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Civil Rights Attorney Lee Merritt Launches Campaign Challenging Attorney General Ken Paxton

Lee Merritt, a civil rights attorney who has represented several families of men and women who’ve been shot and killed by police, is running for Texas Attorney General. Merritt, who announced an...

Former Attorney Tracey Pickett Invents Hairbrella To Offer Stylish Option To Cover Hair On Rainy Days

There’s a pressing problem that persists with many Black women when it comes to their hair; many wrestle with figuring out how to keep their freshly styled kinks and coils or a fresh press from ...

Attorney General Wants Judge to Identify The ‘Trauma’ Black Child Witnesses Sustained in George Floyd Murder

Minnesota’s Attorney General Keith Ellison has sent out a request for the judge in Derek Chauvin’s murder trial to rewrite the disgraced officer’s sentencing to identify the “t...

Attorney General Merrick Garland Announces Expansion Of Justice Department’s Voting Rights Unit, Vows To Fight GOP Voter Suppression

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland announced Friday the Justice Department will dramatically increase its focus on voter suppression, doubling the number of lawyers in its civil rights division. “W...

Derek Chauvin’s Attorney Wants Probation for Killing George Floyd, Prosecutors Wants 30 Years in Prison

Since ex-police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of murdering an unarmed George Floyd,while in police custody, his team has tried to deflect responsibility and accountability for his actions. Now, ...

Derek Chauvin’s Attorney Seeks Much Lighter Sentence

Eric Nelson fears the ex-cop will be victimized in prison.

Civil Rights Attorney Kristen Clarke Confirmed To Lead Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division

Reuters – A divided U.S. Senate on Tuesday voted to confirm Kristen Clarke to lead the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, where she will oversee two high-profile investigations in...