Fifty years ago this summer, President Richard Nixon declared a war on drugs. Decades later harsh penalties continue to feed a prison industrial complex that has millions of mostly Black and brown people locked up.
Family attorney Ben Crump told The Associated Press that family members were feeling “anxious and tense.”…
The military's judicial system has no explicit category for hate crimes, making it difficult to quantify crimes motivated by prejudice, and the Defense Department also has no way to track the number of troops ousted for extremist views, despite its…
Hundreds of mourners wearing COVID-19 masks packed into Shiloh Temple International Ministries to remember Wright, a 20-year-old father of one who was shot by a police officer on April 11 in the small city of Brooklyn Center.
The Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation is formally expanding a $3 million financial relief fund that it quietly launched earlier this month, to help people struggling to make ends meet during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
A new count by the Southern Poverty Law Center finds at least 160 Confederate symbols were taken down or moved from public spaces in 2020.
Compared to his immediate predecessors, three of whom attended Wednesday's inauguration, Biden is the first president to directly address the ills of white supremacy in an inaugural speech.
Democrats in the House and Senate will introduce a joint resolution Wednesday aimed at amending the 13th Amendment.
George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Rayshard Brooks: Their names re-energized the Black Lives Matter movement and put race at the center of this year’s general election. On Election Day, their loved ones will await signs that their public grief…
Vice Presidential nominee Kamala Harris held multiple events in Phoenix, Arizona starting with a meeting with Black leaders in the state, followed up by a drive-in rally.
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