Our vote determines the fate of legislation in your state and across the nation. Your vote protects the interests of your neighbors, your families, and the promise of a healthier democracy. The post OP-ED: Healing Democracy Requires Everyone To Show Up No Matter The Odds appeared first on NewsOne.

The VRA gave us the power to protect, access, and shape our democracy. We must use it today to build the multi-racial broad-based popular democracy we all need to protect our future and planet. The post It’s Been 57 Years Since The Voting Rights Act Passed And Democracy Is Still On The Ballot appeared first on NewsOne.

Toni Morrison said it best, “The function, the very serious function of racism, is a distraction. It keeps you from doing your work. It keeps you explaining, over and over again, your reason for being.” The post OP-ED: For Reparations, Black America Needs Power, Not New Names appeared first on NewsOne.

A video posted to Reddit shows an Elberta, Alabama, police officer in a physical confrontation with a white man. The post Video Shows Alabama Cop Wrestling With White Man Resisting Arrest. No Shots Were Fired appeared first on NewsOne.

If there is one thing we want people to know, it is this: students and staff are safest when they are in learning environments that prioritize trust-building and wellness. Police in schools will never be a substitute. The post OP-ED: School Safety Requires Deep Investment Not More Police appeared first on NewsOne.

For some young people, political engagement goes beyond abortion, as a spring 2022 Harvard poll found that about half of young people think the country is on the wrong track. The post OP-ED: Supreme Court Overturning Abortion Could Mobilize Young Voters Ahead Of 2022 Midterm Elections appeared first on NewsOne.

Almost a decade ago, I left my job in New York City to move to Ethiopia. Now I have a business, a husband, a daughter, and a new life. The post I Left America For Vacation In Africa And Never Came Back appeared first on NewsOne.

Biopsy delays reduce the benefit of early detection, putting patients at a higher risk of treatment failure and lowering their chances for survival.

The debate over abortion often overshadows the other reproductive health inequities, such as high pregnancy-related complications and deaths that women of color face. This recent decision will only widen these gaps.

Since the rise of hip-hop in the early 1980s, critics of rap sought to tie the music to violent crime.