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Frances Hooks, the civil rights leader and widow of Benjamin Hooks, died Thursday.

Sutton died "peacefully" at Saint Joseph Hospital in Atlanta on Saturday, Alta Sutton, the leader's daughter, said.

Roland Martin and NewsOne Now bring you highlights from this year's Justice Ball from the historic Apollo Theater in Harlem, NY.

The Justice Department is set to open a federal civil rights investigation following the emergence of a now-viral video showing a school resource officer slamming and dragging a Black female student across the classroom.

Seven inmates were given a combined total punishment of 7,150 days, or 19.75 years, of solitary confinement at the South Carolina Department of Corrections (SCDC).

Rep. John Lewis reflects on the lives of civil rights giants and implores the next generation of activists to pick up the baton.

America has lost a warrior of the Civil Rights Movement. Amelia Boynton Robinson died today in Alabama of a massive stroke.

Democratic presidential candidate and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders reached out to Black voters last weekend in Republican-heavy Charleston, South Carolina in the hopes of drawing…

The death of legendary civil rights leader Julian Bond on August 15th left a community bereft, yet grateful for a life well-lived and legacy that will…

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