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.
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 ...
Juneteenth, which observes the end of slavery in the United States, is a long-celebrated holiday occurring annually on June 19.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
From coast to coast protests continue against the recent police killings of Black people across the nation.
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.
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.
Chants of “no justice, no peace” and “prosecute the police,” continue from protesters across the United States.
The family of George Floyd says an independent autopsy has found that he died of asphyxiation from sustained pressure on his back and neck.
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.