An NCAA ruling banning the use of Native American images and nicknames by sports teams during postseason tournaments is being hailed as a victory in the effort to remove such imagery from sports entirely.

With just under three months to go, plans for the dedication of the new Civil Rights Memorial Center and Wall of Tolerance are in full swing.

Save Our State founder Joe Turner has said he disapproves of white supremacists, but has repeatedly failed to turn them away and, separately, he has defended 'white separatism.'

A staggering 70 percent of youth released from Alabama Department of Youth Services (DYS) institutions end up back behind bars within a few years, according to a new report released today.

Days before the 40th anniversary of the signing of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, many of those who marched for its passage gathered to call for the act's renewal.

Thomas Moore's crusade for convictions in the 1964 killings of his 19-year-old brother and a friend the same age helped prompt U. S. Attorney Dunn Lampton of Jackson to pledge to re-investigate the murders.

If John Roberts fits the conservative mold, it could pose significant difficulties for civil rights advocates and organizations like the Center.

Eric Rudolph, the abortion clinic and Olympic Park bomber responsible for four bombings that killed two and injured more than 150 others over a three-year period, was sentenced to life in prison today.

Guilty in the manslaughter of three civil rights activists in 1964, former Klansman Edgar Ray Killen has been sentenced to 60 years in prison.

Former Klansman and sometime preacher Edgar Ray Killen has been found guilty of the 1964 murders of three civil rights workers in Philadelphia, Miss.