Civil rights leaders met with Attorney General Jeff Sessions to discuss their concerns about the DOJ's direction.
Cartoonist Glenn McCoy who caught heat Tuesday for depicting U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos as Ruby Bridges -- the African-American girl in Norman Rockwell's southern school desegregation painting "The Problem We All Live With" -- explained his controversial decision Wednesday.
A civil rights committee and two law firms filed a lawsuit Monday seeking more voting rights for Black residents, who attorneys said are "prevented from electing candidates who represent their needs" in rural areas.
This morning at CNN.com, the headline read “Democrats Have No Power.” And it’s almost true. You’ve heard me say it before, Republicans now control the House, the Senate, and the Presidency. Democrats are seemingly unable to stop even one of Donald Trump’s cabinet nominees from being confirmed. It appears conservatives will soon control the Supreme […]
President Barack Obama formally established the Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument, Freedom Riders National Monument and the Reconstruction Era National Monument Thursday.
The U.S. Justice Department filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the suburb of Eastpointe, Michigan alleging that the city has kept Black residents from having an equal opportunity to elect city council members of their choice.
A group of Black pastors has come out in support of Jeff Sessions, Roland Martin asks for proof of his record.
Federal officials conclude that closing and reducing services in driver license's centers in Alabama violates civil rights, reaching an agreement Wednesday with the state law enforcement agency to ensure "that all Alabama residents have access to driver licensing programs, regardless of race, color or national origin."
Civil rights leaders including Andrew Young, C.T. Vivian and Xernona Clayton talked with several University of Alabama and University of Washington football players about continuing the fight for progress and overcoming racial divides during a discussion at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia on Tuesday night.
The Education Department accesses civil rights gains under President Obama. Activists are preparing for rollbacks under Trump's administration.