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A Noose, Lynching Jokes and Endless Racial Slurs: Black Elevator Mechanics and California Civil Rights Law Group File Lawsuit against Mitsubishi Electric

Mechanics claim they endured racial discrimination and harassment from white supervisors who boast about firing “undesirables.” OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Four elevator...

Civil Rights Icon Benjamin Chavis to Host Weekly Black Talk Show on PBS

By Hazel Trice Edney (TriceEdneyWire.com) - Civil rights icon Dr. Benjamin Chavis, former NAACP executive director and current president/CEO of the National Newspaper Publishers Association...

TGR COMMENTARY: Good But Dead

The Gantt ReportBy Lucius Gantt People of goodwill all over planet earth are mourning the passing of two civil rights legends. Congressman John Robert Lewis died...

Civil Rights Groups File Lawsuit Demanding Better Conditions in Broward County Jail

NNPA NEWSWIRE — “Even though parts of the state are reopening, it does not mean that the risk of COVID-19 outbreaks in jails has...

Civil Rights Organizations Release Troubling Findings of Wisconsin Voter Turnout in April 2020 Primary

New Findings Reveal Stark Racial Disparities and Barriers to the Ballot WASHINGTON, DC –Leading civil rights organizations today released a new analysis that reveals stark...

Passing of Juanita Abernathy Inspires Gratitude and Inspiration

“I started when there were no cameras and no newspapers writing nice things about you, instead they were writing all sorts of ugly things....

Leadership Conferfence: Facebook Must Change Policies and Practices to Protect Civil and Human Rights

WASHINGTON – The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and Color Of Change sent a letter to Facebook urging the company to “take immediate steps to build...

Civil Rights Leaders Urge Protection of Voting Rights and Counting Every Vote

WASHINGTON – Leaders from civil rights groups today discussed the importance of protecting voting rights for all following the midterm elections and ongoing ballot counting...

NAACP to Mobilize Millennials & Youth to Defeat Hate at 109th Annual Convention

BALTIMORE – The NAACP’s 109th National Convention, taking place in San Antonio, TX from July 14th – 18th, will feature a wide variety of events and...

Lawyers’ Committee For Civil Rights Under Law Blasts OMB’s Proposal to Combine the Departments of Labor and Education

The Office of Management and Budget’s released its plan outlining a major overhaul of the executive branch.  The plan includes merging the Education and...

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