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Target reached a $3.74 million settlement in a class-action suit Thursday that alleged the retail giant’s hiring process unfairly discriminated against African Americans and Latinos.
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TIMELINE: The African-American civil rights movement from the slave market to the White House. By Daily Mail Reporter Updated: 20:11 EDT, 5 November 2008
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The shooting of Michael Brown occurred on August 9, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri, a northern suburb of St. Louis.Brown, an 18-year-old African American, was a suspect in a “strong-arm” robbery of a convenience store.
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‘Dear uncles, I am free’: Fascinating 19th century letters give glimpse into lives of African-American slaves. By Lydia Warren Published: 15:41 EDT, 2 August 2012 | Updated: 17:58 EDT, 2 August 2012
On the night of February 26, 2012, in Sanford, Florida, United States, George Zimmerman fatally shot Trayvon Martin, a 17-year-old African American high college student. . Zimmerman, a 28-year-old mixed race Hispanic man, was the neighborhood watch coordinator for his gated community where Martin was visiting his relatives at the time …