Via the Associated Press: Police in central China have detained the 18-year-old organizer of a gay pride march in a sign of the government's nervousness over a growing civil society movement and demands for stronger individual rights. Show More Summary
In the spring of 1963, a prominent civil rights leader led dozens of protesters on a four-mile march from a predominantly African-American college campus to the center of Charlotte's downtown.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Two men arrested in the fatal beating of the grandson of U.S. civil rights activist Malcolm X were sent to prison on Saturday to await trial, a Mexico City court spokesman said.
(David Kopel) On Friday, May 17, fifty-four Colorado Sheriffs filed a civil rights lawsuit in Federal District Court in Denver, against two anti-gun bills passed by the Colorado legislature in March. Joining the Sheriffs as Plaintiffs...Show More Summary
Not surprisingly, Glenn Beck has thoughts on the IRS political targeting scandal, going off on the NAACP on his radio show, calling the group a "joke" and an "affront" to legendary civil rights leaders Martin Luther King Jr., Booker T. Washington, and Frederick Douglass.
The Young Black Progressive Revolutionaries Through Politics told the aging "Civil Rights Pharisee" that they would help set up his new iPhone with "PAYPAL".He thought that they were saying "PAPAL" and he gave them the green light because...Show More Summary
ENDA's religious exemption, which would extend far beyond churches, synagogues and mosques, effectively gives a stamp of legitimacy to anti-LGBT discrimination that our civil rights laws have never given to discrimination based on an individual's race, sex, national origin, age or disability.
One of he main reasons that an intervention in Syria has not begun is hat politicians, diplomats, and intelligence officials are rightly concerned about the influence of jihadist fighters within Assad’s opposition. One group in particular,...Show More Summary
In the 50 years since the civil rights movement and Dr. King's dream, one problem (racism) has been replaced or at least matched by another -- poverty. Urban poverty, rural poverty, and poverty that hits blacks, whites, browns and others alike.
If you have a keen memory, you may recall that U.S. president and Hellfire missile proponent Barack Obama once promised to close down our prison at Guantanamo Baby, where hope and civil rights go to die. That never happened, of course. But now, Obama has a golden opportunity to shut that motherfucker down. Read more...
"AMERICANIZED BLACK POLITICS" = A Set Of 'Self-Chummed' Affirmation, Done Under The Guise Of A Struggle For "Social Justice & Equality", Constantly Rehashed To Perpetually Justify The Choice To Molest The Black Community Institutional...Show More Summary
May 18,1863 - Union forces begin the Siege of Vicksburg (right). Crossing the Mississippi River at Bruinsburg on April 29-30, 1863, Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's Army of the Tennessee embarked on a stunning campaign which saw it win several battles before driving Lt. Show More Summary
A federal grand jury today indicted state Rep. Tyrone Brooks, D-Atlanta, a longtime lawmaker and civils rights activist, for mail, wire, and tax fraud. U.S. Attorney Sally Yates said the 30-count indictment accuses Brooks, who's served...Show More Summary
President Barack Obama said Thursday he reserves the right to step up American military and diplomatic efforts to push Syria’s Bashar al-Assad but warned he has “no magic formula” to end that country’s civil war. Speaking at a joint press conference in the White House Rose Garden with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Obama [...]
Daniel Werfel has also served as a trial attorney in the Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division.
A coalition of civil rights and advocacy groups have charged that prolonged federal investigations of Palestine solidarity activism on campuses are chilling students’ constitutional rights. The letters, sent to the DOE civil rights division...Show More Summary
Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com Civil rights icon and former Georgia legislator Julian Bond feels as though the IRS was justified singling out the Tea Party. When he he headed the NAACP in 2005, that group was under excessive IRS scrutiny for opposing the Bush administration.
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The right-wing is screaming at Eric Holder to investigate potential civil rights' violations by IRS officials. He should take them up on their entreaties, and raise the ante by investigating all the voter suppression and intimidation during the 2012 election.