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ELECTION 2022: A Report on Ten Black Candidates Running Statewide in 2022

The year of 2022 will prove to be a major test of the electability of Black statewide candidates as issues around voting rights and...

1955 warrant in Emmett Till case found, family seeks arrest

By Jay Reeves and Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press A team searching a Mississippi courthouse basement for evidence about the lynching of Black teenager Emmett...

Freedom Riders’ 1947 Convictions Vacated in North Carolina

Legendary civil rights leader Bayard Rustin and three other men who were sentenced to work on a chain gang in North Carolina after they...

Michigan officer charged with murder in Lyoya shooting

By John Flesher and Ed White, Associated Press A prosecutor filed a second-degree murder charge Thursday against the Michigan police officer who killed Patrick Lyoya,...

National NAACP Lynches Its Own

By Dr. John E. Warren, Publisher A “lynching” has been defined as the illegal killing of a person or persons without due process of law....