Drag Artist Marti G. Cummings Called Out Tucker Carlson’s “False Narrative” After The Fox News Host Took An Old Tweet Out Of Context To Try To Accuse Cummings Of Being A Groomer
Cummings was among the guests at the White House on Wednesday to watch the marriage equality law signing — something that infuriated Carlson and other far-right figures.
A Threat Against Justice For Emmett Till Protesters Led To The Cancellation Of A Christmas Parade
In spite of the threat, protesters still showed up to call for accountability in the brutal 1955 lynching of the 14-year-old.
Derek Chauvin Has Been Sentenced To 21 Years In Prison For Violating George Floyd's Civil Rights
The former Minneapolis police officer's federal sentence will be served concurrently with his 22-and-a-half-year state sentence.
A Black Doctor Tried To Diversify Medicine. Then She Lost Her Job.
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 Justice Department Won’t Reopen The Federal Civil Rights Investigation Into Tamir Rice’s Death
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.
Clyde Bellecourt, A Leader In Native Americans' Civil Rights Struggle, Has Died At Age 85
Bellecourt cofounded the American Indian Movement, which started in 1968 as a Minneapolis organization that fought against police brutality and discrimination against Native Americans.
A Muslim Civil Rights Leader Was Actually Spying For An Anti-Muslim Group, CAIR Says
The Council on American-Islamic Relations said the leader of its Ohio chapter passed confidential information to an "anti-Muslim hate group."
Derek Chauvin Has Pleaded Guilty To A Federal Charge That He Violated George Floyd's Civil Rights
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.
Family Members And Civil Rights Leaders Mourned Andrew Brown And Called For Justice At His Funeral
Brown was shot and killed by police in North Carolina in April. "This must stop. Enough is enough," Rev. Al Sharpton said.
A Federal Domestic Terrorism Law Could Threaten Civil Rights Groups Like BLM
“It's a failure of will, as opposed to a failure of the law.”
I Told Civil Rights Activists I Was Feeling Hopeless. They Responded: “Are You Kidding Me?”
"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.”
Emotional Photos Show How People Paid Their Respects To Civil Rights Icon John Lewis
Mourners gathered in long lines in the heat to see him lie in state at the capitol buildings in Alabama and Georgia.
This Is How People Are Remembering Congressman And Civil Rights Giant John Lewis
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.
John Lewis, The Congressman And Civil Rights Icon, Has Died At 80
The Democrat participated in the Selma to Montgomery March of 1965 and spent his career working to advance civil rights.
LGBTQ Americans Just Won A Massive Civil Rights Victory At The Supreme Court
A majority of justices ruled that an employer violates federal law when they fire someone for being LGBTQ.
Civil Rights Leader Reverend Joseph Lowery Has Died At 98
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.
Puerto Rico Civil Rights Leaders Want Investigations Into Police Using Tear Gas On Protesters
"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.”
Jewish Israeli Airbnb Hosts Sue, Claiming The Company Violated Their Civil Rights
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.
Black Civil Rights Leaders Promise An Organized Campaign Against Brett Kavanaugh's Nomination
Democrats face a very difficult task in blocking any nomination to the Supreme Court.
National Civil Rights Groups Are Holding An “Emergency” SCOTUS Briefing
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.