Did Jeffrey Epstein, Harvey Weinstein and other famous white men accused of sex crimes "walk" free from jail while Bill Cosby and R. Kelly were locked up? No, this is missing context. A meme from 2019 has gone viral in 2021, claiming Cosb
The electricity failure in the state was mainly caused by freezing natural gas pipelines and the wind turbine shutdowns accounted for a fraction of it
A photo has been shared hundreds of times in multiple Facebook posts alongside a claim it shows protesters demonstrating on a street in Myanmar after a military coup on February 1, 2021. The claim is false: this photo was taken during a Black Li
https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/biden-uncf-funding-copypasta/ In early February 2021, social media us
What started with a report of “family trouble” in Rochester, New York, and ended with police treating a fourth-grader like a crime suspect, has spurred outrage.
The rise in minimum wages to $15 per hour would increase the pay of one-third of African Americans and one-fourth of Latinos.
Intentionally forgotten stories, or those buried out of shame or trauma, exist everywhere.
The viral tweet was fake, but not as fake as you might think.
Did actor Denzel Washington praise police and denounce Black Lives Matter protesters in an interview with Yahoo Entertainment? No, that's not true: Washington expressed in the interview that he had "the utmost respect" for the work many l
A Tennessee principal was the center of a controversy after deciding a theme for her school’s Black History Month.
Any member of a national assembly or a head of state can submit nominations before February 1.
The cause of the child's death and whether he participated in the challenge has not yet been determined.
Did @Blklivesmatter, the official Twitter account of the Black Lives Matter organization, tweet that they were "used" by the Democratic Party? No, that's not true: Lead Stories image analysis indicates it is a skillful fake tweet. There i
Did an assortment of military combat helicopters, including Blackhawks and Ospreys, buzz Washington, D.C. on the morning of January 15, 2021 as shown in an online video? No, that's not true: The video posted on Friday that purported to be
A routine review of content labeled satire.
The majority of looters were opportunists who had no ties with the BLM, though some individuals may have been implicated.
The police response to the assault and vandalism of the federal Capitol building has unleashed a wave of comparisons to the summer Black Lives Matter protests in Washington, D.C. President-elect Joe Biden said the restrained handling of the Trump sup
Was Pope Francis arrested in Vatican City after a supposed blackout and was he indicted for child trafficking and fraud? No, that's not true: there is no evidence for any of this and the claim went viral through a website run by an anonym
The arrest followed days of intense media coverage of the fracas at the hotel and demands by the teen's family and activists that she face criminal charges.
A video of has been viewed tens of thousands of times in multiple posts on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube alongside a claim it shows “Batman” at a pro-Trump protest at the US Capitol in Washington DC on January 6, 2021. The claim is false; the video
A white Ohio police officer was fired after bodycam footage showed him fatally shooting 47-year-old Andre Hill, a Black man holding a cellphone, and refusing to administer first aid for several minutes.
Body camera footage released Wednesday shows Andre Hill, a 47-year-old Black man, emerging from a garage and holding up a cellphone in his left hand seconds before he is fatally shot by a Columbus police officer.
In June, Melinda Gates said Black people "should be," and not must be, first in line, after health care workers, to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
Is labeling a black crayon "negro" a racial reference and does Crayola have "some explaining to do"? No, that's not true: This is an example of a practice detected by Lead Stories: other languages use different words than English. The bla
https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/san-francisco-lincoln-blm/ On Dec.
Lionel Womack was on his way back home from a business trip to California when a Kansas Highway Patrol officer in western Kansas initiated a chase over “an alleged traffic violation,” according to the lawsuit.
A story that rocketed around the internet for its clickbait value employed misleading framing of an issue in San Francisco.
Democratic lawmaker Cynthia Johnson appeared to threaten Trump supporters in a Facebook video.
Police on Sunday said they were investigating the incidents.
Pride died Saturday in Dallas of complications from Covid-19, according to a spokesperson.
A white former police officer has been charged with falsely reporting a gunfight with a group of Black youths at his lakeside camp in the Adirondacks while he was off duty, the Essex County District Attorney’s Office said.
More Americans have been getting flu shots this year, apparently heeding the advice of health officials fearful of a flu and coronavirus double pandemic, public health officials said.
Civil rights and FBI investigators will help look into the fatal shooting by an Ohio sheriff's deputy of a Black man whose family says that he was holding not a gun, but a sandwich.
A photo widely shared online for several years appears to show Muhammed Ali, Nelson Mandela, Malcolm X and other Black icons posing together. While the striking image has sparked an emotional reaction on social media, it is in fact an altered photo of
The CDC has labeled shopping in crowded stores during the holidays a “higher risk” activity and says people should limit any in-person shopping.
Several reports suggest that the rate of African American death due to gun homicide is ten times more than that of other races or ethnicities.
Did Senator Kelly Loeffler of Georgia post on Parler that Stacey Abrams must not be allowed to again register hundreds of thousands of Black voters? No, that's not true: A screenshot showing the purported post was not from Loeffler's offi
Twitter users believed the tweet was meant to go out via an alternate, fake account to bolster support for Republican causes.
Did the NAACP issue a warning in Georgia that white supremacists and other fringe groups will be targeting black men for violent acts this weekend? No, that's not true: The national leadership of NAACP and its Georgia chapter said separat
Baby Nancy, the first Black baby doll to have an Afro and other authentic features, has been inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame.