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Students fight for equality at university

This past Wednesday, students at the University of Washington came together to raise their voice for both the Black Lives Movement and diversity issues on their campus. 229 more words

EPA INVESTIGATES N CAROLINA HOG RULES: HARMING MINORITIES

Robesonian: “The Waterkeeper Alliance and other groups released an EPA letter Wednesday stating that the federal agency will launch a civil rights investigation of North Carolina’s Department of Environment and Natural Resources. 176 more words

Politics

Marathon bombing suspect: Not enough minorities in jury pool

BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for the Boston Marathon bombing suspect asked a judge Thursday to dismiss the indictment against their client or suspend his trial, saying there weren’t enough minorities and younger people in the jury pool. 667 more words

News

Audiences Are Calling White Hollywood's Bluff: WE WANT DIVERSITY!!!

BOOM, MOTHERFUCKERS.  BOOM!

The 2015 Hollywood Diversity Report is IN! 

I am currently trying to find a moment to carefully read through this expansive study.  But here are the first few things that caught my eye from the Executive Summary: 412 more words

Civil Rights Stereotypes

I grew up in a rural Ohio town with very few minorities.  Although I had witnessed discrimination for various reasons where I lived, racial discrimination was never something that was truly brought to my attention.  1,519 more words

Causes

NEW DELHI: The usual notions of minorities and their alienation are not valid in the Indian context, the Narendra Modi government has told a global meet in the US, while citing the “pro-active” steps taken by the Centre and states to strengthen bonds between communities. 573 more words

India