The title of this post may strike you as a strange question, in light of the well-known history of the Trump Organization in discriminating against blacks who sought to rent their properties and the DeVos’s longstanding role as the antagonist of government programs of all kinds, especially in education. Show More Summary
Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson is expected on Wednesday to endorse a measure that would see the state honor Confederate General Robert E. Lee and civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. on different days rather than jointly, his office said. Hutchinson, a Republican, has been pushing to...
Many aspects of the Washington swamp need to be drained, but a good case can be made that the most odious of all is the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) in the Department of Education. This bureaucratic monstrosity is responsible for the...Show More Summary
In the first sentence of President Donald Trump’s joint address to Congress, on Tuesday night, he noted that it was, at least for a few more hours, Black History Month, which he said was a reminder of the fight for civil rights and “the...Show More Summary
TRUMP SPEECH Trump calls education 'the civil rights issue of our time' and asks for a school choice bill chalkbeat.org/posts/us/2017/ Trump Calls Education 'Civil Rights Issue of Our Time,' Pushes Choice blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…...Show More Summary
Farzaneh Jalali, an Iranian-Kurdish civil rights activist, has been held at an Intelligence Ministry detention center in the city of Kermanshah in northwestern Iran since being arrested on February 23, 2017, she told her family in a phone call. The ministry’s agents arrested Jalali without a warrant while she was on her way to the […]
For LGBTQ people and our associated rights, the second decade of the 21st century has been a time of unprecedented progress. Despite setbacks and goals yet achieved, we are living in landmark times for our civil rights movement, and the...
Jerry Coyne knows a good protest when he sees one. Once a rambunctious leftist, the esteemed evolutionary biologist recalls traveling regularly to Washington to march for civil rights. He remembers when state police chased him off his own college campus for protesting the Vietnam War. Show More Summary
Sri Lanka's main ethnic Tamil party says the government has not fulfilled promises made to the United Nation, including allowing a probe into war crimes allegations from a civil war … Click to Continue »
Airport officials and civil rights lawyers around the country are getting ready for President Donald Trump's new travel ban — mindful of the chaos that accompanied his initial executive order … Click to Continue »
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and his Justice Department have signaled they will change the way they will interact with local law enforcement, raising concern in minority communities that the pendulum will swing toward protecting police in sometimes strained police-community relations. Trump...
The 75-year-old reverend and leader of the civil rights movement by and large kept a straight face as President Trump softened his tone and promised to follow through on a number of proposals: removing two federal regulations for every...Show More Summary
The president said he was there to unite the country even while consistently using divisive language.
In an unprecedented move, the President directly requests support for school choice The post Trump: Education is the Civil Rights Issue of Our Time appeared first on RedState.
Tonight, as we mark the conclusion of our celebration of Black History Month, we are reminded of our Nation's path toward civil rights and the work that still remains. Recent threats targeting Jewish Community Centers and vandalism of...Show More Summary
Trump, at the beginning of his speech tonight: Tonight, as we mark the conclusion of our celebration of Black History Month, we are reminded of our Nation's path toward civil rights and the work that still remains. Recent threats targeting...Show More Summary
Airport officials and civil rights lawyers around the country are getting ready for President Donald Trump's new travel ban. Continue reading ? The post Airports, legal volunteers prepare for new Trump travel ban appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
A proposal to remove Robert E. Lee from slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.'s holiday in Arkansas would set aside a day in October to honor the Confederate … Click to Continue »
It appears new Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions will be spending the majority of his time in the Justice Department ensuring his office doesn't do anything that might be construed as protecting civil rights. First he announced...Show More Summary
"Based upon the initial investigative activity, the FBI, in conjunction with the U.S. Attorney's Office and the Department of Justice Civil Rights Division, is investigating this incident as a hate crime," the FBI said in a statemen...