Testimony began this afternoon after opening statements concluded in the second trial of the civil suit brought by Jordan Miles against three police officers after an incident in Homewood in January of 2010.
More than 200 people gathered for a 20-year-old man who they say was the victim of alleged police brutality during a traffic stop in 2012.
The Heinz History Center’s gripping exhibit, “From Slavery to Freedom,” has new touches.
Local Civil Rights fighter and Tuskegee Airman Wendell G. Freeland died at his home early Friday morning. He was 88-years-old.
August Wilson and Dr. Leroy Patrick have been named the winners of the Spirit of King Awards for 2014.
Sunday marks the 45th anniversary of a historic civil rights standoff in the Hill District.
Nearly 50 years have passed since Martin Luther King uttered his famous “I Have A Dream” speech in Washington, DC.
The mother of the man accused of leading police on a high-speed chase through the South Side ending with police shooting into his car has filed a civil rights lawsuit.
KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to Dr. Alveda King, niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, about the legacy of her famous uncle and the civil right movement.
It is not news when Republicans try to block access to the ballot box for poor, minority and elderly voters. What is unusual is that Republicans are admitting it.
Unfortunately, political poll after political poll reveals that the presidential election of 2012 has much to do – in fact, more to do – with the race of the presidential candidate than most anything else.
Hillary Clinton is a glowing example of the heights women are reaching in the United States in recent times. She contradicts the notion thrust forth by President Obama and his political party that there is an alleged-“War on Women”.
Romney is lucky that people grabbed on to the “binders full of women” comment because his comment about giving his female Chief of Staff flex time so she could go home and cook dinner was mostly over looked.
Early vote was once an idea that both parties promoted. But as Democrats grow in their ability to use it to their strategic advantage, Republicans have sought to reduce or eliminate it.
Conveniently-timed for Obama’s reelection, the Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Resolution program began September 24, 2012 – just a month-and-a-half before the election. Apparently the Obama administration did not care about this alleged injustice to females and Hispanics any time in the past three-and-a-half years. It just happened to be thought about and addressed now – just before voters pull the lever.