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Politico: Will the ED Department's Office of Civil Rights Survive?

Politico speculates that the Trump administration will get rid of the Office of Civil Rights in the U.S. Department of Education. This would satisfy the hard-right, which has always objected to federal enforcement of civil rights laws. 832 more words

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Human Rights in Africa

There are numerous regional and international courts that do not only promote, but also protect human rights. The European Court of Human Rights has been the most successful of all, not to forget… 590 more words

Human Rights

“Shocked but not Awed” by the 2016 American Election: Janni Aragon

I first met Dr. Janni Aragon, political scientist and director of Technology Integrated Learning at the University of Victoria, as an undergrad student eight years ago. 981 more words

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The first Canadian woman to grace the country's banknote is a black civil rights hero

A black civil rights icon will be the first Canadian woman to be featured on the country’s banknote. Starting in 2018, Viola Desmond’s face will grace the $10 bill, minister of finance Bill Morneau announced on Dec. 282 more words

Human Rights Day: Let's reflect on our shared humanity

On December 10, Uganda will join the rest of the world to observe the International Human Rights Day. People around the world will commemorate the day – in 1948 – when the United Nations General Assembly adopted… 730 more words