social justice

Emmy and Grammy award-winning singer, songwriter, rapper and actor Lizzo was awarded the People’s Champion honor at the People’s Choice Awards which aired live on NBC and E! on Tuesday, Dec. 6. 

Activist Patrisse Cullors announced on Thursday, May 27 that she is resigning her position as executive director of the Black Lives Matter Global Foundation that she helped to found in 2013.

Resolution 126-R-19 made the world stop and take notice of the woman that helped to make it all possible—Robin Rue Simmons, Alderman of Evanston’s 5th Ward.

Last month, the Judiciary Committee of the House of Representatives took the highly significant first step of advancing House Resolution 40 by voting it out for full review by the entire House of Representatives. H.R. 40 is a bill that would put together a committee to explore the systemic effects of slavery on those African-American descendants and to detail how these people would receive reparations.

Here is one instance when police bodycam footage actually worked in getting racist cops fired.

February 1st is supposed to be a day we're supposed to be honoring Black greatness with the start of Black History Month. Instead, Twitter is laser-focused on the actions of Rochester police officers. 

Jamar Mackey learned that going to the mall with his family as a Black man is another simple thing we can't do without fear of handcuffs being slapped on us.

A Virginia couple wanted to show their support for the Black Lives Matter movement by erecting a massive sign on their lawn. Of course, it sparked a very predictable response.

17-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse could spend the rest of his life in jail following the shooting incident that saw 2 Jacob Blake protesters lose their lives and left one person injured.

While its crickets from the White House as another Black man was viciously gunned down by the police, our forever President, Barack Obama, is still speaking up and commending those taking action.