High’s new exhibition uses children’s books to tap into Civil Rights Movement

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Why are anti-racism forces silent on anti-Semitism?

The recent spate of African American celebrities disseminating anti-Semitic conspiracies and images on social media has grabbed national attention and has many wondering: Where are anti-racism advocates when the offense is anti-Semitism? The expressions of Jew-hatred, including Twitter tirades glorifying violence, are not limited to athletes and artists with massive social media followers. Rodney Muhammad, head of the Philadelphia NAACP,...

As America Passes Tragic COVID-19 Milestone, Republican Leaders Obstruct Relief

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Shin Inouye, , 202.869.0398WASHINGTON – Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement as the nation passes the tragic milestone of having lost 200,000 lives to COVID-19:“As our nation mourns the tragic loss of 200,000 lives due to COVID-19, one would expect our political leaders to be relentlessly...

US civil rights march in DC to go ahead with virus precautions

Amid widespread protests and unrest over the police killings of Black Americans, a national commemoration of the 1963 civil rights March on Washington is being reconfigured to comply with coronavirus protocols in the District of Columbia.Although many marchers will arrive via charter buses from surrounding communities on August 28, the Reverend Al Sharpton, one of the organisers, will ask...