Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke

"This lawsuit reflects our deep commitment to using every available tool to protect all Americans' right to vote," Assistant Attorney General Kirsten Clarke said.

The new initiative comes as the Department of Justice reached a settlement against Trustmark for engaging in lending discrimination. An investigation found Trustmark engaged in unlawful redlining by avoiding Black and Latino neighborhoods in Memphis through lending and opening branches. Trustmark was also found to have sufficient internal policies to address the issues.

According to the Department of Justice, the woman used her SUV as her weapon of choice in two separate incidents where she tried to run over a Black boy and another girl, claiming they "didn't belong."