Civil Rights & Social Justice

A civil lawsuit has been filed on behalf of Ralph Yarl, who was shot by defendant Andrew Lester after Yarl went to the wrong house. The post Ralph Yarl’s Mother Files Civil Suit Against White Man Who Shot Teen And The HOA For Alleged Inaction appeared first on NewsOne.

In a case similar to that of George Floyd, Frank Tyson died with a knee on his neck after telling Canton police, "I can't breathe." The post Black Man Dies After Telling Ohio Cop With His Knee Near His Neck, ‘I Can’t Breathe.’ Sound Familiar? appeared first on NewsOne.

Civil Rights & Social Justice

A Black woman shown on video being violently assaulted after she called 911 to report her white neighbor is demanding justice via a federal lawsuit. The post Justice For Twyla Stallworth: Black Mother Who Alabama Cop Assaulted After She Called 911 On White Neighbor Is Suing appeared first on NewsOne.

Black death row inmates are disproportionately vulnerable to being victimized by botched executions, a new report has found. The post Black Death Row Inmates Are Most Vulnerable To Suffering Botched Executions, New Study Finds appeared first on NewsOne.

Air Force Col. Benjamin Jonsson, who wrote an op-ed on racism in the military, got his nomination for a promotion extended after it was blocked by an anti-DEI Republican. The post Anti-Racism Colonel Whose Promotion Is Being Stalled By Anti-DEI GOP Senator Has Nomination Extended appeared first on NewsOne.

Civil Rights & Social Justice

All pending death penalty cases in Alameda County, California were ordered reviewed after the revelation of a racist and antisemitic scandal that targeted Black and Jewish inmates. The post California Prosecutors Kept Black And Jewish People Off Of Death Row Juries, Cases Under Review, DA Says appeared first on NewsOne.

Two years ago, 37-year-old Tremar Harris was a pre-trial detainee in solitary confinement at the Appling County jail in Brunswick, Georgia. The post Lawsuit Filed Against Georgia Corrections Officer Shown On Video Wrapping Chain Around Black Inmates Neck appeared first on NewsOne.

“It never ends,” began Nsombi Lambright-Haynes during an exclusive discussion with NewsOne about Mississippi’s Goon Squad members, Brett McAlpin, who filed a notice of appeal this week despite having plead guilty to torturing two Black men, his attorney Aafram Sellers reported.  The post Mississippi Goon Squad Cop Who Tortured Two Black Men Appeals His Sentence appeared first on NewsOne.

Rodreisha L. Russaw first heard about Jim Kennedy Jr.'s missing organs from a her colleague of hers at the coalition, Alabamians for Fair Justice last year. Kennedy had been killed while doing time in an Alabama prison. Officials notified the family of his death some four days after his death. That was bad. But not as bad as a call one of Kennedy's family members received from the funeral home. They wanted to know if the family was aware that all of their loved one's organs were missing.  The post Is Alabama Killing Prisoners to Steal Their Organs? appeared first on NewsOne.

Why is it that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis always seems so dedicated to further protecting the most protected classes in America? The post Gov. Ron DeSantis Signs Bill Protecting Florida Police Officers From Civilian Oversight Committees appeared first on NewsOne.