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  • slavery
  • The Civil War had officially abolished slavery, but it didn't end discrimination against blacks-they continued to endure the devastating effects of racism, especially in the South. (history.com)
  • statutes
  • Information and general questions related to a college's nondiscrimination policies or to state and federal civil rights statutes and regulations can also be addressed through this office. (fldoe.org)
  • But at the end of the day, he tends to vote in favor of defendants and to adopt a narrow construction of civil rights statutes about as often as one would expect from a smart, quite conservative judge. (scotusblog.com)
  • Nonetheless, some of Gorsuch's decisions did involve questions of law or required an exercise of judgment that can shed some light on his likely treatment of civil rights litigants and statutes as a justice. (scotusblog.com)
  • LGBT
  • The demand of the protest was simple: full equality for lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and transgender people (LGBT) in all matters covered by civil law. (insidehighered.com)
  • SONDA is the first step in bringing state law into the 21st century with regard to LGBT rights in housing, employment, public accommodations, education and credit. (ontheissues.org)
  • expresses
  • Dugger expresses a legitimate concern that the recent suspension of civil rights in Nicaragua by the Sandinista government may become permanent in the face of attacks by the contra army that is attempting to overthrow it. (latimes.com)
  • In general, Gorsuch has not been reflexively pro- or anti-civil rights plaintiffs, and often expresses empathy with plaintiffs alleging discrimination or other violations of their civil rights. (scotusblog.com)
  • equality
  • In the weeks leading up to the National Equality March -- held in Washington this past Sunday -- I found myself in the awkward position, for a straight person, of defending same-sex marriage rights to gay people who hated the whole idea with a passion. (insidehighered.com)
  • They held public office and sought legislative changes for equality and the right to vote. (history.com)
  • leader
  • Because of this, no Hispanic civil rights leader can emerge from the Chicago Machine, or any other Democratic organization. (americanthinker.com)
  • The agreement that spawned the unity government, in which MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai is prime minister and Mr. Mugabe president, calls for an end to political repression and for human rights reforms. (voanews.com)
  • Tributes and condolences flooded social networking websites as world leaders, former presidents, celebrities and citizens of the world remembered the anti-apartheid civil rights leader. (sandrarose.com)
  • Lyon joined Civil Rights leader and politician Julian Bond for a wide-ranging conversation at the 2014 National Geographic Photography Seminar in Washington, D.C. This video is an excerpt of their discussion. (nationalgeographic.com)
  • Legendary civil rights leader Dorothy Height, who spent most of her life battling for the empowerment of women and blacks and who had the ear of U.S. presidents from Eisenhower to Obama, died Tuesday. (npr.org)
  • blacks
  • To make matters worse, laws were passed in some states to limit voting rights for blacks. (history.com)
  • After thousands of blacks threatened to march on Washington to demand equal employment rights, President Franklin D. Roosevelt issued Executive Order 8802 on June 25, 1941. (history.com)
  • people
  • Many people read print or online articles and features, as well as watch special television programs or listen to radio segments about civil rights achievements and problems throughout history and in modern times. (timeanddate.com)
  • equal
  • During Reconstruction , Radical Republicans tried to guarantee equal rights for emancipated slaves after the American Civil War . (conservapedia.com)
  • They succeeded in passing the Fourteenth Amendment and Fifteenth Amendment , which in theory required equal protection of the laws and an equal right to vote. (conservapedia.com)
  • Height, who spent her life championing equal rights causes, consulted with presidents from Eisenhower to Obama and was an inspiration to many women. (npr.org)
  • leaders
  • The president met with civil rights leaders to discuss the rioting in Los Angeles. (npr.org)
  • But she wasn't on the program for the March on Washington even though she was the nucleus of the meetings held by the mostly male civil rights leaders who planned it. (npr.org)
  • Black community leaders formed the Montgomery Improvement Association (MIA) led by Baptist minister Martin Luther King Jr ., a role which would place him front and center in the fight for civil rights. (history.com)
  • vote
  • Civil rights plaintiffs seeking a fifth vote on the Supreme Court did not typically look to Justice Antonin Scalia. (scotusblog.com)
  • His nominated replacement, Judge Neil Gorsuch, is unlikely to be on the top of civil rights plaintiffs' list for a fifth vote either, based on a review of his decisions on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit and other writings. (scotusblog.com)
  • state
  • Civil Rights Day is a state holiday in Arizona and New Hampshire, in the United States, on the third Monday of January. (timeanddate.com)
  • Civil Rights Day is a public holiday in Arizona and New Hampshire so many schools, state offices, and businesses are closed. (timeanddate.com)
  • With regard to Arizona, on June 18, 1987, State Governor Evan Mecham issued a proclamation declaring "the third Sunday in January, commencing in 1988 and every year thereafter to be Martin Luther King, Jr. - Civil Rights Day in the State of Arizona. (timeanddate.com)
  • American
  • THOSE of us who found ourselves in the midst of the civil rights battles of the American '60s still wrestle with powerful recollections whenever those days are reawakened by national remembrances. (csmonitor.com)
  • However, Dugger answers this question with a disappointing backhanded slap to the American left, by stating that the American public should find out if Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega is "just another dictator" before, "once again, the American left betrays the cause of civil liberties abroad. (latimes.com)
  • Photographer Danny Lyon's work captures some of the American Civil Rights Movement's most compelling moments, from the March on Washington to the aftermath of the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in Birmingham, Alabama. (nationalgeographic.com)
  • President
  • After passing the Civil Rights Act, Democratic president Lyndon B. Johnson brags "I'll have those n****** voting Democratic for the next 200 years. (conservapedia.com)
  • On a day when most of America celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr's life and legacy, Atlantans are voicing outrage at President-elect Donald Trump for disrespecting their city and civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis. (sandrarose.com)
  • As the Cold War began, President Harry Truman initiated a civil rights agenda, and in 1948 issued Executive Order 9981 to end discrimination in the military. (history.com)
  • Division
  • Dave and Charlie filed complaints with the Colorado Civil Rights Division contending that the bakery violated Colorado's Anti-Discrimination Act. (aclu.org)
  • Commission
  • Following an investigation and hearings, the Colorado Civil Rights Commission determined that the bakery illegally discriminated against Dave and Charlie when it refused them service. (aclu.org)
  • The Supreme Court reversed the decision in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, based on concerns specific to the case. (aclu.org)
  • Unanimous decision in the Colorado Court of Appeals on August 13, 2015 affirms a finding in May 2014 from the Colorado Civil Rights Commission that the Masterpiece Cakeshop's policy of turning away same-sex couples violates Colorado's Anti-Discrimination Act. (aclu.org)
  • human
  • In the past two decades, the contemporary world entered a new era characterized by multifaceted struggles for human rights. (thenation.com)
  • The issues of human rights and individual freedom challenged forms of government as dissimilar as those of the Soviet Union, colonial Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the United States. (thenation.com)
  • Human law,'' Mrs. Eddy notes, ``is right only as it patterns the divine. (csmonitor.com)
  • Zimbabwe's police on Thursday arrested top human rights lawyer Alec Muchadehama. (voanews.com)
  • social
  • The point of the Civil Rights Act, including its provisions regulating private businesses, was to smash that social system. (slate.com)
  • point
  • Anyway, my argument with the fierce anti-matrimonialists boiled down to a fairly simple point: The right to marry is not an obligation to marry. (insidehighered.com)
  • title
  • Like most appellate judges, Gorsuch has seen his fair share of discrimination cases, mainly suits under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. (scotusblog.com)
  • third
  • In 1992, Arizona voters passed Proposition 300 , which established a Martin Luther King/Civil Rights holiday on the third Monday of every January. (timeanddate.com)
  • Height (third from right) and other members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. present Mamie Eisenhower with a copy of their song, "There'll be a Jubilee," on May 14, 1953. (npr.org)