Ida B. Wells, an African-American journalist, suffragist and early Civil Rights movement leader, is celebrated on her 153rd birthday with a Google Doodle.
Harper Lee’s “Go Set a Watchman”, sequel to “To Kill A Mockingbird”, came out today. Eager readers are wondering about the rumor that Atticus Finch is now a bigot.
A video showing an African-American man running up behind a truck stuck in slow traffic and removing a Confederate battle flag from its trailer has gone viral.
David Vincent Moore and his partner live in Morehead, Kentucky. They went to the Rowan County courthouse to get married but were denied a license by the clerk Kim Davis.
A Billings, Montana polygamist is threatening to file a lawsuit after being denied a marriage license for his second wife after same-sex marriage was legalized.
Disturbing cell phone footage has been released showing an LGBT activist waving a rainbow flag being attacked by Turkish police with a water cannon.
Chuck Netzhammer went to Walmart to get an edible image cake printed with the Confederate flag. Walmart denied his request, but accepted the Islamic State flag.
June 19 is known as Juneteenth Independence Day, Freedom Day, or Emancipation Day, and marks the abolition of slavery throughout the Confederate South and Texas.
Dylann Storm Roof is the suspect in a mass shooting at the Emanuel AME church in Charleston. Nine people are dead, including Clementa Pinckney, a state senator.
A female reporter covering the Baltimore protests over the death of Freddie Gray was robbed of her equipment by youths participating in the coinciding riots and looting.
President Barack Obama greeted thousands Saturday at the 50th anniversary of the 1965 Civil Rights marches from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama.
Demetrius Taylor was in his car in a North Minneapolis, Minnesota neighborhood when he noticed a white man taking photos of him and holding a gun.
February 4, 2015 is Rosa Parks Day. The day honors her civil rights involvement, specifically her refusal to give up her bus seat in 1955 Montgomery, Alabama.