Tennesse banned drag shows in public spaces Wednesday, becoming the first state in the country to restrict the popular form of expression.
Education icon and advocate Jean McGuire was stabbed Tuesday in a Boston park. McGuire, 91, fought her attacker and is recovering at a local hospital.
Texas’ Attorney General Ken Paxton has made clear that if the United States Supreme Court were to overturn a ruling that enshrined the constitutionality of sodomy he would defend laws that enforce its prohibition.
Chris Cuomo finally about the resignation of his brother, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, after avoiding CNN’s coverage on his sexual harassment scandal.
On this day in 1955, a woman took her seat in the "colored" section of a Montgomery bus. As the bus slowly filled, the woman was asked to give up her seat for a white rider. She refused. Here's how Rosa Parks started a civil rights movement.
A 30-year-old man acting as an unlicensed security guard faces second-degree murder charges stemming from an altercation during Oct. 10 protests.
Regina King, whose directorial debut "One Night In Miami" was showcased at the Venice Film Festival, hopes that her film does well and helps in providing new opportunities for Black female filmmakers.
Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson has unveiled several initiatives to help employees and customers vote in the upcoming election.
Former presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama will be in attendance and are expected to speak while former president Jimmy Carter and President Donald Trump will not be present.
Several congressmen gathered at the Capitol rotunda to honor the civil rights icon and Georgia representative.
Roy Den Hollander's body was found with what police described as a "misogynist manifesto" and the suspected weapon in the shooting.
A key provision of the 1965 Voting Rights Act was struck down by the Supreme Court, with top Senate Democrats hoping to restore the landmark legislation in honor of the late civil rights icon John Lewis, who had championed this cause.
The longtime U.S. congressman, who served as the U.S. representative for Georgia's 5th congressional district for over three decades, had announced in December that he had been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer.
Rabago initially denied the accusations, but later admitted in court that he told Ingall to do the act so that he would not be arrested.
Majorities of men and women believe the United States has made progress in gender equality in the last 10 years, a new report from the Pew Research Center reveals, but some men feel the progress in women's rights have come at their expense.
Two White People Charged With Hate Crime For Allegedly Defacing Black Lives Matter Mural In California
The two are being charged with three additional misdemeanors which, if convicted, means serving a year in county jail.
Racial incidents against Chinese-Australians are on the increase in Australia, prompting some to take a vigilante approach to catch the attackers.
Tennessee In Tug-Of-War Over Absentee Voting, State Officials Say First-Time Voters Have To Vote In-Person
A state judge ruled in June "all eligible voters" would be able to cast absentee ballots in the upcoming elections, but the ruling was criticized for the broad language used and not directly addressing the in-person voting requirement for first-time voters.
The outcome would impact 8.1 million LGBT employees across the country, many of whom are not protected by state law.
Vanessa Hudgens wants her fans to educate themselves about what is happening in America.
Barack Obama released a statement on social media as many cities protest Floyd's death.
VIDEO: Texas Police Arrest Black Man For Allegedly Running Stop Sign In Front Of 90-Year-Old Grandmother
The video has gained national attention in the wake of George Floyd's death and the subsequent protests demanding the officers involved be arrested.
William Bryan said previously his family has received death threats and he lost his job since the video went public.
House Majority leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., has defined lynching as "the premeditated, extrajudicial killing by a mob or group of people to instill fear," with lynchings primarily targeting African-American victims in the 19th and 20th centuries.
Georgia Congressman John Lewis was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer earlier this month, but vows to return to the House after his treatment is completed in the coming weeks.
A spokesman for the Attorney General’s Office said, “I mean, we just want the normal ones, we don’t want [to accept] the odd ones” in reference to any job applicants.