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Civil Rights Activist Rosa Parks’ Detroit Home Is Up for Auction

Bidding starts at $400,000. On July 25 and 26, Guernsey's is auctioning off "African American Historic & Cultural Treasures" in New York City. Included in the auction will be civil rights activist Rosa Parks' Detroit home. After.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 25th, 2018

Richard Valeriani, Veteran NBC News Correspondent, Dies at 85

A familiar presence on the “Nightly News,” he covered the civil rights movement, the assassination of John F. Kennedy and Kissinger’s shuttle diplomacy......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytJun 19th, 2018

Murray Fromson, Champion of Press Freedom, Dies at 88

A well-traveled print and broadcast reporter, he covered the biggest stories of his day, including the Vietnam War and the civil rights movement......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytJun 12th, 2018

Al Sharpton: White Supremacy On Its "Last Breath" After Royal Wedding

The minister and civil rights activist praised the wedding but criticized the U.K.'s history with race......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 20th, 2018

5 actions to bring your organization’s purpose to life

“People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”  Whenever I think about this verse by poet and civil rights activist Maya Angelou, it reminds me of how it feels to wor.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 2nd, 2018

After calls for Kroger boycott, Jesse Jackson protests in grocer's headquarters city

The civil rights activist had called for a boycott against the grocer in response to closing stores in areas that served min.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 10th, 2018

Civil Rights Groups Sue To Block Trump"s Asylum Crackdown

As was widely expected, a coterie of civil rights groups are suing to block Pre.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 9th, 2018

Shareholder activist Evelyn Y. Davis dies at 89

The brash shareholder activist Evelyn Y. Davis, who owned stock in more than 80 public companies and rarely failed to make her presence known at corporate-investor meetings, has died......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 5th, 2018

Nike faces new allegations of a "boys" club"

A new civil rights complaint filed against Nike Inc. provides the most graphic description yet of a workplace that has been repeatedly characterized this year as a "boy's club."  The complaint describes an environment where women are paid less than me.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 5th, 2018

New complaint against Nike provides most graphic description yet of alleged "boys club" culture

A new civil rights complaint filed against Nike Inc. provides the most graphic description yet of a workplace that has been repeatedly characterized this year as a "boy's club."  The complaint describes an environment where women are paid less than me.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 2nd, 2018

raceAhead: An Ally For Civil Rights In Birmingham, Alabama

raceAhead: An Ally For Civil Rights In Birmingham, Alabama.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 30th, 2018

Civil rights groups ask tech firms to crack down on hate groups

Tech companies have begun to block hate groups but some executives have publicly grappled with whether they should determine who can speak or make money online......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 25th, 2018

raceAhead: On the Kroger Shooting, Pipe Bombs, and Civil Rights Under Attack

raceAhead: On the Kroger Shooting, Pipe Bombs, and Civil Rights Under Attack.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 25th, 2018

As Trump administration seeks to redefine gender, workplace discrimination is still a problem for transgender Americans

The Trump administration is considering rolling back protections for transgender people under federal civil rights law......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 22nd, 2018

Putin: Skripal Is "Traitor And Scum" And Not Some Rights Activist

Russian President Vladimir Putin has made a rare public comment in the Sergei Skripal case, .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 3rd, 2018

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute hires fundraising vet

The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute has hired a new fundraising leader in an effort to promote awareness of both the nonprofit and of civil rights history in Birmingham. Kate Cleveland began as vice president of development for BCRI on Oct. 1. .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 2nd, 2018

Janet Reno's sister faces $4.4M civil judgment; activists rally to defend environmentalist's free-speech rights

More than a dozen organizations have rallied to help fight the $4.4 million verdict awarded to.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodaySep 28th, 2018

Facebook faces discrimination lawsuits amid reports it allowed Uber to run job ads targeted exclusively at men

Getty Images Facebook faces discrimination lawsuits for allegedly allowing employers to target job ads at a single gender. Civil rights organisation the ACLU filed a complaint against Facebook c.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 19th, 2018

A Georgia charter school is bringing back paddling as a way to discipline students — but only a third of the school"s parents approve

Human Rights Watch/American Civil Liberties Union The Georgia School for Innovation and Classics plans to use paddling as a form of discipline for students this year.  .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 10th, 2018

Timeline of suspected Russian plot for Maria Butina to infiltrate NRA, GOP

AP Photo As Siberian gun rights activist Maria Butina faces a hearing in Washington, here is a look at the unusua.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 10th, 2018