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Pennsylvania Supreme Court agrees to hear Cosby appeal

In a significant legal victory for Bill Cosby, the state Supreme Court has agreed to hear the appeal of his 2018 conviction on charges of indecent aggravated assault.

Black workers more likely to face retaliation for raising coronavirus concerns

As more corporations jump into the fray, offering statements of support for African Americans in the aftermath of the police killing of George Floyd and the ensuing protests, a new study reveals that many companies’ actual policies and practices contradict ...

3 Things to Know About Juneteenth

Juneteenth, which observes the end of slavery in the United States, is a long-celebrated holiday occurring annually on June 19.

For all to see: Black death and trauma on display in America

On June 16, 1944, 14-year-old South Carolina resident George Stinney Jr. was executed, via electric chair, for the murder of two white girls.

Officer who shot Rayshard Brooks charged with felony murder

The Atlanta officer who fatally shot Rayshard Brooks in the back after the fleeing man pointed a stun gun in his direction will be charged with felony murder and 10 other charges

Family seeks justice after police shooting of Black man in Atlanta

An Atlanta police officer shot and killed a man at a Wendy’s drive-thru Friday night after he resisted arrest and struggled for an officer’s Taser, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said in a statement.

Black Lives Matter founder finds hope in global protests over George Floyd’s killing

For Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza the global outpouring of protests and activism following the alleged murder of George Floyd while in Minneapolis police custody has been heartening and makes her hopeful for the future

'He is going to change the world': Funeral held for Floyd

The Black man whose death has inspired a worldwide reckoning over racial injustice was buried in Pearland, Texas Tuesday, carried home in a horse-drawn carriage.

PHOTOS: America protests against police killings

From coast to coast protests continue against the recent police killings of Black people across the nation.

VIDEO: President Barack Obama speaks on policing in America during town hall

During a virtual town hall meeting, former U.S. President Barack Obama joins local and national leaders in the police reform movement.

Ben Jealous selected as president of People For the American Way and People For the American Way Foundation

The boards of directors of People For the American Way and People For the American Way Foundation are honored to announce that Benjamin Todd Jealous has been selected as the next president of both organizations.

Report: 3 more cops to be charged in George Floyd's death

Prosecutors plan to charge a Minneapolis police officer accused of pressing his knee against George Floyd's neck with second-degree murder, and for the first time will level charges against three other officers at the scene, a newspaper reported Wednesday.

Human rights implications triggers nationwide protests

Chants of “no justice, no peace” and “prosecute the police,” continue from protesters across the United States.

Family autopsy shows Floyd died of asphyxia due to neck and back compression

The family of George Floyd says an independent autopsy has found that he died of asphyxiation from sustained pressure on his back and neck.

Attorney General Keith Ellison takes over George Floyd murder case

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison has taken over the prosecution of ex-police officer Derek Chauvin in the murder of George Floyd, an unarmed and handcuffed African American who died because of the actions of Chauvin and other officers.