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Does Civil Rights Act Cover LGBTQI People?...

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court in New York City is getting conflicting advice from the government over whether a civil rights...

DOJ Actually Seeking Jail Time for Protester...

Prosecutors with the Department of Justice are asking a D.C. judge to uphold the jury's "guilty" verdict against a female activist who was arrested...

Federal Judge Approves Baltimore Police Consent Decree,...

A federal judge signed off on the proposed consent decree between Baltimore and the U.S. Justice Department on Friday, April 7, requiring the city...

DOJ to Review All Federal Agreements Calling...

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is looking to scale back federal agreements with a number of troubled police agencies across the nation, a move that...

Jeff Sessions Believes Jobs of Police Need...

According to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the police aren't to blame for their lack of effectiveness. Rather, it's all the fault of disrespectful...

Spicer: Trump DOJ Will Crack Down on...

The Justice Department will likely ramp up enforcement of federal laws against recreational marijuana use in states that have already legalized it, Press Secretary...

Jefferson Sessions, the Soon-to-be Attorney General, Embodies...

In 10 days, a man by the name of Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III will most likely become the Attorney General of the United States....

Privatized Prison Industry Fights Back, Seeks Help...

The nation's private prisons have come up on hard times lately, as big name agencies move to cut ties with the for-profit lockups. But...

On 18-Month Anniversary of Michael Brown’s Death,...

Ferguson City Council is Set to Vote on Consent Decree with the Federal Government, Justice for Black People Hangs In the Balance On the 18-month...

Officer Who Shot Laquan McDonald 16 Times...

Jason Van Dyke, the officer at the center of the Laquan McDonald shooting which blew the lid of the out-of-control Chicago Police Department, has...

Companies Selling “Fake” Diet Pills Will Now...

    The U.S. Department of Justice has announced that it will bring criminal and civil charges against some of the marketers and creators of certain...

Fifth Third Bank to Pay $18 Million...

  An Ohio-based bank has come under fire for charging Black and Latino customers more interest on auto loans, a joint investigation by the U.S....

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon Says Ferguson Protests...

In an interview with NPR, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says his state has made changes since protests over the death of Michael Brown made...

Why Was There Not Similar Outrage Over...

Corporate America, politicians and educators have pounced on Indiana in the wake of its passing of the controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act, vowing to...

Not Just Ferguson: ‘Scandal’’s Emotional Take on...

On the heels of the Department of Justice condemning the Ferguson Police Department’s racially discriminatory practices, Scandal bravely took on the controversial case in...

9 Facts That Show White-on-White Crime Far...

Edward Wycoff Williams, an author, columnist and political analyst for MSNBC, conveyed a reality that many do not seem to know is real. Williams...

Trayvon Martin’s Mother Surprised By The Prevalence...

Following the death of her 17-year-old son, Trayvon Martin, many things came as a surprise to Sybrina Fulton. The overwhelming amount of support from...

Civil Rights Activists Outraged That Testimony from...

Records from a grand jury sitting on the last mass lynching in America have gone missing, leading to allegations of corruption against Monroe, Georgia...

5 Things We Want to See President...

Police Reform President Barack Obama can create a commission to reform police practices. The federal government should gather information from the nation’s best policies and recommend the...