"This is the first step in the process of reducing - and ultimately ending - our use of privately-operated prisons," Deputy AG Sally Yates announced.
Angela Davis and her sister Fania Davis were working for social justice before many of today's activists were born.
A grand jury indicted Brian Encinia, the Texas state trooper who arrested Sandra Bland, on a perjury charge on Jan. 6.
Don Blankenship, the accused coal criminal and former CEO of Massey's Upper Big Branch Mine, may finally face justice.
At City Hall the voice of the people, and the engagement of the public, is often an afterthought: We need to get our priorities straight.
The accused coal criminal, Don Blankenship, may finally face justice this coming month.
"Trayvon Martin could have been me 35 years ago," President Obama said Friday in remarks at the White House.
The federal government charged the 19-year-old today with using a weapon of mass destruction to kill three people and wound more than 200. If convicted, Tsarnaev could face the death penalty.
A coalition led by national civil rights organizations along with Trayvon Martin's parents today delivered more than 375,000 signed petitions calling for reform or repeal of Florida's "Shoot First" law.
Tyler Clementi, a freshman at Rutgers University, where I have taught for 41 years, committed suicide.