Advocacy Groups Push FBI, DHS to Release Full Info on Its Surveillance of Black Activists
“Black communities know all too well how poisonous this kind of surveillance and intimidation is for social justice movements.”
Immigrant Rights Group Sues ICE for Illegally Jailing 18-Year-Olds
National Immigrant Justice Center says immigration authorities regularly fail to comply with federal measures that are meant to protect children.
Lawsuit Alleges Trump's Termination of Deportation Protections Motivated by Race
Haitian and Salvadoran immigrants sue to keep Temporary Protected Status, say president’s immigration agenda is racially discriminatory.
Civil Rights Group Sues Trump Administration for Prolonged Detention of Immigrant Children
New York Civil Liberties Union says a policy shift has resulted in the restrictive imprisonment of dozens of young immigrants.
Judge Throws Out Case Against Black Lives Matter, Says a Movement Can't Be Sued
A police officer alleged that the BLM is responsible for the rock someone threw at him.
Black Restaurant Workers Sue Trump Organization for Racial Discrimination
One employee at BLT Prime in Trump International Hotel says a White coworker told him, “This is White America time, you need to get used to it.”
Dakota Access Pipeline Owner Sues Greenpeace, Alleges It Engaged in Organized Crime During #NoDAPL Campaign
Linda Black Elk: “The racist overtones of this lawsuit are nauseating and have potentially catastrophic impacts to the future of Native American tribal sovereignty.”
Judge Denies Motion to Dismiss Case Against Trump For Inciting Violence at Rally
The lawsuit will continue in federal court.
ACLU Sues City of Milwaukee for Racist Stop and Frisk Policy
“Data reflect that…Black drivers citywide were seven times more likely—and that Hispanic drivers were five times more likely—to be targeted for a traffic stop than white drivers.”
Insider Says Prince's Music Will Return to Streaming Services in Time for Grammys
The Purple One’s music currently only streams on Tidal.
Family of Man Killed by D.C. Police Files $50 Million Lawsuit
The civil suit alleges that Officer Brian Trainer unlawfully killed Terrence Sterling.
Black Couple Sues Barneys For Racial Discrimination
“One would think that Barneys would have instituted change after being fined over $500,000 by the New York State Attorney General for this very type of discriminatory behavior.”
North Carolina NAACP Files Federal Suit to Stop State Voter Suppression
An emergency hearing will take place in federal court tomorrow.
Judge Approves Byron Allen's $10 Billion Discrimination Lawsuit
Allen on his lawsuit against telecom giant Charter Communications: “This lawsuit was filed to provide distribution and real economic inclusion for 100 percent African American-owned media.”
Activists Sue FBI, DHS for Movement for Black Lives Surveillance Info
Color Of Change’s Brandi Collins “It is clear the Department of Homeland Security and FBI are continuing their disturbing legacy of employing secretive surveillance tactics with murky legal parameters to chill The Movement for Black Lives.”
Family of Jesse Romero to Sue City of Los Angeles for Killing Teen
Jesse Romero, 14, was fatally shot by an LAPD officer in August.
Witness to Laquan McDonald's Death Says Police Pressured Her to Change Story
Alma Benitez’s filed a federal lawsuit alleging intentional coverup and intimidation by officers who asked her about the police-involved shooting.
U.S. District Court to Hear Youth in Landmark Federal Climate Lawsuit Tomorrow
The case could also benefit future generations who will face the destructions caused by climate change.
Airbnb Boots Epithet-Spewing Host From Platform
“Racism and discrimination have no place on Airbnb,” CEO Brian Chesky tweeted yesterday.
Latino Immigrant Families File Discrimination Suit Against Mobile Home Company
Four families living in Fairfax County, Virginia’s Waples Mobile Home Park say that the park and its managment company mistreated them after discovering some family members’ undocumented status.