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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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Civil rights group seeks meeting with Barneys CEO

NEW YORK (AP) — A civil rights group said Thursday it was seeking a meeting with the CEO of Barneys New York in the wake of racial profiling claims by two shoppers at the high-end […]

10/24/2013

Darrin Alexander, of Huntsville, talks to people as they gather for a rally, Saturday, July 20, 2013 in Huntsville, Ala. (AP Photo/AL.com, Eric Schultz)

Across US, people rally for ‘Justice for Trayvon’

ATLANTA (AP) — Crowds chanted “Justice! Justice!” as they rallied in dozens of U.S. cities Saturday, urging authorities to change self-defense laws and press federal civil rights charges against a former neighborhood watch leader found […]

07/21/2013