial Profiling

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