Tag: civil rights

Barack Obama made a bit of history Thursday, becoming the first sitting president to visit a federal prison. This follows a pretty impressive speech...

We sure did get a Passel o' Stupid in reply to our piece suggesting that Memphis should get rid of its big Nathan Bedford...

Boy, do we owe Mike Huckabee an apology. While we have, in the past, subtly suggested that Mike Huckabee is a racist piece of...

Our new (finally) Attorney General Loretta Lynch has been on the job for all of five seconds, but she's already making it clear she...

Having learned nothing from the PR disaster in Indiana this week, the Arkansas legislature passed its own Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) on Tuesday,...

Now that the Justice Department has declared George Zimmerman a swell human being who merely shot and killed Trayvon Martin but didn't violate his...

On Saturday, your blackest president ever, Barack Obama, traveled to Selma, Alabama, to speak at the 50th anniversary commemoration of "Bloody Sunday," when civil rights...

A group that calls itself the Coalition of African-American Pastors has finally found a freedom fighter worthy of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s legacy, and...

The town of Rock Hill, South Carolina, took a step to right an injustice from the Civil Rights era, vacating the 1961 trespassing convictions...

So here's a sentence we never would have predicted we'd type: Leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints have come...

In a move calculated to remind Tea Baggers and gun fondlers that yes, he totally gets it, John Cornyn (R-Texas), the incoming Chairman of  the Senate...

Fox News wasted no time in repackaging the news that the Justice Department is not expected to file civil rights charges against Darren Wilson...

Hey ladies: You use the bathroom, to tinkle, right? How would you like to be raped in the bathroom, while you are trying to...

Hi, what are you doing today? Working hard? Hardly working? If you are the rage pustule known as Antonin Scalia, the answer is "helping...

Some white people in Dallas County are sick and tired of being victims, and they're suing to make sure they won't be oppressed any more....

Harry Belafonte is a fucking national treasure. (You, not being an idiot, already knew that.) Not only did he put food on Martin Luther...

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