The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has accused Dallas, one of the nation's largest cities, of violating civil rights law through housing practices that discriminated against black, Latino ...
Tonight's episode of "This American Life" will feature a story based on ProPublica's yearlong investigation "Living Apart: How the Government Betrayed a Landmark Civil Rights Law."
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected the appeal of Edgar Ray Killen, convicted in 2005 for the 1964 slayings of three civil rights workers in Mississippi.
Jackson's Day of Dignity coincided with the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, but the Day of Dignity was less about commemorating the historical ...
The push for comprehensive immigration reform was heard from the speakers' podium on Saturday, when tens of thousands marched to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial and down the National ...
Civil-rights activists in Mississippi are preparing to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer in 2014.
Ever since the War of the States, Congress and the Supreme Court have clashed over the question of civil rights.
If there existed a university devoted to voter suppression and disenfranchisement before the passage of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, Mississippi would have graduated with Latin honors.
"We are still not ready to decriminalize homosexuality," Senegalese President Macky Sall said.
Chanting "DOMA is Dead," supporters of same-sex marriage burst into cheers at news of the Supreme Court's decision