The former Minneapolis police officer's federal sentence will be served concurrently with his 22-and-a-half-year state sentence.
A Black doctor and her trainees risked their careers to accuse their school of systemic racism. It would be a diagnosis with no easy cure.
The Three Former Cops Involved In George Floyd's Killing Were Found Guilty Of Violating His Civil Rights
Prosecutors argued that the three men consciously chose not to intervene as Derek Chauvin was killing George Floyd and failed to provide medical care.
The FBI Tried To Make MLK Kill Himself: Everything You Need To Know About The Civil Rights Icon And His Assassination
The FBI had it out for MLK.
The Murder Of Harry And Harriette Moore Was Investigated For Decades, But These KKK Members Were Never Truly Punished For Their Crimes
The Moores' activism began long before the height of the Civil Rights movement.
The 12-year-old boy’s family had urged DOJ under the Biden administration to reconsider the decision to close the probe, submitting a letter from dozens of legal scholars.
Bellecourt cofounded the American Indian Movement, which started in 1968 as a Minneapolis organization that fought against police brutality and discrimination against Native Americans.
The Council on American-Islamic Relations said the leader of its Ohio chapter passed confidential information to an "anti-Muslim hate group."
The former Minneapolis police officer changed his plea in federal court, eight months after he was convicted of murdering George Floyd in 2020.
“It Feels Like We’re Profiting Off Of Black Death”: Tulsa Residents See Civil Rights Tourism But No Reparations
One hundred years have passed since the Tulsa massacre, but little has been done to make amends or improve the lives of Black residents, whose fate can be decided by their zip code.
Derek Chauvin And Three Former Minneapolis Cops Have Been Charged With Violating George Floyd's Civil Rights
Chauvin, Thomas Lane, Tou Thao, and J. Alexander Kueng allegedly violated Floyd's constitutional rights during a deadly arrest in 2020.
Brown was shot and killed by police in North Carolina in April. "This must stop. Enough is enough," Rev. Al Sharpton said.
“It's a failure of will, as opposed to a failure of the law.”
"Despite abject slavery of the most vicious, degenerate, immoral type, we stand taller, see further, and reach higher because we stand on the shoulders of giants.”
Mourners gathered in long lines in the heat to see him lie in state at the capitol buildings in Alabama and Georgia.
The revered civil rights icon, who spent decades fighting for equality at protests alongside Martin Luther King Jr., and later on in Congress, died Friday.
The Democrat participated in the Selma to Montgomery March of 1965 and spent his career working to advance civil rights.
A majority of justices ruled that an employer violates federal law when they fire someone for being LGBTQ.
The reverend cofounded the Southern Christian Leadership Conference with Martin Luther King Jr.
The Ex-Leader Of An Anti-Immigration Group Is Creating The Office In Charge Of Fielding Civil Rights Complaints From Detainees
“That’s like letting the fox watch the hens,” one congressional staffer told BuzzFeed News.
A Photo Of Three Ole Miss Frat Members Posing With Guns In Front Of Emmett Till’s Bullet-Ridden Memorial Sparks Possible Civil Rights Investigation
The university called the photo “offensive,” but said the students’ actions did not violate the code of conduct, so they won’t be disciplined.
"Show me where in the constitution it says that at 10 o'clock people lose the right to protest," said ACLU of Puerto Rico director William Ramirez.
Privacy And Civil Rights Groups Ask The US Government To End Its Use Of Facial Recognition Tech On The Public
“There’s a reason your local police department doesn’t have access to missiles and carpet bombs. [Congress] should act now to ban this dangerous surveillance weapon.”
Airbnb announced it would remove properties in Jewish settlements in the West Bank earlier this month.
Top Civil Rights Groups Call For “Immediate Steps” From Facebook To Rebuild Faith Among Its Black Employees And Users
Color of Change and the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights wrote a scathing joint letter to Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg.
Democrats face a very difficult task in blocking any nomination to the Supreme Court.
The agenda is so far unknown.
Civil Rights Leaders Are Demanding That Cops Drop Charges Against The Woman Who Was Arrested And Exposed In A Waffle House
Rev. Al Sharpton called cops out for calling the arrest of Chikesia Clemons at an Alabama Waffle House "appropriate" — even though her breasts were exposed.
Trump's Justice Department Just Filed Its First Employment Discrimination Case Under The Civil Rights Act
The department hadn’t brought any cases under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to support a local government worker since Jeff Sessions became attorney general.
Documents obtained by BuzzFeed News show that Candice Jackson boasted about high-profile conservative supporters to land a top job at the US Department of Education.