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I was up until 4:00 a.m. this morning reading the DOJ’s report of the racial bias and unconstitutional practices of law enforcement and the municipal court in Ferguson. While the vast majority of ...
by buffnstuff
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Mar 06, 2015 at 11:10 AM PST with 7 Recommends
This is a MCK- hosted group; if you are not a Motor City Kossack, you are still welcome to jump in and join us! This week's readings: Chapter 6 "Forget about Your Inalienable Right to Work": ...
by DoReMI
Comment Count 36 comments on Wed Feb 18, 2015 at 04:45 PM PST with 6 Recommends
I know I have written about this subject before but now that we are in the throes of early voting in Texas the abstraction of the strictest Voter Photo ID Law in the U.S. has become a frightening ...
by Libby Shaw
Comment Count 54 comments on Sat Oct 25, 2014 at 01:37 PM PDT with 116 Recommends
In Beyond Red vs. Blue: The Political Typology, The Pew Research Center ...
by HoundDog
Comment Count 50 comments on Thu Jun 26, 2014 at 11:32 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
The past few weeks have seen the anniversaries of the US Civil Rights Act and the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in “Brown v. Board of Education.” We’ve also had a media frenzy over the ...
by bobburnett
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri May 23, 2014 at 06:22 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Justice Sonia Sotomayor's dissenting opinion in Schuette v. BAMN : Race matters. Race matters in part ...
by Armando
Comment Count 44 comments on Sun Apr 27, 2014 at 02:00 PM PDT with 69 Recommends
As with many sectors of America’s economy, the entertainment industry is notorious for its long history of blatant racial discrimination. A half century ago, the wholesale exclusion of actors of ...
by smkyle1
Comment Count 38 comments on Fri Apr 18, 2014 at 06:59 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
This Saturday, Chris Christie will be occupied with more than attorneys and the press. In light of the recent disturbing disclosures concerning Governor Chris Christie's flagrant misuse of federal ...
by occupystephanie
Comment Count 23 comments on Fri Jan 17, 2014 at 04:49 PM PST with 33 Recommends
By Fatima Goss Graves , Kate Gallagher Robbins , and Liz Watson Cross-Posted from NWLC's blog Each September the U.S. Census Bureau puts out information on the annual earnings of male and female ...
by National Womens Law Center
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Sep 04, 2013 at 01:18 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Because something is up over on the wild side [no I wont be linking to that cesspool] Frothing at the mouth Running for their guns Making shit up And the smell of burning hair is overpowering. ...
by LaFeminista
Comment Count 215 comments on Fri Jul 19, 2013 at 12:21 PM PDT with 386 Recommends
The fourth instillation of Race and Prejudice in America Today – A Series .
by Will Smith
Comment Count 209 comments on Tue Jul 09, 2013 at 12:27 AM PDT with 71 Recommends
Please sign the petition at Change.org : After reporting to her superiors incidents of faculty, staff and students receiving disparate treatment on the basis of race - and while suffering from ...
by joe pittsburgh
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Feb 10, 2013 at 05:27 PM PST with 4 Recommends
Wells Fargo settled a lawsuit brought for by the Justice Department for pitiful sum of $175 million dollars yesterday. Why do I describe the sum of $175 million dollars pitiful? Well first, this ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Jul 13, 2012 at 06:50 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
Topics: BP oil rig leader sought onshore advice on troubling test results, testimony reveals, BP Oil Spill Criminal Investigation May Ensnare Executives In Cover-Up, Former BP engineer is indicted ...
by peraspera
Comment Count 46 comments on Tue May 08, 2012 at 01:00 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
To change your entire view of the American justice system; to see the most pressing civil rights issue of our time; read The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration In The Age of Colorblindness by Michelle ...
by Themistokles
Comment Count 15 comments on Sun Mar 18, 2012 at 04:14 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
By Chandra Bhatnagar, Senior Staff Attorney, ACLU Human Rights Program Last Monday, our country commemorated the life and work of the great Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. who fought ...
by ACLU
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Jan 23, 2012 at 01:28 PM PST with 6 Recommends
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by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 59 comments on Sun Jan 22, 2012 at 09:33 AM PST with 65 Recommends
Shoshana Hebshi, a woman with a Saudi father & a Jewish mother, was traveling on Sept. 11, 2011, when she was detained with two Indian men who happened to be sitting in the same row as she was. ...
by Friendlystranger
Comment Count 16 comments on Tue Sep 13, 2011 at 11:16 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Imagine you are a mom and you work a night shift. You come home,
by Denise Oliver Velez
Comment Count 210 comments on Wed Jul 27, 2011 at 06:33 AM PDT with 251 Recommends
This is the second part in a three-part series that is running this week at HuffPost on why lost privacy online matters for economic equity in our economy. ...
by NathanNewman
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Jul 13, 2011 at 06:07 AM PDT with 6 Recommends