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Julian Bond Charismatic Civil Rights Leader Dies at 75
Society & Culture  (tags: Julian Bond, Civil Rights, NAACP, Georgia General Assembly, dies, activist )

- 104 days ago -
A charismatic figure of the 1960s civil rights movement a lightning rod of the anti-Vietnam War campaign and a lifelong champion of equal rights notably as chairman of the N.A.A.C.P. He also served for 20 years in the Georgia General Assembly.
'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 )

- 204 days ago -
"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 )

- 204 days ago -
"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 )

- 268 days ago -
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 )

- 293 days ago -
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 )

- 394 days ago -
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 )

- 427 days ago -
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 )

- 777 days ago -
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 )

- 1104 days ago -
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 )

- 1342 days ago -
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 )

- 1415 days ago -
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 )

- 1561 days ago -
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 )

- 1770 days ago -
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.

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