Category: To Be Equal

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In a Victory for Voting Rights, Texas ID Law Struck Down a Fifth Time

“No right is more precious in a free country than that of having a voice in the election of those who make the laws under which, as good...

Roger Wilkins

National Urban League Mourns the Loss of Civil Rights Champion Roger Wilkins

  “We have no hope of solving our problems without harnessing the diversity, the energy, and the creativity of all our people.”...

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“Skinny Budget:”  Federal Budget Proposal Abandons American Citizens In Favor Of Defense Contractors

“The true measure of any society can be found in how it treats its most vulnerable members.” – Mahatma Ghandi Some people look at a...

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Supreme Court Nominee Gorsuch Has Not Met the Civil Rights Standard to Earn Our Support

  “Overall, we conclude that there is an inadequate record to determine if Judge Gorsuch has a commitment to protecting and...

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American Health Care Act: Un-American, Un-Healthy, and Un-Caring

“All the progress that we’ve made in controlling costs and improving how health care is delivered, progress that’s helped hold growth...

Viola Davis: A Historic Talent Earns a Historic Distinction

“In my mind I see a line, and over that line, I see green fields and lovely flowers and beautiful white women with their arms stretched...

Poor white kids less likely to go to prison than rich black kids

Repeat Offense: Private Prisons Resurrection Represents Pay-To-Play

“The degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering its prisons.” — Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Russian Novelist, “The House...

Claims of “Fake News” are an insult to an institution that has risked lives to advance liberty

“The brutality with which officials would have quelled the black individual became impotent when it could not be pursued with stealth...

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Trump’s Travel Ban Betrays American Values

“Like many immigrants, we came to this country empty-handed. We believed in American democracy–that with hard work and the...

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New Justice Must Bring Indepedence to the Supreme Court

“Looming over this moment is the fact that the current Supreme Court vacancy is the result of more than 300 days of tremendous...