Civil Rights

Alabama City Faces $25,000 Fine For Renaming Street That Honored Confederate President Jefferson Davis

Montgomery’s first Black mayor wants the street named for a local civil rights leader.
12/01/2021

This Day in Black History: Aug. 6, 1965

The Voting Rights Act of 1965 was signed into law.
08/06/2021

This Day In Black History: July 2, 1964

Civil Rights Act of 1964 signed into law.
07/02/2021

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The colorless face of triumph.
06/02/2021

Derek Chauvin Makes Federal Court Appearance On Civil Rights Violation Charges

He waived his right to a detention hearing.
06/02/2021

OPINION: There’s No Debate! This Is Why The Senate Needs To Confirm Kristen Clarke For Assistant Attorney General

Here's why the NAACP wants her as the Asst. Attorney Gen.
05/10/2021

Jennifer Hudson, Jefferey Wright, and Kelvin Harrison Jr; Tackle Racism In The Legal System In The Netflix Drama ‘Monster’

'Monster' is currently streaming on Netflix.
05/10/2021

AG Merrick Garland Proposes DOJ Budget Increase To Improve Civil Rights Enforcement

The budget seeks to provide more protections.
05/04/2021

This Day in Black History: April 4, 1968

Martin Luther King Jr. is assassinated in Memphis.
04/04/2021

This Day in Black History: March 21, 1965

Civil rights demonstrators begin Alabama Freedom March.
03/21/2021