Nation Topics - Civil Rights Activism
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An inspiring grassroots movement is fighting back against the GOP’s outrageous budget cuts and attacks on democracy.
Search engine executives warn about invasive government surveillance, but the digital arms trade begins with their own technologies.
Gay rights advocates were hoping that the Court would issue a broad ruling, but the justices seem most concerned with issues of standing.
The memorial to Parks turned her into a meek and redemptive figure—instead of the radical freedom fighter she was until the end of her life.
It’s time to tie worker rights to “Seneca Falls, Selma and Stonewall.”
Those claiming Occupy has failed already forget what other social justice sucesses have taught us: change is slow.
How do you put a human face on an injustice that so often goes under the radar?
Community members gathered to protest the discriminatory practice that has increased by 600 percent since Mayor Bloomberg took office.
A thousand demonstrators gathered in Union Square to call for the prosecution of George Zimmerman, Martin’s killer. More protests are planned across the country.
The Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth, a giant of the civil rights movement known for his decades of work in support of desegregation, died Wednesday in Birmingham, Alabama.