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‘Target isn’t even trying anymore’: Parent calls for Target to remove civil rights magnets from shelves after noticing Black history icons are mislabeled

'You're telling me not one person double checked these???'

On Feb 6, 2024 by Tiffanie Drayton

George Santos Thinks he is Rosa Parks

‘He offered to give up his seat’: George Santos draws mockery for comparing himself to Rosa Parks

The only seat Santos may be forced to give up is his congressional one.

On Jul 10, 2023 by Katherine Huggins

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Inside the behind-the-scenes push civil rights groups are making on Capitol Hill to pass data privacy laws

They're keeping the ADPPA alive.

On Apr 4, 2023 by Ben Brody

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Teachers who do sex work on the side are usually fired. Will they ever be able to claim employment discrimination?

Law experts are divided.

On Nov 1, 2022 by Emme Witt

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This TikToker is showing how to keep police accountable—and people are loving it

TikToker OurRightsMatter714 has racked up millions of views in mere days.

On Jul 22, 2021 by Claire Goforth

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‘Why would y’all think profiting off our suffering is OK?’ Black people are begging brands not to do Juneteenth sales

'Juneteenth is going to be commercialized so bad and it’s absolutely infuriating.'

On Jun 17, 2021 by Kahron Spearman

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Civil rights groups call on Amazon to cut ties with police, shut down its ‘surveillance empire’

'Amazon is dragging us toward a world dominated by total corporate surveillance.'

On Jun 11, 2021 by Mikael Thalen


TikToker explains the dark origins of ‘Black people can’t swim’ stereotype

'My grandma didn't swim for this exact reason.'

On Feb 25, 2021 by Kahron Spearman

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100 civil rights groups demand Congress stop funding mass surveillance of protests

The groups are calling for 'dramatic changes' for surveillance and the militarization of police.

On Jun 17, 2020 by Andrew Wyrich

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Trump advisor flamed for saying coronavirus protesters are like ‘modern-day Rosa Parks’

'They are protesting against injustice and a loss of liberties,' he said of the protesters who are unhappy with stay-at-home orders.

On Apr 18, 2020 by Alexandra Samuels

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B.S. claim Black people will wait for Popeyes and not to vote gets demolished

No one fought harder or waited longer to participate in the democratic process.

On Aug 28, 2019 by Claire Goforth

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Biden gives up instead of finishing answer on race record

He was roundly criticized online.

On Jun 28, 2019 by David Covucci

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‘White power’ symbol found at civil rights center fire was same one used by Christchurch shooter (updated)

The center once hosted Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King Jr.

On Apr 3, 2019 by Samira Sadeque

Viola Desmond's sister Wanda Robson sees Desmond on Canada's $10 note for the first time.

Black activist Viola Desmond is on Canada’s new $10 bill—and her sister is speechless

It's a beautiful moment.

On Mar 9, 2018 by Samantha Grasso

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Indiana nursing home is being sued for letting residents be racist toward employees

Residents dropped the N-word and expressed a 'preference for non-Black caregivers.'

On Sep 22, 2017 by Kris Seavers