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Continue Reading... New York City’s Early Voting Plan Will Favor White, Affluent Voters, Advocacy Groups Say
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New York City’s Early Voting Plan Will Favor White, Affluent Voters, Advocacy Groups Say

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Continue Reading... Over 200 Allegations of Abuse of Migrant Children; 1 Case of Homeland Security Disciplining Someone
Posted in Civil Rights Government Politics

Over 200 Allegations of Abuse of Migrant Children; 1 Case of Homeland Security Disciplining Someone

From 2009 to 2014, at least 214 complaints were filed against federal agents for abusing or mistreating migrant children. According…

Continue Reading... Once Defiant, All Four White Supremacists Charged in Charlottesville Violence Plead Guilty
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Once Defiant, All Four White Supremacists Charged in Charlottesville Violence Plead Guilty

Last year, when federal authorities arrested and charged four members or associates of a white supremacist gang for their roles…

Continue Reading... Chicago Cop Under Investigation Again Over Social Media Posts
Posted in Civil Rights Law

Chicago Cop Under Investigation Again Over Social Media Posts

In September, Chicago Police Officer John Catanzara made headlines after posting on Facebook a picture of himself, in uniform, holding…

Continue Reading... DeVos Has Scuttled More Than 1,200 Civil Rights Probes Inherited From Obama
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DeVos Has Scuttled More Than 1,200 Civil Rights Probes Inherited From Obama

Whether schoolchildren in DeSoto County, Mississippi, are paddled varies by their race. Black students are almost two and a half…

Continue Reading... Facebook Won’t Let Employers, Landlords or Lenders Discriminate in Ads Anymore
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Facebook Won’t Let Employers, Landlords or Lenders Discriminate in Ads Anymore

Facebook Won’t Let Employers, Landlords or Lenders Discriminate in Ads Anymore Facebook advertisers can no longer target users by age,…