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Sutton died "peacefully" at Saint Joseph Hospital in Atlanta on Saturday, Alta Sutton, the leader's daughter, said.

Just months after the release of their record-breaking biopic Straight Outta Compton, it was recently announced that the legendary rap group N.W.A. will be inducted into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year.

CNN anchor Don Lemon, who has criticized Black Lives Matter and other activists for standing up for their rights, told The New York Times in a recent interview that if he weren’t a journalist, he would be a writer like James Baldwin, or an activist like Malcolm X. “I’d probably be a writer like James […]

There are some big problems going on in the country right now and we have the power to fix them. Gun violence, police brutality, and high…

Seven inmates were given a combined total punishment of 7,150 days, or 19.75 years, of solitary confinement at the South Carolina Department of Corrections (SCDC).

Grace Lee Boggs - a champion for civil rights, labor rights, feminism, and the Black Power movement - has died.

Roland Martin talks to filmmaker Keith Beauchamp about his plans for a Emmett Till movie in light of the 60th anniversary of his death. “This…

America has lost a warrior of the Civil Rights Movement. Amelia Boynton Robinson died today in Alabama of a massive stroke.

Democratic presidential candidate and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders reached out to Black voters last weekend in Republican-heavy Charleston, South Carolina in the hopes of drawing…

Ambassador Andrew Young spoke with Roland Martin Tuesday on NewsOne Now about his good friend Julian Bond. Young told Martin: “Julian was a person who was…

Director of the NAACP Washington Bureau, joined NewsOne Now to share their thoughts and reflections on civil rights icon Julian Bond.