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|North Carolina board makes measured choices on voting plans|
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's Republican-controlled Board of Elections took a measured approach Thursday to settling local quarrels over early voting plans, refusing to expand voting on Sundays this fall but increasing access to the ballot in counties where…
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|Rev. Jesse Jackson rips Jeff Sessions, Betsy DeVos|
Rev. Jesse Jackson said that President Trump's choice of attorney general, Jeff Sessions, represents "a stab in the heart of our struggle."
810 points by Daily News | Voting Rights Act Jesse Jackson Martin Luther King Jr. Acts of the Apostles
|Bloomberg: Anti-Trump movement can learn from the 1960s|
Political theater, democracy “in the streets” – it’s supposed to feel like the 1960s again.The high so far was likely the impassioned but mostly orderly march in Washington the day after Donald Trump’s inauguration. Drawing a half-million people, it included a broad range of participants. The low ca...
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|Attorney General Sessions and NAACP President Brooks chat by phone|
After weeks of being at direct odds, the newly confirmed attorney general of the United States and the president of the NAACP talked by tele...
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|Rev. Jesse Jackson: Sessions is threatening to civil rights|
The nomination of U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions, a man once deemed too racially insensitive to be a federal judge, as attorney general of the United States is hurtful and threatening to the cause of civil and human rights. In light of President-elect Donald Trump's campaign promises of mass deportations...
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|City removes artwork showing Trump slogan and civil rights photo|
“Make America Great Again,” the banner reads on top of civil rights protesters during the Bloody Sunday march in Selma, Ala.
1620 points by Daily News | Voting Rights Act Donald Trump Political action committee Selma to Montgomery marches Civil and political rights Civil rights and liberties Political philosophy Ivana Trump
|Civil rights groups brace to fight Congress and Trump|
Despite dim prospects, civil rights groups urge GOP leaders to bring up voting rights bill
8 points by USA Today | Law Democracy Civil and political rights Voting Rights Act Supreme Court of the United States Donald Trump Rights Economic social and cultural rights
|Lawyer at center of Jeff Sessions racism controversy speaks out|
Civil rights attorney Gerry Hebert testified in 1986 that Sessions had repeatedly made racially insensitive remarks in his presence.
829 points by Daily News | Law Voting Rights Act Civil and political rights Democracy Jeff Sessions United States Department of Justice Alabama Fraud
|NAACP president: Our mettle is being tested|
The key to success in this election: Making a national election feel local, according to NAACP’s Cornell William Brooks.
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