AJC: East Point Police Chief's Abrupt Resignation Raises Question Of Cause
A 46-year-old African American UCLA facilities employee arrested for obstruction and resisting arrest by campus police last week is accusing the department of racial profiling and violating his civil rights.
Labor Day isn't just a day for barbecues and being with family and friends. The holiday has ties to the South Side of Chicago in the Pullman neighborhood -- a place with deep roots in the labor and civil rights movement and one that may soon become our 402nd national park site. Traveling back in time, the story begins with George M. Show More Summary
What will happen when gay marriage is legal? Will the resulting Armagayddon destroy civilization as we know it? Luckily, an Irish gay rights advocacy group is here to help you visualize the consequences. Ireland is set to consider a referendum on marriage equality in Spring 2015. Show More Summary
A California high school has dropped its snarling, hook-nosed “Arab” mascot after civil rights groups cried foul—but is still keeping the name.
A fast food protest could escalate beyond civil disobedience soon. As labor union workers fight for the right of McDonald’s, Wendy’s, and other similar restaurant employees to become unionized and paid better, we could see riots. Fast...Show More Summary
By George Leef, Forbes In an article I posted back in March, I argued that the United States has very bad labor laws, the National Labor Relations Act in particular.
The Howard G. Buffet Foundation, belonging to the son of billionaire investor, Warren Buffet, has purchased hundreds of artifacts belonging to civil rights icon, Ms. Rosa Parks, for $4.5 million. Among the artifacts belonging to the civil rights pioneer were letters from presidents, her Presidential Medal of Freedom, and even a post card signed by Dr. Keep Reading ?
Fifty years ago, civil rights leader Fannie Lou Hamer spoke before the 1964 Democratic National Convention in Atlantic City—and her speech became one of the most pivotal moments of the Civil Rights Movement.
Legendary civil rights activist, Rosa Parks, artifacts have been auctioned off for a reported $4.5 million according to a lawyer involved in the sale, the Associated Press reports.
Completely missing that our Armed Services serve to prevent this type of civil rights violation, a Florida mayor likely gets himself sued. "Rees said he considered the man's refusal to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance to be disrespectful to American military troops who are serving overseas and others who have given their lives in defense of freedom." (Via)
President Obama delivered a fiery speech at Laborfest 2014 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin voicing support for unions and organized labor. He also voiced his support for “immigration rights,” lumping it together with civil rights, gay rights, and voting rights. Show More Summary
United States Attorney General Eric Holder. [T]he federal civil rights investigation into the shooting incident itself continues, in parallel with the local investigation into state law violations. Our investigators from the Civil Rights Division and U.S. Show More Summary
Thousands of protestors gathered at Hong Kong's Tamar Park last night in a rally organized by the pro-democracy group Occupy Central, hours after Beijing denied voters the right to publicly nominate candidates in the 2017 chief executive election. [ more › ]
Besides Darren Wilson, the Ferguson, Mo., officer who killed unarmed Michael Brown earlier this month, six others on the same force have been named in civil rights lawsuits alleging the use of excessive force, the Washington Post reports.
Septima Clark was a lifelong educator and civil rights advocate
The Civil Rights Pharisees Of Dekalb County Inc Say: Though we understand the preponderance of evidence flowing through the Atlanta Journal Constitution news room about the corruption in Dekalb County government has forced our friend...Show More Summary
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Dekalb County Couple Abducted At Gun Point, Handcuffed And Later Found Shot Dead In Atlanta STREET PIRATES LEFT THEIR TWO BLACK BODIES TO DIE IN THE STREET NEXT TO A STORM DRAIN Atlanta News, Weather, Traffic, and Sports | FOX 5
Civil rights leaders will be handing out fliers Saturday near the South Los Angeles intersection where police shot and killed an unarmed black man earlier this month, imploring eyewitnesses to come forward.