Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Tag: human rights

The inhumane treatment of migrants is not new. It’s a key...

More than a week after lawmakers flocked to the U.S.-Mexico border to observe the horrible treatment of refugee children and families in...

How Albuquerque hopes to meet the unique needs of urban Native...

In Albuquerque, Native Americans account for about 4% of the population, yet they make up 44% of the city’s homeless population, according...

In photos: As fury grows, tens of thousands rally across us...

Tens of thousands of Americans showed up at rallies across the country on Tuesday to demand the Trump administration close the detention...

The nonprofit hospital that makes millions, owns a collection agency and...

In July 2007, Carrie Barrett went to the emergency room at Methodist University Hospital, complaining of shortness of breath and tightness in...

Remembering Stonewall: On 50th anniversary, leaders of uprising look back on...

Fifty years ago today, just after midnight, at 1:30 in the morning on June 28, 1969, New York City police officers raided...

Fund head start, not internment camps

I came to this country from Mexico as a small child because my mother was escaping poverty and wanted to give my...

20 ways you can help immigrants now

Immigrant children are dying in federal custody. Children in detention are being denied basic supplies like soap and blankets—and the Trump administration says...

Trump admin moves 100 migrant kids back to “child jail” despite...

The Department of Homeland Security has moved 100 migrant children back to a Border Patrol facility in Clint, Texas, where infants and...

“I thought we were going to be executed”: Police held family...

An African-American family is suing the city of Phoenix, Arizona, after police held them at gunpoint because their 4-year-old daughter had allegedly...

Juneteenth 2019: The US must repair historic and current racism

On this Juneteenth, we must confront the impacts of racism dating back to the founding of the United States with the slave...

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Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law urge officials to withdraw law enforcement, National...

“We are sounding an alarm regarding the potential deployment of the National Guard, state police and local law enforcement on Tuesday as voters prepare to cast ballots in primary elections."

Democratic senator offers amendment ending transfer of military equipment to police forces

“The cycle of police brutality sparking unrest, and that unrest being met by the militarized police is increasingly familiar in modern American society.”

Trump’s sleazy life: A mockery of Jesus’ core values

If we collect Jesus’ core moral humanism—and his teachings address humanity, Trump and the Trumpist “belief system” provide stunning opposition, forcible enough to slam Christians in the face.

An uprising was inevitable

"Being Black in this country means being at war on every front in every space at every moment."