Civil rights

Michigan Local NAACP Chapter To March In Memorial Day Parade After Ban Overturned

The NAACP was excluded from the Greater Muskegon Memorial Day Parade due to a ban on political groups.

Mississippi Deputies Accused Of Sexual Assault In Civil Rights Probe

The deputies allegedly attempted to assault two Black men with a sex toy during an interrogation.

'An Activist Who Became an Artist': Reflecting on Harry Belafonte 'In His Own Words'

The pioneering singer, actor, and activist passed away on Tuesday, April 25. He was 96.

Martin Luther King Jr: 5 Virtual Events To Commemorate The 55th Anniversary of His Assassination

Critical conversations on the slain civil rights leader’s legacy are on the agenda at various celebrations of his life.

Justice Department Probing Civil Rights Violations Involving Mississippi Sheriff's Deputies

Officers are accused of shoving a gun into the mouths of two Black men who were being held.

Mother and Daughters Wrongly Detained in California Win Record Settlement

Alameda County offered the family $700K before a jury set the payment at $8.25 million.

Op-Ed: Why ‘Bloody Sunday’ Still Lives Vividly In Our Memories So Many Years Later

What a group of young civil rights marchers encountered in March, 1965 was no isolated event, but part of a tapestry of struggle.

Let Your Voice Be Heard: 8 Black Leaders Who Refuse To Be Silenced

In the spirit of Rev. Al Sharpton's new documentary 'Loudmouth' here are several Black activists who won't keep quiet in the name of justice.