Several states are resisting President Donald Trump’s authoritarian targeting of undocumented immigrants in the United States, but perhaps none as much as California.
At first glance, it may seem that new charges brought against white Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke for the 2014 killing of black teenager Laquan McDonald are deserved.
Little Rock Rotarians thought Arkansas Department of Corrections Director Wendy Kelley was kidding this week when she asked them to volunteer as witnesses as the state embarks on an upcoming marathon of executions scheduled in April.
Ongoing brutality, isolation, and civil rights violations have added urgency to continued calls by opponents of New York City’s Rikers Island jail complex to shut the facility down.
Officials from the University of Texas at Austin on Friday released survey results showing that one in seven undergraduate women have reported being raped.
The State Department announced earlier this week it would send two outspoken enemies of LGBTQ and women’s rights to the 61st Session of the U.N. Commission on the Status of Women, the global organization’s most important annual meeting on women’s issues.
It has been a long battle lasting several years, but voting rights advocates have won a major victory in Texas over Republican efforts since 2011 to illegally redraw congressional district maps to disenfranchise Latinx and other voters.
Never mind all the bullshit President Donald Trump has spread about how much he supports law enforcement. That claim was eviscerated on Saturday when Comrade Trump fired U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara, one of the most prolific and successful federal prosecutors in recent memory—and…
Robert Wilcoxson didn't say much to the police while the murder of Walter Bowman was being investigated. He had nothing to do with the murder, so he didn't know how to answer many of the questions he was asked. But he still wound up pleading guilty to second degree murder.
Some immigration officials at airports across the United States are no longer operating with even a modicum of rationality and constraint.
Oh, the karma. Just days after Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded an Obama administration order barring the use of private prisons, U.S. District Court of Colorado Judge John Kane granted class certification to a lawsuit that will affect about 62,000 immigrants detained at GEO Group’s private prison in Aurora,…
Juan Carlos Fomperosa García, a 44-year-old construction worker in Phoenix, was planning a birthday party Thursday for his 17-year-old son when he stopped by the local Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) office for what he thought was a routine check-in.
New documents released by a Georgia judge on Friday reveal that officials at USA Gymnastics, the country’s governing body for the sport, failed to ban many of the 54 coaches accused of sexual abuse nationwide until years after they were convicted, an investigation by IndyStar revealed.
Famous athletic physician Larry Nassar was at the top of his field, serving as one of the most respected doctors in U.S. women’s gymnastics and its associated athletic organizations across the country.
President Donald Trump appears to be drawing a line in the sand by attempting to define a new so-called "Muslim axis of evil" without making public any research to back it up.
Anti-foreigner hostilities in the U.S. unquestionably are on the rise since the campaign and election of Donald Trump. That includes Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI), a group that has seen a troubling increase in the number of hate crimes targeting them in the past two years, NPR reported. But statistics…