Serena Williams Champions Issues Both On & Off The Tennis CourtMoments after Serena Williams won her seventh Wimbledon title, she proudly raised her fist in a black power salute. "What caused me to speak out? Just life," Williams said. "That's just who I am.
LULAC Members Push For New Leadership Amid Immigration DebateThe oldest Latino civil rights organization in the U.S. is facing turmoil over its leader's initial support for President Trump's immigration plan, and it comes amid evolving membership.
Lawsuit Says Motel 6 Told Immigration Agents About Latino CustomersA civil rights group has sued Motel 6, alleging that it discriminated against Latino customers by giving their whereabouts and personal information to U.S. immigration agents.
Dr. King's Dream Alive In DallasThe Dallas MLK Parade is part of three-day series of faith based and community activism events.
Advocates Want #MeToo Debate To Include Immigrant Detention CentersAs the national discussion about sexual misconduct grows, advocates for immigrants said that they hope the conversation will include behavior in immigrant detention facilities.
Justices Take Up Dispute Over Wedding Cake For Gay CoupleThe Supreme Court is taking up the highly anticipated case of the Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple.
Civil Rights Icon Leads March Through California Comic-ConCivil rights leader John Lewis led a march through Comic-Con on Saturday.
Sheila Michaels, Who Popularized 'Ms.' For Women, Dies At 78Sheila Michaels, a feminist and civil-rights activist in the 1960s who has been credited with popularizing the courtesy title "Ms.," has died.
Alabama City Re-Enacts March That Sparked "Bloody Sunday"Throngs of people converged in the city of Selma, Alabama, for the annual re-enactment of a key event in the civil rights movement. Sunday marked the 52nd anniversary of the march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge.
Texas Prisons Trial Ordered After Heat-Related Inmate DeathA federal judge has ordered a civil trial of the Texas prison system and its leadership in a civil rights lawsuit arising from the heat-related death of an inmate.
Trump Blasts Civil Rights Icon John Lewis On TwitterPresident-elect Donald Trump railed against civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis, D-Georgia, in two tweets Saturday morning, following the congressman’s plans to boycott next week’s inauguration.
N. Texas-Based Retailer Denies Allegation It Tolerated Racial SlursNew Jersey has filed a civil rights lawsuit against Rent-A-Center, saying the Texas-based national retailer tolerated racial slurs allegedly made by an assistant manager at two company stores and requesting the company submit to monitoring by a New Jersey civil rights office.
Booked National Mall Means Women's March ChangesThe planned Women’s March on Washington was meant to send a message to the new administration on the day after the inauguration, but officials say they aren't the only group seeking space on the National Mall that day.
78-Year-Old Texas Man Settles Police Stun Gun Traffic Stop CaseThe lawyer for a 78-year-old Texas man shot twice with a stun gun by a police officer during a traffic stop two years ago has reportedly reached an out-of-court settlement with the city.
Judges Tosses Out Austin Suit Over Violent ArrestA federal judge has dismissed — at least for now — a lawsuit filed by a black woman who sued Texas' capital city after being thrown to the ground by a white police officer during a traffic stop last year.