civil rights discrimination

A judge sentenced couple Jose Ismael Torres and Kayla Rae Norton Monday to a combined 35 years for terrorizing and harassing guests at an African-American child's birthday party with confederate flags, racial slurs and threats in Douglassville, Georgia in 2015.

An attorney filed a third complaint accusing NYC schools of systemically mismanaging sex assault cases involving disadvantaged Black girls. While the city continues to review the cases, the lawyer for the girls is seeking a wider federal probe.