The old maxim applies: "Justice delayed is justice denied."
In the midst of the bureaucratic uproar, citizens are gearing up to vote at the Cook County State's Attorney election on March 15.
Pundits have been examining opinions within the African American community and trying to predict whether Clinton or Sanders will capture the black vote.
Rebecca Davis Lee became the first African-American woman to become a physician in the United States.
The Department of Justice filed a robust complaint against Ferguson, Missouri, charging the city with violations of federal civil rights statutes.
She was a lawyer, activist, civil rights advocate, lecturer, writer and feminist.
Jefferson Franklin Long: the first black member to speak on the House floor.
Is Sanders' greatest weakness his campaign's limited addressing of race? Or is he being unfairly targeted for taking on economic injustice?
Weaver noted there was a great difference between the income of most African Americans and the cost of living.
"Fire Chief Suhr!" said activists. "Independent Investigation! And charge these cops with murder!"