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The Reagan Era: Turning Back Racial Equality Gains

Originally Published: 03/11/2013 10:20 am ET │Updated May 11, 2013

By Dedrick Asante-Muhammad

The Black Freedom struggle of the 1950s and 1960s, popularly referred to as the Civil Rights Movement, tore down Jim Crow segregation in law and in many cases in practice. 702 more words

How MLK Made the Racist US President His Reluctant Ally.

This post popped up in my Facebook Memories today.  I really appreciate Bob’s perspective on this subject and the knowledge he has about political issues. I’m putting this back out there in the world, in honor of Martin Luther King Day this week,  and all that this amazing hero did for us.  316 more words

Civil Rights

How Drug-Free School Zones Backfired

“We found several instances of judges chastising police for setting up undercover buys in drug-free school zones, and criminal defense lawyers told us it was not an uncommon occurrence,” said Ciaramella. 115 more words

Criminal Justice