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Black Lawmaker Takes Knee on House Floor ‘To Stand Against Racism’

Black Lawmaker Takes Knee on House Floor ‘To Stand Against Racism’

“You tell me which of those children’s mothers are a son of a b. That is racism,” Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee said.

Social Media Drives Nationwide Solidarity Over Muslim Ban

Social Media Drives Nationwide Solidarity Over Muslim Ban

Protesters along with lawmakers lashed out against the detainment of immigrants at airports, including a married couple with disabilities in their 80s and a five-year-old boy.

John Lewis Should 'Thank' White Men for Civil Rights, Says Maine Gov. Paul LePage

John Lewis Should ‘Thank’ White Men for Civil Rights, Says Maine Gov.

Gov. LePage later suggested the NAACP apologize to white people.

Black Lawmakers Move Against Senator Sessions

Black Lawmakers Move Against Senator Sessions

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.

House Dems’ Gun Common Sense Sit-In Incorporates Social Media Strategies of Millennials

A form of protest coined in the Civil Rights Movement is aided by techniques of modern-day protests.

Civil Rights Activist Julian Bond Dies at 75, Leaders Call Him ‘Hero’

Prominent leaders and friends are mourning the death of a civil rights icon.