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Trump finds protests waiting in Mississippi

President Donald Trump plans to celebrate heroes of the civil rights movement during a visit to Mississippi, but at least one leader of that...

Trump Attacks Civil Rights Leader

Donald Trump's feud with civil rights icon John Lewis is highlighting the president-elect's willingness to attack any and all political rivals even with his...

Checking duality of Jeff Sessions

Senators at next week's confirmation hearing will confront competing versions of Jeff Sessions, the Alabama senator who is President-elect Donald Trump's pick for attorney...

More than 860 hate incidents since Nov. 8

Civil rights groups say President-elect Donald Trump should forcefully and publicly denounce racism and bigotry. They are pointing to more than 860 bias-related incidents...

Civil rights sights losing to history

A once-thriving all-black settlement in the New Mexico desert is a ghost town that rarely appears on maps. Tour buses pass but never stop...

Gun control: A new civil rights?

Bernard Lafayette was all smiles as he watched his civil rights comrade John Lewis commandeer the floor of the U.S. House for an old-fashioned,...

Lynch: Transgender bias ‘civil rights struggle’

In suing the state where she was born and raised for discriminating against transgender people, Attorney General Loretta Lynch invoked the defining civil rights...

First Lady: Vote to support civil rights

First lady Michelle Obama told graduates of a historically black university in Mississippi on Saturday that "the power of voting is real and lasting"...

Asking USDA for help on civil rights

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is embarking on a partnership with universities across the country in hopes of infusing its ranks with more diversity...

Obama: Women made civil rights happen

Paying tribute to those who helped clear a path for him, President Barack Obama said women of the civil rights movement were "the thinkers...