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Calls Rep. John Lewis "All talk ... no action" despite Lewis' brutal 1965 beating by police in Selma, Ala., while seeking voting rights.
N.J. Sen. Cory Booker says fellow Sen. Jeff Sessions' record on civil rights represents "a real danger to our country." Congressmen John Lewis and Cedric Richmond also to testify.
"All of us believe it is unacceptable for someone with Senator Sessions' record to lead the Department of Justice."
The billboard raised a lot of questions about the civil rights climate of the 1960s and today and speaks to the national conversation sparked by Trump's election.
News of Trump’s fraud settlement, allegations of corruption and selection of racist administration personnel all take back seat to his Twitter fight with Hamilton cast.
This year, the government has fewer monitors to be sent to even more polling locations than the last general election — potentially spreading monitors thin.
His NJ experience was pivotal in sparking his activism.
Trump supporters have stated they will "monitor" polling sites and intimidate voters — and civil rights groups are fighting back.
Restrictive laws in numerous states make it nearly impossible for felons to have their rights restored even years after completing their prison sentences.
Is the BLM movement destined to be as successful as the Civil Rights Movement? Early results say yes.
A cell phone video proved Michael Slager lied and a federal grand jury found Slager violated Scott's civil rights.
Lawsuit alleges “racial bias … encouraged by the city in the interest of raising revenue” and seeks to enforce police and court reforms.
The Times will release at least one image every day in February that captured the Civil Rights era.
"Parks’s refusal to cede ground in the face of continued injustice has made her among the most revered heroines of our national story; her role in American history cannot be over-emphasized."
Hoover is remembered for attempting to prevent civil rights rather than strive towards them.
Civil rights organizations ask governor to stop plans, while defenders of the Confederacy call monument "disrespectful."
Racial bias addressed; arrest warrants withdrawn, licenses reinstated