civil rights

Civil rights leaders met with Attorney General Jeff Sessions to discuss their concerns about the DOJ's direction.

Cartoonist Glenn McCoy who caught heat Tuesday for depicting U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos as Ruby Bridges -- the African-American girl in Norman Rockwell's southern school desegregation painting "The Problem We All Live With" -- explained his controversial decision Wednesday.

A civil rights committee and two law firms filed a lawsuit Monday seeking more voting rights for Black residents, who attorneys said are "prevented from electing candidates who represent their needs" in rural areas.

He says Rep. Lewis should “spend more time on fixing and helping his district.”

The U.S. Justice Department filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the suburb of Eastpointe, Michigan alleging that the city has kept Black residents from having an equal opportunity to elect city council members of their choice.

The new legislation will allow civil rights cold cases that happened prior to 1970 to be reopened.

The Education Department accesses civil rights gains under President Obama. Activists are preparing for rollbacks under Trump's administration.

The Education Department accesses civil rights gains under President Obama. Activists are preparing for rollbacks under Trump's administration.

New York firefighter Jason Stokes pleaded not guilty to arson charges earlier this week after being charged with setting fire to his own home back in August.

What is the path going forward in an America led by one of the most polarizing President-elects in modern-day history?