"We are prepared to strap up our boots and, in the spirit of John Lewis, get into some good trouble," state Representative Shevrin Jones said in response to DeSantis' new proposal, which introduces new criminal offences for protesters.
Idár and her family helped establish the First Mexican Congress, which organized Mexican-Americans across Texas in the fight for civil rights.
Felicitas Mendez is remembered for successfully suing a school district that refused to enroll her children based on their ethnicity, paving the way for the integration of Californian public schools.
"I don't have separate prayers for police victims and for police that are victimized," Sharpton said on Monday.
"I've got a seat at the table at 'The View,' the most important political show on TV. I can be a champion for people that don't have a voice," Sunny Hostin tells Newsweek."
Now is the perfect time to seize the moment and launch a new, forward-thinking movement.
A Black Democratic state rep in Tennessee said he's "appalled" by comparisons between today's racial unrest and Martin Luther King Jr.'s era of the Civil Rights movement.
The legendary record company announced several digital initiatives in honor of the 57th anniversary of the historic civil rights event.
When asked what he thought the original protesters would think, activist Tyler Green said: "I think they'd also be disappointed that we're still having to march at all. They did it so we wouldn't have to, but here we are. It's now up to us to try again so that our kids don't have to."
"Federal authorities are committed to investigating this matter as thoroughly and efficiently as possible," the Department of Justice said in a news release confirming that a federal civil rights investigation had been launched.
"Today I was relieved of teaching duties," Professor Joel Poor wrote to his class. "I apologize for any disruption this might cause you."
"We actually have a very good relationship," Donald Trump allegedly said in 2016 about Barack Obama.
The refusal to break ties with a chapter led by a Nation of Islam supporter has put the venerable civil rights organization's allies in a dificult position.
On Thursday, the former president took aim at "those in power who are doing their darndest to discourage voting by closing polling locations, and targeting minorities."
Memorial services for the late congressman in Alabama will continue later this evening and on Sunday.
A former congresswoman who served with John Lewis looks back on the legacy of a civil rights icon.
Now, more than ever, we must learn from the example set by a great man.
The Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma was the scene of the Bloody Sunday civil rights march where the 80-year-old had his skull fractured by police.
Rubio deleted the original tweet and then shared a video of himself with Lewis at a Martin Luther King celebration.
John Lewis played an integral part in the passage of the Voting Rights Act in 1965.
Lewis, who once marched with Martin Luther King, died aged 80 seven months after he was diagnosed with advanced pancreatic cancer.
"To those who have said, 'Be patient and wait,' we have long said that we cannot be patient. We do not want our freedom gradually, but we want to be free now! We are tired. We are tired of being beaten by policemen. We are tired of seeing our people locked up in jail over and over again."
Lewis reportedly died at the age of 80 on Friday in Atlanta, Georgia from pancreatic cancer.
The auditors said the decisions made relating to Trump "would effectively allow the platform to be weaponized."
"We are making changes—not for financial reasons or advertiser pressure, but because it is the right thing to do," the Facebook chief operating officer said.
The future U.S. Congressman John Lewis was arrested in Jackson, Mississippi in 1961 for using a "white" bathroom during his time as a young civil rights activist.
Black lives matter, but the organization calling itself "Black Lives Matter" is self-serving and self-defeating.
New Yorkers documented the heartwarming scene on social media.
The Trump administration does not look the other way when it comes to China's repression of its Uyghur Muslims.
"I am exempt from any ordinance requiring face mask usage in public," read the cards which the Department of Justice has not issued, despite the presence of the DOJ seal.