A Florida sheriff was accused of "indiscriminately enforcing his law-and-order agenda" by the group Foundation Against Intolerance and Racism.
South Carolina, Alabama and Mississippi honor the day every year, and challenges against the holidays have so far been unsuccessful.
Kenneth Pilon allegedly slipped a noose with a racist note into a truck owned by a mixed-race couple, in addition to threatening Starbucks workers.
Civil Rights attorney Ben Crump compared the unarmed 26-year-old's death to Ukrainian civilians being killed by Russian soldiers.
The Trump-backed GOP congressional candidate told Steve Bannon civil rights for gay and Black people "are two different things."
Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune's friendship with first lady Eleanor Roosevelt led to the desegregation of pilot training programs.
Beyond the immediate and real threat to the rights of women, what's happening in Texas, Missouri and other red states is another sign that the Trumpified GOP's ideology is shifting rapidly toward authoritarianism.
Smollett's "Empire" co-star urged that the actor be "freed and put on house arrest and probation" instead of serving time in jail.
There hasn't been enough connection between what goes on at an academic and intellectual level, and the general public.
"We can not replace one hierarchy of human value with another hierarchy of human value," Asra Nomani told the House Judiciary Committee.
Crump's endorsement comes in contrast to that of Representative Jim Clyburn, who is vouching for J. Michelle Childs to replace Justice Breyer.
Closing arguments were presented Tuesday in the trial of former Minneapolis police officers Tou Thao, Alexander Kueng and Thomas Lane.
Let's make sure that white America understands that black people played important roles in the creation and building of this country.
Greg and Travis McMichael and neighbor William "Roddie" Bryan already had been convicted of murder for Arbery's death and sentenced to life in prison.
Thomas Lane, Tou Thao and J. Alexander Kueng are all charged with willfully depriving Floyd of his constitutional rights.
The case has sparked debate on "stand your ground" laws, with a district attorney saying he is unable to file charges despite the death being ruled a homicide.
ESPN stated that the docuseries would be "a full, first-person account" of Kaepernick's journey.
Some activists have urged a shutdown of the city's transit system due to possible disruptions connected to the former officer's release, scheduled for Thursday.
Martin Luther King Jr was pivotal in the push for racial equality across the U.S. Here are some facts to learn more about the acclaimed Civil Rights leader
King was fearless—and fearless because he was faithful—and dangerous to the segregationists. He answered to a higher authority.
King's birthday will be observed as a federal holiday on Monday, but it won't be called by the same name in every state.
The day honoring the birthday, life and legacy of the civil rights leader was first observed back in 1986.
Crump has taken on numerous cases that have received national attention, including the murder of George Floyd and Ahmaud Arbery.
Floyd's family members were in attendance as Chauvin changed his federal plea from not guilty to guilty.
A new federal docket entry on Monday indicated that Chauvin plans to change his not-guilty plea in the case ahead of his scheduled January trial.
"With the Justice Department's stamp on it, even a statement that the killings were wrongful would help even if there's no prosecutions," said John Hayes.