Civil Rights & Social Justice

"Senator Scott knows that is a talking point that is used," Bass told Capehart. "And the sad thing about the state of our politics in the country right now is one does not have to tell the truth, one can just make a statement true or false."

Leah Henry had the privilege of interviewing Martin Luther King III at Rev Al Sharpton’s March on Washington for voters rights. MLK 3 talked about activism, keeping his father’s legacy alive, John Lewis’ Voter bill and more at the 2021 March on Washington.

According to a complaint filed by a regional official with the National Labor Relations Board, employees at a Home Depot in Minneapolis claim the branch used its uniform policy to punish them for displaying BLM activism during work hours.

A Black disabled mother from Illinois is fighting back against the McDonough County Sheriff’s Office and the Macomb Police Department after claiming she was subjected to false accusations and a non-consensual strip search during a DUI arrest.

Years in the making, the newly unveiled sculpture brings to life the legacy of the famed journalist and activist for generations to come.

Anthony Campo, a 33-year veteran of the Sheffield Lake Police Department in Ohio, was captured placing a piece of paper and a yellow hooded robe emblazoned with “Ku Klux Klan” on the desk of a Black officer last Friday.

Calls for reparations for Black Americans continue to grow, with some arguing for a multi-trillion dollar investment.

These ploys are designed with a single purpose: to stifle racial justice initiatives and LGBTQ+ equality while mobilizing a demoralized Republican base still reeling from the 2020 election.

The People's Response Act reimagines public safety through legislation that creates alternatives to policing in response to incidents involving mental health or substance use and addresses the punitive effects of the war on drugs.

Derek Chauvin and his legal team have reportedly been negotiating a federal plea deal that could provide some context to the cryptic message that the convicted murderer gave George Floyd's family in court during his sentencing.

After being wrongfully accused of pulling out a gun by a white driver, Steven Bomar wants police to take action against people who make false calls citing the potential danger.

Prison experts predict that Derek Chauvin will be a prime target for so-called jail justice after he's sentenced on Friday, likely paving the way for inmates to "kill him" behind bars and get revenge for George Floyd's murder.