Civil Rights

"I expected her to say, 'How did you get my number?' I expected her to hang up. But she didn't."
Adrian Michael Van Slaars joins HuffPost Live to discuss what children should call their trans parents.
A former undercover police officer left a note alleging that he assisted the NYPD and FBI in the murder of Malcolm X.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced it is investigating whether Mississippi state agencies discriminated against the state’s majority-Black capital city by refusing to fund improvements for its failing water system.
Iran's "Woman! Life! Freedom!" protests continue despite crackdowns, but the movement's future is unclear.
Ta-Nehisi Coates testifies before Congress in support of reparations for slavery. The day before, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell rejected the idea, saying, “I don’t think reparations for something that happened 150 years ago, for whom none of us currently living are responsible is a good idea.”
A former Kansas City, Kansas, police detective has been indicted on federal charges accusing him of using his position to sexually abuse two women.
Slavery was the cause of the Civil War. Yet, some students are only just learning this today. This is partly because, after the war ended, some white southerners started organizations dedicated to promoting textbooks that taught that the war wasn’t about slavery, but rather about “states’ rights.” These false narratives continue to affect the way students are being taught Civil War history today. So why aren’t they taught the truth? And how does our failure to teach about slavery’s brutal legacy affect our ability to solve the issues facing our country today?
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) has a bogus claim that white men are the most persecuted group in America, and it’s pushing them to porn.
A historic turnout in Kansas has prevented conservative lawmakers from amending the state constitution to remove abortion rights.