Lawmakers memorialized Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., on Monday afternoon as his casket arrived at the U.S. Capitol building to lie in state on the third of six days of programs honoring the civil rights icon.
During an event on Tuesday, registered nurses gathered at the Capitol to honor the lives of their colleagues by reading off 164 names.
Ginsburg said she is receiving chemotherapy for a recurrence of cancer, but has no plans to retire from the Supreme Court.
In a Washington Post op-ed Thursday, Rep. Ilhan Omar said Republicans’ “continued distortions” of her words and perpetuation of fearing the “other” are deliberate attempts to discourage calling out systems of oppression.
The Washington Redskins will officially retire the team's name and logo, according to a statement by the team.
The indigenous community celebrated a major victory Monday at the American Indian Center in Minneapolis after Washington, D.C.’s professional football club said it will replace its racist nickname and logo.
Some activists pushing for its removal would like to see a monument to an African-American woman in its place
A member of the D.C. National Guard was seen chanting "I'm black and I'm proud" along with protesters this week in a video that has ganered hundreds of thousands of views on social media.
The anti-riot fencing surrounding the White House has been covered with signs left by protesters as crowds come together in solidarity against police brutality following the death of George Floyd.
If there are aliens looking at us from outer space, they'd be able to see the massive BLACK LIVES MATTER mural leading to the steps of the White House.
The American Civil Liberties Union sued the Trump administration Thursday, alleging officials violated the civil rights of protesters who were forcefully removed from a park near the White House by police using chemical agents before President Donald Trump walked to a nearby church to take a photo.
The march will mark the 57th anniversary of the historic March on Washington in which Dr. Martin Luther King gave his famous “I Have A Dream” speech.
Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory, the first African American archbishop of the Archdiocese of Washington, condemned President Donald Trump's visit to the Saint John Paul II National Shrine Tuesday, saying the president's visit in the wake of his Monday threats to use military force against protesters "violates our religious principles.“
To protect protesters from injury, Rahul Dubey opened his doors to over 100 people in Northwest following a citywide curfew.
U.S. officials vowed to “maximize federal law enforcement presence” in the nation’s capital Monday night after days of violent demonstrations led to fires across Washington and left scores of businesses with broken windows and dozens of police officers injured.
Vice President Mike Pence's press secretary has the coronavirus, the White House said Friday, making her the second person who works at the White House complex known to test positive for the virus this week.
A little more than a month after the state of Minnesota received an “A” grade in social distancing, the state has now been given a “D”.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was hospitalized Tuesday with an infection caused by a gallstone, but plans to take part in the court's arguments by telephone Wednesday, the Supreme Court said.
The White House has begun discussions about winding down its coronavirus task force, which has already been meeting less frequently, Vice President Mike Pence said. Its members have become fixtures on television sets across the nation, with Americans hungry for information and marooned at home.
The changes are a result of the coronavirus pandemic, which has made holding courtroom sessions unsafe, especially with six justices aged 65 or older and at risk of getting seriously sick from the virus.