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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 )

- 21 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 )

- 122 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 )

- 155 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 )

- 505 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 )

- 831 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 )

- 1070 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 )

- 1142 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 )

- 1289 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 )

- 1497 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.
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 )

- 1545 days ago -
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 )

- 1554 days ago -
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.
50 Very Insightful Blog Posts on GLBTQ Spirituality
Society & Culture  (tags: GLBQT, Spirituality, Civil Rights, GLBQT issues )

- 1583 days ago -
The listed blog posts provide some excellent insight on how these men and women have approached their religious beliefs in order to find solace, peace of mind and acceptance. Contrary to popular belief, it can be done.
Remembering "Hate for Sale"
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, children, Civil Rights, corruption, crime, culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, freedoms, government, interesting, law, media, news, politics, rights, society, violence )

- 1631 days ago -
Last Thursday night I went to a vigil in front of the Japanese-American National Museum sponsored by Nikkei for Civil Rights & Redress (NCRR) and the Japanese-American Citizens League (JACL), who were showing support for Muslim-Americans. *** Good Read
Pastor Cancels Koran Burning and Plans to Meet Imam
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, civil rights, culture, dishonesty, freedoms, government, humans, law, media, news, politics, religion, rights, society )

- 1635 days ago -
The pastor planning a burning of the Koran on the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks said Thursday he would not go forward with the event, adding he plans to meet with the imam planning to build an Islamic center near ground zero. * 15 minutes of fame-->
CNN Covered Interfaith Call to Oppose Koran Burning. Who Didn't?
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, civil rights, constitution, culture, dishonesty, education, environment, freedoms, government, law, media, news, politics, religion, safety, society, tolerance, violence )

- 1636 days ago -
Cable news outlets showed limited interest Tuesday afternoon in a press conference where church leaders from a variety of faiths called for a united front against Koran burning and other aspects of Islamophobia.

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