Corporations and industry groups are mobilizing along with civil and immigrant rights organizations, educational institutions, and religious groups to lobby Congress to make DACA permanent.
Forest Whitaker agreed to make #GodfatherOfHarlem only if they told a story about criminality, the civil-rights movement, & Malcolm X: “It was an interesting thing to be able to explore how people try to reach for that American Dream in their own ways”
McClain’s death has become a rallying cry amid a national reckoning over police brutality and racial injustice, with the state reopening the case for possible criminal charges and federal officials looking into a civil rights investigation.
There was a smattering of applause when good ol’ Mare mentioned that she lived thru the “tough time” in the 60’s and that since we survived that as a nation we will survive this “tough” time too. I’m guessing the civil rights movement was the tough time she referenced.
The couple's attorney said they are long-time civil rights advocates and support the message of the Black Lives Matter movement. He said they grabbed their guns when they were violently threatened by a few protesters.
Civil rights groups sue N.Carolina town over protest ban - but where were they when 3 other states banned pipeline protests?
55 years ago, when a group of civil rights organizers crossed the Edmund Pettus Bridge, they carried America with them. Today, let's honor that legacy by continuing their work to protect and exercise our foundational right to vote.
BREAKING: Supreme Court rules gay and lesbian people can sue for workplace bias under landmark civil rights law.
BREAKING: The Supreme Court ruled that firing a worker for being gay or transgender violates federal employment law — a landmark ruling that means LGBTQ+ people are covered by civil rights laws.
This is my father, George Romney, participating in a Civil Rights march in the Detroit suburbs during the late 1960s—“Force alone will not eliminate riots,” he said. “We must eliminate the problems from which they stem.”
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.