A black student forced to color in his hair design with a SHARPIE. His parents just filed a civil rights lawsuit against the school district and 3 school officials claiming racism. We’re talking about this one coming up on #MorningRushATL
One of the key goals of the civil rights movement in the 1970s was to extend homeownership to black families. It was a complex endeavor which broke down in the late 1990s and then collapsed in the crisis. Here's @MattBruenig
The Rev. St. George I.B. Crosse III was an outspoken conservative pastor and civil rights activist who was the first African American to run for Baltimore sheriff and who served as an adviser to President Ronald Reagan.
Supreme Court to decide if LGBTQ workers are protected by US civil rights law
FSU prof launches app on history of civil rights icon Emmett Till
This moment in our history reminds me of covering the Civil Rights movement. Sometimes there is a right and a wrong. It is the job of the journalist to not distort or hide that truth.
We lost two great Americans today – Frank Robinson and John Dingell – citizens who inspired me and so many others by leading on the civil rights issues of our time, opening doors to others, and leaving it all on the field.
Russia was able to influence our election because they figured out that racism, sexism, anti-Semitism, homophobia, and transphobia are America’s Achilles heel. These issues aren’t only civil rights — they’re also a matter of national security. We have to deal with that.
When a baby is born it is an American citizen. Infanticide is therefore an act of murder. The federal government should protect thr civil right of American babies by prosecuting any one committing infanticide for murder under civil rights statutes
This woman is not a footnote in history. Her 1944 rape by white thugs is a CRITICAL part of the fight for civil rights in America. Read her story please. And know her name. Mrs. Recy Taylor. A beautiful warrior. May she rest in peace and power.