byon Feb 28, 2014 7:02AM
It's the 50th anniversary of the 1964 racial murder of Clifton Walker. For his family, closure remains elusive.
byon Jul 25, 2011 10:07AM
The Justice Department says there's no good reason to spend the money on reopening the case on Malcolm X's assassination. A recent biography argued the initial case was rushed and insufficient, spurring new calls for a real investigation.
byon Apr 22, 2011 9:04AM
Taylor's case has been a symbol of the sexual violence black women suffered for decades.
byon Mar 22, 2011 11:03AM
The 91-year-old's family still wants a formal apology for the failure to investigate and prosecute her rapists for nearly 70 years.
byon Mar 16, 2011 3:03AM
She was one of literally uncounted black women who were assaulted without justice in Jim Crow's South.
byon Jan 12, 2011 10:01AM
There were many more killings than those of activists. A Louisiana black businessman's murder is the latest case reporters have reopened.