Category: Civil Rights

Members Of Congress Boycotting Inauguration Have DOUBLED In Number

Deborah Montesano- January 18, 2017

From Sunday until Tuesday, members of Congress have been signing onto a boycott of Donald Trump's inauguration in droves. On Sunday, the number stood at ... Read More

See The Growing List Of Democrats Boycotting Trump’s Inauguration

Deborah Montesano- January 16, 2017

Democrats who've publicly announced they are boycotting Donald Trump's inauguration are part of a growing list. Some have agonized over the decision to upend the tradition of ... Read More

One GOP Senator Scolds Trump For Attacking Civil Rights Icon John Lewis

Deborah Montesano- January 15, 2017

One, and only one, GOP Senator has taken Donald Trump to task for his attack on Congressman John Lewis (D-Ga.). The courageous legislator willing to break ... Read More

Jesse Jackson Speaks Out Against Islamophobia

Editor SCD- November 23, 2015

Chicago, United States - Reverend Jesse Jackson stood with hundreds of American Muslims at a suburban Chicago mosque on Friday, to protest against suggestions made ... Read More

Million Man March: US race rally courts next generation

Editor SCD- October 10, 2015

New York, United States - Toussaint Werner made it to the other side of the expressway. He grew up in the ganglands of Englewood, a ... Read More

Black Lives Matter movement is smeared by frightened demagogues | Editorial

Editor SCD- September 14, 2015

The reminders of policing's inherent danger have come more frequently lately, as 13 cops have died nationally in the line of duty in the past ... Read More

North Carolina Has A Klan Problem

Ed Lynn- April 26, 2015

Brunswick County Sheriff's officials collected approximately 130 bags containing fliers promoting the Ku Klux Klan this weekend. Residents in the North Carolina community alerted police. ... Read More

Black Lawmakers, Civil Rights Leaders See Racism In Loretta Lynch Vote Delay

Ed Lynn- March 21, 2015

African-American leaders within and outside Congress called Tuesday for the Senate Republican leadership to immediately schedule a vote on attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch, or ... Read More


Mike Caccioppoli- December 2, 2014

Darren Wilson resigned as a police officer. Why do people think this is some kind of victory? Did you really expect him to go back ... Read More

FBI’s “Suicide Letter” to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Dangers of Unchecked Surveillance

Ed Lynn- November 13, 2014

| BY NADIA KAYYALI The New York Times has published an unredacted version of the famous “suicide letter” from the FBI to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The ... Read More