Romney had an opportunity to open a dialogue with the NAACP. Instead he talked about denying civil rights to a civil rights organization and spoke in condescending and paternalistic terms about being a better president for African Americans than Barack Obama. It was a clear and cynical play for white votes.
Voting advocacy groups are suing Nevada, alleging the state is violating the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 by refusing to help low-income residents register to vote.
A pair of civil rights groups have criticized the Justice Department for delaying an investigation into deadly shootings by Las Vegas police.
The former sheriff and mentor to the current top cop in Las Vegas says he supports a federal probe following the police slaying of a troubled and unarmed Gulf War veteran in his car.
The top law enforcement official in Las Vegas is endorsing a Justice Department probe of police practices days after officers fatally shot a troubled and unarmed Gulf War veteran.
The NAACP in Las Vegas wants a federal probe and the American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada is calling for an independent investigation of a police shooting that killed an unarmed 43-year-old Gulf War veteran behind the wheel of his car in a Las Vegas condominium complex.
Dozens of people showed up Monday night for the first meeting of a panel appointed to look into Clark County’s coroner’s inquest process.