A Chicago teen has been arrested in connection with the sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl that was streamed on Facebook Live.
In an ongoing study, Black Women's Blueprint found that 60 percent of Black women report having been raped before the age of 18. But part of the challenge has been calling Black men into community to reckon not only with racism, but also with racialized sexual violence and sexualized and gendered racism.
The victim's mother says that her family has been receiving threats for coming forward and they are afraid to return to home.
26 people were arrested near Paris on Wednesday after denouncing the alleged violent rape of a 22-year-old Black man by local police.
The settlements of lawsuits brought on by individuals who were wrongfully convicted of crimes, families of those killed by police officers, and disability rights activists, equate to millions of dollars in payouts.
John R.K. Howard plead guilty to injury to a child and faces only two to three years of probation—that's it.
Attorney General of California Kamala Harris, who became the second Black woman to be elected to the U.S. Senate, and former Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown are among leaders scheduled to serve in Congress in 2017.
The millionaire New York Knicks guard, who was acquitted on sexual assault charges in October, wants the alleged victim to pay his court costs.
Plus, petition launched to get Clarence Thomas included into the National Museum of African-American History and thousands of Seattle teachers wear Black Lives Matter t-shirts.