May 4, 2022

Wrongfully convicted Thomas Raynard James, imprisoned for 30 years, speaks out

Hans Neleman/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — After serving 31 years in Florida State Prison for a murder he did not commit, Thomas Raynard James is a […]
April 28, 2022

Black woman recognized as valedictorian nearly 40 years after high school snub

Nay Ni Ratn Mak Can Thuk / EyeEm (SPRINGFIELD, Ill.) — A Black woman was finally named valedictorian at her Illinois high school nearly four decades […]
April 26, 2022

Patrick Lyoya family’s attorney says release of officer’s name is ‘too little, too late’

Scott Olson/Getty Images, FILE (GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.) — Nearly three weeks after Patrick Lyoya was killed, the Grand Rapids police chief on Monday identified the officer […]
April 22, 2022

Civil rights leaders to speak at Patrick Lyoya’s funeral

Scott Olson/Getty Images (GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.) — Nearly three weeks after the killing of 26-year-old Patrick Lyoya, his family, friends and activists are coming together to […]