Civil Rights

Inspirational messages and thoughts from leaders including Martin Luther King Jr., John Lewis and other trailblazers.
This year was marked by rising anti-trans rhetoric, a record number of anti-LGBTQ bills filed in statehouses across the country, and even violence.
Rev. William J. Barber II said that an AMC theater in North Carolina "chose to call the police rather than accommodate my visible disability," during a press conference Friday.
The police department is accused of arresting people without justification, using illegal roadblocks to stop Black drivers, and more.
If the Supreme Court takes the case, it will be the first time the highest court has weighed in on gender-affirming care for minors.
Title VI of the landmark 1964 law outlaws discrimination on the basis of race, color or national origin in any program that gets federal funding.
Sixty years ago, four Black girls died inside the 16th Street Baptist Church. The survivors of that bombing are still fighting racism.
The gathering Saturday was a precursor to the actual anniversary of the Aug. 28, 1963 March on Washington.
"While darkness and denialism can hide much, they erase nothing," the president said at the ceremony.
Tou Thao, who already had been convicted in federal court of violating Floyd’s civil rights, was last of the four former officers facing judgment in state court in Floyd’s killing.