The National Park Service is quashing dissent by blocking access to public space for those who want to demonstrate before, during and after President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration, Washington civil rights … Click to Continue »
CIVIL RIGHTS UPDATE: Hudson Proposes National Concealed Carry Bill. Rep. Richard Hudson, R-North Carolina, says he is preparing legislation that would allow those with concealed carry permits in their state to cross state lines. According to the Daily Caller, Hudson’s legislation would allow people with a state-issued concealed carry license to carry a handgun to […]
A political consultant and writer who has written highly critical stories about commanders in the Los Angeles Police Department has filed a lawsuit accusing the agency of violating her civil rights when she was arrested during a protest against killings by police in 2014. Jasmyne Cannick’s attorneys...
Release: On December 5, 2016, the Director of the U.S. Census Bureau issued a notice of determination identifying the jurisdictions subject to the language assistance provisions of Section 203 of the Voting Rights Act, which are available at 81 Federal … Continue reading ?
When future civilizations look back to try to figure out what event led to the extinction of modern humans, they will have to consider the possibility that an original Xbox controller fell to Earth like an asteroid. That’s right, it’s time to start joking again about the 2001 Xbox’s original controller. That gamepad, which many […]
When you hear someone throwing around the suddenly-ubiquitous term “identity politics,” it’s useful to try substituting the words “civil rights” and “equality.” “Identity politics” can easily be used as a frame that trivializes bedrock progressive...Show More Summary
From our Black Lives Matter Exposed website: The following is from the Washington Post piece that Barbara Reynolds, a civil rights activist who was a part of the 1960s movement, penned in response to Black Lives Matter tactics: Black Lives Matter is a motley-looking group to this septuagenarian grandmother, an activist in the civil rights movement of the […]
Civil rights activist Danielle Muscato went on an absolutely epic viral Twitter rant against President-elect Donald Trump over the weekend. Muscato was inspired to do so after Trump unloaded on Saturday Night Live's portrayal of himShow More Summary
As Donald Trump continues to focus on the big issues of his forthcoming presidency via Twitter rants, the world is watching, worrying and taking note. Not content to sit on the sidelines and cringe, civil rights activist and trans woman Danielle Musc… Read The post Transgender Woman Goes Off on Donald Trump in Epic Viral Twitter Rant: READ appeared first on Towleroad.
In 1963, a protestor scrawled the words “End White Supremacy” onto a sign and carried it during a civil rights march in New York. Over 50 years have passed and, disgracefully, the message pleading for the most essential of human rights...Show More Summary
The unlikely pen that furnished a revolutionary talent for words that move and mobilize mind, body, and spirit.
His mother christened him Robert Earl Council, but many people know him as civil rights activist Kinetic Justice. Although locked up in solitary confinement, he managed to speak with Amy Goodman on Democracy Now! on a smuggled cell phone in May. Show More Summary
And she wants to change the world—one community at a time.
Civil rights activist Danielle Muscato’s tweets went viral over the weekend after she blasted President-elect Donald Trump for “embarrassing” himself on Twitter instead of preparing to govern. In the weeks after winning the 2016 presidential election, Trump has been criticized for refusing to tone down his presence the social media platform. Show More Summary
Civil rights activist Danielle Muscato’s tweets went viral over the weekend after she blasted President-elect Donald Trump for “embarrassing” himself on Twitter instead of preparing to govern. In the weeks after winning the 2016 presidential election, Trump has been criticized for...
Click here for reuse options! Economic justice and civil rights are not separate; the issue isn't "identity politics" but liberalism's failures. For many Democrats, the fact that the Obama years have ended with one of the biggest party...Show More Summary
CIVIL RIGHTS UPDATE: Texas Moves a Step Closer to Making the Right to Bear Arms More Affordable with Free License to Carry Fee. “In a press release, NRA-ILA, the grassroots arm of the NRA, announced its congratulations and support of the bill’s intent to make obtaining a license attainable for Texas citizens at every income […]
I HOPE THAT PRESIDENT TRUMP’S JUSTICE DEPARTMENT WILL INVESTIGATE THIS AS A CRIMINAL CIVIL RIGHTS VIOLATION: The State of Pennsylvania released the personal information of GOP electors, leading to a wave of emails and phone calls which at least one elector described as “total harassment.” Plus: “Republican electors in several other states have reported threats.” […]
Rachel Maddow notes that Republicans are sending Vice president-elect Mike Pence to Louisiana to campaign for the GOP candidate in the run-off Senate...