Civil Rights

 
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Is today's civil rights movement marching backward?

By Emily Scheie
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Civil Rights | In a ceremony celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, Congress this week awarded the late Martin Luther King Jr. and his wife Coretta Scott…

Birmingham +50

Birmingham +50

By Emily Belz
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Civil Rights | Relations between blacks and whites have improved in what was once a hotbed of racist violence, but a lot of work remains

The March

The March

By Alicia M. Cohn
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Documentary | It’s difficult to dramatize the process of organization, even organization of an event as historic and important as the 1963 March on Washington. But PBS…

Hijacked message?

By Thomas Kidd
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Religion | Anniversary of the March on Washington highlights divisions over homosexuality among black leaders

Unfair and unjust in Louisiana

By Cal Thomas
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Education | Before Attorney General Eric Holder and the Justice Department move forward with a lawsuit to block vouchers for thousands of low-income students trapped in…

50 years later

By J.C. Derrick
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Civil Rights | People of all colors gather in Washington to keep alive memories of a pivotal moment in the civil rights movement

The speech, the dream, and me

By Cal Thomas
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Civil Rights | It was an atypical August summer day in Washington, D.C., 50 years ago next week. Temperatures were in the low 80s, about 10 degrees cooler than normal. Skies…

Race, sin, and sexual preference

By La Shawn Barber
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Homosexuality | Criticizing homosexuality really riles up the homosexual lobby and its supporters in the mainstream media, the civil rights industry, and the liberal side of…

‘Game of Change’ leader dies at 72

By Zachary Abate
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Sports | Leland Mitchell, who starred for the all-white Mississippi State men’s basketball team in the early 1960s and played a key role in what’s known as the…

Affirming action

By Cal Thomas
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Supreme Court | “Character, not circumstance, makes the person.” — Booker T. Washington The Supreme Court’s narrow 5-4 decision to strike down a central component of…

'Times change'

By Emily Belz
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Supreme Court | Justices consider ongoing need for a portion of the 1965 Voting Rights Act as leading civil-rights activist receives surprise apology in Alabama

Crossover commentator

Crossover commentator

By John Dawson
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Civil Rights | Detroit anchorman Frank Turner makes waves by attempting a career in evangelistic broadcasting

 
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