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Civil rights for Washington

By , D.C. RESIDENTS and city officials overflowed a Senate hearing room this week to support the common-sense proposition that they have political rights like any other American citizen. It was the first congressional hearing in more than two ... Washington Post, 3 days ago
Civil Rights History Event Sept. 25 Library of Congress, 3 days ago

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PFAW and Allies Deliver Half a Million Signatures Calling on Congress to Restore the Voting Rights Act

On Wednesday, PFAW joined representatives from a number of organizations similarly concerned with civil rights and the cornerstone of American democracy the right to vote on Capitol Hill to present Speaker John Boehner with the signatures of more ...
 People for the American Way3 days ago

Backers Seek Expansion of Civil Rights Death Law

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—There has only been one prosecution under the Emmett Till Act, even though the law was passed with the promise of $135 million for police work and an army of federal agents to investigate unsolved killings from the civil rights ...
 Epoch Times9 hours ago 5 things to know about the 1964 Civil Rights Act  Sify2 months ago

Mamata Banerjee asks Tapas Pal to skip Lok Sabha?

Apprehending that he may face protests from women’s rights activists and Left/BJP workers, Trinamul Congress chief Mamata Banerjee has reportedly advised controversial party MP Tapas Pal against attending the Budget Session of the Lok Sabha, which commences ...
 Asian Age2 months ago For Mamata, Right is the new Left  Business Standard India1 day ago

Obama's Dumb, Rash & Unilateral War

The Right Opinion Don't Buy the President's Lame Excuses for Attacking ISIS Without Congressional Approval A few years ago, when President Obama unilaterally decided to get involved in Libya's civil war, he argued that he did not need approval ...
 The Patriot Post4 days ago U.S. Congress approves arming Syrian rebels, funding government  Zawya.com3 days ago Obama's Syria Plan Clears Sceptical Senate  Sky News3 days ago Senate votes to support Obama on rebel aid  Boston Globe3 days ago

Obama civil-rights nominee withdraws

Criticized for zealously defending a cop killer, President Barack Obama's beleaguered nominee to lead to the Justice Department's civil rights division has withdrawn his nomination. The law firm of WilmerHale said Debo Adegbile has returned to ...
 Washington Times6 days ago Obama meets generals planning IS assault  IOL4 days ago In US, Growing Skepticism Over 'No Boots on Ground' War Plan  NDTV2 days ago Obama names Richard Verma as new US envoy to India  Rediff.com3 days ago

Is domestic abuse a civil rights violation?

When Vice President Joe Biden celebrated the 20th anniversary of his signature piece of legislation, the Violence Against Women Act, last week, he announced a plan to attend to some unfinished business. Specifically, Biden said he would convene a ...
 MSNBC4 days ago Biden: Men who don't stop violence against women are "cowards"  Denver Post2 days ago Vice President Biden: Men not stopping domestic violence are 'cowards'  Denver Post2 days ago

Three-Year Study Charges UCLA Department With 'Antisemitic Activity and Anti-Israel Bias'

A consortium of American Jewish and civil rights groups are concerned that federal funds are underwriting "one-sided, antisemitic programming that masquerades as scholarship," at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), according to ...
 Campus Watch3 days ago Federal $$$ Funding Antisemitism At One Of Nation's Top Tier Universities states AMCHA Initiative  BusinessWeek4 days ago

Historic civil rights church to be considered for national recognition

By Adelle M. Banks | Religion News Service, The West Hunter Street Baptist Church in Atlanta, where the Rev. Ralph Abernathy Sr. and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. met, prayed and organized the civil rights movement, could be on its way to ...
 Washington Post5 days ago

Holder brings his civil rights push to Ferguson

Eric Holder talks about the nation's civil rights struggles in a way no previous U.S. attorney general could — by telling his own family story. As he increasingly pushes his Justice Department to protect voting rights and end unfair prison sentences ...
 Sify1 month ago Holder bringing personal perspective to Ferguson  Sify1 month ago
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