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Laverne Cox Wants To Reframe Narrative Around Transgender Rights With New Project

118 Uitsigte0 Opmerkings

["Leave it to Laverne Cox to shine bright amid both a pandemic and a politically divisive moment for the world. A Netflix documentary she executive-produced, “Disclosure: Trans Lives on Screen,” debuted to great accla...

NAACP Federal Suit: Trump Violated Voting Rights Act

65 Uitsigte0 Opmerkings

["The NAACP filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of Black Michigan voters against President Donald Trump and his campaign Friday, accusing both of violating the Voting Rights Act. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Cour...

Betsy DeVosLegacy: Transforming How The Education Department Treats Civil Rights

64 Uitsigte0 Opmerkings

["Illustration: Damon Dahlen/HuffPost; Photos: Getty The Department of Education, under Secretary Betsy DeVos, has been characterized by disorderly decision-making processes, say some employees and advocates. The U.S....

Lucille Bridges, Mother Of Civil Rights Activist Ruby Bridges, Dead At 86

111 Uitsigte0 Opmerkings

["NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Lucille Bridges, the mother of civil rights activist Ruby Bridges, who walked with her then-6-year-old daughter past crowds screaming racist slurs as she became the first Black student at her all-...

Supreme Court With Newly Installed Amy Coney Barrett Hears Major LGBTQ Rights Case

84 Uitsigte0 Opmerkings

["WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court, with its newly expanded conservative majority, is set on Wednesday to hear a dispute over the city of Philadelphia’s refusal to place children for foster care with a Ca...

Civil Rights Groups Sue Trump Administration Over Diversity Training Ban

103 Uitsigte0 Opmerkings

["Two civil rights groups filed suit against the Trump administration on Thursday over its executive order banning diversity training, calling it an unconstitutional assault on free speech and equal rights under the l...

Inside The Fight For Abortion Rights On A Catholic Campus

122 Uitsigte0 Opmerkings

["Above: Megan King poses for a portrait on the campus of Saint Mary’s College on Oct. 22 in Notre Dame, Indiana. Credit: Evan Cobb for HuffPost Two years ago, when Megan King enrolled at Saint Mary’s College, a priva...

Voting RIghts Advocates Hope To Stave Off Intimidation At Polls

205 Uitsigte0 Opmerkings

["BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Voting rights advocates and state officials are on high alert over fears that U.S. polling stations could attract the same strain of partisan violence and civil unrest that erupted on American st...