Results related to “Civil Rights”
by Aura Bogado on October 31 2013, 4:24PM
The landmark New York City verdict is now in question.
by Brentin Mock on July 22 2013, 1:01PM
Rep. John Lewis was himself inspired by a comic book based on civil rights in the 1960s. Now he’s produced his own.
by Brentin Mock on July 9 2013, 8:59AM
Sherrilyn Ifill of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund talks about the future of the Voting Rights Act.
by Brentin Mock on June 12 2013, 2:19PM
A chain of events concerning civil rights justice happened within 48 hours of Medgar Evers’ murder.
by Brentin Mock on June 5 2013, 1:20PM
Attorney General Eric Holder credits Evers along with Marcus Garvey and Malcolm X for civil rights gains in America.
by Brentin Mock on June 4 2013, 11:02AM
Over 300 arrested in five weeks of civil rights protests in North Carolina.
by Jamilah King on April 12 2013, 6:00AM
“42,” the Hollywood film about Jackie Robinson’s first year in the racially segregated major leagues, comes out today. Inside the racial politics and legacy of the baseball trailblazer.
by Seth Freed Wessler on October 29 2012, 11:22AM
The Fair Housing Act has been largely ignored for 40 years, according to a new investigation.
by Seth Freed Wessler on October 23 2012, 5:18PM
The agreement comes more than three years after the federal government began an investigation of practices of systemic discrimination and brutality against Latinos by East Haven police.
by Shani O. Hilton on April 24 2012, 5:04PM
The Equal Opportunity Employment Commission says Mia Macy, a transgender federal employee, can in fact file a bias claim under Title VII after being denied a job her gender identity.
by Rinku Sen on March 26 2012, 9:16AM
Rinku Sen answers the question in an essay for The Nation magazine. There is nothing inherently corrupt about government, Sen writes, and the best way to shape it for collective good is to treat it as the critical site of struggle and change that it is.
by Jamilah King on January 25 2011, 11:50AM
Hooks was both spied on and protected by the FBI.
by Julianne Hing on October 14 2010, 10:17AM
Education Department says more people are speaking up because they believe feds will help now.
Topics: Schools & Youth
by Michelle Chen on August 7 2010, 9:32AM
A hate-crime killing and Judge Walker’s ruling speak to a spectrum of inequality from the county courthouse to a Brooklyn street.
by Jamilah King on June 30 2010, 3:39PM
In what drug policy reform advocates are calling a “landmark moment”, the California NAACP announced its support yesterday for Proposition 19, a controversial ballot initiative that would legalize marijuana in the state. The group stood with leaders from the California…
Topics: Criminal Justice
by Naima Ramos-Chapman on June 29 2010, 4:33PM
Endorsements come with qualifications, if at all.
Topics: Elena Kagan