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UNITED STATES - JULY 22: Kristen Clarke, president and executive director of the National Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, testifies during the Senate Rules and Administration Committee hearing titled 2020 General Election Preparation, in Russell Building on Wednesday, July 22, 2020. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images)

Kristen Clarke Becomes First Woman Of Color To Head DOJ Civil Rights Division

She’s a longtime civil rights lawyer.
Attorney General Merrick Garland speaks about a jury’s verdict in the case against former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd, at the Department of Justice, Wednesday, April 21, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)

3 Main Things To Know About the Justice Department’s Investigation of the Minneapolis Police Department

The probe will analyze the department’s behaviors.

This Day in Black History: Feb. 2, 2009

Eric Holder was named first Black U.S. Attorney General.

Louisiana Attorney General Says Officers Who Brutally Murdered Alton Sterling Won’t Face Charges

His family members were furious upon hearing the decision.