Tag: civil rights
While Dr. King is primarily remembered as a civil rights leader, he also championed the cause of the poor and organized the Poor People’s Campaign to address issues of economic justice.
Judge Loretta Biggs said the law's provision preventing voters from showing public assistance ID cards to vote was “particularly suspect.”
A day after the FBI released its latest hate crime numbers, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights detailed the many problems with those statistics and what should be done to fix them.
The children’s lawyer was incensed. Her two tiny clients — one of them blind — had been in a shelter for three...
Will the Supreme Court back LQBTQ rights? Time will tell.
“This kind of incident does create a blemish. It is painful to watch.”
On Wednesday, the court ruled the Eighth Amendment protects people from state and local authorities imposing onerous fines, fees and forfeitures to generate money.
"This case is a prime example of my commitment to hold accountable officers who threaten the mission of law enforcement by breaking the law.”
A disturbing new documentary that examines lynching in the United States both past and present.
As the nation marks 90 years since the birth of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., we air a rediscovered speech he delivered on December 7, 1964.