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Justice Department Announces New Initiative to Combat Redlining

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire The Justice Department announced the launch of the department’s new Combatting Redlining Initiative today. Redlining is an illegal practice...

U.S. Attorney General Sues Georgia, Says Election Laws Specifically Targeted Black People

By Stacy M. Brown Declaring that Georgia’s new election laws are intended to deny voting rights specifically to African Americans, U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland...

Biden Administration to Appoint Kristen Clarke to Key Civil Rights Post

Clarke’s appointment adds even more diversity to an incoming administration that has kept its campaign promise to ensure that top staff and cabinet members reflect all of America. “Our first-rate nominees to lead the Justice Department are eminently qualified, embody character and judgment that is beyond reproach, and have devoted their careers to serving the American people with honor and integrity,” Biden said in a statement.

Georgia Man Ahmaud Arbery, Shot and Killed — Jogging While Black

Twenty-five-year-old Georgia resident Ahmaud Arbery was shot and killed while jogging after a former police officer and his son chased him down because they...