HAVERHILL — A group of civil rights lawyers in Boston says the city isn’t moving fast enough or doing enough to change its decades-old at-large electoral system, demanding more district representation and less at-large representation than proposed.
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Jimmie Lee Jackson would’ve been an old man today. But his was a life unlived.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Donald Trump said Monday the Justice Department has opened a civil rights investigation into white supremacist demonstrations in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend that resulted in the death of one person and the injury of 20 others.
WASHINGTON - Justice Department officials are planning a new project to investigate and sue universities over affirmative action admissions policies they determine discriminate against white applicants, according to a U.S. government official.
The Supreme Court on Monday said it will consider next term whether a Denver baker unlawfully discriminated against a gay couple by refusing to sell them a wedding cake.
The Trump administration is planning to disband the Labor Department division that has policed discrimination among federal contractors for four decades, according to the White House's newly proposed budget, part of wider efforts to rein in government programs that promote civil rights.