Civil rights icon Coretta Scott King was born on April 27, 1927. Celebrate her birthday with these powerful quotes.

Some Congressional Black Caucus members believe that voting rights should be prioritized alongside broader election reform legislation.

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed a controversial bill into law that could embolden violence against protesters and would criminalize the right to protest nonviolently in certain instances.

Smith and director Antoine Fuqua decided to pull their slave drama "Emancipation" out of Georgia in protest of new voting restrictions, but voting rights advocates have asked that high-profile celebrities stay and fight instead.

A bill before Congress would give full representation and enfranchisement to residents of Washington. D.C., where Black people make up a majority of the population.

The home where civil rights pioneer Malcolm X spent his teenage years has been added to the National Register of Historic Places.

Common is producing a biopic about civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer.

Deborah Archer was recently elected to serve as president of the ACLU; making her the first Black person to be at the helm of the organization in its 101-year history.

Victories by Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff flipped control of the Senate, opening a a crucial pathway for Biden's administration to reshape the federal courts.

The NAACP LDF has launched a $40 million scholarship fund for aspiring civil rights attorneys dedicated to driving change in the South.

The baseball hero overcame defining odds as one of the most prolific athletes over the last century. He died on Jan. 22 from an unknown cause.

Pointing to the availability of federal criminal statutes and other practices, civil rights leaders warn the Biden administration about the potential negative impact on Black and brown communities.