Stories tagged: "Black Lives Matter"


FILE - Rep. Bobby Rush, D-Ill., speaks during a news conference about the "Emmett Till Anti-Lynching Act" on Capitol Hill in Washington, on Feb. 26, 2020. Emmett Till, pictured at right, was a 14-year-old African-American who was lynched in Mississippi in 1955, after being accused of offending a white woman in her family's grocery store. Congress has given final approval to legislation that for the first time would make lynching a federal hate crime in the U.S. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
Bill Honoring Emmett Till Will Finally Make Lynching a Federal Hate Crime

Following more than 200 failed attempts, an anti-lynching bill is finally poised to become law in the US.

In this June 21, 2019 file photo, William McSwain speaks with members of the media at a news conference in Philadelphia.  McSwain, the former U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, announced his campaign for governor of Pennsylvania on Monday, Sept. 13. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Federal Prosecutor in Philadelphia to Resign as Trump Departs

US Attorney William McSwain is a Trump appointee who has sparred with Philadelphia's District Attorney.

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Want to Make a Positive Change This Holiday? Check Out These Gifts That Give Back

These beautiful gifts will delight your loved ones as well as help organizations you love to support, from Black Lives Matter and No Kid Hungry to Planned Parenthood and Animal Rescue.

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Black Lives Matter Is Inspiring Young People to Register to Vote. Could They Swing the Election?

Beyond demanding an end to racial injustice, the protests have also offered an opportunity to register more people to vote.

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On Ahmaud Arbery’s Birthday, I Have A Challenge For White People Who Want To #RunWithMaud

A NC activist says people need to do more than talk after Ahmaud Arbery's shooting in Georgia. Here’s how to ‘make it count.'