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Can the spirit of 2012 save the Democrats in 2014?

( )Democrats are quite nervous about this year’s mid-term election, and understandably so. But they have a strategy for survival — replicate the turnout that propelled President Obama to victory two years ago.According to the Washington Post :Democrats ... [Published Power Line - 2 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Civil-Rights Agency Will Investigate U.C. Berkeley Assault Allegations

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights said Friday that it will investigate a complaint filed by dozens of University of California at Berkeley students and alumni, according to the Oakland Tribune. The complaint alleges that university ... [Published Chronicle of Higher Education - 4 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Immigration Reform - Obama's Great Civil Rights Challenge

Last week President Obama spoke in Dallas, Texas to mark the 50th anniversary of the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. His remarks centered on President Lyndon Johnson’s extraordinary achievements for civil rights and how President Johnson accomplished ... [Published BlueOregon - 13 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 3 reports

Weekend Reading: Anti-Gay and Anti-Black: John Holbo on Conrad Friedersdorf and Sam Ervin, and Jelani Cobb on the Failure of Desegregation

John Holbo: Conor Friedersdorf and Sam Ervin Jelani Cobb: The Failure of Desegregation with bonus E.J. Graff John Holbo: Let’s bury--I say, let’s bury the hatchet, but not in anyone’s head, boy : "My Chait thread was a moderate disaster.... ... [Published Brad DeLong - 15 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 2 reports

Resegregation In The North

Jelani Cobb  points out  the failure of desegregation isn’t just  afflicting the South :There may be no better example of the ongoing scandal of school segregation than the New York City public-school system, which a recent  report  by the Civil Rights ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - 15 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

Justice Antonin Scalia still opposes 1964 freedom of press ruling

Meanwhile, his good friend Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg calls the decision a landmark because it allowed the media to freely report on the civil rights struggle across the South. Tribune Washington BureauWASHINGTON — This spring marks the 50th anniversary ... [Published Portland Press Herald - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 2 reports

Orlando council candidate Hill voted before rights restored records show

Orlando City Council candidate Regina Hill hasn't shied away from her history of 21 arrests, but state records show she resumed voting before her civil rights were restored following a cocaine ... ... [Published Big News Network - 20 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 4 reports

Could LBJ Do as Much Today?

Fifty years later, it's hard to imagine the enactment of theCivil Rights Act by today's polarized Congress. Maybe, as the oldsaying goes, today's fighting is so vicious because the stakes areso small.We Americans fight less among ourselves when we cl ... [Published HighBeam Research - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 3 reports

Florida law bars pregnancy discrimination: Florida Supreme Court

Florida's civil rights law prohibits pregnancy discrimination despite not explicitly saying so, says the Florida Supreme Court in overturning a lower court decision and ruling on the issue for the first time.Peguy Delva had filed suit against her former ... [Published Business Insurance - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Fraternity closes Ole Miss chapter after racial incident

The Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity has closed its chapter at the University of Mississippi after three of its members were suspected of tying a noose around the neck of a campus statue of civil rights icon James Meredith. ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Nine alums to receive honorary degrees

In honor of Brown’s 250th anniversary celebration, all nine honorary degree recipients at the May 25 Commencement ceremony will be alums, the University announced Thursday. The honorees come from a diverse range of fields and include authors, scientists ... [Published Brown Daily Herald - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 3 reports

Michael Gerson Concern Trolls the GOP Tea Party's Opposition to Civil Rights

In tomorrow's Washington Post, Michael Gerson engages in a bout of concern trolling at the GOP. Specifically, the tea party elements are pining away for another coming of Barry Goldwater. But as he notes, what they forget is that Goldwater permanently ... [Published Daily Kos - Apr 18 2014]

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"He said, 'I think we've just delivered the South to the Republican Party for the rest of my life,' " Moyers quoted the president as saying. " 'And yours.' "
"We've really adopted all 10 planks of the Communist Manifesto in one form or another in this country."
"Yeah! It's tax day, or for 70 million households, Tuesday. Because for them, they pay no federal income tax so they're left wondering why everyone's at the post office sweating through their shirts."
"Living in a place like that, you're surrounded by people but you're invisible" Sullivan said

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Can the spirit of 2012 save the Democrats in 2014? [Published Power Line - 3 hours ago]
(Paul Mirengoff) Democrats are quite nervous about this year’s mid-term election, and understandably so. But they have a strategy for survival — replicate the turnout that propelled President Obama to victory two years ago. According to the Washington ...
President Barack Obama Visits With Texas Famili... [Published Burnt Orange Report - 10 hours ago]
When President Obama was in Austin recently for the Civil Rights Summit, he spent time speaking with Texas families who had received health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. These families had previously written the President about how the ACA ...
Immigration Reform - Obama's Great Civil Rights... [Published BlueOregon - 13 hours ago]
Last week President Obama spoke in Dallas, Texas to mark the 50th anniversary of the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. His remarks centered on President Lyndon Johnson’s extraordinary achievements for civil rights and how President Johnson accomplished ...
operation flex [Published The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي ... - 14 hours ago]
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Weekend Reading: Anti-Gay and Anti-Black: John ... [Published Brad DeLong - 15 hours ago]
John Holbo: Conor Friedersdorf and Sam Ervin Jelani Cobb: The Failure of Desegregation with bonus E.J. Graff John Holbo: Let’s bury--I say, let’s bury the hatchet, but not in anyone’s head, boy : "My Chait thread was a moderate disaster.... ...
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