Civil rights

BLM Activists Follow the Path of MLK and the March on Washington

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."

DOJ Opens Civil Rights Investigation Into Jacob Blake Shooting

"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.

10 Quotes From Late Civil Rights Icon John Lewis

"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."