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Attorney General Bids Farewell After 6-Year Tenure

Eric Holder begins the next phase of his life.

Black Women Leaders Talk About the Power of Education

First lady hosts panel of women civil rights leaders.

Black Leaders Want Rep. Steve Scalise to Denounce Hate Groups From House Floor

Wade Henderson and Marc Morial meet with Rep. Steve Scalise.

Anne Moody, Mississippi Civil Rights Activist, Dies at 74

She helped stage a sit-in at a Woolworth's in Jackson, Miss.

Holder Announces Plan to Target Racial Profiling

The plan targets federal law enforcement officers.

Obama Names Loretta Lynch to Become Next U.S. Attorney General

The prosecutor will face a tough confirmation process.
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Civil Rights Groups Sue to Get Voter Registration Applications Processed

Georgia official forced to act on thousands of applications.
Justice Department Announces Investigation Into Michael Brown Case - On Thursday, Aug. 14, at the request of Attorney General Eric Holder, the Justice Department announced it would launch an investigation into Michael Brown’s case to determine if there were any civil rights violations in the incident. They will also work with local authorities to determine if there were any state law violations. The FBI is also investigating the case.     (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Holder Calls for a 'Color Brave' Society to Tackle Injustice

Attorney general says progress is a measurement, not an end.