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Rinku Sen: On the Civil Rights Act's 50th, Workplaces Remain Segregated

Rinku Sen: On the Civil Rights Act’s 50th, Workplaces Remain Segregated

by Rinku Sen on July 2 2014, 7:00AM

Fifty years after the Jim Crow-busting Civil Rights Act became law, occupational segregation runs rampant in the United States.

Topics: Economy, History, Labor

Anita Hill Talks Civil Rights

Anita Hill Talks Civil Rights

by Akiba Solomon on June 18 2014, 7:00AM

“We have to keep fighting.”

Topics: History

Inside the Art of the Civil Rights Movement

Inside the Art of the Civil Rights Movement

by Jamilah King on April 29 2014, 7:00AM

Exhibit goes beyond famous photographs to document the art work produced during those turbulent times.

Topics: Arts & Culture

On 50th Anniversary of Civil Rights Act: Integration and Gay Rights

On 50th Anniversary of Civil Rights Act: Integration and Gay Rights

by Carla Murphy on April 14 2014, 12:53PM

How’re we doing?

Topics: /NOW, Society

Voter Registration Has an Ugly History, and Some Want to Revive It

Voter Registration Has an Ugly History, and Some Want to Revive It

by Brentin Mock on February 4 2013, 9:29AM

Right wing machinations around voting haven’t stopped just because the election’s over. Now up: rebuilding the walls around registration.

Topics: Voting Rights, Politics

The Civil Rights Act Celebrates 48th Anniversary

The Civil Rights Act Celebrates 48th Anniversary

by Jorge Rivas on July 3 2012, 5:13PM

Signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson on July 2, 1964, the landmark Civil Rights Act outlawed discrimination and segregation regardless of race or color.

Topics: History, /NOW

Supreme Court Keeps Firefighters’ Civil Rights Claim Alive

by Michelle Chen on May 25 2010, 10:02AM

Once again, a city fire department is in the hot seat for employment discrimination and prompting the Supreme Court to set crucial precedents for civil rights law. This time, thousands of Black firefighters in Chicago got the green light…

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