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'Genius grant' honors civil rights pioneer ; Maine lawyer Mary Bonauto is rightfully lauded for her leadership on same-sex marriage.

Portland Press Herald (Maine)09-19-2014 Type: EditorialMary Bonauto is uncomfortable describing herself as a crusader, but the fact is that Maine's second MacArthur grant winner laid the groundwork for same-sex marriage in the U.S.The popular image of ... [Published HighBeam Research - 18 mins ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Civil Rights Leaders Want Daniele Watts to Apologize to LAPD (Watch)

*LA civil rights leaders are not happy with the now infamous “Django Unchained” actress Daniele Watts .They are demanding that she apologize to the LAPD and the community after claiming she was racially profiled and illegally detained, reports Eyewitness ... [Published EURweb - 1 hour ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Toledoans mark Civil Rights Act anniversary

Toledoans mark 50th anniversary of Civil Rights ActMarchers rally at the Toledo Museum of Art as part of a commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.THE BLADE/ JETTA FRASER Enlarge | Buy This PhotoShouting ... [Published - 2 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

Sunday's Climate Protest Could Be a Turning Point on Global Warming

This Sunday, upwards of 100,000 people are expected to take to the streets of New York City in a worldwide climate protest that organizers say will be the largest and most diverse in history. If these numbers prove correct, then the "People's Climate ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 21 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Montco forum to discuss civil rights

GLENSIDE A public forum Saturday will mark the 50th anniversary of the civil rights movement's Freedom Summer and discuss where the nation stands on voting rights. ... [Published Philadelphia Inquirer - 7 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 3 reports

Mexico agency hears witness of army-gang faceoff

ARCELIA, Mexico (AP) - Mexico's Civil Rights Commission said Friday it has talked to a witness in the case of a June 30 slaying of 22 people at a warehouse in southern Mexico. The Associated Press interviewed the witness, who claimed soldiers killed ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - 16 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 3 reports

Civil-rights leaders to black actress: Apologize to cops

It’s been nearly a week since LAPD handcuffed, detained and released African American actress Daniele Watts in response to a complaint of indecent exposure. Watts has since filed a complaint with the department.Her facebook posting and the subsequent ... [Published WorldNetDaily - 15 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 3 reports

Watch at 6 PM: Community leaders, civil rights groups to lead demonstration

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -Community members are continuing to show support for the family ofCharles Smith, the man shot and killed by a Savannah-ChathamMetropolitan Police Officer on Thursday morning.The National Action Network held a news conference about ... [Published WFXG FOX 54 - 19 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

After Ferguson’s fury

F ive weeks after a white police officer shot and killed an unarmed African-American teenager, Michael Brown, in Ferguson, Mo., ripples from the shooting and the ensuing days of angry public protests continue to radiate nationally.While the nightly standoffs ... [Published Harvard University Gazette - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 6 reports

Open thread for night owls. Civil rights hero's advice to global warming activists: Don't stop.

Brentin Mock at Grist, as part of a series initiated by the Pulitzer-winning investigative site Pro-Publica, writes—Civil rights heroes offer climate marchers a little wisdom:What can organizers of the upcoming People’s Climate March learn from organizers ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 3 reports

Ford family sues LAPD

An attorney for the family of Ezell Ford filed a federal civil rights and wrongful death lawsuit in U.S. District Court in downtown on Wednesday against the Los Angeles Police Department in the shooting death last month of the 25-year-old South Los Angeles ... [Published Our Weekly - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 3 reports

Family of unarmed man shot by L.A. police files civil rights suit | Reuters

7:53pm EDT LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The family of an unarmed black man shot dead by Los Angeles police accused the officers of violating his civil rights in a federal lawsuit filed on Wednesday and was seeking $75 million in damages from the city.Police ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 18 2014]


"ICE is committed to sensible, effective immigration enforcement to prioritize the agency's resources on those who pose a threat to public safety and national security, particularly convicted criminals" the agency said
...North Charleston moved forward with the first approval to increase salaries for city council members and the Mayor salarybeginning January of 2016. "It off-sets some of our expenses like gas and food. We are running around all the time" said council woman Rhonda Jerome.Next Thursday city council members will hear the first reading for the pay increase...
"It been really great to hear the response of the entire community" Kunkle said to CBS Philly . 'It’s not just gay people who are signing the petition.'
"We didn't want to forget all the effort and support of the 1964 Civil Rights Act."

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Hillary Clinton's commitment to civil rights [Published The Hill - 7 hours ago]
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The radical right — which is running the House of Representatives and half of the Senate — has embraced so many John Birch policies that I can hardly keep count. Let’s take a look at a few important examples of Birch ideas in today’s GOP. Slashing ...
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11 short stories about the People’s Climate Train [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - 9 hours ago]
(1) It’s a beautiful morning at the Amtrak station in Emeryville, Calif. I am standing here waiting for the People’s Climate Train , which will take me and 170 climate activists on a three night and four day long journey to the People’s Climate March ...
Better World Advertising Receives American Grap... [Published Press Releases - 11 hours ago]
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Activists to 'Django' Actress: You 'Cried Wolf,... [Published Breitbart Feed - 15 hours ago]
A group of civil rights activists who initially jumped to the defense of Django Unchained actress Daniele Watts last week have changed their tune. They are now demanding that Watts apologize to the LAPD for suggesting police pulled the race card and ...
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