A new book highlights the historic 1969 sit-in at Swarthmore College.

St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner takes on some major forces.

The advocate and religious leader marched with Dr. King and implemented programs throughout Chicago.

The Rev. Al Sharpton achieved a milestone within a lifetime filled with multiple other milestones. See pictures of his life here.

Activist and author Angela Davis will be inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame.

The Republican-controlled Senate voted to confirm President Donald Trump’s federal appeals court nominee Neomi Rao.

Monday marked the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,'s national holiday. The longest government shutdown in history was doing a great disservice to the civil rights icon's timeless legacy of fighting for the people.

Canada’s new $10 bill featuring Black Civil Rights activist Viola Desmond has gone into circulation.

Civil Rights leader Rev. James Lawson will be honored with the creation of a scholarship in his name at Vanderbilt University.

A coalition of civil right organizations urged the Republican-controlled Senate to wait until after the midterm elections to confirm the next Supreme Court justice.

The Supreme Court upheld President Donald Trump’s immigration travel ban against predominantly Muslim countries.