Civil Rights

Federal Court Allows Prosecutor To Drop Appeals Against Two Ex-Minneapolis Cops In George Floyd Case

The government wanted longer sentences against J. Alexander Kueng and Tou Thao for their civil rights violations.

Black Georgia High School Students Sue Their School District Over BLM Clothing Ban

The federal civil rights lawsuit highlights a double standard that permits students to wear Confederate flag-emblazoned attire.

Emmett Till And Mother, Mamie Till-Mobley, Awarded Congressional Gold Medal

The Black mother galvanized the civil rights movement after her son was brutally lynched.

50th Anniversary National Black Political Convention Postponed Over Jackson Water Crisis

Jackson Mayor Chokwe Lumumba is a co-convener of the gathering to create a Black agenda.

Sandy Williams, Prominent Washington State Civil Rights Activist, Dies In Plane Crash

Williams, who published a Black newspaper in Spokane, was on a plane with eight other adults and one child, all of whom perished.

DOJ Launches Federal Civil Rights Investigation Into Shocking Arkansas Arrest Caught On Camera

Randal Worcester’s head filmed having his head being bashed into the concrete.

Two Remaining Ex-Officers In George Floyd Case Sentenced To 3 Years And 3.5 Years In Federal Prison

All four disgraced Minneapolis cops have now received federal prison sentences.

Federal Prosecutors Seek 25-Year Sentence For Derek Chauvin

The former Minneapolis Cop who murdered George Floyd pleaded guilty to violating his civil rights.

Justice Department Opens Civil Rights Probe Into Louisiana State Police

Reports indicate a pattern of state police officials covering up troopers brutalizing Black motorists, the federal prosecutor says.

OPINION: The SCOTUS Roe v. Wade Draft – Never Forget Women’s Rights, Civil Rights, And Human Rights Are Intertwined

The possibility of overturning the landmark 1973 decision reveals a more insidious intent to attack the rights Americans of diverse backgrounds have long enjoyed.