civil rights

Kanye West is accused of beating a photographer and smashing his camera. During his deposition, Kanye compared the plight of celebrities to the fight for…

What does the Super Bowl have to do with the struggle for civil rights? Let Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. break it down for your real…

“The right to vote is threatened today in a way that it has not been since the Voting Rights Act was passed in to law…

Bo Porter, manager of the Houston Astros, joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” Friday to discuss MLB’s Civil Rights game, Beacon Awards luncheon honoring Maya Angelou…

The NAACP announced recently that Cornell William Brooks, a lawyer and activist, would become the 105-year-old organization’s new national president and CEO. In an interview with The Associated…

Attorney General Eric Holder and the U.S. Department of Justice released reports regarding accomplishments in various areas of the department. On Monday, the DOJ’s Civil…

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission head Victoria Lipnic  stopped by “NewsOne Now” to discuss employment discrimination in the United States and the legacy of Title XII of the Civil…

In discussing the National Action Network (NAN) and its annual convention, founder, Rev. Al Sharpton, asserts NAN “Isn’t an Al Sharpton fan club.” The prominent…

The Senate rejected President Obama’s appointment of Debo Adegbile to a top civil rights post. For weeks, Adegbile’s nomination to head the Justice Department’s Civil Rights…

Since the dismantling of the Voting Rights Act, the right to vote has seen an increased amount of attacks with one goal in mind –…