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George Floyd: Trial of Derek Chauvin Begins

The trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin, who stands accused of murdering unarmed Black man, George Floyd, is scheduled to begin Monday morning. Jury...

Ben Crump Tops Lawyers of Color’s ‘10 Most Influential Black Lawyers of the Decade’ List

Civil rights attorney Ben Crump topped the Lawyers of Color's list of the 10 Most Influential Black Lawyers of the Decade. Lawyers of Color is...

Ahmaud Arbery’s Mother Files Civil Lawsuit on Anniversary of Son’s Murder

On Tuesday, the mother of Ahmaud Arbery filed a federal civil suit alleging that Glynn County, Georgia, and two local prosecutors conspired a cover-up...

Malcolm X’s Family Fight to Reopen Investigation into His Death as NYPD Letter Surfaces

The family of Malcolm X is calling for the investigation into his murder to be reopened after a former New York Police department officer...

‘Central Park Karen’ Amy Cooper Considers Lawsuit as Charges Against Her Are Dropped

Amy Cooper, aka "Central Park Karen," the woman who made headlines for calling the police on an innocent Black man who was out walking...

N.A.A.C.P. Sues Trump, Giuliani Over Jan. 6 Riot

The NAACP, Mississippi Rep. Bennie Thompson and civil rights law firm Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll have filed a lawsuit against the former president,...

The Hub Remembers Trayvon Martin

Today marks the day that would have been the 25th birthday of Trayvon Martin, the young Black man who was gunned down by neighborhood...

Atlanta Officers Fired for Tasing Black Students Have Terminations Overturned

Two Atlanta police officers fired for dragging two Black students from their vehicle and tasing them during the Black Lives Matter protests have had...

Rochester Mayor Suspends Officers Involved in Pepper-Spraying 9-Year-Old Girl

Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren has suspended the police officers involved in restraining and pepper-spraying a 9-year-old girl last Friday. "Unfortunately, state law and union contract...

Ayanna Pressley’s Panic Buttons Were Torn Out Ahead of Riots, says Chief of Staff

Panic buttons installed in Ayanna Pressley's congressional office were torn out ahead of the riots at Capitol Hill last week, says her chief of...

Lawyer for Anjanette Young Cancels Meeting with Chicago Mayor Lightfoot

The lawyer for Anjanette Young, the Black woman who was handcuffed by police during a botched raid, has canceled a scheduled meeting with Chicago's...

‘Insecure’ Actor Kendrick Sampson Assaulted by Colombian Police Officer

"Insecure" star Kendrick Sampson has gone viral after sharing a video of him being assaulted by Colombian police this week. The video was initially posted...

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