As Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird turns 61, a look at why the novel still attracts criticism over its take on racism
For long, Lee's story has been criticised for its 'white saviour' narrative, a debate that recently resurfaced following the decision of an English school teacher in Edinburgh to cancel the novel from his curriculum for being allegedly 'problematic.'
Democratic Rep Jeremy Gray, the bill’s sponsor, is attempting to allow public schools to offer yoga and override a 1993 ban on yoga that was approved by the state school board under pressure by conservative groups.
Alabama is a southeastern US state that is home to significant landmarks from the American Civil Rights Movement
Trump's first debate against Democrat Joe Biden, during which the president refused to condemn white nationalism, and his controversial move to nominate a new US Supreme Court justice are heaping pressure on down-ballot Republicans in competitive races
King, a former pastor to the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, inspired Lewis' civil rights work as he fought segregation both on the street and during his long tenure in the US Congress
On the front lines of the bloody campaign to end Jim Crow laws, with blows to his body and a fractured skull to prove it, John Lewis was a valiant stalwart of the civil rights movement and the last surviving speaker at the historic March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in 1963.
The face of a movement is a tough haul for anyone, especially when Bubba Wallace stands as the lone Black driver at the top level of NASCAR.
Vaneeza Rupani came up with the name ‘Ingenuity’ during NASA’s ‘Name the Rover’ essay contest.
Democratic candidates lack enthusiasm, says Donald Trump while addressing election rally in North Carolina
Donald Trump alleged that two Democratic presidential aspirants Senator Amy Klobuchar and former Mayor Pete Buttigieg by endorsing Biden had traded administration position
Just Mercy movie review: Michael B Jordan, Jamie Foxx's straightforward legal drama exposes America's criminal injustice system
Just Mercy could have then been more than just a standard legal drama, but a punch in the gut to America's civil rights legacy.
Michael Bloomberg visits Arkansas to register for state's presidential primary; no formal announcement on bid for nomination yet
Michael Bloomberg has filed paperwork to appear on the ballot in Arkansas' 3 March presidential primary
Michael Bloomberg files nomination paper for 2020 US presidential elections: billionaire registers as candidate in Alabama Democratic primary race
New York business tycoon Michael Bloomberg has paved the way for a shot at the US presidency, registering as a candidate in the Alabama Democratic primary race before Friday's filing deadline
Thousands take out protest in Alabama against abortion ban; Kentucky, Ohio, Missouri look at limiting rights
Thousands took to the streets in the southern US state of Alabama on Sunday to rally against the nation's most restrictive bans on abortions in decades
Amid controversy over US abortion laws, Donald Trump says he's 'pro-life' but favours exceptions for rape and incest
President Donald Trump on Saturday declared himself "strongly pro-life" but in favor of exceptions for pregnancies resulting from rape or incest, after several US states passed tough new restrictions on abortions.
Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy; no exceptions for rape, incest cases
Missouri's Republican-led Senate has now passed a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy. Senators approved the legislation 24-10 early Thursday with just hours left before a Friday deadline to pass bills
Alabama senate passes toughest abortion ban bill in US, gives no exceptions to cases of rape or incest
The ACLU, promised to file a lawsuit to block its implementation, although the abortion bill's backers have expressly said they want to bring the case to the SC
Donald Trump dismisses 'fake Melania' theories suggesting she has body double; blames ‘deranged’ fake news
Donald Trump is not amused by the #FakeMelania conspiracy theories circulating on social media and blamed ‘fake news’ for spreading these theories without evidence
Alabama tornado: 23 dead, dozens missing as rescue crews search for victims after deadliest storm in 6 years
Rescue crews using dogs and drones searched for victims amid splintered lumber and twisted metal Monday after the deadliest U.S. tornado in nearly six years ripped through a rural Alabama community. At least 23 people were killed, some of them children.
Alabama tornadoes kill at least 23 people, two in ICU; as search ops continue, officials warn toll may rise
An tornado roaring across southeast Alabama killed at least 22 people and injured several others Sunday as severe storms destroyed mobile homes, snapped trees and scattered destruction and weather warnings into Georgia, Florida and South Carolina.
Hoffman invested a total of $7,50,000 in the group's which used Russian-style disinformation tactics.