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Rights Group Urges UN to Stop Nigerian Executions
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project is seeking help from U.N. rapporteurs to stop ...


Russian Envoy: Ferguson Shows US Racial Problems
Leaders abroad condemn race relations in the United States following the Darren Wilson verdict....


John Legend Performs in Bahrain Despite Protests
Singer talks justice amid island's human rights controversy....


John Legend Protests Sultan of Brunei
“All of Me” singer is the latest celeb to join the hotel boycott....


Are Human Rights Violations Behind the AIDS Epidemic in the South?
Denying people access can increase their risk for HIV....


The New Civil Rights Movement: Has the Momentum Died?
Young activists discuss the next phase of their movement....


This Day in Black History: Feb. 21, 1965
Human rights activist Malcolm X was assassinated on Feb. 21, 1965....


Black Leaders Want Rep. Steve Scalise to Denounce Hate Groups From House Floor
Wade Henderson and Marc Morial sit down with Rep. Steve Scalise....


Malcolm X’s Daughter Reintroduces Her Father With New Book X: A Novel
Her story details the social activist's life from ages 14 to 20....


Civil Rights Leaders Want Action on Voting Rights Amendment Act
Civil and voting rights groups urge Congress to move forward on the Voting Rights Amendment Act....


Sen. Rand Paul Flips on His Voting Rights Flop
Sen. Rand Paul sends mixed messages on voting rights....


Freedom House Sees Disturbing Global Decline in Democracy
Global freedom has suffered a disturbing decline with 60 percent of the world's population, or 2.6 ...


Zimbabwe's Mugabe to Celebrate 91st Birthday
The African leader reportedly had a lavish birthday party in the resort town of Victoria Falls....


Activists Call on UN to Aid Detroit's Water Crisis
The Detroit Water and Sewerage Department is shutting off water to more than 150,000 people....


MLK III Reflects on Voting Rights as Congress Honors His Parents
Martin Luther King III came to Washington to receive a posthumous gold medal for his parents, but s...


Civil Rights Leaders Recall the Lasting Inspiration of Nelson Mandela
Wade Henderson and Marc Morial on the parallels between the civil rights movement and apartheid....


Rights Group: Extremists Abduct Females in Nigeria
Human Rights Watch says Islamic extremists in northeast Nigeria are abducting and apparently raping...


Obama Taps Debo Adegbile to Lead DOJ Civil Rights Division
President Obama has nominated former NAACP Legal Defense Fund attorney Debo Adegbile to head the ci...


Civil Rights Includes Gays 50 Years After March
Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people will be participating in events for this year's 50th ...


U.S. to Promote Gay Rights Abroad
At a time when some nations are maintaining or beefing up laws that deny the rights of lesbian, gay...

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