The new documentary "Growing Up Coy" shares the story of the Mathis family, and their 6-year-old transgender child, Coy, after they brought a civil rights discrimination case against her school district in 2013.
Young Chicago woman challenges immigration authorities for labeling her a “public safety concern” over participation in peaceful civil disobedience. Eleven states are investing huge time and resources in order to deny trans rights. The conviction of Purvi Patel and the criminalization of abortion. Show More Summary
Director speaks at annual FBI and Birmingham Civil Rights Institute conference.
A white professional politician who was in diapers when John Lewis got his skull broken by Alabama state troopers just tried to hijack Lewis' legacy in order to undermine poverty programs. The post GOP Congressman: Our Effort To Warp Poverty Programs Is A Lot Like The Civil Rights Movement appeared first on ThinkProgress.
rikki: Who to contact if improper restraint was used during a crisis intervention. Incident occurred in New Jersey.
When the Civil Rights Movement gained momentum in the 1960s, Christian ministers were forced to confront ugly, twisted misinterpretations of the Bible that categorized black Americans as something "other" than fully human and inferior to whites.
The announcement Wednesday comes after a civil rights organization warned it would sue if officials didn't decide by June 1 whether to grant parade permit applications for two groups planning large rallies July 18, the first day of the four-day convention.
In her first trip to North Carolina after suing the state over discriminatory legislation, the attorney general addressed how African-American pastors felt "offended" by comparing transgender and civil rights.
A pro-charter school group slapped the city with a fresh federal civil rights complaint over violence in city schools.
Last week Google honored a supporter of dictators and terrorists as a civil rights and social justice activist. But "Other than that, how was the play, Mrs. Lincoln?"
COLONIZER'S CHESS GAME 101 USE THE GOVERNMENT TO PUNISH CITIBANK, WELLS FARGO AND BANK OF AMERICA FOR STEALING THE COLONIZED NEGRO'S MONEY VIA "SUBPRIME MORTGAGES" WHICH TAKE THEIR FINANCIAL RESOURCES. MONEY IS THE PRIMARY "FIAT CURRENCY"...Show More Summary
Clarence Henderson recently wrote a guest commentary in the Charlotte Observer suggesting it was offensive to compare the Civil Rights Movement to LGBT movement today. Mr. Henderson made clear that he participated in the gallant effort in Greensboro to desegregate lunch counters in 1960, as a student at North Carolina A&T. Show More Summary
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation is scheduled to speak in Birmingham, Alabama, as part of a conference on civil rights and law enforcement. FBI Director James Comey is listed as the guest speaker Wednesday for the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute’s conference titled “Race and Law Enforcement: It’s More […]
One of our family's inside jokes comes from a movie about the Civil War. A young soldier questioned about why he's fighting declares, "I'm fightin' for my rights!"-except is sounds like he's saying, "I'm fightin' for my rats!" So weShow More Summary
Commentators are missing the point of the controversy over transgender citizens and their choice of bathrooms. The federal government’s civil rights lawsuit challenging a North Carolina law requiring transgender people to use the bathrooms that align with the genders on their birth certificates directly affects very few people. After all, the percentage of the population […]
Opponents, including the U.S. Justice Department and civil rights groups, say in-person voter fraud is extremely rare and that Texas' law discriminates by requiring forms of ID that are more difficult to obtain for low-income, African-American and Latino voters. [...]Show More Summary
A new video protesting Target has a message for the LGBT community: “Calling evil good will never make it right.”
Civil rights activist and journalist T. Thomas Fortune was one of the most eloquent and instrumental voices of black America from 1880 to 1928. In 1883 Fortune, who was born into slavery in Florida, relocated to New York and became the lead editor of the New York Globe (subsequently named the...
Never content to rest on his laurels, Matthew McConaughey stars in a forthcoming Civil War action drama titled “Free State of Jones,” and there’s a new trailer making its rounds right now. The “How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days” hunk is joined...Show More Summary
If I could read one person's mind it would be the mind of "Jovitta Moore" of WSB TV in Atlanta.I know from first hand experience that she travels the "Civil Rights Pharisee Fund Raising Circles" of Metro-Atlanta. It is the task of queuing...Show More Summary