civil rights

Over the past weekend Oprah Winfrey held a “Legends of Selma” brunch to honor Civil Rights pioneers who helped pave the way for all of…

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Pentagon program that distributes military surplus gear to local law enforcement allows even departments that the Justice Department has censured…

Did you know that at least 20 states have sentencing policies that allow them to determine the severity of a criminal sentence based on factors…

Thirteen organizations — which include the ACLU, NAACP, the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, National Action Network, and Rainbow Push Coalition — sent…

  Mike Muse, an accomplished political fundraiser, who has worked with President Obama, Senator Cory Booker and Mayor Bill de Blasio among others, has been named…

What does the Super Bowl have to do with the struggle for civil rights? Let Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. break it down for your real…

  Thousands of residents in Detroit are living without water – and have been for weeks. The bankrupt city of Detroit issued cutoff notices to…

“The right to vote is threatened today in a way that it has not been since the Voting Rights Act was passed in to law…

Attorney General Eric Holder and the U.S. Department of Justice released reports regarding accomplishments in various areas of the department. On Monday, the DOJ’s Civil…

Rapper Meek Mill fought the law and the law won. The Philly rapper filed a lawsuit against the city after a 2012 traffic stop Meek…

Rev. Jesse Jackson has lived an extraordinary life. Through his civil service, he’s met some of the world’s biggest leaders including Martin Luther King and…

During my lifetime I have dedicated myself to this struggle of the African people. I have fought against white domination, and I have fought against…