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The Civil Rights leader nobody knows on his 100th birthday

Fred Shuttlesworth, one of the least known but most impactful figures in the Civil Rights movement, would have celebrated his 100th birthday EMWNews.com

On March 18, 2022, Fred Shuttlesworth, one of the least known but most impactful figures in the Civil Rights movement, would have celebrated his 100th birthday. Unless you are a historian of that movement or one of my friends, you probably never heard of him. Quick pop quiz: Before you began reading this article, how many of you have heard of “Bull” ...

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Social Justice Protester May Receive $575K Payout After Multiple Surgeries

Denver City Council to vote Tuesday whether to pay $575,000 to woman who claims she was injured by police during protests George Floyd 2020 efani SAFE Secure EMWNews.com

The city council in Denver, Colorado, is scheduled to vote on February 22 on giving a $575,000 settlement to a protester who underwent multiple surgeries for an injury she claims she sustained after being struck by a police projectile during the George Floyd protests in May of 2020. The murder of Floyd, a Black man, at the hands of a ...

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Civil Rights Groups to Challenge Martial Law in Canada | EMWNews.com

Marshal Law in Canada - Invoking a National Emergency provides the federal government with sweeping powers imposing bans on public assembly efani SAFE Secure EMWNews.com

The Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA) and the Canadian Constitution Foundation (CCF) announced their intention Thursday to take the “government of Canada to court” and challenge Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s invocation of the Emergencies Act (“the Act”). Invoking a national emergency provides the federal government with sweeping powers to, among other provisions, tackle the ongoing protests and blockades by imposing bans on public assembly in certain ...

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NFL commissioner calls charges of systemic racism very disturbing

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell met virtually with Rev. Al Sharpton and other civil rights leaders. Brian Flores' bombshell lawsuit racism efani SAFE Secure EMWNews.com

A week after former Miami Dolphins coach Brian Flores, who is Black, filed a lawsuit alleging both racism in the league and being offered money by team owner Stephen Ross to tank games, Goodell vowed action on several fronts. At his annual Super Bowl news conference Wednesday, the NFL commissioner was grilled on two hot topics that have put the ...

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The latest on the civil rights trial of 3 officers involved in George Floyd’s death

Minnesota 3 former Minneapolis police officers on trial for involvement in death of George Floyd under Derek Chauvin's knee May 2020 efani SAFE Secure EMWNews.com

In Minnesota, three former Minneapolis police officers are on trial for their involvement in the death of George Floyd under Derek Chauvin’s knee in May of 2020. The three officers face federal charges of violating Floyd’s constitutional rights, and testimony this week has centered on a controversial syndrome referred to as excited delirium. Minnesota Public Radio’s Jon Collins joins us ...

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Civil Rights trailblazer in the wiregrass passes away at 97 EMWNews.com

For more than two decades Bernest Brooks served as Coffee County District 5 commissioner. One of the first black officials in the wiregrass efani SAFE Secure EMWNews.com

A “trailblazer” in Civil Rights here in the wiregrass has “passed away“. For more than two decades, Bernest Brooks served as Coffee County District 5 commissioner. Brooks is one of the firstblack officials in the wiregrass to be elected countywide. In the 1980s, the federal courts created thepredominantly minority district which stretches across Elba, New Brockton, and into Enterprise.This article was originally published by WDHN(https://www.wdhn.com/news/civil-rights-trailblazer-in-the-wiregrass-passes-away-at-97) Scammers use recent ...

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Shariah Miller is Sick of Performance Activism

Shariah Miller is Sick of Performance Activism

Shariah Miller plans to become a civil rights lawyer so she can fight for equality and justice like other Black women protesting for change. Hailing from Indianapolis, she is an avid social media user who cares about activism, body acceptance, and Black beauty. Yes, I’m only 17, but I’m tired. Not only is the pandemic taking up so much of ...

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Systemic And Structural Racism: Definitions, Examples, Health Damages, And Approaches To Dismantling

Prosecutor Drops 1st & 2nd Degree Sex Offenses Black Man Accused Remains in Custody in Monmouth Jail

Racism is not always conscious, explicit, or readily visible—often it is systemic and structural. Systemic and structural racism are forms of racism that are pervasively and deeply embedded in systems, laws, written or unwritten policies, and entrenched practices and beliefs that produce, condone, and perpetuate widespread unfair treatment and oppression of people of color, with adverse health consequences. Examples include ...

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Stanford scholars examine systemic racism, how to advance racial justice in America

Black History Month is an opportunity to reflect on the Black experience in America and examine continuing systemic racism and discrimination EMWNews.com

Black History Month is an opportunity to reflect on the Black experience in America and examine continuing systemic racism and discrimination in the U.S. – issues many Stanford scholars are tackling in their research and scholarship. An unrelenting pandemic that continues to disproportionately affect communities of color, ongoing roadblocks to obstruct efforts to expand the franchise and protect voting discrimination, ...

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YDS acknowledges racial injustice in school’s history, lays out actions to become more inclusive

Dean Greg Sterling has issued an unprecedented acknowledgment of Yale Divinity School’s historical complicity in slavery and racism EMWNews.com

Dean Greg Sterling has issued an unprecedented acknowledgment of Yale Divinity School’s historical complicity in slavery and racism and has announced a series of actions to make YDS a more just and inclusive community. “We ask God for forgiveness. We ask those against whom we have sinned for forgiveness,” Sterling said in a statement to the Divinity School community(link is ...

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