Thousands re-tracing the steps of those who made the historic 1965 march from Selma to Montgomery, Ala. ended their five-day journey by converging this weekend on the Alabama state capital here.
The Obama administration's Justice Department is reluctant to take on the fight against voter suppression efforts nationwide.
"Frozen in Time: Gender Pay Gap Unchanged for 10 Years" examines women's wages in 43 countries.
Organizers say that, more than a commemoration, the march this week is a demonstration against modern day attacks.
Winston was also a political prisoner, unjustly imprisoned in the McCarthy era where he lost his fight due to poor medical care while there.
Other areas in Florida with domestic partnership registries include Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties, and the cities of Gainesville, Miami Beach and Key West.
Legendary artist and civil rights activist Nina Simone was born 79 years ago today, Feb. 21, in Tryon, North Carolina.
New Jersey's Senate passed a bill approving the legalization of gay marriage by a vote of 24-16
Unions are joining with civil rights and community partners in a massive re-enactment of the historic 1965 Alabama civil rights march.
"Missourians for Equal Credit Opportunity" opposes the ballot initiative so much that it is spreading misinformation in an attempt to intimidate supporters.