House Passes Equality Act, Bolstering Legal Protections For LGBTQ AmericansThe House passed a bill on Thursday known as the Equality Act, which would enshrine legal protections for LGBTQ Americans by amending existing civil rights laws to prevent businesses and institutions from discriminating against people based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
New DMV Handbook Will Remind Drivers Of Civil Rights During Traffic StopsNew legislation requires the DMV to remind California drivers of their rights, including how to file a complaint against a peace officer.
Leading Civil Rights Group Celebrates 50 Years Of Changing LivesThe celebration honoring the Brotherhood Crusade was held in Exposition Park, not far from the LA riots happened in 1965.
Hundreds March To Top Of Kenneth Hahn Park In Dedication To Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.Dr. King's message of freedom, equality and non-violence lives on.
Trump Draws Protests While Honoring Civil Rights HeroesRep. John Lewis, a leader of the civil rights movement, called Trump's visit to the new Mississippi Civil Rights Museum an insult.
Black Leaders Scoff At Trump Appearing At Opening Of Civil Rights MuseumAs Trump gazed at an exhibit on Freedom Riders at the new Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, demonstrators near the site held up signs that said "Make America Civil Again" and "Lock Him Up."
Golfing Pioneer Charlie Sifford Honored With Street NameLA golfers celebrated the honoring of golfing pioneer Charlie Sifford, who had a street officially renamed after him on Sunday.
Federal Oversight, Sweeping Reforms Coming To LA County Jails Federal prosecutors and Los Angeles County have reached a settlement designed to resolve two federal civil rights investigations into conditions in the county jail system, authorities announced Wednesday.
Jackie Robinson Day Celebrated In SpaceJackie Robinson Day was celebrated even in space this year.
Hundreds Protest Against Police Brutality In 'Rally For Justice' MarchHundreds of protestors took to the streets in South Los Angeles on Saturday as part of the 'Rally For Justice' protest against police brutality.
Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr., Activists Stage March For Justice In AnaheimHundreds gathered, preaching a message of non-violence during the four-mile march to City Hall on MLK Day.
Best MLK Weekend Getaways In AmericaCities across the nation will be celebrating the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend but some hold a more historical significance than others.
Black LA Community Leaders Urge Peace, Federal Action After Ferguson Grand Jury DecisionLeaders of the black community in Los Angeles called for calm Monday night amidst widespread reaction to the verdict out of Ferguson, Missouri.
Actress Daniele Watts Speaks To USC Students After Racial-Profiling ClaimControversial actress Daniele Watts, who made headlines when she claimed to be the victim of racial profiling by police, spoke to law students at USC on Monday night.
Actress Refuses To Apologize To LAPD Over Racial-Profiling AccusationActress Danielle Watts, who was handcuffed on Sept. 11 by an LAPD sergeant, says she refuses to apologize for accusing the department of racial profiling, against the demands of civil rights leaders.