police civil rights violations

Civil rights icon Ruby Bridges Hall: Ban assault weapons
hosted.ap.org

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Ruby Bridges Hall, who faced threats and harassment when she integrated a southern school as a child several decades ago, said Friday that she is distressed by mass shootings in U.S. schools….

10
Like
Save
Activist Lewis honored decades after civil rights arrest
hosted.ap.org

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The first time John Lewis traveled to Mississippi in 1961, he was arrested and jailed with other Freedom Riders, black and white, who challenged segregation in a bus station….

6
Like
Save
Judge approves shutdown of large California homeless camp
hosted.ap.org

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Southern California authorities took steps Tuesday toward shutting down a large homeless encampment and relocating hundreds of tent-dwellers to motel rooms under a court-supervised deal with lawyers who sued to protect their rights….

8
Like
Save
Records: Washington officials gave activist's info to ICE
hosted.ap.org

SEATTLE (AP) — The Washington state Department of Licensing gave information to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement about an undocumented immigrant rights activist now facing deportation, records released Friday confirm….

3
Like
Save
Pick to help run 2020 Census no longer under consideration
hosted.ap.org

The Trump administration's pick for a key position overseeing the 2020 Census is out, the Commerce Department confirmed Monday, as civil rights groups applauded the decision….

2
Like
Save
Black History Month exhibit showcases Civil Rights
rss.cnn.com
7
Like
Save
My guns or my ganja? Firearm-owning pot fans face a choice
hosted.ap.org

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The federal government says grass and guns don't mix, and that is putting gun owners who use marijuana – and the strongly pro-gun-rights administration of President Donald Trump – in a potentially uncomfortable position….

4
Like
Save
Southern states join to promote civil rights tourism
hosted.ap.org

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Southern states that once fought to maintain racial segregation are now banding together to promote civil rights tourism at sites including the building where the Confederacy was born and the motel where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. died….

8
Like
Save
Foes wary as Trump hands election probe to Homeland Security
hosted.ap.org

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Voting rights advocates and some state election officials cheered President Donald Trump's announcement that he was disbanding his election fraud commission, but their celebration could be short-lived….

3
Like
Save