Civil Rights News
Moments of Bipartisanship Overshadowed by Rep. John Lewis' Boycott
A bipartisan bread-breaking between congressmen after the inaugural address was notable for the absence of several prominent Democrats.
Protests outside of Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C
As President Donald J. Trump is sworn in, ABC News' Serena Marshall speaks with protesters outside of The Trump International Hotel.
Protesters Gather in Washington on Inauguration Day
ABC News' Serena Marshall talks with protesters frustrated with the electoral process at the inauguration of President-elect Trump.
5 Historic Washington, DC, Marches to Know About
The day after Donald Trump takes the presidential oath of office on the steps of the U.S. Capitol, hundreds of thousands of protesters are expected to gather on the National Mall for the Women's March on Washington. The march, launched by a Facebook post from a 60-year-old grandmother in Hawaii
5 Memorable Marches in Washington, D.C.
A look back at some of the most important protests in the nation's capital.
$43M Verdict Upheld for Duo Exonerated in LI Teen's Slaying
A federal appeals court has upheld a $43 million jury verdict against a Long Island county after DNA evidence exonerated three men who had been convicted of sexually assaulting and killing a teenager in 1984
66 Democratic Congress Members Planning to Skip Inauguration
Dozens of Democratic members of Congress have announced they will skip Donald Trump 's inauguration this Friday. While some of the 66 made their decision in previous weeks, many more have come forward in recent days, citing the president-elect's perceived insult of Rep. John Lewis as the final
Graceland Black Lives Matter Protest Leads to Lawsuit
Five people have filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city of Memphis and Elvis Presley's Graceland after a protest associated with the Black Lives Matter movement
Texas Lawmaker Polls Mosque Leaders on Sharia Law Support
A Texas lawmaker is asking mosque leaders to pledge support for the "safety" of former Muslims in a mailed survey being condemned by Islamic civil rights groups