Tag: civil rights
The author and comedian remembers attending the 1963 March on Washington, and feeling a movement converge.
Unpaid interns aren’t protected against sexual harassment.
Law enforcement authorities are moving to seize homes, cash and other property of people tangentially related to crimes under “civil forfeiture” laws that require minimal proof.
An irreverent sample of “Strange Fruit” would signify a takedown of not only a great American jazz standard, but of a crucial civil rights work as well. You can probably tell what’s coming next.
Prison officials claim they need race-based methods to fight gang violence.
What Abigail Fisher’s affirmative action case is really about.
A look inside the courtroom on the opening day of Floyd v. NYC, the class-action lawsuit challenging the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk policy.
The court’s review of a key concept used to enforce the 1968 Fair Housing Act could be a major setback for housing rights advocates.
We’re all hearing about the gay marriage case, but the Supreme Court is set to rule on a key piece of voting access legislation.
Health care reform may be repealed if Republicans win in November, but it may not be the only president’s signature legislation that’s in danger.
Civil rights champion David Mixner on his battle to end “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” why the February 2nd Congressional hearings were a bust, and how the policy fosters sexual harassment of women soldiers.