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Family of Murdered Raejonette Morgan, Ben Crump, and Najee Ali Call for Full Investigation Into LA County Sheriff’s Department | VIDEO

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*The family of Raejonette Morgan, in collaboration with prominent attorney Ben Crump and civil rights activist Najee Ali, director of Project Islamic Hope, is urgently calling for a comprehensive investigation by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department into the untimely death of Morgan, a 22-year-old African American woman. On Friday, July 5, at 11 am, […]

Ben Crump Files Discrimination Lawsuit on Behalf of Black Victims of Navy Federal Credit

*Navy Federal Credit Union is facing a lawsuit accusing the lender of racial discrimination. According to a recent CNN report, the nation’s largest federal credit union approved 77% of the mortgage applications from White people but only 56% of the applications from Latinos and 48% from Black applicants. Attorneys Ben Crump and Adam Levitt “filed […]

Family of Henrietta Lacks Wins Lawsuit Against Biotech Company

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*The descendants of Henrietta Lacks won their lawsuit against a multi-billion-dollar biotech company for their use of her stolen cells. The estate filed a lawsuit against Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. for profiting from Lacks’ unique cells. As EUR reported previously, citing a press release of attorney Ben Crump, Thermo Fisher Scientific made a conscious choice […]

Malcolm X’s Family and Ben Crump File $100 Million Death Lawsuit | VIDEO

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*Somebody’s serious about getting to the bottom of Malcolm X‘s death. That would be the family of the deceased militant civil rights activist and icon. On Tuesday it was announced that they would file a wrongful death lawsuit for $100 million alleging the CIA, FBI and the NYPD had a hand in his death. Present-day […]

Will Smith Helps Raise Millions for Ben Crump’s Law School | Video

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*Earlier this month, the College of Law at St. Thomas University in Miami, Florida, was renamed Benjamin L. Crump College of Law. It is now the first law school in the country named after a practicing Black attorney.  Will Smith is using his star power to help raise money for the law school, and the […]

Ben Crump to Sue Governor Ron Desantis for Rejecting AP African American Studies | VIDEO

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*Governor Ron DeSantis is against the Advance Placement African American course in Florida high schools. His administration, through Florida’s Department of Education Office of Articulation, rejected the course. But civil rights attorney Ben Crump is not taking it lying low. Crump held a news conference at the Florida Capitol, flanked by leaders from the American […]

Ben Crump: Nichols Video Will ‘Remind You of Rodney King’ | WATCH

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*Tyre Nichols‘ family attorney, Ben Crump, says he has viewed the police body camera video ahead of its release (this) Friday evening at 4pm Pacific / 7pm Eastern. He describes the video to CNN’s Alisyn Camerota. How do incidents like Tyre Nichols’ death impact the Black community? Kristee Haggins, the founder and executive director of […]

Attorney Ben Crump Takes His New ‘Civil’ Documentary to ABFF | Video

*Famed civil rights attorney Ben Crump is speaking out about why he allowed a production crew to follow some of his high-profile cases for the new Netflix documentary “Civil.” The project hails from Emmy-nominated director Nadia Hallgren, and producers Kenya Barris and Roger Ross Williams. Per press release, the doc is described as “an intimate […]