Recy Taylor, Who Fought for Justice After a 1944 Rape, Dies at 97

The crime was never prosecuted because two all-white grand juries refused to indict her attackers. Alabama lawmakers apologized in 2011.

N.A.A.C.P., Seeking a New Voice, Names Derrick Johnson as President

With a pair of major announcements on Saturday, the century-old organization moved to reclaim its role as the nation’s pre-eminent voice on civil rights.

N.A.A.C.P. Is Expected to Vote to Dismiss Its President

Officials at the civil rights organization said the expected dismissal of Cornell William Brooks after only three years was part of a “systemwide refresh” of the civil rights group.

Florida Apologizes for ‘Gross Injustices’ to Four Black Men, Decades Later

The so-called Groveland Four were convicted of raping a white woman in 1949. This week, the state apologized for its role.

Florida Apologizes for ‘Gross Injustices’ to Four Black Men, Decades Later

The so-called Groveland Four were convicted of raping a white woman in 1949. This week, the state apologized for its role.