Civil Rights

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"Once they take away the rights of one group, the rest of us are not going to be safe,” said one Iranian American detained for over 11 hours at the U.S. border.
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The civil rights icon said he will continue to serve as he begins his plans for treatment.
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Some of the most conservative corners of the country passed local laws to protect LGBTQ people this year, bolstering the argument for state and federal protections.
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Honolulu police Officer John Rabago pleaded guilty to denying the man his civil rights.
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The memorial was unveiled on Sunday, the 64th anniversary of Parks' refusal to give up her bus seat for a white man.
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Reed's inauguration is historic in the majority-Black city’s 200-year history.
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The civil rights martyr was memorialized on the shore of the Tallahatchie River in Mississippi, near where his body was discovered in 1955.
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Watch Elijah Cummings deliver an inspiration poem in his first floor speech to Congress in 1996
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Steven Reed won the mayoral vote in the majority-Black city known as a flashpoint in the struggle for civil rights.
Environment
In the historic cradle of the civil rights movement, Black residents of North Birmingham, Alabama, now bear the burden in the fight against pollution.
Queer Voices
Transgender and gender nonconforming people say they have been pressured to expose their genitals during TSA searches at airports.
Politics
President Trump's been gaslighting the country on the subject of LGBTQ rights since his inauguration.
Black Voices
A photo recently circulated of three University of Mississippi students posing with guns beside a bullet-pocked sign honoring the lynching victim.
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The former vice president addressed criticism from Sen. Kamala Harris during the Democratic primary debate.
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Ta-Nehisi Coates testified before Congress in support of reparations for slavery.
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In a letter shared exclusively with HuffPost, 34 organizations demand the state legislature support repealing the "walking while trans" ban.
Black Voices
The "Queen of Creole Cuisine" died surrounded by family.
Queer Voices
The controversial legislation means LGBTQ people can face up to 14 years in prison if convicted of homosexual acts.
Politics
The civil rights icon helped organize a rally to support the congresswoman on Capitol Hill on Tuesday.
Politics
The issue is whether Title VII of the federal Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits sex discrimination, protects LGBTQ people from job discrimination.