Attorney General Loretta Lynch (right), speaks during a joint news conference to announce the Baltimore Police Department's commitment to a sweeping overhaul of its practices under a court-enforceable agreement with the federal government on Thursday. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., attends a meeting on Capitol Hill on Nov. 29, 2016. President-elect Donald Trump says he plans to nominate Sessions as U.S. attorney general. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Plans To Watch Polls For Fraud Raise Fears Of Intimidation

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Will The New Era Of Limited Federal Monitoring Still Protect Voter Rights?

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The Justice Department released a report Wednesday morning that was highly critical of the Baltimore Police Department for systematically stopping, searching and arresting the city's black residents, frequently without grounds for doing so. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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The NBA is relocating the 2017 All-Star Game from Charlotte, N.C., because of a state law that limits civil rights protections for LGBT people. Bruce Yeung/Getty Images hide caption

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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at the NAACP National Convention in Cincinnati, Ohio on July 18, 2016. JAY LAPRETE/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Clinton On Police Murders: 'This Madness Has To Stop'

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In this picture released by the FBI and the State of Mississippi Attorney General's Office, the burned-out station wagon that slain civil rights workers James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner were driving in is seen in June 1964 in the Bogue Chitto swamp, some 13 miles northeast of Philadelphia, Miss. FBI/State of Mississippi Attorney General's Office/Getty Images hide caption

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American boxer and world heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali throws a long right to British challenger Henry Cooper's injured left eye in the sixth round of their world heavyweight championship fight. Keystone/Getty Images hide caption

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On Muhammad Ali's Complicated Contradictions, And How He Changed Boxing

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Benjamin Epstein, director of the Anti-Defamation League, stands on Martin Luther King Jr.'s right in this photo with Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson, taken June 22, 1963. Abbie Rowe/John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum hide caption

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Anti-Defamation League Chief Faces Challenge Trying To Renew Civil Rights Activism

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Michael Slager (left) appeared with defense attorney Cameron Blazer during a Circuit Court hearing last September at the Charleston County Courthouse in Charleston, S.C. Getty Images hide caption

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Can A Hospital Tell A Doctor To Stop Talking About Abortion?

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Federal, State Moves Aim To Protect LGBT Workers

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Attendees view Bob Adelman's photography exhibit at the Westwood Gallery in New York City. Ray Tamarra/Getty Images hide caption

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Bob Adelman, Who Photographed Iconic Civil Rights Moments, Dies

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