Thursday, July 18, 2019

Tag: North Carolina

BREAKING: Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down The Worst Voter Suppression Law...

North Carolina elected officials tried to rig future elections, and now they have failed.

Justice Department Tells North Carolina To Abandon Its Anti-LGBT Bathroom Bill...

HB2 violates federal law, and the federal government won't let it stand.

Bernie Sanders Vows to Overturn Mississippi and North Carolina’s Anti-LGBT Laws

Bernie Sanders vows to overturn Mississippi and North Carolina’s recent anti-LGBT laws if he is elected president.

North Carolina Just Lost 400 Jobs Because Of Its Anti-LGBT Law

“As a company that is committed to the principle that everyone deserves to live without fear of discrimination simply for being who they are, becoming an employer in North Carolina, where members of our teams will not have equal rights under the law, is simply untenable.”

North Carolina Flush Your Bathroom Bill Down The Toilet

Let's celebrate love, acceptance and equality. Take American politics out of the toilet.

LGBT Activists Sue North Carolina Officials Over Controversial Bathroom Law

The lawsuit alleges that new legislation in the state violates civil rights protections.

North Carolina Residents to Sue State Over Discriminatory Voter ID Law

The 2016 election will be the first with the new law in affect, as courts have refused to delay its implementation until after the election.

Reverend William Barber: Leader of the Biggest Social Movement the Media...

Reverend Dr. William Barber, president of the North Carolina NAACP and voice of the Forward Together movement is "challenging the legislators and governor to be true to the constitution and true moral values." So where's the media coverage?

Tens of Thousands Join North Carolina Moral March to Protest GOP...

With thousands of protesters gathering in North Carolina over the weekend, the Mass Moral March is being called "one of the largest civil rights rallies in the South." It is held annually to fight for equality.

Civil Rights: From Sundance, to Selma, to South Carolina

In 1915 one of the most nakedly racist films was screened in the White House. One hundred years later a very different film, directed by an African-American woman, was screened there. Change happens, slowly, but it happens. Could the birth of a new nation be at hand?

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