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Colin Kaepernick to be featured in African American history museum; still no Clarence Thomas

Added: 21.08.2017 16:08 | 2 views | 0 comments

The National Museum of African American History and Culture will feature items related to embattled NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, but still has no plans to mention Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.
Harry Edwards, a sociologist who contributed to the museum's exhibition on race in sports, said he donated some of ...


Racial Issues Have Often Been A Test for U.S. Presidents With Conflicted Feelings

Added: 20.08.2017 12:59 | 1 views | 0 comments

President Eisenhower was not a fan of the 1954 Supreme Court order against segregated schools; but he sent the 101st Airborne Division to Little Rock, Ark., to ensure it was enforced at Central High.


Venezuela 'congress in resistance' rejects new assembly

Added: 20.08.2017 5:25 | 4 views | 0 comments

The opposition won control of congress in 2015, but the Supreme Court has tossed out every law it passed.


Politicians blamed 'both sides' during the civil rights movement: KKK and the NAACP

Added: 19.08.2017 22:18 | 15 views | 0 comments

During the civil rights movement and an intense struggle over desegregation in the United States, some political leaders would chide "extremists" on both sides.
In 1956, President Dwight D. Eisenhower preached patience without complacency in complying with the Supreme Court decision that declared...


Kenya opposition files challenge over election results

Added: 19.08.2017 2:43 | 10 views | 0 comments

Lawyers for the Kenyan opposition filed a petition with the Supreme Court challenging President Kenyatta's re-election.


Under threat

Added: 19.08.2017 1:41 | 12 views | 0 comments

A property law unique to Indian-administered Kashmir is being challenged in India's Supreme Court.


1st African American woman on state supreme court retires

Added: 19.08.2017 0:19 | 3 views | 0 comments

The first African-American woman to serve on Massachusetts' highest court is retiring.


Kentucky governor takes on rival before state Supreme Court

Added: 18.08.2017 16:36 | 14 views | 0 comments

A Kentucky judge has blocked Gov. Matt Bevin's effort to replace the board of trustees at the University of Louisville


Md. Removes Statue of Dred Scott Ruling Author

Added: 18.08.2017 15:29 | 13 views | 0 comments

A statue of the U.S. Supreme Court justice who wrote the 1857 Dred Scott decision that upheld slavery and denied citizenship to African Americans was removed from the grounds of the Maryland State House around 2 a.m. Friday. (Aug. 18)


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