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Virginia Gov. Northam will restore voting rights to 69,000 former felons with new policy

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Virginia Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam will announce Tuesday that he's taking executive action to restore voting and other civil rights to former felons as soon as they complete their prison terms -- a move that wil...

Georgia groups are lobbying Coca-Cola and other corporations over voting rights

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New roadside billboards in Atlanta are urging Coca-Cola, Home Depot and other Georgia-based corporations to oppose voting restrictions proposed by Republican state lawmakers. Voting rights groups in the state are la...

Progressive groups launch $30 million effort to push voting rights legislation

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Two left-leaning groups are teaming up to pour $ 30 million into an effort to persuade US senators to pass a sweeping voting rights bill that would counter efforts by state GOP lawmakers to restrict voting access. ...

Cuomo faces fresh accusations of hypocrisy over his handling of women’s rights issues

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has long touted himself as a women's rights champion and, with the birth of the #MeToo movement, frequently spoke about his role in reshaping state laws and regulations to meet the moment ...

Georgia remains at center of voting rights fight after state Senate passes bill to restrict those rights

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Georgia Republicans have advanced a sweeping bill in the state Senate that further restricts voting -- keeping a state that was pivotal to the 2020 elections at the forefront of the GOP backlash against expanded vot...

‘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...

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 ...

John Roberts het nog 'n kans om die Wet op Stemregte te verminder

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Hoofregter John Roberts het die afgelope paar jaar 'n konserwatiewe rewolusie by die Hooggeregshof vertraag, maar hy het nog langer -- 40 jare -- rasse-remedies teëgestaan ​​het en die land nou uitgelê..

Vernon Jordan, burgerregte leier en noue bondgenoot van Bill Clinton, sterf

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Washington Vernon Jordanië, 'n burgerregte leier en noue adviseur van oudpresident Bill Clinton, Maandagaand oorlede, verskeie bronne na aan die gesin vertel CNN. Hy was 85. Die voormalige president van die National ...

'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 ...

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 ...

Universiteit van Tennessee, Knoxville, hernoem 2 slaapsale vir swart burgerregte-leiers

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Twee slaapsale aan die Universiteit van Tennessee, Knoxville, sal nou die name dra van twee swart burgerregte-leiers in die staat "wie se stryd vir billikheid en sosiale geregtigheid die staat van hoër onderwys verander het ...

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...

Saudi women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul released from prison

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Loujain al-Hathloul, one of Saudi Arabia's most prominent women's rights campaigners, has been released after more than 1,000 days in prison for what critics have described as politically-motivated charges. Hathloul...

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...

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 ...