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Amal Clooney Visits George on Set With Her Father

Amal Alamuddin Clooney wears a chic outfit while stepping out on the set of Suburbicon on Friday (October 21) in Los Angeles. The 38-year-old civil rights lawyer, who was joined by her dad Ramzi Alamuddin, visited the set of the film to see her husband George Clooney, who is writing, directing, and producing the movie. [...]

94-Year-Old Black Judge Writes Scathing Dissent in Ohio’s Longest Running Civil Rights Case

Federal appeals judge Damon Keith is one of several black judges involved in Ohio’s longest-running voting lawsuit, one that strikes at the heart of voter suppression in one of the most significant of the “battleground states.” And he’s not the only one. In the decade-old case, Judge Keith said he was “deeply saddened and distraught” […]

Black judges in voting dispute recall civil rights fight

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In Ohio's decade-old voting lawsuit, federal appeals Judge Damon Keith said he was "deeply saddened and distraught" with a majority opinion last month and filled 11 pages with photographs of those slain in the fight...Show More Summary

Black judges in voting dispute recall civil rights fight

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Several black judges in Ohio's longest-running voting lawsuit have written emotionally charged dissents recalling the historic fight for voting rights. The case in the key battleground state centers on rules that disqualify thousands of absentee and provisional ballots with certain minor mistakes or omissions.

A BLACK LIFE WAS VALUED MORE THAN A WHITE ONE. A White Man Committed Suicide In A Metro Atlanta Jail And Triggered A $1.6M Lawsuit. Thanks To Social Justice Activism, Sandra Bland's Jail Suicide Triggered A $6M Payout, The Jail Being Named In Her Honor


In Some Tight Battleground States, Civil Rights Attorneys See Voting Barriers That Could Help Trump

Click here for reuse options! There are major concerns about who gets to vote. Despite polls that show Hillary Clinton with many Electoral College paths to the presidency and a growing likelihood of Democrats recapturing the Senate,Show More Summary

Why We Should Be Concerned When Clinton Says Muslims Are on the 'Front Lines' of the War on Terror

Click here for reuse options! While all eyes are on Trump's open bigotry, the White House is advancing a "Countering Violent Extremism" plan that threatens the civil rights of Muslims. During the final presidential debate, Hillary Clinton...Show More Summary

Civil Liberties Groups Sue Feds For Documents On Black Lives Matter Spying

The advocacy group Color of Change and the Center for Constitutional Rights on Thursday filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the FBI seeking to compel the agencies to turn over...Show More Summary

What can we learn from the 1988 election?

Most people who follow politics understand that the South “flipped” from the Dems to the GOP during the decades after the 1964 Civil Rights bill was signed.  You can see that the realignment was pretty far along by 1988, when Dukakis only won 10 states, almost all in the North (plus one border state and […]

Amazon sets story of American Girl doll in 1963 Detroit

Amazon Prime's streaming TV special takes on civil rights in the Motor City.        

Apparently Alabama Hasn’t Gotten The Memo That Gay Marriage Is Legal In The United States

2 days agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

Alabama. The Heart of Dixie. Epicenter of the Civil Rights Movement. Breeding ground of the KKK. Home of the Crimson Tide and antigay Governor Robert Bentley, who, as you may recall, had his adulterous phone sex recording leak earlier this year. Historically, the state has never been particularly good at advancing with the times. And it doesn’t appear to be getting any better [...]

CA: Black Voters Divided on Transit Tax on Nov. 8 Ballot

While some faith leaders are supporting the county infrastructure plan along with Mayor Eric Garcetti and Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, some civil rights organizations and activists are firmly against the plan, even going so far as to call it racist.

National Civil Rights Museum honors 7 at Freedom Awards

3 days agoNews : USAToday: News

Freedom Awards ceremony was part celebration, part call to action.        

George Clooney is Visited by Wife Amal on Set!

George Clooney chats on the phone as he greets wife Amal on set on Thursday afternoon (October 20) in Los Angeles. The 38-year-old civil rights lawyer went boho chic in a yellow sweater and embroidered bell bottoms as she stopped by set with one of the couple’s dogs. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of [...]

Civ 6: 10 Things to Do First

Get started on the right foot in the new Civilization game.

Biggest Arizona county to revamp polling to avoid long lines

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona's most populous county has agreed to implement a plan to avoid polling place wait times to settle a lawsuit a civil rights group filed after thousands of people waited for hours to vote in the March presidential...Show More Summary

Family of unarmed driver killed by SF sergeant files US lawsuit

The family of a woman who was killed by a San Francisco police sergeant as she drove a suspected stolen car in the Bayview neighborhood — a shooting that led to the resignation of Chief Greg Suhr — filed a civil rights lawsuit in federal court. The wrongful-death lawsuit, filed Wednesday at the U.S. Show More Summary

Lawsuit against ICE seeks information on asylum seekers

Civil rights advocates filed a lawsuit in San Francisco on Thursday against the federal government in an attempt to get information about how many detained asylum seekers are denied parole and how such decisions were made. In the lawsuit, filed in U.S. Show More Summary

WATCH: Jesse Jackson slaps down Donald Trump Jr. on ‘rigged’ election in 9 perfect words

3 days agoNews : The Raw Story

In a quick post-debate back and forth posted by Canada’s Global News, Civil rights icon Rev. Jesse Jackson set Donald Trump Jr. straight on who decides whether or not an election is “rigged.” During the debate, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump raised hackles on both...

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