The "Rap Music on Trial" bill will place limitations on how rap lyrics can be used as evidence in criminal cases.

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The 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion—the U.S. Army’s only all-Black women unit to serve during WWII—will be bestowed with a Congressional Gold Medal.

NAACP President and CEO Derrick Johnson expertly trolled Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema and her staunch opposition to voting rights by resurfacing one of her old tweets that called voting rights icon John Lewis her "hero."

Civil rights and social justice leaders were cautiously optimistic after the House passed the George Floyd Justice In Policing Act to hold law enforcement accountable for deadly and excessive force that far too often involve Black lives.

The MORE Act passed in the House on Friday, the first of many steps to reverse and rectify the extensive damage done by prohibition largely affecting Black and brown communities.

Over the last week a viral meme catapulted into the internet, promising a piece of financial relief under the weight of student loans.


A new law that bans cities and counties from removing Confederate monuments was enacted in Alabama by Gov. Kay Ivey.

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The complexities of the legal system often debunk Americans from delving into clauses of breakthrough bills. Although many believe the country has not changed much in the past fifty years, there have been several laws that counter those arguments.