Black Leaders Fight to Remove Arizona's Confederate Monuments
Part of the state was a Confederate territory with legalized slavery. Black community activists want to remove monuments commemorating that history.
REPORT: Utility Shut-Offs Disproportionately Impact Black Americans and the Poor
“The cost of extreme poverty should not be a death sentence.”
WATCH: Senator Cory Booker to Testify Against Jeff Sessions
It’s the first time a U.S. senator has gone on the record against a colleague during a confirmation hearing.
UPDATE: NAACP Members Arrested for Occupying Senator Jeff Sessions' Office
The Alabama senator is Trump’s nominee for attorney general. He was previously denied a federal judgeship due to his racist speech.
Beyoncé, 'The Birth of a Nation, 'Moonlight' Lead NAACP Image Award Noms
“Luke Cage,” “Insecure” and “Queen Sugar” also earned multiple nominations.
PBS to Air Doc on Black Editor Who Fought Original 'The Birth of a Nation'
William Monroe Trotter’s battle against D.W. Griffith’s notorious film forms the basis of “Birth of a Movement,” which features contributions from Spike Lee and Henry Louis Gates Jr.
North Carolina NAACP Files Federal Suit to Stop State Voter Suppression
An emergency hearing will take place in federal court tomorrow.
No Charges for Cop Who Killed Korryn Gaines
The NAACP Legal Defense Fund has requested an independent review of the Baltimore County Police Department.
People of Color and Allies React to White Lives Matter Protest
“Did Houston police show up in militarized riot gear, [with] snipers and dogs at the #WhiteLivesMatter protest?”
STUDY: Police Body Cameras in Danger of Being Used as 'Instruments of Injustice'
The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights examined body-worn camera policies in 50 municipalities. It was not impressed.
Court: North Carolina Voter ID Laws Targeted Blacks With 'Almost Surgical Precision'
The appeals court decision repeals provisions put in place under the guise of reducing voter fraud.
Minnesota Governor Calls Killing of Philando Castile 'Racism'
Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton actually used the word ‘racism’ while talking to press about the police killing of the 32-year-old Black motorist.
Judge Upholds North Carolina Voter ID Laws
Critics say the provisions will keep people of color away from the polls.
Today: White House Will Bring Together Civil Rights Activists Past and Present
President Obama is set to meet with leaders from Black Lives Matter and the Civil Rights movement.
New Lawsuit Pushes Minnesota Officials to Release Video of Jamar Clark Shooting
Minneapolis police killed Clark in November, prompting hundreds to protest and occupy the local police precinct as they demanded #JusticeForJamar.
The Image Awards Were the Perfect Antidote to #OscarsSoWhite
From Michael B. Jordan to “The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution,” the awards show was peak Black excellence.
Gabrielle Union Asks #WhoIsStaceyDash, Internet Goes In
The hashtag arose after Union expertly addressed Dash’s criticism of Black History Month and BET.
Trial Begins for North Carolina's Allegedly Discriminatory Voter ID Law
The plaintiffs argue that it was intentionally created to cheat people of color out of their right to vote.
Chadwick Boseman to Portray Thurgood Marshall in New Biopic
“Marshall” focuses on one of the historic U.S. Supreme Court Justice’s earliest cases.
Minneapolis Protestors Occupy Police Precinct, Shut Down Highway After Police Kill Jamar Clark
Hundreds of protestors are demanding #Justice4Jamar, the unarmed black man a Minneapolis police officer fatally shot on Sunday.