Civil Rights & Social Justice

Rodreisha L. Russaw first heard about Jim Kennedy Jr.'s missing organs from a her colleague of hers at the coalition, Alabamians for Fair Justice last year. Kennedy had been killed while doing time in an Alabama prison. Officials notified the family of his death some four days after his death. That was bad. But not as bad as a call one of Kennedy's family members received from the funeral home. They wanted to know if the family was aware that all of their loved one's organs were missing.  The post Is Alabama Killing Prisoners to Steal Their Organs? appeared first on NewsOne.

Why is it that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis always seems so dedicated to further protecting the most protected classes in America? The post Gov. Ron DeSantis Signs Bill Protecting Florida Police Officers From Civilian Oversight Committees appeared first on NewsOne.

Students at Kent State University protested Kyle Rittenhouse's appearance at his latest college speaking event booked by Turning Point USA. The post Video Shows Protesters Call Kyle Rittenhouse ‘Murderer’ At Latest College Event Booked By Turning Point USA appeared first on NewsOne.

Civil Rights & Social Justice

The Black Southern Women’s Collaborative (BSWC) is a network and advocacy organization committed to empowering Black women serving as executive directors in the Southern United States. The post How The Black Southern Women’s Collaborative Is Giving ‘A Voice To The ‘Purposely Ignored’ appeared first on NewsOne.

Opal Lee, 97, is getting a new home on the same plot of land in Texas her family had been driven from by a white mob 85 years ago. The post Opal Lee, 97, To Finally Get New Home On Land That White Mob Drove Her Family From 85 Years Ago appeared first on NewsOne.

This year, attendees will meet in person and virtually to hear insightful discussions about the unique challenges confronting Black women and girls. The post Her Dream Deferred: African American Policy Forum To Shed Light On Issues Impacting Black Women appeared first on NewsOne.

Civil Rights & Social Justice

Attorneys for Ricky Cobb's family say a Minnesota police union is interfering in the prosecution of the trooper who killed the Black driver. The post Minnesota Police Union Interfering With Ricky Cobb Murder Case Against Killer Cop, Attorneys Say appeared first on NewsOne.

Civil Rights & Social Justice

A wrongful death lawsuit is expected for Darryl Tyree Williams, an unarmed, handcuffed and Black, who died after being repeatedly tased by North Carolina cops. The post RIP Darryl Tyree Williams: Wrongful Death Lawsuit Seeks Justice For Black Man Tased To Death appeared first on NewsOne.

Jeronimo Yanez, the ex-Minnesota cop who killed Philando Castile, was denied a teacher's license by an appeals court. The post Ex-Cop Who Killed Philando Castile Is Stopped From Being A Licensed Teacher For Good appeared first on NewsOne.

The contributions of Black cowboys and their cultural significance to America have been often overlooked.

Virginia Lt. Gov. Winsome Earle-Sears misgendered State Sen. Danica Roem by calling the trans woman "sir" on the Senate floor in a viral video. The post Video Shows Virginia Lt. Gov. Winsome Earle-Sears Misgender Trans Senator As ‘Sir,’ Offers Non-Apology appeared first on NewsOne.

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas hired former Turning Point USA worker Crystal Clanton, an accused racist, to be his law clerk. The post Clarence Thomas Hires ‘Karen’ Accused Of Texting ‘I Hate Black People’ As His New Law Clerk appeared first on NewsOne.