Richmond removing statue of Confederate JEB Stuart

Work crews in Richmond began taking down an enormous monument to Confederate Gen. J.E.B. Stuart on Tuesday, the third major statue to be cleared away in less than a week, as the Confederacy's former capital rushes to remove symbols of oppression in response to protests against police brutality and racism.

Kaepernick, ESPN team up for documentary series on his life

The deal between Kaepernick’s production arm, Ra Vision Media, and The Walt Disney Co. was announced on July 6. The partnership will focus on telling scripted and unscripted stories that explore race, social injustice, and the quest for equity. It also will provide a platform to showcase the work of directors and producers of color.

Move to rename 'Bloody Sunday' bridge has critics in Selma

Today, with thousands protesting nationwide against racial injustice, a years-old push is gaining steam to rename the Edmund Pettus Bridge in honor of Rep. John Lewis, who led the 1965 marchers on “Bloody Sunday.” But the idea is drawing opposition in Selma, including from some who marched with Lewis that day.