The news that Doug Jones was Joe Biden's choice for U.S. attorney general drew attention to the former Alabama senator's prosecution of KKK members who bombed a historic Black church in Birmingham that killed four little Black girls in 1963.

GOP Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions was once rejected as a federal judge over allegations he called a Black attorney “boy.”

Nation

Loretta E. Lynch was confirmed Thursday as the 83rd U.S. Attorney General following a months long wait in a bitter debate that had nothing to do with her candidacy, reports say. The Senate voted 56 to 43, with 10 Republicans for her confirmation, according to The New York Times. Democrats applauded the confirmation after Lynch […]

Civil Rights & Social Justice

Minority-led activist group Dream Defenders called on the U.S. Attorney General to issue reforms in the wake of recent police shootings.