The CROWN Act updates the state’s anti-discrimination law so that “race” includes “traits historically associated with race,” such as afros and braids.
African Americans have made significant gains in life expectancy, and the mortality gap between white and black Americans has been cut in half since 1999.
Sheriff Joe Arpaio has been arresting undocumented immigrants with no state charges against them. He has now been charged with criminal contempt.
The NAACP is a civil rights organization in the United States, formed in 1909 as a bi-racial organization to advance justice for African Americans by a group, including, W. E. B. Du Bois, Mary White Ovington and Moorfield Storey.
Washington has become the 20th US state to ban the death penalty, after its Supreme Court ruled the punishment was applied in an “arbitrary and racially biased manner”.
The Social Justice Initiative will include monthly events focused on youth empowerment, police relations, criminal justice reform, racial equality and workforce development.
How do we come to hear genuine dog whistles without imagining false ones?
“In the year ahead, Google will continue to stand in solidarity with the fight for racial justice. We believe in a justice system based on equity for all, informed by data and supported by community-based solutions.”
If I truly am committed to change, being a change agent, and all that comes with that, I simply can’t give in to despair and numbing.
Donald Trump has now made pretending impossible.
How will we want future generations to remember us? Will we want to be defined by our most evil behaviors whose evils, for whatever reason, we couldn’t fully see?
On May 1st, the moderate side of Mr Roberts reappeared when he once again shuffled to the left to stand up to banks that had targeted racial minorities for subprime loans.
Workers dismantle an an obelisk dedicated to the Battle of Liberty Place, which commemorated whites who tried to topple a biracial post-Civil War government.
The Democrats used to be the progressive party, but the philosophy of Neoliberalism embraced by President Carter and furthered by President Clinton has transformed the Democratic Party into a machine for ensuring that the will of corporations and moneyed interests is done in D.C.
What does it say that I am willing to vote for the woman with no chance of winning, but not for the woman who can and will be our president?
Growing support for Trump’s ideas is not that they are becoming more popular. It is because those who hold them most dearly now feel more threatened – and therefore are getting louder – than ever.
The critically acclaimed album sold more than 100 million copies worldwide, won a record-breaking eight Grammy Awards and broke down racial barriers on radio and television networks like MTV.