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May 23, 2018
Education Secretray Betsy DeVos speaks during a discussion at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland, U.S., on Feb. 22, 2018.  Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer.
"Astounding ignorance of the law": Civil rights groups slam DeVos for saying schools can report undocumented students
May 23, 2018 - 6:59am
January 15, 2018
The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X meet at the U.S. Senate, on March 26, 1964, after a hearing on the 1964 Civil Rights Act.  The Library of Congress
Martin Luther King Jr. met Malcolm X just once, and the photo still haunts us with what was lost
January 15, 2018 - 9:32am
December 9, 2017
President Donald Trump tours the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum in Jackson, Dec. 9, 2017. Trump’s presence generated boycotts from some civil rights leaders and small protests by activists as the state’s attempt to confront its racially violent past clashed with more recent divisions wrought by Trump’s presidency. Second from left is Ben Carson, secretary of Housing and Urban Development. (Tom Brenner/The New York Times Copyright 2017)
Amid backlash, Trump visits Mississippi Civil Rights Museum
December 9, 2017 - 1:45pm
June 21, 2017
The parents of Michael Brown, Lesley McSpadden (L) and Michael Brown, Sr. (R) appear at a 2014 news conference at the National Press Club in Washington. Gary Cameron / Reuters
Michael Brown's parents settle wrongful death lawsuit against Ferguson
June 21, 2017 - 8:23am
June 30, 2015
Sioux Falls bishop talks gay marriage ruling at service
June 30, 2015 - 1:44pm
October 12, 2014
Native Americans say voting rights are violated on Pine Ridge rez
October 12, 2014 - 10:30pm
September 24, 2014
Gay teen says restaurant gave him offensive nametag
September 24, 2014 - 10:18pm
September 17, 2014
Honor song issue: Civil rights complaint filed against Chamberlain schools
September 17, 2014 - 7:35am
August 22, 2014
Civil rights panel to hold briefing in Rapid City
August 22, 2014 - 9:23pm
June 12, 2014
Corps office in Pierre target of race complaint
June 12, 2014 - 8:16pm
May 5, 2014
SD AG welcomes court ruling favorable to prayer at council meetings
May 5, 2014 - 5:19pm
August 26, 2013
Indian group complains counties seeking court costs in voting rights suit
August 26, 2013 - 6:22am
Martin Luther King III, right, hugs Rev. Al Sharpton after speaking during an event to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington at the Lincoln Memorial, Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, in Washington. In the background at left are Martin Luther King III's wife Arndrea King and daughter Yolanda (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Marching for King's dream: 'The task is not done'
August 26, 2013 - 6:10am
August 22, 2013
Marches, events to mark anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s speech
August 22, 2013 - 11:20pm
PETULA DVORAK: Remembering the March on Washington, 50 years later
August 22, 2013 - 8:56am