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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Judge blocks HB 1523 from starting July 1any religion. As a result, Mississippi will no longer be permitted to favor som
Judge blocks HB 1523 from starting July 1
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 2 minutes ago
any religion. As a result, Mississippi will no longer be permitted to favor some ‘religious beliefs’ over others, and the civil rights of LGBT Mississippians will not be subordinated to the religious beliefs of only certain religious groups," said... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Judge blocks HB 1523 from starting July 1any religion. As a result, Mississippi will no longer be permitted to favor som
Judge blocks HB 1523 from starting July 1
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 8 minutes ago
any religion. As a result, Mississippi will no longer be permitted to favor some ‘religious beliefs’ over others, and the civil rights of LGBT Mississippians will not be subordinated to the religious beliefs of only certain religious groups," said... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Judge blocks HB 1523 from starting July 1any religion. As a result, Mississippi will no longer be permitted to favor som
Judge blocks HB 1523 from starting July 1
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 12 minutes ago
any religion. As a result, Mississippi will no longer be permitted to favor some ‘religious beliefs’ over others, and the civil rights of LGBT Mississippians will not be subordinated to the religious beliefs of only certain religious groups," said... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Judge blocks HB 1523 from starting July 1any religion. As a result, Mississippi will no longer be permitted to favor som
Judge blocks HB 1523 from starting July 1
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 12 minutes ago
any religion. As a result, Mississippi will no longer be permitted to favor some ‘religious beliefs’ over others, and the civil rights of LGBT Mississippians will not be subordinated to the religious beliefs of only certain religious groups," said... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Judge blocks HB 1523 from starting July 1any religion. As a result, Mississippi will no longer be permitted to favor som
Judge blocks HB 1523 from starting July 1
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 16 minutes ago
any religion. As a result, Mississippi will no longer be permitted to favor some ‘religious beliefs’ over others, and the civil rights of LGBT Mississippians will not be subordinated to the religious beliefs of only certain religious groups," said... Read more
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Salon.com
Lowering the flag: Some examples of half-staff tributesthe Watergate hearings to fictional district attorney on NBC’s “Law & Order,” w
Lowering the flag: Some examples of half-staff tributes
Salon.com / Posted 23 minutes ago
the Watergate hearings to fictional district attorney on NBC’s “Law & Order,” was honored in his home state of Tennessee. Civil rights leader Julian Bond, who led the NAACP for a decade, was honored in Georgia , where he had been a state... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
NAACP shows confidence in Youngstown schools CEOThursday, answering their questions and explaining his plans for the district.
NAACP shows confidence in Youngstown schools CEO
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 27 minutes ago
Thursday, answering their questions and explaining his plans for the district. The NAACP called Thursday’s gathering a civil-rights education meeting. “We have great hope for Mr. Mohip,” said George Freeman Jr., president of the NAACP branch.... Read more
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KECI Missoula
July 1nomination by a vote of 42-58. Bork had faced strong opposition by groups conce
July 1
KECI Missoula / Posted 31 minutes ago
nomination by a vote of 42-58. Bork had faced strong opposition by groups concerned with his stated desire to roll back civil rights and his opposition to the right of the Federal government to impose standards of voting fairness upon the... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Federal judge finds evidence of racial bias by S.F. policeagencies about their racial practices. And, he said, selective law enforcement
Federal judge finds evidence of racial bias by S.F. police
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 32 minutes ago
agencies about their racial practices. And, he said, selective law enforcement — singling out blacks for arrest — is a civil rights violation that would require dismissal of the charges if proved. But the judge rejected a claim by defendants... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Trump's 'America First' echoes old isolationist rallying crydid not respond to messages this week seeking comment about the America First s
Trump's 'America First' echoes old isolationist rallying cry
Calgary Sun / Posted 51 minutes ago
did not respond to messages this week seeking comment about the America First slogan. The Anti-Defamation League, a Jewish civil rights organization, sent Trump a letter two months ago urging him to refrain from using "America First." The group... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Federal judge finds evidence of racial bias by S.F. policeagencies about their racial practices. And, he said, selective law enforcement
Federal judge finds evidence of racial bias by S.F. police
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 56 minutes ago
agencies about their racial practices. And, he said, selective law enforcement — singling out blacks for arrest — is a civil rights violation that would require dismissal of the charges if proved. But the judge rejected a claim by defendants... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Aspen Ideas: Presidential election reveals a changing Americawill their protests in the streets lead them to the polls? Despite the Dems’ ef
Aspen Ideas: Presidential election reveals a changing America
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted an hour ago
will their protests in the streets lead them to the polls? Despite the Dems’ efforts, that might not be enough, said civil rights activist DeRay Mckesson, a prominent figure in the protests in both Ferguson, Missouri, and Baltimore. “I’m... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Aspen Ideas: Presidential election reveals a changing Americawill their protests in the streets lead them to the polls? Despite the Dems’ ef
Aspen Ideas: Presidential election reveals a changing America
The Aspen Times / Posted 2 hours ago
will their protests in the streets lead them to the polls? Despite the Dems’ efforts, that might not be enough, said civil rights activist DeRay Mckesson, a prominent figure in the protests in both Ferguson, Missouri, and Baltimore. “I’m... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Attorney general to decide whether Baylor should release recordsto the university’s Title IX office for "student conduct proceedings." Title IX
Attorney general to decide whether Baylor should release records
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 2 hours ago
to the university’s Title IX office for "student conduct proceedings." Title IX offices are in place to ensure students' civil rights are protected. “Therefore, the requested reports are education records subject to the Family Education Rights... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Youngstown NAACP has 'great hope' for new schools CEOtwo hours today, answering their questions and explaining his plans for the dis
Youngstown NAACP has 'great hope' for new schools CEO
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 2 hours ago
two hours today, answering their questions and explaining his plans for the district. The NAACP called the gathering a civil-rights education meeting. “We have great hope for Mr. Mohip,” said George Freeman Jr., president of the NAACP branch.... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Fewer Latinos, Asian Americans participate in politics, study findsattainment and encourage civic engagement of our students,” Medina said. John
Fewer Latinos, Asian Americans participate in politics, study finds
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 2 hours ago
attainment and encourage civic engagement of our students,” Medina said. John Dobard of the Advancement Project, a civil rights organization, was the other author of the study. He said other steps should be taken as well. “Community... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
A presidential bar and more: Cleveland for conventioneersthe banks of Lake Erie, is hosting "Louder Than Words: Rock, Power and Politics
A presidential bar and more: Cleveland for conventioneers
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 2 hours ago
the banks of Lake Erie, is hosting "Louder Than Words: Rock, Power and Politics," an exhibit about rock music's activism in civil rights, anti-war and other protest movements. At the Cleveland History Center, you'll find "Power & Politics," with... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
City leaders to vote Friday to replace former Warren auditorservice due to blindnessPittsburgh nail salon: Woman denied service due to blin
City leaders to vote Friday to replace former Warren auditor
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 3 hours ago
service due to blindnessPittsburgh nail salon: Woman denied service due to blindness A woman says she plans to file a civil rights complaint after she was denied service at a Pittsburgh nail salon because of her blindness. A woman says she... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Indicted police officer wants gun back so he can return to workin a hospital gurney. Hogan was placed on paid leave after a grand jury indict
Indicted police officer wants gun back so he can return to work
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 3 hours ago
in a hospital gurney. Hogan was placed on paid leave after a grand jury indicted him in May on one count of violating the civil rights of a man he arrested in May 2011. Tukwila internal-affairs documents obtained by The Seattle Times say Hogan... Read more
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WALB Albany
Consumer Reports tests bug sprays in protecting against Zika infectionneed the public's help in tracking down nearly $10,000 worth of lawn equipment
Consumer Reports tests bug sprays in protecting against Zika infection
WALB Albany / Posted 3 hours ago
need the public's help in tracking down nearly $10,000 worth of lawn equipment and the thief who took the items. Civil Rights Institute gets big award from Albany committeeCivil Rights Institute gets big award from Albany... Read more
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WALB Albany
Victim identified after Tifton structure fireneed the public's help in tracking down nearly $10,000 worth of lawn equipment
Victim identified after Tifton structure fire
WALB Albany / Posted 3 hours ago
need the public's help in tracking down nearly $10,000 worth of lawn equipment and the thief who took the items. Civil Rights Institute gets big award from Albany committeeCivil Rights Institute gets big award from Albany... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Trumbull County art parade planned for Friday morningservice due to blindnessPittsburgh nail salon: Woman denied service due to blin
Trumbull County art parade planned for Friday morning
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 4 hours ago
service due to blindnessPittsburgh nail salon: Woman denied service due to blindness A woman says she plans to file a civil rights complaint after she was denied service at a Pittsburgh nail salon because of her blindness. A woman says she... Read more
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KCRA 3 Sacramento
California Legislature approves 12 gun measures before breakLegislature's manic attack on law-abiding gun owners, democracy, and the legisl
California Legislature approves 12 gun measures before break
KCRA 3 Sacramento / Posted 4 hours ago
Legislature's manic attack on law-abiding gun owners, democracy, and the legislative process jeopardizes not only civil rights but public respect for the law and our governmental institutions," Craig DeLuz, a lobbyist for the gun-rights... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California’s perpetual war over schools flares on several fronts2548, over the CTA’s objections. Assemblywoman Shirley Weber, D-San Diego, had
California’s perpetual war over schools flares on several fronts
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 hours ago
2548, over the CTA’s objections. Assemblywoman Shirley Weber, D-San Diego, had strong support from the school reform and civil rights advocates for her bill, which would set parameters for a new “accountability” system being written by the state... Read more
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WALB Albany
2 in custody after deputy shot in SW BirminghamCivil Rights Institute gets big award from Albany committeeCivil Rights Institu
2 in custody after deputy shot in SW Birmingham
WALB Albany / Posted 4 hours ago
Civil Rights Institute gets big award from Albany committeeCivil Rights Institute gets big award from Albany committee Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration Committee awarded the Civil Right Institute $10,000. (Source: WALB) The Albany Civil... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Pentagon ends transgender banU.S. Army Reserve officer who transitioned in 2012, voiced her support for lift
Pentagon ends transgender ban
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 4 hours ago
U.S. Army Reserve officer who transitioned in 2012, voiced her support for lifting the ban. "This is about equality, about civil rights ... about recognizing the decency of human beings, that we are all equal and that gender is not a barrier to... Read more
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The Advocate
Crowd overflows Baker City Hall as outgoing council approves pay raise for new police chief, renames park and City Hallhallway as the City Council and mayor battled Tuesday over raising the police c
Crowd overflows Baker City Hall as outgoing council approves pay raise for new police chief, renames park and City Hall
The Advocate / Posted 4 hours ago
hallway as the City Council and mayor battled Tuesday over raising the police chief’s pay and naming city property for a civil rights icon and a deceased former mayor. So many audience members came forward to speak that, just before 8 p.m.,... Read more
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The News & Observer
The Day's Best Photos |Born in the ashes of the smoldering South after the Civil War, the KKK died and
The Day's Best Photos |
The News & Observer / Posted 4 hours ago
Born in the ashes of the smoldering South after the Civil War, the KKK died and was reborn before losing the fight against civil rights in the 1960s. Membership dwindled, a unified group fractured, and one-time members went to prison for a string... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Sebring man indicted for allegedly to cooking meth in toiletservice due to blindnessPittsburgh nail salon: Woman denied service due to blin
Sebring man indicted for allegedly to cooking meth in toilet
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 5 hours ago
service due to blindnessPittsburgh nail salon: Woman denied service due to blindness A woman says she plans to file a civil rights complaint after she was denied service at a Pittsburgh nail salon because of her blindness. A woman says she... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Youngstown woman indicted in attempted murder of taxi driverservice due to blindnessPittsburgh nail salon: Woman denied service due to blin
Youngstown woman indicted in attempted murder of taxi driver
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 5 hours ago
service due to blindnessPittsburgh nail salon: Woman denied service due to blindness A woman says she plans to file a civil rights complaint after she was denied service at a Pittsburgh nail salon because of her blindness. A woman says she... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Zika concerns prompt mosquito traps in Mahoning Countyservice due to blindnessPittsburgh nail salon: Woman denied service due to blin
Zika concerns prompt mosquito traps in Mahoning County
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 5 hours ago
service due to blindnessPittsburgh nail salon: Woman denied service due to blindness A woman says she plans to file a civil rights complaint after she was denied service at a Pittsburgh nail salon because of her blindness. A woman says she... Read more
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Orange County Register
Legislature approves gun measures before breakLegislature’s manic attack on law-abiding gun owners, democracy, and the legisl
Legislature approves gun measures before break
Orange County Register / Posted 5 hours ago
Legislature’s manic attack on law-abiding gun owners, democracy, and the legislative process jeopardizes not only civil rights but public respect for the law and our governmental institutions,” Craig DeLuz, a lobbyist for the gun-rights... Read more
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WALB Albany
Mother of boy killed by amoeba starts campaign to save livesCivil Rights Institute gets big award from Albany committeeCivil Rights Institu
Mother of boy killed by amoeba starts campaign to save lives
WALB Albany / Posted 5 hours ago
Civil Rights Institute gets big award from Albany committeeCivil Rights Institute gets big award from Albany committee Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration Committee awarded the Civil Right Institute $10,000. (Source: WALB) The Albany Civil... Read more
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WALB Albany
No suspects in custody after deputy shot in SW Birmingham; suspects still barricaded in homeCivil Rights Institute gets big award from Albany committeeCivil Rights Institu
No suspects in custody after deputy shot in SW Birmingham; suspects still barricaded in home
WALB Albany / Posted 5 hours ago
Civil Rights Institute gets big award from Albany committeeCivil Rights Institute gets big award from Albany committee Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration Committee awarded the Civil Right Institute $10,000. (Source: WALB) The Albany Civil... Read more
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WALB Albany
Authorities investigate Tifton structure fire, body foundCivil Rights Institute gets big award from Albany committeeCivil Rights Institu
Authorities investigate Tifton structure fire, body found
WALB Albany / Posted 5 hours ago
Civil Rights Institute gets big award from Albany committeeCivil Rights Institute gets big award from Albany committee Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration Committee awarded the Civil Right Institute $10,000. (Source: WALB) The Albany Civil... Read more
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WALB Albany
Civil Rights Institute gets big award from Albany committee Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration Committee awarded the Civil Right Inst
Civil Rights Institute gets big award from Albany committee
WALB Albany / Posted 5 hours ago
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration Committee awarded the Civil Right Institute $10,000. (Source: WALB) The Albany Civil... Read more
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Philly.com
Stacey Dash has nothing nice to say about Jesse Williams' BET speechA few extra days to gather her thoughts. Surprise! She was not a fan. If Will
Stacey Dash has nothing nice to say about Jesse Williams' BET speech
Philly.com / Posted 5 hours ago
A few extra days to gather her thoughts. Surprise! She was not a fan. If Williams is one of the younger leaders in a new civil rights movement, Dash won't be marching, unless it's to her own drum. Thankfully, E! News tracks Dash's blog: "I've... Read more
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Garden City News
Op-Ed: What do we celebrate on July 4th?than a "publicity stunt" as referred to by the Speaker. Led by John Lewis, a me
Op-Ed: What do we celebrate on July 4th?
Garden City News / Posted 5 hours ago
than a "publicity stunt" as referred to by the Speaker. Led by John Lewis, a member of the Congress and a leader in the Civil Rights movement, it reminds us of the language in the Declaration and the right of peaceful assembly as contained in... Read more
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Boston Globe
Ku Klux Klan dreams of rising again 150 years after foundingthe ashes of the smoldering South after the Civil War, the Ku Klux Klan died an
Ku Klux Klan dreams of rising again 150 years after founding
Boston Globe / Posted 5 hours ago
the ashes of the smoldering South after the Civil War, the Ku Klux Klan died and was reborn before losing the fight against civil rights in the 1960s. Membership dwindled, a unified group fractured, and one-time members went to prison for a string... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
At Google, women and minorities still lagcompanies resisted divulging the racial and gender breakdown of their workforce
At Google, women and minorities still lag
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 5 hours ago
companies resisted divulging the racial and gender breakdown of their workforces for years before bowing to pressure from civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson, who has campaigned to bring greater diversity to the tech industry. Jackson has... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
At Google, women and minorities still lagcompanies resisted divulging the racial and gender breakdown of their workforce
At Google, women and minorities still lag
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 5 hours ago
companies resisted divulging the racial and gender breakdown of their workforces for years before bowing to pressure from civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson, who has campaigned to bring greater diversity to the tech industry. Jackson has... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
At Google, women and minorities still lagcompanies resisted divulging the racial and gender breakdown of their workforce
At Google, women and minorities still lag
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 6 hours ago
companies resisted divulging the racial and gender breakdown of their workforces for years before bowing to pressure from civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson, who has campaigned to bring greater diversity to the tech industry. Jackson has... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
At Google, women and minorities still lagcompanies resisted divulging the racial and gender breakdown of their workforce
At Google, women and minorities still lag
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 6 hours ago
companies resisted divulging the racial and gender breakdown of their workforces for years before bowing to pressure from civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson, who has campaigned to bring greater diversity to the tech industry. Jackson has... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
East End, Evergreen cemeteries get $400,000 grantthe historic East End and Evergreen Cemeteries in Henrico. The African-America
East End, Evergreen cemeteries get $400,000 grant
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 6 hours ago
the historic East End and Evergreen Cemeteries in Henrico. The African-American cemeteries are the final resting place for civil rights trailblazers like Maggie Walker and John Mitchell Jr. However, after decades of families moving away, the... Read more
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Boston Globe
ACLU sues to allow secret recording of police officerstoy. The plaintiffs in the case, Eric Martin, of Jamaica Plain, and René Pérez
ACLU sues to allow secret recording of police officers
Boston Globe / Posted 6 hours ago
toy. The plaintiffs in the case, Eric Martin, of Jamaica Plain, and René Pérez, of Roxbury, both consider themselves civil rights activists, participating in demonstrations and educating others about their rights — including taping police.... Read more
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Boston Globe
ACLU files suit to permit secret recording of policehas filed a federal lawsuit against the Boston Police Department and the Suffol
ACLU files suit to permit secret recording of police
Boston Globe / Posted 6 hours ago
has filed a federal lawsuit against the Boston Police Department and the Suffolk District Attorney on behalf of two civil rights activists who said they have feared retaliation after openly making recordings of police officers. In the suit... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
At Google, women and minorities still lagcompanies resisted divulging the racial and gender breakdown of their workforce
At Google, women and minorities still lag
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 6 hours ago
companies resisted divulging the racial and gender breakdown of their workforces for years before bowing to pressure from civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson, who has campaigned to bring greater diversity to the tech industry. Jackson has... Read more
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Variety
Movie in the Works on Attica Prison Riots Legal FightGood Fear has obtained the life rights of Elizabeth Fink, who was the lead coun
Movie in the Works on Attica Prison Riots Legal Fight
Variety / Posted 6 hours ago
Good Fear has obtained the life rights of Elizabeth Fink, who was the lead counsel in the federal civil rights case, and ex-con Frank “Big Black” Smith. Bender and Jake Weiner are producing. In 1974, Fink filed a $2.8 billion civil suit on behalf of... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
California Democrats Rush To Approve Gun-Control MeasuresLegislature's manic attack on law-abiding gun owners, democracy, and the legisl
California Democrats Rush To Approve Gun-Control Measures
KPBS San Diego / Posted 6 hours ago
Legislature's manic attack on law-abiding gun owners, democracy, and the legislative process jeopardizes not only civil rights but public respect for the law and our governmental institutions," Craig DeLuz, a lobbyist for the gun-rights... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
America's bicentennial was a July Fourth sports spectacle you couldn't miss | Lucasbicentennial. Baseball, as our national game, played a big part in those 1976 f
America's bicentennial was a July Fourth sports spectacle you couldn't miss | Lucas
Staten Island Advance / Posted 7 hours ago
bicentennial. Baseball, as our national game, played a big part in those 1976 festivities. War, assassinations, riots, civil rights protests, terrorism, economic woes, oil shortages, pollution and political scandals dominated the headlines from... Read more
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