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A White man claiming to be a neighborhood watch member in Raleigh, North Carolina, has been charged for the murder of a Black man. Chad Copley was inside his garage on Sunday when he fired a shotgun and hit 20-year-old Kouren-Rodney Bernard Thomas. Before the fatal shooting, Copley called 911 several times to complain about what he described as […]

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The Justice Department has ruled there will be no charges filed in the 2013 death of Kendrick Johnson, the 17-year-old who was found dead inside a rolled up gym mat at his Valdosta, Georgia high school. Though local and state investigators ruled Johnson’s death a freak accident, his parents, Kenneth and Jackie Johnson, have always believed their son […]

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Actress/activist Rosario Dawson was among the more than 900 hundred people arrested throughout the week of protests. Most were charged with a misdemeanor, processed, and released on the scene.

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A White South Carolina coroner is in the hot seat for using the n-word while reporting an altercation between his Black neighbor, Leroy Fulton, and the…

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As a result of civilians using their mobile devices to record encounters with local law enforcement many police officers across the country are angry and…

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Director of the NAACP Washington Bureau, joined NewsOne Now to share their thoughts and reflections on civil rights icon Julian Bond.

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Now that the Confederate flag debate has been taken up by the South Carolina State Legislature and the removal of the Battle flag is likely…

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The Emanuel AME Church shooting in Charleston that claimed the lives of nine African-Americans should force our nation to confront our views about the Confederacy,…

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Roland Martin, host of TV One‘s flagship morning program, NewsOne Now called on national women’s groups to speak out on the abuse suffered by a 14-year-old African…

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The Philadelphia police department is the latest law enforcement agency facing federal scrutiny from the Department of Justice. The Justice Department has identified nearly 50 areas…

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In the past, Shirley Harrison called on police to help with her 38-year-old son, who was bipolar and mentally disabled. The last time she called police for…

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Democrats in the House of Representatives have proposed a change to seniority rules. The proposal could marginalize the political power of the Congressional Black Caucus at a…