Lowery, who died at the age of 98 on Friday, was often dubbed the "Dean" of the civil of the civil rights movement.
The civil rights activist and 1988 Democratic presidential candidate is set to endorse the Vermont senator at a Grand Rapids, Michigan rally Sunday afternoon.
Today's Google Doodle honors the 60th anniversary of one of the most important moments in the civil rights movement.
Decades after his death, King's words still inspire generations of people.
Damon Fields is suing Gaston County for what he claims are civil rights violations, but in a curious legal move, 17 of his cats are listed as co-plaintiffs in the lawsuit.
"You can fight this and win [John Lewis] like you have fought so many times before. Thinking of you and your family," 2020 presidential candidate Andrew Yang tweeted.
The attorney for a woman who could face jail time and being forced to register as a sex offender for going topless in her own home claims that the law is unfair and discriminatory against women.
"The defendant invoked a terrifying symbol of racial violence to threaten and intimidate the victims for no other reason than their race and where they lived," the Justice Department said.
The case concerns three Illinois residents who filed a federal civil rights lawsuit alleging a failure to protect African American children from gun violence.
Brianna "BB" Hill was shot and killed at 11:30 am CT on Monday in Kansas City. Hill was the second transgender person murdered in the Kansas City area this year, and is estimated to be the 21st nationwide.
This is an example of the "rapidly spreading" incidence of anti-Semitic bullying in Australian schools, the Anti-Defamation Commission said.
Massachusetts based Immigration advocacy groups Centro Presente and the Pioneer Valley Workers Center have sued the Trump administration over expanded deportation powers.
Supporters of the funeral home that fired Aimee Stephens are taking the Supreme Court case a step further—by trying to prove that we do not, or should not, exist at all.
Cops are best at their jobs when every resident in every neighborhood sees them as public servants who keep them safe—not a force to be avoided.
"If you buy the argument of Hands On Originals, they can do anything they want in the name of religion," said Ed Dove of the Lexington Human Rights Commission.
Maryland congressman Elijah Cummings compared the "send her back" chants at a recent rally for President Donald Trump to the civil rights desegregation era of the 1960s, declaring the president a "racist" after years of giving him the benefit of the doubt.
Civil courts are being used to strip people of their meager assets and keep them beholden to those with power and means. This has to change.
The Baton Rouge coroner's office has ruled that Sadie Roberts-Joseph death from suffocation was a homicide.
It's not the first time the archbishop has attempted to strong-arm a Catholic school into firing its LGBTQ+ faculty members.
The chorus marked a subtle shift in what has been a remarkably collegial race between the Democratic hopefuls, who have mostly avoided criticizing one another and focused their ire on Trump.
There are 14 members on the House Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties.
Rayshawn Warren's family has claimed he was in a vegetative state by the police's heavy handed approach to his arrest.
The Alabama senator sees unsettling echoes of America's racist past in the Trump era. His new book is a wake-up call with a powerful message: Never forget.
"Today, we say to Donald Trump: We are not going back to more bigotry, discrimination and division," the Vermont senator said.
"There's no way to look at [MLK's] history and align it with this administration," Julian Zelizer, a professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University, told CNN.