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Federal Court Says Florida Can Hold Off On New System For Restoring Voting Rights
Florida is just one of four states that permanently disenfranchises people who commit a felony.
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New Federal Data Shows How Black Students Are Getting Pushed Out Of School
At the same time, the Department of Education is considering scrapping the guidance that's designed to help protect these students.
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Judge: Transgender People A Protected Class, And The Military Can't Enact Trump Ban
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"Transgender people have long been forced to live in silence, or to come out and face the threat of overwhelming discrimination,” the judge wrote.
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In 1968, Nearly A Third Of Americans Said MLK Brought His Assassination On Himself
While he was alive, most white Americans didn't think Martin Luther King Jr. was helping the cause of civil rights.
11 Children's Books That Honor Martin Luther King Jr.'s Legacy
And his impact on the civil rights movement.
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Bernice King Believes It's 'Critical' To Heed Martin Luther King's Lessons Today
The civil rights leader's youngest daughter believes King's teachings are vital "now more than ever before."
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MLK's Funeral: Rare Photos
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Andrew Young was the executive director of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC); marched in (and was arrested
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Martin Luther King Jr.'s Most Powerful Insight About Politics
The civil rights icon was both a prophet and a brilliant political strategist.
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Youth-Led Movements Are Keeping Dr. King’s Dream Alive
Rev. Jared Sawyer Jr.
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We can learn a lot from these young freedom fighters and help them on their way.
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Mike Pence Accused Of Hypocrisy Over Tribute To Civil Rights Icon Linda Brown
"You walked out of a football game because of football players peacefully protesting inequality."
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Linda Brown, Center Of Brown v. Board Of Education, Dies At 76
Linda Brown was the young girl at the center of the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision that would end legal school segregation.
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Teach Your Students About Black Women This Women's History Month
Students should learn how these women were at the forefront of movements for liberation and resistance.
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5 Ways You Can Do Justice To Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy Today
“Let’s not render King as the same sound bite we always hear of ‘I have a dream.’”
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Celebrities Call To 'Boycott Bermuda' For Repeal Of Marriage Equality
"I guess I'm canceling my trip," Ellen DeGeneres wrote.
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New Hampshire House Votes To Protect Transgender People From Discrimination
Lawmakers voted to prohibit discrimination based on gender identity, marking another major win for transgender rights this week.
HBO's Martin Luther King Jr. Film Reveals His 'Dark And Dangerous' Final Years
The documentary dives deep into the "nightmare" that was the last 18 months of Martin Luther King Jr.'s life.
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Loretta Lynch: Civil Rights Movement's Spirit Lives On Through Today's Protests
Referring to black history, the former attorney general said it's "incumbent upon us" to tell "our story."
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Civil Rights Act Protects LGBTQ Workers, Federal Court Rules
By Daniel Wiessner, Reuters
The ruling went against a court brief filed by the Trump administration last year.
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Bermuda Just Overturned Marriage Equality. Will Other Nations Follow Suit?
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The reversal in Bermuda is the first of its kind, and we cannot assume it will be an isolated case.
Schools See Major Uptick In Racial Harassment, New Data Suggests
It's "distressingly unsurprising," one former Education Department official says.
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Bermuda's Same-Sex Marriage Reversal Sparks Fears Others Will Follow
By Emma Farge, Reuters
"There is just a feeling that people are against you," one person said.
House Votes To Roll Back The ADA
Disability advocates were dragged from the Capitol Building after a bill to gut the ADA was passed in the House.
Claudette Colvin's Civil Rights Legacy
At just 15, Claudette Colvin was arrested for refusing to give up her bus seat to a white passenger.
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Trump Budget Eliminates DOJ 'Peacemaker' Office Founded By Civil Rights Act
Ryan J. Reilly
The administration's proposal would fold DOJ's Community Relations Service office into the Civil Rights Division.
How Bayard Rustin Shaped Civil Rights
Pacifist Bayard Rustin was behind the scenes of some of the biggest moments of the civil rights movement.
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The Education Department Officially Won't Deal With Transgender Students Experiencing Bathroom Discrimination
Transgender students who are not allowed to use the bathroom that corresponds with their gender identity will not be receiving any help from federal officials.
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