Tag: Voting rights

Trump hails civil rights heroes; protesters pan his record

JACKSON, Miss. — President Donald Trump paid tribute Saturday to the leaders and foot soldiers of the civil rights movement whose sacrifices help make...
Pantone picks deep purple ‘Ultra Violet’ as color of year

NEW YORK — What we have here in 2017 is a heap of chaos and disruption. What we need in 2018? The Pantone Color...
The Latest: UN rights body passes Rohingya crimes measure

GENEVA — The Latest on the U.N. Human Rights Council's consideration of the situation with the Rohingya (all times local): ...
Alabama Senate candidate Jones reaches out to black voters

SELMA, Ala. — Speaking at the scene of the one of the climactic confrontations of the civil rights movement, Alabama Democrat Doug Jones on...
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In a story Nov. 30 about the scheduled expiration of a federal consent decree, a headline by The Associated Press mischaracterized the effect on...
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Tennessee's National Civil Rights Museum and the University of Memphis are planning a two-day symposium about civil rights and economic equality...
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NASHUA, N.H. — A New Hampshire judge has scheduled a trial in August 2018 in a case challenging a new law that requires voters...
Australia senator starts gay marriage debate day after poll

CANBERRA, Australia — A gay lawmaker on Thursday started the Australian Parliament's debate on legal recognition for same-sex marriage with an emotional speech in...
Civil rights attorney running for North Carolina high court

RALEIGH, N.C. — A longtime civil rights attorney who successfully sued in striking down North Carolina's legislative district boundaries for excessive racial bias announced...
The Latest: Polish premier calls EU actions ‘scandalous’

WARSAW, Poland — The Latest on the EU's action against Poland (all times local): ...

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