NATIONAL CIVIL RIGHTS GROUP SECURES CRITICAL VICTORY IN EFFORT TO COMBAT WHITE SUPREMACY ON...
Facebook announced a new policy banning content that promotes white nationalism and white separatism as impermissible hate speech, following nine months of advocacy from the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. Facebook’s new policy declares white nationalism and white separatism to be equivalent to white supremacy, and prohibits any praise, support or representation of …
What Does That Civil Rights Act Victory for LGBT Employees Actually Mean?
Yesterday, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals resoundingly said that discriminating against someone because they are lesbian, gay or…
HHS Office for Civil Rights offers tips on securing electronic media, devices
The August 2018 cybersecurity newsletter from the Office for Civil Rights provides advice on how to avoid the loss or theft of protected information from health care organizations.
How High School Students Can Secure a Financial Future
Roy Paul, the executive director of Cents Ability, has some tips that'll help young adults stay well informed while dealing with their finances. It's never too soon to start saving: Understand the importance of how saving early can create long term financial success. When you save early, you can accumulate more wealth even if you save more later in life.
Civil Rights Investigations: How They Work
The federal civil-rights investigations of the officers involved in the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown pose a significant hurdle for prosecutors, but it's not insurmountable, legal experts say.
How coal ash impacts civil rights
Residents of Walnut Cove, N.C., have fought for years to win justice for community members who have been harmed by coal ash pollution at the nearby Belews Creek power plant. In response to the interest in the threats posed by coal ash expressed by the North Carolina Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, the Walnut Cove community showed up in a big way. Read more ›
What Happens When A Criminal Civil Rights Attorney Needs A Criminal Lawyer?
Unfortunately, very serious allegations of criminal conduct have been lodged against lawyer, Sanford Rubenstein. The most ... Criminal
Improving Financial Literacy: How BestPrep and North Star Help Prepare High School Students for a...
Curriculum about personal finance is mostly absent in many schools. BestPrep and North Star are seeking to fill this financial literacy gap.
The quiet history of how ASU shaped the civil rights movement
It’s hard, maybe impossible, to identify an iconic moment in civil rights history that doesn’t somehow have a tie to Alabama State University.
Review: How Corporate America Won Its Civil Rights
Professor Adam Winkler’s latest book tracks how American businesses earned much the same civil rights as individual citizens.
100 Civil Rights Groups Call on Feds to Investigate NYPD for Spying on Muslims
Over 100 civil rights, faith, community, and advocacy groups signed a letter sent on Monday urging the Department of Justice to commence a prompt investigation into the NYPD's surveillance of Muslim Americans in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut.
Lawyer Who Defended Racial Gerrymandering Picked for A Top Civil Rights Job
Trump's choice for a senior civil rights post at the DOJ has defended Republican redistricting laws in Virginia, South Carolina, New York, and Florida.
How White Liberals Used Civil Rights to Create More Prisons
In their quest to wipe out extra-legal racial violence, white liberals created a system that continues to kill black people—legally. From The Nation Neither liberals nor conservatives are chomping …
What is the Impact of a Weaker DOE on the Civil Rights of Minority and Immigrant Students?
Since the election, there has been a spike in racist harassment and hate crimes across the county directed at minorities and immigrants. As reflected in data collected by the Southern Poverty ...