1964 Civil Rights Act

Investigation Reveals Baltimore Paid Millions in Police Brutality Settlements The City of Baltimore paid more than $11 million in court judgments, settlements and legal fees in police brutality and civil rights cases in the past four years, reveals an investigation by The Baltimore Sun.
MLK's Dream Inspires a New March, and a PresidentPresident Barack Obama is claiming his place in Martin Luther King's 50-year-old dream, holding himself up as a symbol of the change King envisioned.
Senate Control Hinges On Fate Of Southern DemsThe fate of Democratic incumbents in GOP-trending Arkansas, Louisiana and North Carolina, the ability of the 71-year-old GOP leader to hold his Kentucky seat and the eventual outcome of a Georgia primary will help decide whether Republicans gain the six seats necessary to grab power in the Senate for the final two years of Barack Obama's presidency.