BlackLivesMatter

Baltimore police have shot and killed a 23-year-old African-American woman and wounded a 5-year-old child after a standoff at her apartment complex, CNN reports. On Monday morning, authorities came to the apartment with two arrest warrants — one for a man and another for a woman. The woman was wanted for failure to show up in court, […]

On Monday, more than 60 organizations associated with the Black Lives Matter movement released a series of policy demands, including free access to higher education, reparations and an end to capital punishment. According to the New York Times, these demands come on the heels of the second anniversary of Michael Brown’s death and after both the Democratic and Republican […]

Radio One Atlanta cares about the community and is working towards change. We have partnerned with the organizations below as we work to change our community. Click the links below to see how you can get involved. Atlanta NAACP Rev. R.L. White – President Richard Rose – President-elect Mary Ross – Interim Executive Director 100 […]

By Denise Dunbar In LA, Kobe Bryant and just about all of his Lakers teammates wore black, “I can’t Breathe” T-shirts last night before their game with Sacramento. The shirts echo the growing national outcry against police brutality in the Eric Garner case. “I think it’s us supporting that movement and supporting each other as […]

ATLANTA– With an aim to empower residents of West Atlanta to handle everyday legal challenges, the Atlanta University Center Consortium will host the second annual Know Your Rights! Free Legal Information Forum. At the forum, experienced attorneys will share practical self-help tips on how to get a criminal record expunged, advocate for a child with […]

Marietta, GA—A diverse coalition of representatives from various organizations and communities in Cobb, including New Order National Human Rights (NONHRO), the Cobb Immigrant Alliance (CIA), and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), will be participating in and supporting a Marietta march and rally on Saturday, December 5, by the local chapter of Occupy the Hood. […]