WE NEED A SPECIAL COUNSEL TO INVESTIGATE THIS ABUSE OF CIVIL RIGHTS: Newly declassified memos detail extent of improper Obama-era NSA spying.
A Piece of History In February of 1862, the middle of the Civil War, a black janitor posed with his cleaning tools, waiting to have his photo taken. In a time when many African Americans were fighting to acquire their basic right to freedom, this janitor sat calmly in front of the camera. In comparison […]
A Mississippi historical marker about a notorious lynching that galvanized the civil rights movement was rededicated Tuesday, weeks after it was vandalized and repaired. The sign commemorates Emmett Till, the … Click to Continue »
Firearms Policy Coalition: In today’s Wrenn v. District of Columbia decision (a related case, Grace v. District of Columbia, was consolidated with Wrenn on appeal), a lawsuit helmed by civil rights attorney Alan Gura and backed by the...Show More Summary
CIVIL RIGHTS UPDATE: A DC Federal Court Just Ruled Carrying Guns In Public Is A “Core” 2nd Amendment Right. The full D.C. Circuit opinion in Wrenn v. District of Columbia is here.
Last month's Supreme Court of Canada decision upholding a global takedown order requiring Google to remove search results on an international basis sparked widespread concern from civil liberties and digital rights groups who fear the...Show More Summary
While the trilogy documenting Congressman John Lewis's civil rights movement has concluded, more such stories might be pending from Andrew Aydin. The post Eisner-Winning March Writer Teases A New Graphic Novel appeared first on CBR.
Georgia congressman and civil rights leader John Lewis on Monday threw his support behind the woman seeking to become the nation's first female African-American governor, calling her bid an opportunity … Click to Continue »
Rep. John Lewis (center) marches with March co-authors Andrew Aydin (left) and Nate Powell (right). All Photos by Al Powers/Invision/AP US Congressman John Lewis (D-Ga.) was at San Diego Comic-Con on Saturday discussing his award-winning graphic novel, March, which resulted in a real march for civil rights awareness. More »
An exhibit on works by artists during the civil rights movement is opening at the Detroit Institute of Arts. The museum says "Art of Rebellion" runs from Sunday through Oct. … Click to Continue »
Not in Chicago?!??! The former landlord of the shuttered Double Door music venue has filed a federal lawsuit alleging Ald. Proco Joe Moreno (1st) violated his civil rights by using threats and political intimidation against him in aShow More Summary
About 1,000 people joined the Georgia Democrat on a march through the crowded San Diego Convention Center following a panel discussion.
Every day somewhere on this planet, humans are fighting other humans in physical combat for varying reasons — violations of civil rights; the desire to be heard instead of ignored; revenge for what is perceived as an irreprehensibleShow More Summary
Civil rights leader John Lewis led a march through Comic-Con on Saturday. About 1,000 people joined the Georgia Democrat on a march through the crowded San Diego Convention Center following … Click to Continue »
The NAACP is embarking on a nationwide listening tour to help figure out what the future of the nation's oldest civil rights organization will be. The NAACP is beginning its … Click to Continue »
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has signed legislation requiring the state to give guidance to public schools about policies for transgender students. The civil rights group Garden State Equality applauded … Click to Continue »
SANTA ANA – The mother of a man shot and killed by police in front of a crowd at the Huntington Beach Sports Complex this year has filed a $20 million civil rights lawsuit alleging officers used excessive force. Steven Schiltz, 29, was shot by Huntington Beach police during a busy night at the park […]
Ignored by officials, residents filed a federal civil rights complaint to have a say in their community's future.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Wednesday that President Donald Trump has declined an invitation to speak at the NAACP's annual convention next week in Baltimore, leading the nation's oldest civil rights organization to question the president's commitment to his African American constituents.