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Conservatives help liberals win at SCOTUS

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Lauds the Supreme Court Ruling...

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights on June 30 applauded the U.S. Supreme Court on its decision establishing the basic civil right of every American to freely choose a marriage partner. Thee high court ruled in Obergefell v. Hodges that same-sex ..., 15 hours ago
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The Meaning Behind the Civil Rights Act's Signing Date

PhotoQuest / President Lyndon B Johnson signs the Civil Rights Act in a ceremony at the White House, Washington DC, July 2, 1964 . President Johnson signed the bill into law on July 2, 1964 For President Johnson to sign the Civil Rights Act ...
 Time1 day ago Next LGBT Battle Must Be Legislation on Employment, Housing, Education  Variety2 days ago Congresswoman Johnson Recognizes the Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964  Noodls1 day ago Civil Rights Act Of 1964 Anniversary: Federal Law Criminalizing Racial Discrimination of Minorities Excludes LGBT Rights  International Business Times1 day ago
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Gay civil rights activist, MLK mentor Bayard Rustin to be honored

Bayard Rustin speaks to the media in 1965. World Telegram & Sun photo by Stanley Wolfson, courtesy of Library of Congress (Public Domain) This image is available for web and print publication. For questions, contact Sally Morrow. (RNS) Years ...
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This Day in History: President Lyndon B. Johnson Signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964

"My fellow citizens, we have come now to a time of testing. We must not fail. Let us close the springs of racial poison. Let us pray for wise and understanding hearts. Let us lay aside irrelevant differences and make our nation whole." — ...
 The White House1 day ago

97 civil rights groups deliver anti-war statement in Turkey

A total of 97 civil rights groups based in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır delivered a joint statement on Wednesday, saying Turkey being insistent on a cross-border intervention could lead the country into a quagmire. The statement ...
 Zaman1 day ago Civil Rights Group Calls for Recapitalizing GSEs  National Mortgage News1 day ago

As Supreme Court Protects Fair Housing, Still Miles to Go on Voting Rights

Nearly 50 years ago just days after Dr Martin Luther King Jr was assassinated on a motel balcony in Memphis Tennessee Congress passed the Fair Housing Act in tribute to the slain civil rights leader The housing law following the Civil Rights Act of ...
 Uncova2 days ago

Ella Baker and the Politics of Hope -- Lessons From the Civil Rights Movement

As I argued recently, Pope Francis' climate encyclical, Laudato Si , shows powerful resources in Catholic and other faith traditions for addressing the challenge of climate change. But in immediate terms, it does little to affect the pessimistic ...
 Huffington Post2 days ago

Indira Gandhi: Goddess and her terror turn

Forty years after the declaration of Emergency by Indira Gandhi, Sunanda K Datta-Ray recalls life when civil rights were suspended and press censorship was in force Silver-haired and baby-faced, Jayantilal Choteylal Shah couldn't contain his laughter. He rolled and giggled in the maroon velvet armchair that had been set for him on a stage in Patiala House. The packed room took its cue from the judge and laughed and clapped uproariously. The cause of merriment was a witness referring to a Delhi ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago Fifth Columnist: The nasbandi years  Financial Chronicle1 hour ago The nasbandi years  The Financial Chronicle8 hours ago

Rahul Gandhi backs civil society activists

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi. (Photo: PTI/File) Opening another front against the Narendra Modi government, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday met members of the civil society, including Greenpeace activist Priya Pillai, who had a ...
 Asian Age4 weeks ago Rahul meets Greenpeace's Pillai, others  Prokerala4 weeks ago

Protecting Blue Civil Rights

When Corporal Bryon Dickson of the Pennsylvania State Police was ambushed just because he was a law enforcement officer, he was the victim of a hate crime. When NYPD officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos were assassinated in their patrol car because ...
 Police Magazine3 days ago Gag for free speech  Round Town News6 hours ago Critics Say Spanish 'Gag Law' Will Turn Country Into a 'Police State'  Sputnik2 days ago
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