Even though it’s been celebrated for 156 years and recognized in some form in 47 states and the District of Columbia, Juneteenth did not become a federal holiday until this week.
A Virginia school board held a naming ceremony where they removed the name of a Confederate soldier from a middle school and replaced it with Katherine Johnson — the NASA legend.
Breonna Taylor would have turned 28 on June 5. A Louisville councilwoman and a nonprofit revealed a mural in her honor Friday, and several other events are planned around the city.
This May 31 and June 1 will mark 100 years since the Tulsa Race Massacre. A White mob stormed a Black neighborhood in Tulsa’s Greenwood District – leaving an estimated 300 people dead. Scholars have called it "the single worst incident of racial violence in American history."
The violent breaching of the halls of power on Capitol Hill by insurrectionists represents one of the plainest displays of a racial double standard in modern history.
A statue of Abraham Lincoln with a freed slave appearing to kneel at his feet has been removed from its downtown Boston perch.
Four months since the protest group Detroit Will Breathe sued the city of Detroit, the police department and the city have countersued.
A Starbucks barista in San Diego County is being praised for how she handled a disruptive customer who repeatedly refused to wear her mask and then shouted “f--- Black Lives Matter” as she was leaving the store.
The Mattel doll got animated about addressing racial bias and discrimination in a new video posted on the Barbie YouTube page, in a discussion with her pal Nikki, a Black doll.
A Michigan ballot drive has turned in 483,000 signatures in hopes of amending the state's civil rights law that would prohibit discrimination against LGBTQ people.
A study conducted by the Stop Asian-American Pacific Islander Hate Youth Campaign found that 1 in 4 young Asian Americans have personally experienced anti-Asian hate during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Kurt Beathard, who was the Redbirds’ offensive coordinator, told The Pantagraph he let a note that said “All Lives Matter to Our Lord & Savior Jesus Christ” before he left.
The Uncle Ben’s rice brand is changing its name to Ben's Original.
The City of Louisville has reached a $12 million settlement with the family of Breonna Taylor, the EMT who was fatally shot in her sleep on March 13 by officers executing a no-knock warrant, FOX News reported.
The attorney general of Kentucky extended condolences to the family of Breonna Taylor this week, meeting with them for the first time since Taylor was fatally shot by police during a drug raid in March, according to reports.
The National Association of the Deaf filed a lawsuit on behalf of five deaf Americans requesting that a judge order the White House to provide an ASL interpreter during coronavirus briefings.
the NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel has approved new rules that will allow student-athletes in all sports to wear patches on their uniforms in honor and support of social justice issues.
Several big-city mayors that have seen upticks in violent crime and escalating clashes between police and protesters are demanding federal agents be withdrawn from their cities -- and any plans for more federal deployments be halted.
The Pentagon is banning displays of the Confederate flag on military installations, using a carefully worded policy that doesn’t mention the word ban or that specific flag.
Patagonia, REI and Northface are just some of the companies which have publicly announced their support in recent days for the campaign.