Chauncey Alcorn
Chauncey Alcorn
Contributor, The Movement

Ferguson activist Bassem Masri died reportedly from a heart attack

Bassem Masri was one of several Ferguson demonstrators to die at a relatively young age in recent years.

“Crying Nazi” Christopher Cantwell uses Gab to threaten reporter covering Charlottesville trial

Cantwell has been harassing freelance reporter Molly Conger for a little over a year, she said.

Gab just booted white supremacist Patrick Little for anti-Semitic threats

Little denied doxxing people on Gab during a YouTube livestream posted hours after his Gab account was deleted.

There’s a story the movie ‘Green Book’ doesn’t tell that audiences also need to hear

The film is certainly enjoyable and well-intentioned, but the actual 'Green Books' are barely present at all.

Ben McAdams declares victory over incumbent Mia Love in Utah’s 4th Congressional District

Love became the first black female Republican elected to Congress in 2014.

Women’s March leaders say they’re not stepping down despite calls to do so from critics

"We have a commitment to continue this work because marginalized communities are counting on us."

This Week in Sports and Social Justice: Black police leader defends Nike and Colin Kaepernick

A former Dallas Cowboy will become the first known NFL player to marry a man on Sunday. And top high school football players speak out about an epidemic of racist incidents during games in 2018.

Why Jemel Roberson and other black men with legal guns don’t have political allies

The NRA has declined to condemn police who kill black men wielding guns while other civil rights groups ignore the Second Amendment issue entirely.

This Texas college professor called police on a black student for putting her feet up in class

On Wednesday, University of Texas at San Antonio president sent a letter to students saying school administrators are conducting two investigations into the incident.

New Dallas district attorney wants to charge officer with murder for killing Botham Jean

John Creuzot said "manslaughter is an inappropriate charge based on the circumstances."

Alt-right leaders say Republicans lost the midterms because they weren’t racist enough

Alt-right influencers say Trump didn't focus enough on white identity issues like immigration, but data shows the opposite may be true.

This Week in Sports and Social Justice: This former NFL player got elected to Congress

Plus, another former player gets dragged on Twitter for dissing national anthem kneeler Eric Reid.

What Democrats continue to fail to understand about white women voters

Progressives keep trying to win a majority of white women over with the same failed strategies.

Two remaining black Republicans in US House fight for their political lives in close midterm races

It's possible there will be no black Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives in 2019.

Florida passes Amendment 4, restoring voting rights for many formerly incarcerated people

The ballot initiative will amend the state’s constitution to re-enfranchise an estimated 1.6 million Floridians previously convicted of felonies whose voting rights were revoked in 2011.

“Blexit” is making a mockery of history and black conservative ideals, historians say

“They’re putting forward falsehoods with maybe a degree or no degree of truth in terms of proving what?”

This Week in Sports and Social Justice: NFL cheerleader kneels; Nike denounces Trump gender policy

Plus, Washington Redskins' cornerback Josh Norman is getting educated on education reform.

Candace Owens apologizes to Kanye West, denies saying he designed Blexit apparel

“I wouldn’t wish the way I felt last night upon my worst enemy."

A running list of politically charged, white supremacist violence in the last 30 days

There have been several incidents of hate, politically motivated violence or related arrests in the month of October alone. Some of them have flown under the national radar.

Kanye West is stepping away from politics: “I’ve been used to spread messages I don’t believe in”

"My eyes are now wide open and now realize I’ve been used to spread messages I don’t believe in."