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PETITION THE WHITE HOUSE - Put Bernie Sanders on the Washington D.C. Ballot - URGENT - PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 2016 primaries, Washington DC, D.C. Democratic Party, D.C. Board of Elections, Bernie Sanders missing, ballot, Party admin error, civil rights, voters' rights )

Evelyn
- 251 days ago - petitions.whitehouse.gov
Bernie Sanders has been left off the ballot in D.C. because the D.C. Democratic Party filed his paperwork a day late with the D.C. Board of Elections, although both Sanders & Clinton filed their initial $2,500 registration fee on time. ACTION NEEDED
Difference Between Bernie Sanders & Hillary Clinton During the Civil Rights Era   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Civil Rights, 1960s movement, icon John Lewis, endorsement, Clinton, civil rights records, Sanders, Congress on Racial Equality, CORE, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committe, SNCC, Chicago, school segregation, protest, arrest, 'agitator' )

LucyKalei
- 275 days ago - youtube.com
Endorsing Clinton, icon John Lewis downplays Sanders' civil rights activism, claiming Billary seen @civil rights rallies but never Bernie. Truth is Hill was campaigning for Goldwater while Bernie active in CORE & SNCC; arrested @Chicago school seg protest
TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand U.S. Government Place Donald Trump on Terrorist Watch List and No-Fly List, Due to His Incitement
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Donald Trump, inciting terrorism, watch list, civil rights, bigotry, elections, usa, americans )

Cal
- 364 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Through his hate speech toward Muslims, Mexicans, and others, Mr. Trump is inciting terrorism, bigotry, and violent extremism across the nation and world, at a time when we need calm and understanding.
Bernie Sanders To Introduce Legislation Abolishing Private Prisons When Congress Reconvenes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Prison Reform, Bernie Sanders, Civil Rights, End The Prison Industrial Complex )

EARTHDAY
- 474 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Vermont Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said Tuesday that he will introduce legislation to abolish private prisons, one piece of his comprehensive racial justice reform package
Why Scott Walker Is An American Dictator In Waiting
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Presidential race, workers, wages, unions, smear campaigns, corruption, civil rights )

Freya
- 501 days ago - alternet.org
Whether waging war on his political enemies at home or fantasizing about attacking enemies abroad, Walker arguably is the most toxic authoritarian candidate in the Republican field.
Sign the Petition: Fix the Voting Rights Act Now
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: voting, votes, civil rights, petitions )

Freya
- 505 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Fifty years ago this summer, at the height of the civil rights movement, Congress passed and President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act to prohibit racial discrimination in voting.
20 Examples of Bernie Sanders' Powerful Record on Civil and Human Rights Since the 1950s
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, civil rights, minorities, Bernie Sanders, democrats, candidates, elections, freedoms, ethics, government, congress, politics, news, media )

Carrie
- 506 days ago - alternet.org
Over the past few months, one lingering attack on Bernie Sanders' candidacy for the Democratic nomination is his supposed indifference to racial justice & civil rights issues. Truth is, Sanders has a 50-year history of standing up for civil & minorities.
Black Mississippi Judge Opens a Can of Whoopa*s on White Murderers -- and It's Awesome
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, racism, Mississippi, Judge James Craig Anderson, racism, government, news, crime, murder, law, good news, Human Rights, Civil Rights, freedoms )

Carrie
- 661 days ago - rawstory.com
The US District judge tasked with sentencing the men responsible for murdering James Craig Anderson in Mississippi in 2011 asked them to sit down while he read a lengthy statement about the history of race relations in Mississippi.
Will the Supreme Court Vote to Allow Segregation of America's Neighborhoods?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: SupremeCourt, politics, news, media, race relations, law, civil rights, government, usa )

Cal
- 685 days ago - alternet.org
Civil rights groups worry SCOTUS will gut a law designed to protect against housing discrimination.
Over 50% Of Women Now Live In States Hostile To Abortion
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abortion, women, reproductive rights, Guttmacher Institute, civil rights, anti-choice )

Freya
- 702 days ago - yahoo.com
A new report out today from the Guttmacher Institute shows that 57 percent of women now live in a state considered to be hostile or extremely hostile to abortion rights.
Are We Better Off Than We Were 40 Years Ago?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: income, economic inequality, social inequality, GDP, housing, education, gender, employment, health care, civil rights, politics, usa )

Lynn
- 709 days ago - commondreams.org
... Ronald Reagan ... asked, "Are you better off than you were four years ago?" ... we might well echo Reagan's question: Are you better off than you were forty years ago? ... [are] we as a society are better off that we were forty years ago.
After Ferguson, We Need Positive Change ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, Michael Brown, justice, civil rights, police, POST, DOJ, human rights, government )

Nancy
- 796 days ago - unitedforferguson.com
Join us in calling on the executive branch of the federal government to take definitive steps to protect civil and human rights in every community
Who Killed Anna Mae?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, Anna Mae Pictou Aquash, Native American, Civil rights, cover-up, corruption, crime, abuse, death, murder )

Dee
- 957 days ago - nytimes.com
On Feb. 24, 1976, a rancher in South Dakota was installing a fence on land situated along the edge of Pine Ridge Indian Reservation when he spotted a body at the bottom of a 30-foot embankment.
 

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