Civil Rights & Social Justice

Pinellas County school district officials announced that Toni Morrison's 'The Bluest Eye' has been pulled from school libraries. The post Florida School District Removes Toni Morrison’s ‘The Bluest Eye’ As Conservative War Against CRT Continues appeared first on NewsOne.

Tyre Nichols' autopsy results are consistent with claims he died from injuries sustained during a "severe beating" from Memphis police, his family's attorneys said. The post Tyre Nichols Autopsy Results Confirm ‘Severe Beating’ By Memphis Police, Attorneys Say appeared first on NewsOne.

White store clerks in Austin County, Texas, attacked 65-year-old Betty Smith for finding a $50 bill on the floor. Protesters are calling for the store to be boycotted and the arresting officers to be held accountable. The post Texas Store Clerks Attack Elderly Black Woman Over $50 Bill In A Crash Course On White Privilege appeared first on NewsOne.

Memphis firefighters were "relieved of duty" amid a widening investigation into the death of Tyre Nichols after a traffic stop resulted in brutal police violence. The post Memphis Firefighters Involved In Tyre Nichols’ Traffic Stop Removed From Job As Investigation Widens appeared first on NewsOne.

Civil rights attorney Ben Crump has joined the family of Keenan Anderson to represent them in a $50M lawsuit. The post Ben Crump Representing Family Of Keenan Anderson In $50M Lawsuit appeared first on NewsOne.

Black Twitter responded to the unveiling of Hank Willis Thomas' sculpture of Martin Luther King and Coretta Scott King in Boston. The post Black Twitter’s Response To ‘The Embrace’ Sculpture Of MLK And Coretta Scott King, Explained appeared first on NewsOne.

The GoFundMe for Keenan Anderson, a Black man who was tased and killed by Los Angeles Police, has raised more than $29K. The post GoFundMe For Black Man ‘Tased To Death’ By LAPD Surpasses $29K appeared first on NewsOne.

A reading of a Dr. Seuss book at an elementary school in Ohio ended when a student pointed out the book was, in part, an allegory to racism. The post Elementary School Reading Of Dr. Seuss’ ‘The Sneeches’ Ended After Student Points Out It’s a Book About Racism appeared first on NewsOne.

A federal trial has begun after U.S. Army 2nd Lt. Caron Nazario sued two Richmond, Virginia police officers for violating his civil rights by pepper-spraying him last year. The post Justice For Caron Nazario: Trial Begins For Virginia Cops Who Pepper-Sprayed Black Army Lieutenant appeared first on NewsOne.

After Black teens were attacked during a racist pool incident, Cyril Ramaphosa was spitting hot anti-apartheid bars with no regard for the white fragility they might inspire. The post ‘Don’t Fear White People,’ South Africa President Advises Black Teens Attacked At Swimming Pool appeared first on NewsOne.

As the shooting death of Sinzae Reed by Krieg Butler continues to gain national attention, protesters gathered in Columbus, Ohio. The post Justice For Sinzae Reed! Protesters Demand Accountability For 13-Year-Old Killed By White Man appeared first on NewsOne.

Shelia Jackson enrolled her autistic son into a tennis program run by Richmond police. He ended up in handcuffs, she claims. The post Cops Handcuffed Black Boy With Autism During Tennis Program Run By Police, Mom Claims appeared first on NewsOne.