Friday, October 7, 2022

Tag: civil rights

MLK Day special: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in his own...

While Dr. King is primarily remembered as a civil rights leader, he also championed the cause of the poor and organized the Poor People’s Campaign to address issues of economic justice.

How the Vietnam War pushed MLK to embrace global justice, not...

On July 2, 1964, Martin Luther King Jr. stood behind President Lyndon Baines Johnson as the Texan signed into law the Civil...

Derek Chauvin pleads guilty to violating civil rights of George Floyd...

“This is important and historic. His admissions mark another important moment of accountability and another step on the road to justice.”

How Civil Rights Leader Bob Moses used math literacy to push...

The Algebra Project is a nonprofit dedicated to helping students from historically marginalized communities develop math literacy.

Civil rights hero John Lewis remembered at funeral as ‘patriot who...

“a true American patriot who risked his life and bled for the hope and promise of democracy.”

Bipartisan political leaders pay tribute to Rep. John Lewis

Both Republican and Democratic leaders have joined together in paying homage to the late Rep. John Lewis.

Former VA doctor indicted on multiple civil rights charges

If convicted, Dr. Jonathan Yates faces a statutory maximum sentence of life in prison.

Former vice detectives charged with fraud and violating civil rights

“The FBI and the Southern Ohio Public Corruption Task Force are committed to rooting out public corruption and working to ensure that those who abuse their law enforcement privileges are held accountable.”

SPECIAL: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in his own words

While Dr. King is primarily remembered as a civil rights leader, he also championed the cause of the poor and organized the Poor People’s Campaign to address issues of economic justice.

Federal judge blocks NC’s voter id law, citing state’s ‘sordid history’...

Judge Loretta Biggs said the law's provision preventing voters from showing public assistance ID cards to vote was “particularly suspect.”

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New analysis shows Big Oil’s continued and future price gouging

Oil prices dipped below $80 a barrel for the first time since January 2022, but consumers are paying 13 percent higher than the last time oil was this low.

Wax worm saliva can degrade stubborn plastic within hours, scientists find

Wax worms (Galleria mellonella) could both digest and biodegrade plastic, causing visible damage to a PE-plastic bag in just 40 minutes.

Despite calls for diplomacy to end war, US confirms more weapons headed to Ukraine

"The chances of a nuclear war increase significantly every day that passes."

Noam Chomsky and David Barsamian: Optimism of the will

Three of the four horsemen of the apocalypse.
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Noam Chomsky & Vijay Prashad on Ukraine, why US must negotiate with Russia &...

When it comes to continuing the war rather than negotiating a peace settlement, “the United States and Britain are pretty isolated on this.”