Civil Rights

A HuffPost investigation found that despite a surge of cash and renewed energy, a key department within the storied civil liberties group was plagued by strategic misfires and a staff revolt.
“I still see Black men seeing being shot, Black bodies lying in the street.” Survivors of the 1921 Tulsa race massacre testified during a congressional hearing, days before the centennial of the violence.
At the 1968 Olympic games, Tommie Smith and John Carlos raised their fists to protest racism in the United States. Nearly fifty years later, their example still resonates across the NFL.
A two-year civil rights investigation uncovered a horrifying pattern of homicides, suicides and deplorable conditions inside the prison.
Anti-racism protesters have been ‘taking a knee’ in demonstrations across the world following the death of George Floyd. Foreign secretary Dominic Raab wrongly suggested in an interview that the act originated from the HBO television drama Game Of Thrones. So where does taking a knee come from?
Civil rights groups say Gov. Greg Abbott's new policy violates Texas law and the rights of transgender kids and their parents.
These U.S. cities were home to iconic figures and pivotal moments in Black history and culture.
The trailblazer won an Academy Award for his work in 1964.
Colvin was arrested for refusing to move to the back of a segregated Alabama bus in 1955, months before Rosa Parks did the same.
The decision follows a 22-month investigation into errors in the 1965 case.