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'Our Kids Are Being Killed': On Mother's Day Weekend, Moms Are Rising Up for Black Lives
Society & Culture  (tags: Rights, U.S., Race, Civil Rights, People Power )

Judy
- 56 days ago - commondreams.org
"We are healers, teachers, caretakers, givers of life, and so much more. Mothers are powerful; if we come together, we can be unstoppable." (Valerie Bell, mother of Sean Elijah Bell, killed by NY plainclothes police on his wedding day at age 23)
Suddenly, Baltimore -- Wonder Why? - Ralph Nader
Society & Culture  (tags: Rights, U.S., Poverty, Inequality, Civil Rights, Race, Baltimore )

Judy
- 56 days ago - commondreams.org
"Suddenly" the President and the press is waking up to the deplorable conditions in Baltimore. And what got their attention?
There Is Still No Racial Justice in America in the Years Post-Selma
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, Americans, Civil Rights, Human Rights, racism, abuse, ethics, society, culture, sadness, crime, freedoms, humans, law, police, politics, government, dishonesty, death, safety, rights, violence )

Carrie
- 120 days ago - rawstory.com
America has failed to deliver justice for the many who gave their lives for the Selma to Montgomery marches, and all they stood for. Martin Luther King, John Lewis, and thousands who faced down segregation,such as activists Jimmie Lee Jackson and ...
Racial Terrorism in America: Group Wants to Honor 4,000 Lynching Victims With Historical Markers
Society & Culture  (tags: Civil Rights, American South, racism. Alabama, society, culture, ethics, crime, death, government, humans, sadness, violence, politics, abuse, activists, freedoms )

Carrie
- 146 days ago - rawstory.com
An Alabama-based civil rights organization found that over the course of the South's turbulent racial history, some 4,000 people are known to have been lynched. Historian Bryan Stevenson intends to make these killings a matter of public record.
After Attacks, Canadian Lawmakers Threaten Basic Human Rights
Society & Culture  (tags: civil rights, world, Canada, terrorism, culture, government, freedoms, society, rights, politics )

Cal
- 247 days ago - truth-out.org
Reaction to last week's incidents were varied, but have mainly been comprised of an us-versus-them narrative.
Sheriff Pummels Driver After He's Asked for His Badge: 'Here's My Badge, Motherf*Cker'
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, Americans, New Mexico, Rio Arriba County, Tommy Rodella, civil rights, police, society, ethics, freedoms, law, rights, news, safety, violence, politics )

Carrie
- 280 days ago - rawstory.com
A New Mexico sheriff with a controversial past was convicted Friday on federal firearms charges, assault, and violation of a citizen's civil rights in a road rage incident in March.
TAKE ACTION: Tell President Obama and Congress: Repeal Christopher Columbus Day
Society & Culture  (tags: freedoms, human rights, civil rights, indigenous rights, education, ethics, government, dishonesty, usa, politics )

Beverly
- 630 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
Stop the celebration of Christopher Columbus as a national holiday. Instead, let's observe the struggles of the indigenous people of our nation.
A Year in Jail for Not Believing in God? How Kentucky Is Persecuting Atheists
Society & Culture  (tags: atheism, religion, civil rights )

Freya
- 956 days ago - alternet.org
In Kentucky, a homeland security law requires the state's citizens to acknowledge the security provided by the Almighty God--or risk 12 months in prison.
NWO Police State Infrastructure Emerging
Society & Culture  (tags: Bill C-30, monitor, internet, phone, email, faxes, mail, spying, CSEC, CSIS, Canada's CIA, civil rights, Democracy, government, cover-up, ethics, humanrights, dishonesty, rights )

Henriette
- 1194 days ago - project.nsearch.com
Under construction, Canada's new $880 million electronic spy HQ in Ottawa, which will spy on Americans and the whole world. Assume that all your communications are being monitored and we live in a disguised police state already.
On MLK Day: How a Racist Criminal Justice System Rolled Back the Gains of the Civil Rights Era
Society & Culture  (tags: freedoms, government, rights, politics, civil rights, MLK DAy, crime, culture, society, usa, police, news )

Cal
- 1267 days ago - alternet.org
For Martin Luther King, Jr. day, Democracy Now! hosts a discussion of mass incarceration among African-Americans and how it has created a new Jim Crow era.
GOOD NEWS! Public Gets First Glimpse of MLK Memorial
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, rights, civil rights, MLK, MLK Memorial, usa, news, GoodNews, goodnews, americans, ethics, government, society )

Cal
- 1414 days ago - cbsnews.com
It was 27 years ago when the idea of a memorial to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was first proposed to be built on the National Mall, reports CBS News Correspondent Chip Reid.Today the public got its very first glimpse.
70 Useful Links for Celebrating Black History Month
Society & Culture  (tags: Black History Month, African Americans, Civil Rights, Slavery, Biography )

Nancy
- 1622 days ago - bachelorsdegreeonline.com
Whether you're interested in Civil Rights, slavery, African American contributions, or biographies of famous African Americans, you can find so much online. Read on to find 70 links that offer insight and information for Black History Month.
Activists Act, Don't Wait, as Senate Holds More Hearings on Future of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, Civil Rights, Civil Liberties, culture, dishonesty, education, freedoms, government, law, military, politics, religion, rights, society )

Kit
- 1670 days ago - truth-out.org
Many believe they are part of a new civil rights movement. As such, they are not just stopping at one piece of legislation, but are demanding full equality under the law. And they have taken to employing an "inside-outside" strategy that, --> Please read
55 Years Ago Today---Rosa Parks' Legacy Endures Decades Later
Society & Culture  (tags: Rosa Parks, civil rights movements, civil rights, race relations, MLK, politics, society, culture, usa, news, world, interesting, education, children, americans, ethics, goodnews, humans, rights, government, freedoms )

Cal
- 1678 days ago - cnn.com
An act of civil disobedience 55 years ago -- Rosa Parks' refusal to move to the back of a city bus -- made the seamstress in Montgomery, Alabama, a pivotal symbol in America's civil rights movement.
 

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