Civil Rights & Social Justice

A Republican running for senator in Ohio believes descendants of white soldiers who died in the Civil War should receive reparations.

Ex-Louisville officer, Myles Cosgrove, who shot and killed Breonna Taylor is getting a new job in law enforcement. 

Kenneth Pilon was sentenced to 10 months in federal prison and one year of supervised release for death threats targeting BLM supporters.

After spending 33 years in prison for a crime he maintained he did not commit, Crosley Green was released from prison, only to be ordered back. The post Black Man Ordered To Return To Florida Prison He Spent 33 Years In For A Crime He Says He Didn’t Commit appeared first on NewsOne.

A Contra Costa County judge released the names of 17 Antioch, California, police officers who stand accused of using racial slurs, making racist jokes and sharing racist memes in text threads over a period of two years. The post California Judge Releases Names Of 17 Cops Accused Of Sharing Racist Texts, Including Police Union President appeared first on NewsOne.

In a twist, conservatives are suggesting the U.S. "limit funding" - aka defund - the FBI and DOJ because of Donald Trump's criminal indictment in New York City. So much for the "party of law and order"... The post The Irony: After Trump Indictment, Republicans Want To Defund The FBI And DOJ appeared first on NewsOne.

Defense attorneys argued their clients weren't responsible for Irvo Otieno's death because their participation in the incident was minimal. The post Defense Lawyers Say Accused Murderers Didn’t Cause Irvo Otieno’s Death. Family, Civil Attorneys Aren’t Buying It appeared first on NewsOne.

Video footage has been released that shows Irvo Otieno's death after being smothered by hospital staff and Virginia sheriff's deputies. The post Video Provides Details On What Happened To Irvo Otieno, Who Was Allegedly Killed While In Police Custody appeared first on NewsOne.

Virginia hospital workers and police officers are charged with murder for allegedly being on video smothering Irvo Otieno to death. The post What Happened To Irvo Otieno? 3 Virginia Hospital Workers, 7 Cops Accused Of Smothering Black Man To Death appeared first on NewsOne.

Autopsy results for Rasheem Carter, whose remains were found after going missing in Mississippi, are fueling speculation that he was the victim of a fatal lynching after cops quickly ruled out foul play. The post Autopsy Report Suggests Rasheem Carter Was Lynched, But Mississippi Cops Say No ‘Foul Play’ appeared first on NewsOne.

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy falsely claimed no one was arrested during civil unrest as opposed to the Jan. 6 riot. The post Kevin McCarthy Appears To Claim ‘Nobody Was Arrested’ During BLM Protests Like Jan. 6. Rioters appeared first on NewsOne.

The DOJ's scathing report about discriminatory law enforcement tactics that have long plagued Louisville police came days before the three-year date since cops killed Breonna Taylor. The post 3 Years After Killing Breonna Taylor, The Louisville Police Department Finally Faces Change appeared first on NewsOne.