By JOHN VERHOVEK, MOLLY NAGLE and BEATRICE PETERSON, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris met virtually Tuesday with civil rights leaders amid calls to further diversify the highest level of their government set to take... Read More.
By JOHN VERHOVEK, MOLLY NAGLE and BEATRICE PETERSON, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris will meet virtually Tuesday with civil rights leaders amid calls to further diversify the highest level of their government set... Read More.
By JAMES HILL, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A federal magistrate judge overseeing the only active civil lawsuit against Ghislaine Maxwell and the estate of sex-offender Jeffery Epstein has ordered a temporary hold on the case until Maxwell's criminal case is... Read More.
BY: JAMES HILL, ABC News(FORT MYERS, Fla.) -- Federal prosecutors pursuing the criminal case against Ghislaine Maxwell in New York are asking a judge to temporarily halt proceedings in a civil lawsuit filed by an alleged child sex-abuse victim against... Read More.
By KARMA ALLEN, ABC News(ELIZABETH, N.J.) -- New Jersey officials approved a piece of land to build a monument dedicated to transgender activist Marsha P. Johnson in her hometown of Elizabeth, New Jersey. The monument would be the first in... Read More.
BY: KARMA ALLEN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has dedicated the East River State Park in Brooklyn to Marsha P. Johnson, making it country's first state park to honor an LGBTQ person, according to the state.
By KARMA ALLEN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- NBA players are using their media time to demand justice for Breonna Taylor, a young Black medical worker who was fatally shot by plainclothes officers in her Louisville, Kentucky home in March.
By JAMES HILL, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- As Ghislaine Maxwell sits in a federal detention center in Brooklyn, New York, facing allegations that she conspired with the late Jeffrey Epstein to sexually abuse three minor girls, her attorney is vowing... Read More.
By ELLA TORRES, ABC News(ATLANTA) -- Civil rights pioneer Rev. C.T. Vivian, known for helping end segregation in the South and his close allyship with Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., was laid to rest Thursday.Vivian died last Friday... Read More.
BY: WILLIAM MANSELL, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — Congressman and civil rights icon John Lewis died at the age of 80 Friday. World leaders, politicians and celebrities alike are paying homage the civil rights icon following the news of his death. Lewis died seven months... Read More.