Clinton talks racial equality in Atlanta, at times shouting over small group of protestors

...who twice catapulted Barack Obama into the White House.Introduced at one stop by Jesse Jackson, the longtime civil rights leader and former presidential candidate, she highlighted her history of civil rights activism, starting with her first...

Prosecutors seek 2 years in prison for ex-Georgia lawmaker

ATLANTA - As a Georgia legislator and outspoken civil rights leader, Tyrone Brooks had the ear of Georgia's top political...half-century is itself a severe consequence for a civil rights leader and public office holder."

Seacrest's honorary UGA degree raises questions

...civil-rights attorney Vernon Jordan; and Andrew Young, the former Atlanta mayor, congressman, ambassador and civil rights leader."The prime and controlling consideration should be excellence," states UGA's Web site.Because there is...

Civil rights leaders call prison industries slavery while Corrections Director defends program

COLUMBIA - Some civil rights leaders say South Carolina and other states that use inmate work programs to help private companies are practicing a modern form of slavery...

High-profile Ga. lawyer gives up license

...lawyer to disbarment.Axam's past clients included civil rights leader and former state Sen. Julian Bond, former NFL linebacker Ray Lewis and civil rights leader Hosea Williams.

NAACP joins call for probe of North Charleston Police

...posed with Confederate flags and have called it a hate crime.In the days following Scott's shooting, local civil rights leaders called for a federal investigation into all shootings involving law officers in Charleston County going back more...

Julian Bond to be buried at sea

ATLANTA - Relatives of civil rights leader Julian Bond say they're honoring his wishes to be cremated and his ashes spread in the Gulf of Mexico.Family members say a...

Obama delivers eulogy for slain state Sen. Clementa Pinckney

...front row. Also attending were first lady Michelle Obama, Jill Biden, and dozens of prominent lawmakers and civil rights leaders.Justice Department officials broadly agree the shootings meet the legal requirements for a hate crime, meaning federal...

Black motorist's fatal shooting: Outcry over police tactics

...last year for which statistics are available for the State Law Enforcement Division.But anger is surfacing as civil rights leaders demand a full U.S. Justice Department investigation of the North Charleston force and its crime-fighting approach...

Hundreds gather to mark 50th anniversary of Malcolm X's death

NEW YORK - Activists, actors and politicians gathered Saturday in New York City to honor civil rights leader Malcolm X with a ceremony at the Harlem site where he was assassinated 50 years ago.About 300 people converged to hear remarks...