Civil and political rights

The proposal would revise Michigan's civil rights law to bar discrimination against queer people in employment, housing and public accommodations.
The former president's remarks came amid a virtual Pride Month message to commemorate Stonewall Day this week.
The civil rights organization argued for the former national security adviser's right to publish a book about working with Trump while pointing out his spotty human rights record.
Cory Wilson, who has denied that restrictive voting laws lead to voter suppression, is up for a lifetime seat on a U.S. appeals court.
The civil rights activist gave an impassioned tribute to George Floyd's family and generations of Black families.
The federal decision in a Connecticut-based dispute, which stemmed from 2 trans student sprinters, could have national implications.
“It would be good to have a woman of color” as vice president, said civil rights icon and Georgia Rep. John Lewis.
The Georgia Democrat and civil rights icon spoke on the Edmund Pettus Bridge, where he and others faced state-sanctioned violence for peacefully marching.
“Given recent national events it is all the more important to learn from the mistakes of the past," a new bill reads.
People across the nation poured out their hearts online to support the civil rights icon.