The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit found that a section of Alabama's law interferes with children's constitutional right to education.
Immigrant rights activists say legendary guitarist Carlos Santana hit a home run during his speech at Major League Baseball's annual Civil Rights Game in Atlanta, Georgia, May 15.
Civil rights groups have launched a final effort to prevent the state of Georgia from executing death row inmate Troy Davis.
Georgia state lawmakers are considering tough anti-immigrant bills similar to Arizona's draconian and controversial SB 1070, which passed last year.
A troubling homework assignment asked third-graders, "What is an illegal alien?" and whether the U.S. should put them to death, force them to work in the army or shoot them into outer space.
Troy Davis, an African American man on Georgia's death row, faces execution, again, after a federal judge ruled yesterday, Aug. 25, in a Supreme Court ordered appeal.
Troy Davis, an African American inmate held on Georgia's death row for nearly two decades, will have chance to win his freedom Wednesday.
Congressional leaders and civil rights groups are calling for intervention in the case of Troy Davis, who currently sits on death row in Georgia for a murder he may not have committed.