Civil rights

The U.S. Has a Long History of Voter Suppression

The Republican Party, with its foundation now in the solid South, has done all it can to drag the country back into the nineteenth century through egregious voter suppression, mass incarceration, and financial and economic deprivation.

Schools Look to Ban Suspensions

When it comes to school discipline, the fact that low-income and minority students are more likely to get suspended than students who are white or more well off is nothing new.

Trump Administration Protects Religious Health Workers

The Health and Human Services Department announced the creation of a division to enforce protections for religious health care workers, but activists worry that it could lead workers to opt out of helping LGBT patients and those seeking abortions.

Who Is Frankie Muse Freeman?

Frankie Muse Freeman, a civil rights activist and the first woman to be appointed to the United States Commission on Civil Rights, has died.

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