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Marshall review – Chadwick Boseman holds court in powerful civil rights drama
Marshall review – Chadwick Boseman holds court in powerful civil rights dramaIt’s impossible not to get caught up in this ripping courtroom drama that watchably restages an episode early in the career of the legendary civil rights lawyer Thurgood Marshall, a decade before he worked on landmark segregation cases in the deep south.read more
Source: The Guardian
Published on Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:30:00 GMT
Aiding Transgender Case, Sessions Defies His Image on Civil Rights
Aiding Transgender Case, Sessions Defies His Image on Civil RightsWASHINGTON — The Justice Department has dispatched an experienced federal hate crimes lawyer to Iowa to help prosecute a man charged with murdering a transgender high school student last year, a highly unusual move that officials said was personally ...read more
Source: New York Times
Published on Mon, 16 Oct 2017 08:08:00 GMT
Suit Against D.A. Who Used Fake Subpoenas To Put Victims In Jail Kicks Off Civil Rights Battle
Suit Against D.A. Who Used Fake Subpoenas To Put Victims In Jail Kicks Off Civil Rights BattleWASHINGTON ― Renata Singleton is a black woman who spent five days in a New Orleans jail because she couldn’t afford her bail. Away from her three children, she lost eight pounds before her mother was finally able to purchase her release. When ...read more
Source: huffingtonpost.com
Published on Tue, 17 Oct 2017 08:36:00 GMT
American Civil Rights Movement from Reagan to Trump’s Era in Pictures
American Civil Rights Movement from Reagan to Trump’s Era in PicturesNottingham Contemporary is hosting an exhibition of documentary photography called States of America which focuses on a generation of photographers with innovative approaches. From William Eggleston and Mark Cohen to Bill Owens, Lee Friedlander, Stephen ...read more
Source: fubiz.net
Published on Thu, 19 Oct 2017 01:27:00 GMT
B-PEP Calling For Resolution To Leon Ford Civil Rights Case
B-PEP Calling For Resolution To Leon Ford Civil Rights CaseThe Black Political Empowerment Project is demanding a resolution to the Leon Ford civil rights case; KDKA's Ralph Iannotti reports.read more
Source: CBS Pittsburgh on MSN.com
Published on Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:45:07 GMT
The Civil Rights Lawsuit Against the Orleans Parish D.A. Is Another Reason To Take a Knee
The Civil Rights Lawsuit Against the Orleans Parish D.A. Is Another Reason To Take a KneeA federal lawsuit claims that phony subpoenas were just one tactic the Orleans Parish prosecutors would use to coerce cooperation from witnesses and crime victims. (Source: lifesitenews.com) At a time when the abuses and inequities of the U.S. criminal ...read more
Source: Atlanta Black Star
Published on Wed, 18 Oct 2017 06:30:00 GMT
Civil Rights Lawyers Cheer Settlement in Georgia Voting Rights Case
Civil Rights Lawyers Cheer Settlement in Georgia Voting Rights CaseYour article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided. A federal judge signed a consent order Tuesday concluding a voting rights challenge in Georgia that has drawn national attention because of a proposed earlier registration deadline before ...read more
Source: Daily Report Online
Published on Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:51:00 GMT
Civil rights icon John Lewis shares his story of struggle with local students
Civil rights icon John Lewis shares his story of struggle with local studentsMOORHEAD — John Lewis wasn't allowed to check out a book from his local library when he was growing up in rural Alabama during the strict racial segregation of the Jim Crow era. But years later, as a congressman and famous civil rights activist, Lewis ...read more
Source: WDAY
Published on Wed, 18 Oct 2017 02:57:00 GMT
Johnson Says Oregon DOJ Didn't Show 'Loyalty' In Civil Rights Case
Johnson Says Oregon DOJ Didn't Show 'Loyalty' In Civil Rights CaseAbout two years ago, the Oregon Department of Justice announced that the head of its civil rights division, an African-American man named Erious Johnson, had been caught up in digital surveillance by the department itself because he used the # ...read more
Source: OPB
Published on Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:50:00 GMT