Civil Rights Icon, Long-Time Representative John Lewis DiesJohn Robert Lewis, the son of sharecroppers who survived a brutal beating by police during a landmark 1965 march in Selma, Alabama, to become a towering figure of the civil rights movement and a longtime US congressman, has died after a six-month battle with cancer, according to a statement from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
Voting Rights Law Draws Court Fight, Registration PushCivil rights groups are hoping a federal judge will strike down a new Florida law that they say does not properly carry out a constitutional amendment restoring voting rights to felons who have completed their sentences.
Groups Quickly Challenge State Over Felons Rights' LawShortly after Gov. Ron DeSantis signed an omnibus elections bill Friday, a coalition of voting-rights and civil-rights groups announced they had filed a federal lawsuit challenging the state's plan for carrying out a constitutional amendment designed to restore felons' voting rights.
Another Teen's Rough Arrest By Broward Sheriff's Office Caught On Camera, Outraged Mother Wants AnswersThe Broward Sheriff’s Office is accused of another rough arrest involving a teenager.
Civil Rights Activist Georgia Ayres Honored With Street Naming CeremonyGeorgia Jones-Ayres was a civil rights activist known for her efforts to help rehabilitate young offenders in the 1980s. On Friday, she was honored by getting a street named after her.
Former Biscayne Park Police Chief Charged With Framing Teen To Boost StatsUnfortunately for all the good police officers out there, the few bad ones give them all a bad name.
Reclaim The Dream Celebration Held In Miami To Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.In Miami, it promised to be a memorable evening as the community remembered the life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. In Miami, 50 Years After His AssassinationOn the day Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis in 1968, Marvin Dunn was a 28-year-old grad student at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.
Remembrance Ceremony In Miami Celebrates Life & Work Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.We continue to remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on the 50th anniversary of his death.
Special Ride Held From Fort Lauderdale To Miami In Honor Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.Tributes to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. have played out all day across South Florida.
Trump Pays Tribute To Civil Rights Movement In MississippiPresident Donald Trump paid tribute to Mississippi's role in the civil rights movement Saturday at the opening of two new museums in Jackson, the state's capital.
Trump Visit To Civil Rights Museum Triggers Backlash, BoycottPresident Donald Trump heads to Mississippi this weekend to speak at the opening of a new civil rights museum but his visit is triggering an angry backlash.
Labor Nominee Acosta Says He'll Advocate For WorkersPresident Donald Trump's pick to head the Department of Labor is facing question on how he would support American workers when his record gives few clues he would follow through.
Silencing Elizabeth Warren Throws Senate Into TurmoilSenate Republicans shooshed Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren for criticizing President Donald Trump's pick for Attorney General using the words of Coretta Scott King from decades ago.
Civil Rights ‘Legend’ Rep. John Lewis Speaks To Students About Fight For EqualityCongressman John Lewis took part in a program called “Conversation with a Legend” on Tuesday.