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Immigration a new civil rights battle
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Alumnus recalls March in Selma 'Selma' Showcases Civil Rights ...

In March of 1965, to protest the lack of voting rights for African American citizens and violence against civil rights activists, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference planned a 54-mile march from Selma to Montgomery to talk to Alabama ..., 3 days ago

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Civil Rights Leader Walter Fauntroy missing, presumed out of country

Civil rights leader Walter E. Fauntroy, who served 20 years in Congress as Washington, D.C.'s non-voting delegate and chaired the Congressional Black Caucus, after helping Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. plan the March on Washington, is out of the ...
 MSNBC6 days ago Civil rights leader goes missing  Austin American Statesman6 days ago Civil Rights Groups to Congress: Current Education Policy 'Is Causing Real Harm'  AlterNet.org1 week ago Civil Rights Leader Wanted For Bouncing Obama Inauguration Party Check  Daily Caller1 week ago
Indian Express

Section 66A: With defence and criticism, Congress speaks in many voices

The CPM termed it a landmark judgment and said it was in defence of civil liberties and fundamental rights of citizens. The Congress said it respects the Supreme Court decision but defended its 2008 decision to introduce Section 66A and put the ...
 Indian Express4 days ago

Rosa Parks papers to be open to Library of Congress researchers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Thousands of documents and photos belonging to U.S. civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks will be open to researchers at the Library of Congress starting on Wednesday, the library said. The Rosa Parks Collection contains about 7,500 ...
 Reuters1 month ago

Walter Fauntroy's friends appeal for financial help for him and his wife

By , Friends of Walter E. Fauntroy, the 82-year-old civil rights legend who has been overseas for the past three years, appealed to the public for donations to help him and his wife stave off foreclosure of their long-time Washington home. ...
 Washington Post3 days ago Civil rights legend Walter Fauntroy absent amid legal, financial troubles  Washington Post6 days ago
Philippine Daily Inquirer

Injecting Rights Into the US-Afghanistan Relationship

When Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani addresses the US Congress this week, his government's commitment to human rights is likely to get a passing reference in his speech--but given the formidable challenges Afghanistan faces in protecting ...
 Human Rights Watch4 days ago Revisiting the right of self-determination  Philippine Daily Inquirer6 days ago Injecting Rights Into the U.S.-Afghanistan Relationship  Huffington Post4 days ago The Divine Right of America's ruling class  WorldNetDaily1 week ago
Common Dreams

US Must End Mass Surveillance Under Patriot Act - Civil Groups

US Congress must end its mass collection of calling data under the USA Patriot Act before some of its sections expire in June 2015, according to a letter written by major technology companies and privacy and human rights groups to the Congress on ...
 Sputnik3 days ago Tech Companies and Privacy Advocates to Congress: End Mass Spying Now  Electronic Frontier Foundation3 days ago Apple, U.S. tech giants call for government spying reform in open letter to Congress  Apple Insider3 days ago 'This Must End Now': Web Companies, Rights Groups Call for Immediate Halt to Bulk Data Collection  Common Dreams3 days ago

The Undercard

The main Congressional event in the spring and summer of 1965 was the consideration and passage of the Voting Rights Act. In boxing, when there is a strong bout but not the main event, it is called the undercard. Such it was in 1965 when Senate ...
 The Hill3 days ago

By scrapping Section 66A we are the land of the free

It is almost as if we were fighting for basic civil rights all over again and won the battle. Just as we were all despairing about the state of public institutions and the threats to women and minorities from various cultural and political agendas, ...
 Hindustan Times4 days ago

Congress repentant; Left lauds apex court's defence of civil liberties

While the Centre welcomed the Supreme Court order, the Congress seemed to be repenting for amending the legislation when in power. The CPI(M) said its stand has been vindicated by the Supreme Court verdict. The Congress said the party has been ...
 Hindu Business Line4 days ago
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