Civil Rights

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Civil Rights attorney George Barrett laid to rest

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -Prominent Nashville Civil Rights attorney George Barrett was laid to rest Saturday.His funeral was held at the Cathedral of Incarnation on West End Avenue.For more than 50 years, Barrett fought for equal rights, civil rights and discrimination ... [Published WKRN - 16 mins ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 17 mins ago - 2 reports

At Least 6 Ferguson Officers Apart From Brown Shooter Have Been Named In Lawsuits

Federal investigators are focused on one Ferguson, Mo., police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager, but at least six other police officers in the town’s 53-member department have been named in civil rights lawsuits alleging the use of excessive ... [Published Huffington Post - 17 mins ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Byron Williams: Tragic events are hardly comparable to 1960s strugglle for civil rights

If you spend an inordinate time on Facebook, like I do, you have most likely seen images from Ferguson, Missouri, juxtaposed with iconic photos from the civil rights movement of the 1960s.At first glance, the 21st century color photos of the military ... [Published Inside Bay Area - 3 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

Ferguson Protesters File Lawsuit Against Police for Civil Rights Violations

Protesters in Ferguson, Missouri filed a $40 million federal lawsuit on Thursday alleging that police in the local and county departments violated civil rights and used excessive force to falsely arrest innocent bystanders in an attempt to crack down ... [Published Common Dreams - 9 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

Harry Belafonte to receive honorary Oscar

9:30 AM EDTby Belafonte waves to Dr. King at a civil rights march in Montgomery, Ala. in 1965.Actor, Harry Belafonte is being honored by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences for his humanitarian work. The honorary award will be received by ... [Published RollingOut - 12 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 2 reports

Minnesota man will file civil rights suit against cops who Tased him for not identifying himself

By Arturo GarciaFriday, August 29, 2014 21:43 EDTA 28-year-old man who filmed his arrest and Tasing at the hand of two police officers in St. Paul, Minnesota earlier this year will file a federal civil rights lawsuit as the incident continues to gain ... [Published Raw Story - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 6 reports

The Civil Rights lawsuit in Ferguson

08/29/2014 Rev. Al Sharpton is joined by Reginald Greene and Missouri State Rep. Courtney Curtis to talk about the civil rights lawsuit, the officers no longer with the local police in the wake of protests and the DOJ’s investigation into community policing ... [Published MSNBC - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 13 reports

Rosa Parks artifacts sold for $4.5 million to Buffett son: lawyer | Reuters

4:41pm EDT (Reuters) - A foundation controlled by the son of billionaire investor Warren Buffett has paid $4.5 million for hundreds of artifacts belonging to civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks, a lawyer for Parks' heirs said on Friday.The artifacts, which ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Fayetteville Mayor To Establish Advisory Group On Civil Rights Ordinance

FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – Fayetteville Mayor Lioneld Jordan agreed to a written request sent on Thursdsay (Aug. 28) from the Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce to establish a group that will receive input while the city works to establish its new civil rights ... [Published KFSM - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

7 Surprising Ways Your Company Can Still Discriminate Against You

Despite the progress the United States has made in the area of civil rights, many people of various groups remain vulnerable to legal workplace discrimination. Here are seven surprising ways employers can still discriminate against their workers. Just ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Equal Opportunity Is Over. It’s Time for ‘Racial Realism’

A shift in demographics means that, increasingly, many employers are treating race as a qualificationCalifornians, like other Americans, like to think that race should never be a qualification for a job, that everyone deserves an equal opportunity and ... [Published Time - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

From water hoses and police dogs to armored tanks, tear gas and military weaponry

By Brenda H. AndrewsSo-called  “law abiding” Black people should be alarmed by events we are witnessing in Ferguson, Mo. Scenes wherea disturbing show of police officers equipped with instruments of military power are stifling protest from other law-abiding ... [Published New Journal Guide - Aug 29 2014]


...on revenue anticipation notes but I guess we'll watch it more closely," said Lewis, noting she was not surprised by the findings of the audit. "There is probably not a district that monitors its finances more closely because we're so tight."
Dermot Ahern, a strong supporter of Albert Reynolds, recalled the real situation in his tribute. "At the time, Sinn Fein were anxious that the SDLP, Fianna Fail, and Sinn Fein should form a pan-nationalist front. We were reluctant to follow that. And Albert didn't fall for it."
Even in the wake of the Ferguson riots, Slay "is on a mission to make his city a magnet for immigrants" and "sees them as the answer to bringing back prosperity to the Rust Belt after decades of economic decline."
...Does he want to be the president thwarted by a deadlocked Congress on an issue important to coming generations of Americans? Or, she asked, "Do you want to be the president that is remembered by Latinos as the deporter in chief?"

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FERGUSON, Mo. — Hundreds converged on Ferguson on Saturday to march for Michael Brown, the unarmed black 18-year-old who was shot and killed by a white police officer three weeks ago to the day. His death stoked national discourse about police tactics ...
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