Chicago Transit Authority riders filed a class action lawsuit charging the state's underfunding of the city's public transit, compared to the suburban rail system, discriminates against minorities.
A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Seattle, Wash., in a 2-1 decision Tuesday, has ruled in favor of felons the right to vote in state prisons there.
The Washington Times recently published a racially charged full-page ad questioning President Obama's citizenship
The U.S. Supreme Court refused this week to hear a case involving a lawsuit by Native American activists on use of the name "Washington Redskins."
A campaign by ColorOfChange.org is targeting Fox News owner Rupert Murdoch for backing race-baiting attacks on President Obama by Fox's Glenn Beck.
On Tuesday, Nov. 11th, Lou Dobbs announced his intention to leave CNN "effective immediately."
A majority on the Supreme Court appeared to signal changing the use of life prison terms without parole for teenagers whose crimes do not involve a murder.
Eleven years after Matthew Shepard’s brutal murder because he was gay, President Barack Obama will sign the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act into law this afternoon.
After a nationwide campaign by immigrant advocacy groups calling an "illegal alien" Halloween costume tasteless and offensive, several major retail stores and Web sites have pulled it from their racks.
Rush Limbaugh, a conservative radio talk show host known for his racially charged comments, has been removed from a potential group trying to buy the St. Louis Rams.