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  1. Civil rights leaders have 'constructive' meeting with NBA commiss...

    The Rev. Al Sharpton and other civil rights leaders say they've had a "constructive" meeting about racial issues in the NBA with commissioner Adam Silver.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2014
  2. President of local NAACP chapter resigns over Donald Sterling awa...

    The president of the Los Angeles chapter of the NAACP has resigned, following scrutiny of his decision to give Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling an award for promoting civil rights.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2014
  3. National NAACP wants meeting with Adam Silver, NBA commissioner, ...

    Several civil rights organizations applauding the NBA for its lifetime ban of Clippers owner Donald Sterling because of racist comments the league says he made in a recorded conversation.

    Story | Conversation | April 29, 2014
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  5. Reports: Feds open Florida State inquiry

    ESPN.com staff

    The U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights has opened an investigation into Florida State's handling of sexual assault allegations against quarterback Jameis Winston, according to a letter obtained by USA Today Sports. A Florida Sta...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
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  7. Florida State Seminoles under handling of Jameis' Winston investi...

    The U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights has opened an investigation into Florida State's handling of sexual assault allegations against quarterback Jameis Winston, according to a letter obtained by USA Today Sports.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2014
  8. espnW -- Kate Fagan explains why covering openly gay athletes is ...

    Kate Fagan

    Steve Elkington's tweets surrounding the coverage of openly gay NFL prospect Michael Sam highlighted what a lot of people are asking: "Why is this news?" It is news because civil rights have always been news, especially when barriers are finally smashed.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2014
  9. Feds examining response in Gibbons case

    Chantel Jennings

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- The U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights is investigating the University of Michigan's response to the 2009 rape allegations against Brendan Gibbons, according to The Detroit News. The investigation comes on the...

    Blog | February 25, 2014
  10. U.S. Department of Education looking into Michigan Wolverines' re...

    Chantel Jennings

    The U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights is investigating the University of Michigan's response to the 2009 rape allegations against Brendan Gibbons, according to The Detroit News.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2014
  11. Whitlock - At what price, perfection?

    Jason Whitlock

    Supporting HBCUs and developing ourselves are as important as fighting bigotry, Jason Whitlock writes.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2014
  12. New Jersey wrestlers' lynching photo draws scrutiny

    School sports officials asked the state's civil rights agency to look into a photo that shows members of a high school wrestling team apparently simulating a lynching.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2014
  13. U.S. Dept. of Education to investigate Penn State Nittany Lions

    A federal government agency is looking into Penn State's handling of sexual harassment and sexual assault complaints to see if it had responded immediately and appropriately.

    Story | Conversation | January 26, 2014
  14. Maya Angelou, Berry Gordy, Jim Brown to receive MLB honors

    Maya Angelou, Berry Gordy and Jim Brown will be honored at the 2014 MLB Beacon Awards Luncheon in May.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2014
  15. Richard Lapchick: Nelson Mandela remains an inspiration

    Richard Lapchick

    Nelson Mandela personally motivated me and many other civil rights activists. Let's hope his legacy continues to inspire unity, Richard Lapchick writes.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2013
  16. Houston Astros to host MLB Civil Rights game vs. Baltimore Oriole...

    The Houston Astros will host the Baltimore Orioles in the annual MLB Civil Rights game on May 30.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2013
  17. UConn Huskies football player accused of sex assault

    Four women who say they were sexually assaulted while students at the University of Connecticut added a federal lawsuit Friday to an earlier civil rights complaint filed against the school.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2013
  18. NBA: Current state of the NBA

    J.A. Adande

    What is the status of the NBA as we head into the 2013-14 season? J.A. Adande examines.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2013