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State and city officials continue to point the finger at each other as residents in Jackson still struggle to get access to clean water. The post Mississippi Gov. And Jackson Mayor Bicker Over Water Crisis, City Still Under Boil Water Notice appeared first on NewsOne.

Voters in five states will see slavery on their ballot this November as prison reform advocates push to abolish slavery. The post These 5 States Will Have Slavery On The Ballot This November appeared first on NewsOne.

This year's anniversary theme is "By Any Means," signaling the need for everything to be put on the table when it comes to achieving real justice. The theme is also a framework for long-term action that seeks to fund work that meets the moment and advances justice. The post Public Welfare Foundation Celebrates 75 Years Of Justice ‘By Any Means’ appeared first on NewsOne.

The report examines everything from views on the debt owed to descendants of enslaved Black people to the need for overhauling political, economic and health care systems. Topline takeaways include an overwhelming belief that the legacy of slavery impacts life for Black people today. The post New Pew Research Report Examines Black American Opinions On Racism And Social Change appeared first on NewsOne.

"Black communities often get talked about, but we don't get spoken to," said Alicia Garza, Black Futures Lab's founder and principal. "A lot of our issues, and the things that we care about, get framed and shaped by somebody who is not us." The post The Black Census Project Ramps Up Effort Ahead Of Midterm Elections appeared first on NewsOne.

For Black girls, the more segregated the school, the likelihood of having drunk alcohol rose at twice the rate it did for Black boys. The post Black Youth At Segregated Schools More Likely To Use Alcohol appeared first on NewsOne.

Make It Right’s 2018 IRS filings indicate that it was spending more by then on legal services than on construction and maintenance. Before this settlement, many residents had begun to pay for repairs out of their own pockets rather than wait for the nonprofit builder to resolve issues caused by its shoddy construction. The post Hurricane Katrina Survivors Settle Lawsuit With Brad Pitt’s Defunct Charity appeared first on NewsOne.

Meeting in Texas two months after the Supreme Court dismantled the right to abortion in Dobss is no coincidence. Last year, Texas preemptively passed what was at the time the most restrictive anti-abortion law in the country. This year's conference is hosted by Dallas-based The Afiya Center, a Black-led Texas reproductive justice organization. The post ‘Let’s Talk About Sex’ National Reproductive Justice Conference Meets In Texas appeared first on NewsOne.

For many young Black women, this school year also comes with a different level of uncertainty following the overturning of Roe v. Wade by the Supreme Court earlier this year. The post Abortion Laws Impact Black Women at HBCUs appeared first on NewsOne.

The Joy is Our Journey The Dream Bus Tour is accessible to all and created for Black girls, young women, and gender-expansive adolescents. The post For Black Girls ‘Joy Is Our Journey,’ Megan Thee Stallion and LaTosha Brown Create A Pathway appeared first on NewsOne.