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.
01/13/2023

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.
01/12/2023

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.
12/23/2022

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.
10/03/2022

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.
09/07/2022

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.
08/23/2022

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.
07/27/2022

Federal Prosecutors Seek 25-Year Sentence For Derek Chauvin

The former Minneapolis Cop who murdered George Floyd pleaded guilty to violating his civil rights.
06/24/2022

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.
06/10/2022

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.
05/05/2022