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Grocery and cafe workers in Jamaica Plain join movement to unionize

Workers at an upscale grocery store in Jamaica Plain filed a petition Wednesday to form a union, joining a campaign to organize workers at Starbucks outlets and other small coffee shops in Massachusetts. The organizing effort at City Feed and Supply, which also offers a cafe and delicatessen, follows union drives at other local businesses, […]

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UK to host Society for Ethnomusicology Midwest Chapter April 1-3

LEXINGTON, Kentucky (March 30, 2022) — From Friday, April 1 through Sunday, April 3, the University of Kentucky’s Division of Musicology and Ethnomusicology will host the 2022 Annual Meeting of the Midwest Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology (MIDSEM) with a hybrid of in-person and virtual presentations. The conference will begin at 3:30 p.m. on […]

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Nonviolence explained: A civil rights veteran preaches a ‘silent no’.

In advising students at Little Rock Nine High School who desegregated the all-white Central High School in 1957, the Reverend James M. Lawson Jr. says he prescribed a ‘way to deal with violence’ that creates transformation personal and social. . The Methodist minister, whose theories and strategies of nonviolence were used in the civil rights […]

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Labor rights are civil rights that are not talked about enough

If you want to share your opinion on a cultural, political or personal topic, create an account here and check out our handy article to learn more. ____ This month, 12 years ago, President Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act (ACA), reforming our broken health insurance system and giving millions of Americans access for […]

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Ukrainian journalists, civil servants, civil rights …

Ukrainian journalists, civil servants, civil rights activists and even civilians who speak out against the invasion of their country are being arbitrarily detained by Russian forces. The tactic is being used to instill fear in local communities, some say, with forced detentions lasting anywhere from one day to two weeks. It was a freezing morning […]

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Tunisia: the Echaâb movement points to two scenarios to deal with the political crisis

Tunis/Tunisia — The political roadmap for the second congress of the Echaâb movement provides for two “electoral scenarios”, Ali Ben Aoun, president of the party’s 2nd congress, told TAP on the sidelines of the second day in Hammamet. Either the success of the elections announced by the President of the Republic, or the failure. Faced […]

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Pope Francis calls on society to ‘abolish’ war in Russia-Ukraine conflict

Pope Francis said on Sunday that society must “abolish” war before it “erases human history” as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine stretches on for more than a month. Photo by Vatican Media/EPA-EFE March 27 (UPI) — Pope Francis on Sunday called on society to “abolish” war amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, saying it is destroying not […]

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Takeaway: Civil Rights, Trump Closes Jackson Hearing | New Policies

By LISA MASCARO – AP Congress Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) – The historic Senate hearings for Judge Ketanji Brown Jacksonthe first black woman nominated for the Short Supremehave been joyfulcombative and clarifying, bringing to life the extent of the nation’s partisan divide and the unresolved issues of its past. the fourth and last day of Jackson’s […]

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Takeaway: Civil Rights, Trump Closes Jackson Hearing | Washington, D.C. News

By LISA MASCARO, AP Congress correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — The historic Senate hearings for Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, the first black woman appointed to the Supreme Court, were joyous, combative and clarifying, highlighting the extent of the nation’s partisan divide and the unresolved issues from his past. The fourth and final day of Jackson’s consideration […]

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Senior US official for talks with government, opposition and civil society – Demerara Waves Online News – Guyana

Updated on Wednesday, March 23, 2022, 4:25 p.m. by Denis Chabrol U.S. Assistant Assistant Secretary for Caribbean and Haiti Affairs Barbara A. Feinstein U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary for Caribbean and Haiti Affairs Barbara A. Feinstein will hold wide-ranging talks this week with the Guyanese government, opposition, and civil society, the U.S. Embassy announced Wednesday. Ms. […]

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Overtake Greater Idaho Movement, Jefferson State Returns to Secession Spotlight

Move Oregon’s Border for a Greater Idaho, the effort to turn most of rural Oregon into a Gem State, has received a lot of attention over the past two years. But a truer — and much older — Oregon secession movement is now coming back into the conversation. The dream of creating an entirely new […]

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Black Professor Has Opportunity to Amend Federal Civil Rights Lawsuit Against Penn State

WILLIAMSPORT — The federal civil rights lawsuit of a Black Penn State professor who alleges university bias and racism has survived a motion to dismiss, albeit with a hiccup. U.S. Intermediate District Judge Matthew W. Brann on Monday dismissed part of Errol A. Henderson’s lawsuit against the university, but gave him the opportunity to file […]

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Barricades paralyze traffic all around Khartoum

The Sudanese capital Khartoum has been paralyzed by the widespread response to protesters’ calls to close all roads. Khartoum: Al-Taghyeer A state of paralysis hit the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, on Tuesday after scores of main and secondary roads were barricaded amid protests condemning the military coup. Resistance committees in Khartoum have […]

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Russian society looks more like North Korea, expert says, as Kremlin creates new ‘Hermit Kingdom’

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! As Russian President Vladimir Putin wages a deadly war against Ukraine, an expert says the country’s society is increasingly approaching that of North Korea. Putin has taken a number of actions to suppress dissent in Russia, jailing people who protest the war and even journalists who report […]

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Civil rights group asks to join Virginia redistricting lawsuit | New Policies

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia civil rights group wants to join a lawsuit seeking to force new elections for the state’s House of Delegates this year, but a judge said Monday that the The court first had to decide whether the Democratic activist who brought the lawsuit has legal standing to sue. Paul Goldman, […]

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Bhagwant Mann’s ministers: Young Turks, products of the Anna movement, both up for the challenge

At 32 and 31, Gurmeet Singh Meet Hayer and Harjot Singh Bains are the youngest ministers in the cabinet of Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann, who was sworn in as Punjab Raj Bhawan in Chandigarh on Saturday. Hayer, a mechanical engineer from Barnala, whose political career began in 2011, during the Anna Hazare movement, had not […]

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Women’s well-being for a healthier society

posted on March 20, 2022 | Author Dr Bhavna Barmi Women have important responsibilities to play in our society. In the social, political, economic, cultural and religious fields, their contributions are widely recognized. When they have effective skills and abilities in these areas, then they are able to render their involvement effectively. Women should also […]

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Black civil rights leaders call for resignation of OC DA Spitzer

SANTA ANA, Calif. — Orange County Black Civil Rights leaders criticized Wednesday the way Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer is handling cases against minority defendants as the chief of the State NAACP reiterated its call for the resignation of the county’s chief prosecutor. Spitzer has come under fire for racially polarized comments he made […]

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Isle of Man moves to thwart move of Russian billionaire Andrey Melnichenko’s two superyachts

MY A Yacht by Andrey Melnichenko. Corbis via Getty Images Britain’s crown dependency of the Isle of Man makes it harder for sanctioned Russian billionaire Andrey Melnichenko to move his two superyachts around the world. Authorities in the Isle of Man deregistered two yachts belonging to Melnichenko on Wednesday, according to a statement from his […]

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Redouble efforts to fight against IUU fishing towards sustainable fishing | Society

Fishing activities in Quang Xuong, Thanh Hoa (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam will further intensify the long-term efforts it has made over the past more than four years to fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing for a sustainable fishing sector and the lifting of the “yellow card” warning from the European Commission […]

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‘The Civil Rights Issue of Our Time’: Tribal Sovereignty Bill Passes Full Legislature

The Maine State Legislative Judiciary Committee voted Tuesday afternoon to advance a bill that would restore the Wabanaki Nations in Maine to the same rights as other federally recognized tribes in the United States. United. Before the roll call, several Democrats on the committee spoke to their colleagues about the importance of their vote. “I […]

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Things you need to know!

It is based on the 1955 murder of Emmett Till and his mother Mamie Till-Mobley, who later became an activist, starting the civil rights movement. On top of that, ABC provided a teaser video and behind-the-scenes look. “Today marks the 65th anniversary of the horrific murder of Emmett Till. Grandma Till-Mobley’s dogged quest for justice […]

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Shuttlesworth Day to honor Birmingham civil rights leader | Alabama News

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – Birmingham plans to honor its most prominent civil rights leader, the late Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth, this week on his 100th birthday. Mayor Randall Woodfin will proclaim Friday that Fred Shuttlesworth Day will coincide with his March 18 birthday. The proclamation will be released at an event at the Birmingham Civil […]

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Union Hm will address the Cooperative Society event in Bajipura today | Surah News

Surat: More than a lakh people are likely to attend ‘Sahkar Thi Samruddhi – Cooperation for Prosperity’, an event organized by the region’s cooperative societies on Sunday, which the union’s Home Minister Amit Shah is expected to attend The event will take place in Bajipura in the Tapi district, a tribal area. Shah will inaugurate […]

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Cincinnati civil rights and community activist Carl Westmoreland dies at 85

CINCINNATI (Cincinnati Enquirer) — Community activist Carl Westmoreland, a tireless advocate and self-proclaimed “troublemaker” who has dedicated his life to expanding black property and preserving black history, is died Thursday in Cincinnati. He was 85 years old. Westmoreland’s son, Guy Westmoreland, and his employer, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Centerconfirmed his death. Born and raised […]

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Tunisia: Imminent obstacles to civil society must be stopped

(Tunis) – Tunisian authorities should immediately drop plans for new restrictions on civil society organizations, 13 Tunisian and international rights groups said today. These plans, if implemented, would undo a major gain for freedom of association following the country’s 2011 revolution. They would constitute a new blow to the guarantees of human rights by President […]

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Civil rights groups set to take legal action against new Louisiana legislative maps

Civil rights groups are expected to file at least one lawsuit in federal court early next week on new political maps for the Louisiana Senate and House which are expected to come into effect for the 2023 election cycle. Neither card increases the number of majority black seats in the Louisiana Legislature, which civil rights […]

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Rally supports 7 Memphis Starbucks workers laid off after joining growing movement to unionize – FOX13 News Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Another rally was held in support of seven Memphis Starbucks workers who were laid off last month after joining the growing union organizing movement. Dozens of people gathered for the group known as “The Memphis Seven”. The group is now gaining national attention. RELATED: Starbucks lays off Memphis workers who plan to […]

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International events cast a large shadow in February

After a year that saw the lowest trading in nearly a quarter century, the war in Ukraine and associated market volatility resulted in another busy month of trading for 401(k) investors. . As international political events dragged Wall Street down, 401(k) investors responded with above-normal trading activity, according to Alight Solution February 401(k) Indexwhich tracks […]

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Without public debates and awareness of political rights, there would be no democracy: Justice Nageswara Rao

Speaking at the inaugural Soli J Sorabjee Excellence Award and Scholarship and Inaugural Memorial Lecture, Justice Nageswara Rao said on Wednesday that the Supreme Court of India, through all its judgments relating to human rights and freedom of speech, protected freedom of speech so that every individual should have the opportunity to discuss issues openly. […]

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Data Protection Bill Allows Civil Rights Violation – Groundviews

Photo courtesy of Gowling WLG With the misuse of laws, such as the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), which aim to protect the rights of citizens but are in fact used to stifle them, the government is adding to the list by introducing a new law called Personal Data Protection Act. The […]

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Indigenous judge awaits move on historic federal judicial appointment

Indianz.Com Video: Sunshine Judge Suzanne Sykes – Senate Judiciary Committee – February 1, 2022 Indigenous judge awaits move on historic federal judicial appointment Monday, March 7, 2022 By Acee Agoyo Indianz.Com WASHINGTON, DC — The Senate Committee on the Judiciary has again scheduled a meeting to advance the nomination of another Indigenous woman […]

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Contributions of women in society, essential to development — Obi

Former Anambra State Governor Peter Obi has described women’s contributions to society as essential to development. By Emma Ogbuehi In his message on the occasion of International Women’s Day 2022, Obi explained that beyond the stability of homes, which are the foundation of society, women play an important role in development, stability and the progress […]

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Civil rights lawyer Virginia Foster Durr is linked to Alexandria

Virginia Foster Durr (Both photos: Alabama Archives & History) From the Historic Alexandria Office Alexandria, VA – Historians of the civil rights movement remember Virginia Foster Durr as a friend and prominent supporter of Rosa Parks in Montgomery, Alabama during the 1950s and 1960s. But the roots of her involvement date back to when she […]

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UN body examines civil and political rights situation amid escalating government crackdown

Paris. The Cambodian government has stepped up its crackdown on key civil and political rights through draconian laws and the persecution of political opponents, human rights defenders, strikers and peaceful critics, the International Human Rights Federation said today. of Human Rights (FIDH) prior to review by a United Nations (UN) human rights body. The situation […]

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Netflix is ​​streaming a documentary about the civil rights movement in Ukraine for free

The Russian-Ukrainian war has now entered its tenth day on March 5, and several popular actors, directors, singers and celebrities from the entertainment world have sent their prayers and love to all those affected by the current situation. Sean Penn, who recently fled Ukraine where he was working on a documentary on the Russian-Ukrainian war […]

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Hospitals leave sixth wave of covid behind | Society

There are fewer and fewer coronavirus patients in Spanish hospitals. This Wednesday, the rate of covid patients in intensive care units (ICU) entered the low risk threshold (below 10%), according to the parameters of the Ministry of Health. This indicator rose to 23.94% on January 24, record care pressure during the sixth wave and on […]

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John Lewis missed on Alabama civil rights pilgrimage | USA News®

By JAY REEVES, Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Nearly 20 members of Congress began an annual pilgrimage Friday through Alabama’s civil rights sites without the person who inspired so many to attend in recent years: the late Rep. John Lewis. From 1998 to 2020, Lewis led the events, organized by the Washington-based Faith & […]

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Autherine Lucy Foster, critical figure of the civil rights movement, dies at 92

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Reddit E-mail Impression Photo submitted Autherine Lucy Foster Her desire to get a second undergraduate degree was cut short after just three days when a mob of racists assaulted her with food, rocks and other objects when she tried to enter college. University of Alabama. Autherine Lucy Foster, who earned a bachelor’s […]

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How charities and civil society can support Ukraine

“Our mission is to channel worry and anxiety about the future into collective action, to support Ukrainians and to prepare our organisations” The situation in Ukraine is devastating and urgent. Civil society organizations are on the front lines of this war – in Ukraine, in neighboring countries supporting refugees, and in countries around the world […]

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Civil Rights Activist Maxim Thorne Discusses Youth Voting and Changing Narratives – The Columbia Chronicle

Thorne discusses his work with Civic Influencers and discusses the political advantage of young people over other generations. Irvin Ibarra In the wake of various voter suppression bills across the country, Maxim Thorne continues to raise the voices of young people, especially when it comes to voting rights and democracy. Thorne, originally from Guyana, lawyer […]

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‘God’s Dog’ author Jonathan Pageau believes new social justice movement will turn into pogrom

God’s Dog author and iconographer Jonathan Pageau recently shared his opinion that the recent wave of social justice activism will turn into a pogrom. Source: Dog of God Pageau’s comments came during a discussion with Catholic Bishop Robert Barron, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, in a video titled “A Return to Cosmic […]

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Lebanese feminist civil society urged more women to enter parliament in 2022

The Lebanese Feminist Civil Society Platform held a press conference on Monday to voice its demands regarding the candidates for the upcoming legislative elections and to guarantee women’s equality in political parties. The platform urged the candidates to commit to “achieving full equality between women and men, to include it in their priorities as future […]

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From Soldier to Boss: Documentary on Civil Rights Hero and Dr. King Aide, Tyrone Brooks [Trailer]

From Soldier to Boss: Documentary about civil rights hero and Dr. King Aide, Tyrone Brooks, slated for release in fall 2022 A documentary about civil rights champion and politician Tyrone Brooks is set to be released in the fall of 2022, detailing the life and career of the longtime activist who worked closely with Dr. […]