Ben Crump

In an op-ed for NewsOne, Benjamin L. Crump, president of the National Bar Association and prominent civil rights attorney, condemns Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia‘s remarks that some African-Americans are hurt by being admitted to top universities and might be better served at “slower-track” ones. The comments, which generated a firestorm of controversy, came last week during […]

Lawyer Damario Solomon-Simmons thought he'd seen everything until he visited the trial of ex-Tulsa police officer Daniel Holtzclaw.

Benjamin Crump, the civil rights attorney who represented the families of Michael Brown Jr., Tamir Rice, and Trayvon Martin, has been retained in the case of…

Veteran journalist Ed Gordon has officially joined The Steve Harvey Morning Show! His commentary segment “Just Ed” will air Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 9 a.m. Gordon kicked off his first “Just Ed” segment with an interview with Attorney Benjamin Crump, who is assisting the family of Michael Brown and who also represented the family of Trayvon Martin. Crump […]

Ben Crump called into “NewsOne Now” Monday to update Roland Martin on the case of Kendrick Johnson. Crump talked about a new development, anonymous emails…

Members of Atlanta’s civil rights community joined attorney Benjamin Crump at the Georgia State Capitol this week for a rally urging justice for Valdosta teen Kendrick Johnson. The “Who Killed K.J.” rally was attended by Johnson’s parents, Kenneth and Jacqueline Johnson, and hundreds of supporters, including Martin Luther King III and Rev. Raphael Warnock of Ebenezer Baptist […]

Geraldo Rivera has managed to stick his foot in his mouth once again regarding the killing of Trayvon Martin and the role his hoodie may have played in the tragedy. Geraldo has gone as far as saying if Trayvon would have just explained himself to George Zimmerman, who questioned his intent and presence in his […]