With the task force’s deadline fast approaching, top officials have been insistent: Reform will happen.
Former workers say they were told by supervisors that there were “too many black people” working at three Virginia franchises.
The protest comes as demonstrations continue throughout the country, spurred by several high profile cases of unarmed black men being killed by police.
The tradition took on greater urgency amid the growing debate over police tactics in minority communities.
Dozens gathered around noon at the snow-covered park where 12-year-old Tamir Rice was shot and killed in November to begin what is the first of two planned MLK Day marches
The attorney general calls the focus on race and justice “an opportunity that we cannot afford to squander.“
More than 48 hours later, authorities have yet to determine whether a pipe-bomb blast at a Colorado Springs NAACP building was a targeted attack.
The FBI said it is probing the possibility that the blast was a targeted act of domestic terrorism.
Police arrested two men Tuesday in connection with the shooting of two plainclothes NYPD officers shortly after midnight.