Rapper-and-actor Master P wishes he could travel back in time and prevent Martin Luther King Jr. from being assassinated, because the world had so much more to learn and gain from the American civil rights activist.
The Education Department announced Monday that it's investigating five states with universal mask bans, saying the policies could amount to discrimination against students with disabilities or health conditions.
The U.S. Education Department is launching civil rights inquiries into five states with bans on mask mandates.The department is investigating …
The U.S. Senate voted to confirm Kristen Clarke as assistant attorney general for civil rights, the first Black woman to hold the position.
The Justice Department announced federal hate crime charges Wednesday in the death of a a Georgia man who was killed while out for a run last year.
The city of Minneapolis on Friday agreed to pay $27 million to settle a civil lawsuit from George Floyd’s family over the Black man’s death in police custody.
A reluctance among Davenport City Council members to add staff to more quickly investigate cases of discrimination in the city drew a sharp rebuke Tuesday from the body's lone Black member.
Jackie Robinson was a legend I read about in history books.
Each state has a unique story to tell about the struggles for civil rights. Here's a tiny sliver of history about their collective efforts.
Political activist Angela Davis was announced Wednesday to be the keynote speaker for Oregon State University's annual Martin Luther King Day celebration in 2021.
A class-action discrimination lawsuit filed in federal court by four people who were arrested for breaking Kenosha's curfew alleges that their rights were inappropriately infringed upon while pro-police demonstrators were allowed to "roam."
The father of a Black man shot and severely injured by police in Kenosha told a crowd at Friday's March on Washington that every Black person in America needs to stand up to oppose systemic racism.
Civil rights organizations will hold an emergency press conference at 2:30 p.m. at Civic Center Park following the shooting of Jacob Blake by a Kenosha Police officer.
Even the small mid-valley town is no stranger to the nationwide resurgence of Black Lives Matter protests following the May 25 death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police officers.
Congressman John Lewis of Georgia announced Sunday that he has stage IV pancreatic cancer, vowing he will stay in office and fight the disease.
The unveiling of a memorial statue in downtown Montgomery, Ala., Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, took place 64 years after Parks' arrest to not giving u…
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The museum complex includes the Lorraine Motel where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated as well as the building where James Earl Ray fired the shot. The museum seeks to open a dialogue about a history that spans the dark era of slavery through the modern Civil Rights Movement. A family guide is offered to assist adults in discussing the sensitive topics and events that are addressed within the museum.
Title 7 of the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sex, among other categories. The question for the justices in two cases is whether that provision protects people from discrimination in the workplace because they are gay or transgender. The sexual orientation case involves a fired skydiver in New York, who has since died, and a fired county government worker in Georgia. Aimee Stephens, a fired funeral home director in suburban Detroit, is at the center of the case about gender identity. The Trump administration has reversed the Obama administration's support for the workers.