Malcom X was one of America’s most prominent civil rights activists. His assassination has a historical significance that cannot be ignored.
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Here you can find the latest news on civil rights as they pertain to democratic rights. Protecting individual freedom from infringement by governments is key to democratic progress. Across the world, these basic rights are too often in doubt. Also see our section on American democracy and our articles on the Civil Rights Era in the United States.
Trump attempts to overturn the vote in key states targeted disenfranchisement of black voters, raising civil rights concerns.
Over 200 members of Congress have expressed their desire to have the Supreme Court “reconsider” the landmark abortion case Roe v. Wade.
Gillian Tett of the Financial Times has argued that apart from institutional reforms, there are more old-fashioned ways to boost the civi fabric.
Captains and lieutenants have the duty to keep the peace but often see this as a carte blanche to “get rid of the riff-raff”. That’s what happened on that fateful day.
Tuesday, a Mississippi Federal Appeals Court heard arguments on the constitutionality of state laws that permanently bar certain felons from voting.
On August 5, India’s Jammu and Kasmir autonomous status was revoked. Human Rights Watch has called for the respect of the civil liberties of its residents.
Joyce Ladner was at the forefront of the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi in the 1950s and 60s as a member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). She was mentored by Medgar Evers, expelled from Jackson State University for participating in a sit-in, and failed Mississippi’s voter literacy test three times. She discusses those […]
The Disability Party has a position on abortion that some people find problematic. It is important for everyone to understand why this political party would limit the reach of Roe v. Wade the landmark case on abortion.
Women face systematic discrimination, are exposed to domestic violence under the male guardianship system and have few places to turn when they face abuse.