The latest news on civil rights
A provision of the 1965 civil rights law is being challenged in court by those who say it's unconstitutional.
Sculpture portrays Parks sitting, but not on a bus seat.
The Supreme Court must realize voter discrimination persists to the point that legal protections must remain to prevent it.
Preclearance provision of Voting Rights Act is still stopping discrimination today.
The days of preventing minorities from voting are long gone.
Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act is needed now more than ever.
The heart of the Voting Rights Act is Section 2—Section 5 was meant to be temporary.
Modern use of Section 5 raises serious constitutional concerns.
The Voting Rights Act of 1965 remains necessary to prevent discriminatory voting practices.
In 1956, U.S. News examined the Montgomery bus boycott, with remarks from Martin Luther King, Jr.