A judge is being asked to disqualify Georgia Lt. Gov. Burt Jones from holding office because of Jones' participation as an elector for Donald Trump in 2020. The judge says he we will rule later after hearing arguments on the case Monday.
The six conservative members of the Supreme Court seemed likely to dash Democratic hopes for a chance to win a second congressional seat in South Carolina.
As part of the collaborative effort, the NAACP's Emergency Management Task Force will regularly meet with FEMA to advance its progress on equity within disaster preparedness.
The March on Washington of 1963 is remembered most for the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech. It was a crowning moment for the long-term civil rights activism of what is sometimes referred to as the "Black Church." In the decades before and after 1963, Black churches and denominations have had diverse priorities and political approaches.
The end of affirmative action and the increasing concerns about the cost of college have led the Biden administration and colleges to consider new measures to achieve diversity.
Civil rights groups are criticizing a concert series with Black performers dubbed "Soul Fest" that is being held at a Georgia park with a giant carving of Confederate leaders.
A civil rights attorney and a local NAACP president are calling for the U.S. Justice Department to investigate what they're calling the systemic abuse of detainees at a county jail in Georgia.
The family of a Georgia woman who died last year after she fell from a moving patrol car has filed a civil rights lawsuit. The lawsuit announced Wednesday says sheriff's deputies improperly arrested her and ultimately caused her death.
The NAACP joined a Latino civil rights organization and a gay rights advocacy group in issuing travel advisories for the Sunshine State, where tourism is one of the state's largest job sectors.
Democratic Georgia lawmakers, local officials and the NAACP are asking federal officials to investigate a health care system that closed hospitals in downtown Atlanta and a southern suburb. They claim Wellstar Health System has illegally discriminated against Black people and violated its tax-exempt status.
Roslyn Pope has died aged 84. She was a 21-year-old senior at Spelman College when she wrote "An Appeal for Human Rights," laying out the reasons for the Atlanta Student Movement in 1960.
The city's water system has suffered disruptions for years, but Christopher Wells says that the city received every loan it requested, and that an ongoing civil rights investigation is political.
Local and state chapters of the NAACP calling for the Department of Justice to investigate the Atlanta Police Department following the decision not to charge officers in the Rayshard Brooks case.
A federal judge has ruled that Georgia's statewide election of its five public service commissioners illegally dilutes Black voting power. The judge on Friday ordered the state to not prepare ballots for two races that had been scheduled in November.
The parents of a 28-year-old Georgia woman who died after she fell from a moving patrol car following her arrest fought back tears Friday as they demanded answers in their daughter's death. Brianna Grier suffered significant injuries July 15 and died from those injuries on July 21 at an Atlanta hospital.