A judge sentenced couple Jose Ismael Torres and Kayla Rae Norton Monday to a combined 35 years for terrorizing and harassing guests at an African-American child's birthday party with confederate flags, racial slurs and threats in Douglassville, Georgia in 2015.
A fired Georgia police officer sues her former department over dismissing her for displaying a Confederate flag outside her home. She argues that the First Amendment gives her a right to fly the flag.
Scores of students staged a walk-out on Monday to express disdain for the President-Elect Donald Trump.
Roland Martin battled Ken Reed, a White Lives Matter activist, over its protest at the NAACP headquarters in Houston.
Much has changed, but a lot has stayed the same since tragedy unfolded a year ago at "Mother" Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina.
Mississippi is the only state in the United States that continues to fly a Confederate emblem on its flag and the fight to bring it down has reached the nation's capital.
Lyrics from the song (including those calling Northerners "scum") will be replaced with a poem by John T. White about the state's appearance and natural beauty.
The ongoing Confederate flag controversy has made its way to the courts of Mississippi, where Attorney Carlos Moore has filed a federal lawsuit against Governor Phil Bryant to strip the Mississippi flag of the Confederate symbol.