Al Sharpton

Rev. Al Sharpton speaks at a news conference in White Plains, N.Y., on Thursday, April 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Jim Fitzgerald)

Civil rights leaders meet with NBA commissioner

NEW YORK (AP) — Rev. Al Sharpton and other civil rights leaders pressed for greater diversity in NBA front offices in a meeting with Commissioner Adam Silver on Wednesday amid discussions about racial issues raised […]

06/04/2014

President Barack Obama gives a keynote address during the Civil Rights Summit on Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Austin, Texas.  (AP Photo/Austin American-Statesman, Ricardo B. Brazziell)

Obama says right to vote under threat in the US

NEW YORK (AP) — In an unsparing critique of Republicans, President Barack Obama on Friday said the GOP is threatening voting rights in America more than at any point since the passage of the historic […]

04/11/2014

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