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California Lawmakers Introduce Bill Aimed at Gunmakers

Assemblymember Mike Gipson (D-Carson), a member of the California Legislative Black Caucus, joined forces with two other legislators to craft a bill that holds...
This undated file photo shows Emmett Till

Senate Passes Bill to Honor Emmett Till and His Mother

The Senate has passed a bill to award the Congressional Gold Medal posthumously to Emmett Till, the Chicago teenager murdered by white supremacists in...

Oldest US Veteran of WWII, Lawrence N. Brooks, Dies at 112

Lawrence N. Brooks, the oldest World War II veteran in the U.S. — and believed to be the oldest man in the country —...

‘Hatred In The Eyes’: How Racist Rage Animated Jan. 6 Riots

Rep. Cori Bush is no stranger to protests. She spent years marching the streets of St. Louis and Ferguson, Missouri, rising to public office...
Lani Guinier speaks at the annual meeting of the American Society of Newspaper Editors

Civil Rights Lawyer, Professor Lani Guinier Dead At 71

Lani Guinier, a civil rights lawyer and scholar whose nomination by President Bill Clinton to head the Justice Department's civil rights division was pulled...