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Eric Holder, the nation's first African American Attorney General tendered his resignation to President Barack Obama on Friday, September 26, 2014.Holder was a fierce fighter for the civil rights of women and minorities, and led the Justice Department (DOJ) in an unprecedented expansion of the civil rights of LGBT people.

President Barack Obama will delay action on immigration until after the November congressional elections, news reports said Saturday, a decision aimed at helping some embattled Democrats avoid the highly-politicized issue in their re-election campaigns.

The National Commission on Voting Rights (NCVR), in a move timed to coincide with the 49th anniversary of the signing of the Voting rights Act of 1965 (VRA) released a new report1 showing increased patterns of voting rights discrimination since the US Supreme Court gutted enforcement provisions in the Shelby County v. Holder decision in June 2013.

Former Newark, NJ Mayor, and current US Senator Cory Booker (D-Newark) has publicly hailed President Obama's recent executive order prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating against LGBT individuals.

WASHINGTON — Sixty years ago, the highest court in the United States changed the face of education. On May 17, 1954, the Supreme Court...

A man vying against one-time American Idol star Clay Aiken for the Democratic nomination for a seat in the US Congress has died suddenly. Keith Crisco, 71, was preparing to concede the party primary election to Mr Aiken when he fell at his home in North Carolina, local media reported. Mr Aiken led by fewer than 400 votes out of nearly 28,500 cast on 6 May.

NSA Invokes “National Defense” and the Espionage Act to Block MIT Student’s FOIA Request on Nelson Mandela Ryan Shapiro, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)...

U.S. President Barack Obama is using a two-day, four-state tour to promote the goals he laid out Tuesday night in his State of the...

Presidential Poll-Watchers, Take Note: Commander-in-Chief Finishes Ahead of Donald Trump, Elon Musk, LeBron James and Beyonce Knowles LOS ANGELES - As President Obama calls for...

Jason Collins, the first active NBA player to publicly come out of the closet, will be among those seated with First Lady Michelle Obama...