A professor at the University of Michigan is responsible for the closure of a historically women’s-only lounge at Michigan State University.
A Change.org petition is calling for Target to remove an ad that they say disrespects “Annie” actress Quvenzhané Wallis.
The brand’s recent ads shows a white model despite Wallis being in the lead role.
A new Change.org petition is calling for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to pardon Assata Shakur.
Shakur was arrested during a traffic stop in New Jersey. A shootout left her injured with multiple wounds, the driver, Zayd Shakur dead, and a state trooper dead. After several trials, she was convicted of first degree murder of an officer in 1977. In 1979, she escaped and fled to Cuba, where Fidel Castro granted her asylum.
A Change.org petition is demanding that the NYPD police officer who fatally wounded 43-year-old Eric Garner be relieved of his duties.
The petition, created by A.J. Walton, says that Officer Daniel Pantaleo is unfit to work.
An MBA candidate at the University of the District of Columbia says he was banned from attending the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) conference due to his hairstyle.
Tamon George created a Change.org petition in hopes of eliminating the discriminatory practice implemented by the fund that bans dreadlocks.
A White House petition is calling for lawmakers to create and sign a bill into law that would require all state, county, and local police to wear a body camera.
The petition comes amid tense protests in Ferguson, Missouri over the fatal shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown by police officer Darren Wilson on Aug. 9.
A Change.org petition is calling for NYPD mayor Bill de Blasio to require that police officers carry an on-body camera that records their interactions.
A Change.org petition is calling for the U.S. government to acknowledge slaves with a memorial.
The petition, created by Craig Nessan, urges representatives to construct an African American slave memorial to acknowledge the contributions, trials and tribulations of our ancestors to the country.
The family of the late R&B singer Aaliyah has expressed outrage over news that a film about the star’s life will be made.
Ever since she was born, Blue Ivy has been in the spotlight. It’s a no-brainer when you have Jay Z and Beyoncé for parents.
But the narrative has primarily revolved around the child’s hair. So much to the point where a Change.org petition was created to get the celebrity duo to comb it.