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Civil Rights Leaders React to Meeting With Obama Today

Civil Rights Leaders React to Meeting With Obama Today

by Brentin Mock on February 18 2014, 6:25PM

Civil rights leaders pick Obama’s brain on wages and criminal justice reform

Topics: Voting Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics

A Tale of Two (or Three) Marches in Washington, D.C.

A Tale of Two (or Three) Marches in Washington, D.C.

by Brentin Mock on August 21 2013, 2:27PM

Sorting out the events honoring the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington

Topics: March on Washington, /NOW, Politics

Obama Reassures on Voting Rights Protections

Obama Reassures on Voting Rights Protections

by Brentin Mock on July 30 2013, 11:22AM

President Obama brings Holder and former civil rights division director Thomas Perez to a meeting with civil rights advocates on the Voting Rights Act.

Topics: Voting Rights, /NOW, Politics

Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson to Speak at Rodney King's Funeral

Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson to Speak at Rodney King’s Funeral

by Jorge Rivas on June 29 2012, 1:46PM

The Revs. Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson will be attending a public memorial for Rodney King on Saturday, a King family spokeswoman has confirmed with the LA Times.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

AG Eric Holder Will Do 'Whatever Is Necessary' to Defend Voting Rights Act

AG Eric Holder Will Do ‘Whatever Is Necessary’ to Defend Voting Rights Act

by Brentin Mock on April 11 2012, 11:05AM

Attorney General Eric Holder gives unequivocal defense of voting rights at Sharpton’s National Action Network 14th annual convention.

Topics: Voting Rights, Politics

Sharpton, Cornel West and What Real Accountability Would Look Like

Sharpton, Cornel West and What Real Accountability Would Look Like

by Tammy Johnson on May 13 2011, 12:13PM

A sharp debate on MSNBC brought out issues of class and leadership, but largely missed the point.

Topics: Politics

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