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‘Dripping in the blood of Jim Crow’: Voting rights groups say GOP-backed bills in Georgia target Black voters

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Atlanta Voting rights groups led bus tours, knocked on 1 million doors and gave out food at community events to achieve an unprecedented Black voter turnout in Georgia. The organizations have been credited with helpi...

65 jare gelede vandag, Rosa Parks stood up for civil rights by sitting down

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It was on this day in 1955 when a simple act of defiance elevated a seamstress in Montgomery, Alabama, into a pivotal symbol in America's civil rights movement. Op Desember 1, 1955, Rosa Parks refused to move to th...

'N Postuum-memoir van 'n burgerregteheld 'n gids vir die aktiviste van vandag

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Staan op die trappe van 'n hofgebou, die skeidsregter. Cordy Tindell "C.T." Vivian het gepleit vir die reg van elke persoon om mee te stem "verbale jabs" toe 'n balju hom letterlik gesteek het, slaan en klop hom aan die kreun ...

A Georgia city is replacing a Confederate monument with a statue of civil rights hero John Lewis

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Vir 112 jare, a 30-foot obelisk stood outside the courthouse grounds in the suburban Atlanta city of Decatur. Erected by the United Daughters of the Confederacy, it suggested the Civil War was about state's rights ...

'N Straat in Nashville is herdoop na die ontslape burgerregte-ikoon Rep. John Lewis

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'N Straat in Nashville is vernoem na die ontslape burgerregte-ikoon Rep. John Lewis. Metroraadslede het Donderdag gestem om 'n gedeelte van 5th Avenue North na Rep. John Lewis Way, raadslid Zulfat Suar ...

A Texas federal court decision is the latest hit to voting rights in America

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Joshua A. Douglas is 'n regte-professor aan die Universiteit van Kentucky J. David Rosenberg College of Law. He is the author of Vote for US: How to Take Back Our Elections and Change the Future of Voting. Follow him on Twi...

A week of statesrights and wrongs

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In a public health crisis where early tough decisions to shut down or institute mask mandates initially fell on governors, governors again sought to carve their own paths for their states this week. But under a new ...

Amy Coney Barrett grilled on voting rights as 2020 election is underway

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Judge Amy Coney Barrett declined to say Wednesday whether she believes voter discrimination still exists in America and, in some of the testiest exchanges with senators this week, rejected suggestions that she would...

Biden administration will reengage with UN Human Rights Council

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Washington The Biden administration will reengage with the United Nations Human Rights Council, Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced Monday -- its latest bid to reverse the policies of the Trump administration...

Biden ATF kies David Chipman alarm geweerregte groepe

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Die Withuis het Chipman Woensdag bevestig, wat 'n spesiale agent van ATF was vir 25 jare dien en dien as senior beleidsadviseur van die groep Giffords vir die voorkoming van geweergeweld, as die president se ATF-keuse. "GOA is ... shocke ...

Biden on Second Amendment gun rights: ‘No amendment is absolute

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"Today we're taking steps to confront not just the gun crisis, but what is actually a public health crisis," Biden said from the White House. Video Biden is asking that the Justice Department, within a month, propose...

Biden told civil rights leaders in private meeting that progressiveshopes for executive actions are ‘way beyond the boundsof his presidential authority

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President-elect Joe Biden expressed skepticism about his powers to implement his agenda by executive action Tuesday in a private virtual meeting with civil rights leaders, according to a recording reported Thursday ...

Body camera video shows a violent arrest that is now a civil rights lawsuit

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Body camera video of a violent arrest in Chicago is now key evidence in a new federal civil rights lawsuit filed by the man police are seen slamming to the ground. Leroy Kennedy, 'n swart man, says in his lawsuit tha...

Caster Semenya doen 'n beroep op die Europese Hof vir Menseregte oor 'diskriminerend’ testosteroonperk

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Caster Semenya, die Suid-Afrikaanse Olimpiese kampioen-hardloper, het 'n beroep op die Europese Hof vir Menseregte gedoen om te eindig "diskriminerend" testosteroongrense wat aan vroulike atlete opgelê word. Semenya is hiperandrogeen -- ek ...

Chicago Blackhawks statue vandalized with paint and an indigenous rights phrase

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A Chicago Blackhawks statue outside of the professional hockey team's downtown arena was vandalized early Monday with splashes of bright paint across a likeness of the team's mascot and an indigenous rights phrase n...

Chicagoland prep school Loyola may have violated civil rights of conservative students, Weermag veearts

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Student activities group leaders at the Wilmette, Illinois-based Loyola Academy told students they could not form conservative clubs because they were "anti-Semitic and racist." The school also rescinded a job offer ...

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