Civil Rights

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.
Carolyn Bryant Donham, who accused Black teenager Emmett Till of making improper advances before he was lynched in Mississippi in 1955, has died in hospice care in Louisiana.
Video footage of Holly Barlow-Austin’s last 48 hours in jail show her struggling to move, using her hands to feel her way around the cell.
Andrew D. Lester, who shot 16-year-old Ralph Yarl twice, held racist beliefs fueled by Fox News and Donald Trump, according to Lester’s grandson.