Melanie Eversley, USA TODAY

Melanie Eversley

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Recent articles by Melanie:

NAACP to announce details of N.C. boycott regarding 'bathroom bill'

A deal to repeal the bill in the Legislature fell apart in December. → Read More

Dakota Access pipeline camp cleared after officers arrest remaining protesters

Nearly three dozen people were arrested in Thursday's operation. It took about 3½ hours. → Read More

Hate groups explode on social media

Immigrants and Muslims are the main targets, survey shows. → Read More

Trump administration rolls back transgender student restroom protections

The Trump administration issued new guidance outlining which restrooms transgender students can use. → Read More

Rain moves on, rivers still rage in battered California

Saturated waterways ill-equipped to fight the latest drenching → Read More

NAACP chairwoman steps down; successor named

The chairwoman of the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization has decided to step down. → Read More

Slavery-era embroidery excites historians, evokes heartbreak of its time

It is a cotton sack with a story so poignant it is drawing in followers from across the country. → Read More

Report: Man charged with buying two weapons used in San Bernardino agrees to plead guilty

A man charged with buying two of the weapons used in the fatal December 2015 shootings in San Bernardino, Calif., will plead guilty to conspiracy and lying → Read More

Report: Man charged with buying two weapons used in San Bernardino pleads guilty

A man charged with buying two of the weapons used in the fatal December 2015 shootings in San Bernardino, Calif., will plead guilty to conspiracy and lying → Read More

Lawsuit seeks voting rights for black rural residents in North Carolina

A black person has not served on the Jones County Board of Commissioners since 1998. → Read More

Israel's Knesset approves thousands of homes on Palestinian land

Israel's Knesset on Monday passed 60-52 a measure that would retroactively approve 4,000 homes built illegally on Palestinian territory in the West Bank. → Read More

Trump blasts 'so-called' federal judge's block of travel ban

The ruling by the Bush-appointed judge lifts the bar on refugees entering the country. → Read More

Report: Federal judge refuses to block Trump immigration ban

U.S. → Read More

Protesters rally outside of NYU talk by conservative actor McInnes

Protesters shouted references to "Nazi scum" and set fire to "Make America Great Again" hats. → Read More

Rally to mark anniversary of NYC fatal police-involved shooting of teen Ramarley Graham

The family of a teen from the Bronx is marking the fifth anniversary of his death in a police-involved shooting by holding a rally demanding the firing of 12 police officers. → Read More

Boy Scouts of America to welcome transgender youngsters

The Boy Scouts of America announced Monday that, effective immediately, it will accept and register transgender youth into its organization. → Read More

NAACP president Brooks, 10 more activists, arrested again in sit-in outside Sessions' office

NAACP president and CEO Cornell Williams Brooks and 10 other activists were arrested Monday after staging a repeat sit-in outside of the Mobile, Ala., office of U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions. → Read More

Reports: Suspect caught in Istanbul nightclub attack

A suspect has been caught in the New Year's Eve nightclub attack in Istanbul, Turkey, that left 39 people dead, the AA.com news website, al Jazeera and CNN Turkey reported. → Read More

NAACP, others hold sit-in against Sessions at Grassley's office

The groups oppose Sessions as chief of the Justice Department because of several of his statements. → Read More

Obama designates 3 civil rights sites as national monuments

The sites recognize the Freedom Riders, a former school in South Carolina for freed slaves and the church where four little black girls died in an Alabama church bombing → Read More