Court documents suggest James Hart Stern wants to use his new position to thwart the National Socialist Movement's defense against a lawsuit.
The longtime activist uses a recent controversy over a Birmingham Civil Rights Institute award to advocate for a better future.
This is the first of many lawsuits that could go all the way to the Supreme Court.
A recent database shows that harassment of black families where they live is still an issue decades after the civil rights movement.
A tweet by the AP is the latest example in a wave of conspiracy-tinged victim blaming amid tragedy—led by President Trump and conservative pundits.
"We will stand up and be resilient, and we will be here long after this administration is in the trash heap," says the executive director of the National Center for Transgender Rights.
The MSNBC host reminds the president that the Queen of Soul "took orders from nobody but God."
Several civil rights groups argued that Secretary Ben Carson and his agency didn't follow the right procedures to suspend the Obama-era rule and are in violation of the Fair Housing Act, but their claims are rejected.
In the fifth week of the movement, police took the photojournalist into custody during a livestream of a protest for jobs and living wages.