Posts tagged "racial justice"

American University Student Body President Won Settlement against Online Harasser

This week Taylor Dumpson secured a settlement against a white supremacist internet troll who was part of an online harassment campaign targeting her for being the first female African American student body president at American University.

Remembering the Little Rock Nine

Although it has been 60 years since the Little Rock Nine entered Central High School, civil rights are still under attack.

Hate Crimes Spike After the 2016 Presidential Election

Over 700 incidents of hate-fueled persecutory actions and threats have been reported since the 2016 presidential election.

Anti-Semitic, Racist White Nationalist Conference Hosted in Washington D.C.

This past Saturday, the Ronald Regan Building in our nation’s capital filled with over 275 people who proudly identify as "alt-right, white nationalists."
Community Members, Advocates, and Celebrities Stand in Support with Bree Newsome

Community Members, Advocates, and Celebrities Stand in Support with Bree Newsome

On June 27 at about 6:30 AM, Bree Newsome scaled the flagpole at South Carolina’s Statehouse and removed the confederate flag.
The Supreme Court Fair Housing Ruling is a Civil Rights Victory

The Supreme Court Fair Housing Ruling is a Civil Rights Victory

The court in a 5-4 decision written by Justice Anthony Kennedy upheld the use of disparate impact claims under the 1968 Fair Housing Act, which bans housing discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, familial status, or national origin.