The institutionalized prejudices and distorted practices that led to her death are unacceptable in a nation of equal justice under the law.
St. Louis area residents gathered for the Violence in America: Exposure through Truth Telling presentation keynoted by Angela Davis.
"We won't have justice in Maricopa County until Federal immigration agents get out of the county jail and stop relying on prejudiced policies."
Many white people in the South held no one in captivity. Lies and false fear, not ideals, were used to convince them to vote for leaving the Union.
In 1943, simmering racial unease exploded as hundreds of white sailors stationed in Los Angeles stormed into East L.A. and began beating Hispanics.
"My 12-year-old cousin Tamir Rice was tragically shot to death by Cleveland police on November 22, 2014."
America's racial history "still casts its long shadow upon us," Obama said Saturday as he stood in solidarity and remembrance with civil rights activists.
An investigation released today finds sweeping patterns of racial bias within the Ferguson, Missouri, police department.
On this date in 1964, Cassius Clay, later known as Muhammad Ali, became world heavyweight boxing champion by defeating Sonny Liston in a stunning upset.
There were calls for unity to end hate and bigotry in all forms for the three slain Muslim students slain in Chapel Hill, N.C. last week.