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Civil Rights News: Save Census Bureau’s Community Survey; Prejudice Found Against Blacks, Mormons; Funds for College Shrinking

Compiled by Rachel Barr, a Summer 2012 Leadership Conference Education Fund Intern Save the American Community Survey Editorial USA Today USA Today argues for the necessity of the American Community Survey. The fate of the ACS, an annual piece of … Continue reading

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On the Daily Show, George Lucas Explains Hollywood’s View of ‘Red Tails’

This week on the “Daily Show,” George Lucas talked about his upcoming release “Red Tails”, which he says is the first action movie featuring an all Black cast. Lucas noted that the movie, which tells the heroic story of the … Continue reading

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Connecticut Not Enforcing Its Ban on Racial Profiling in Traffic Stops

Highlighting a news story about Connecticut failing to enforce its law banning racial profiling in traffic stops. Continue reading

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The Daily Show Takes on Anti-Muslim Bigotry

Jon Stewart dismantles the xenophobic arguments of the Florida group that pressured Lowe’s hardware into pulling its advertising from TLC’s “All-American Muslim” program. The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c Kabulvision www.thedailyshow.com Daily Show Full … Continue reading

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Watch Rep. Judy Chu Argue for Protections against Racial Profiling

Rep. Judy Chu, D. Calif., was among those in the House who have recognized the need to amend the Act. Chu reminded the committee that, “after September 11th, more and more members of the Arab, Muslim, Sikh and South Asian communities have been viewed as suspect based solely on religion, national origin, or attire.” Continue reading

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What Does Discrimination Against Women Sound Like?

Do female employees of Walmart have the right to bring a class action lawsuit charging that the company discriminated against them in awarding pay increases and promotions? That’s a question the U.S. Supreme Court (Wal-Mart Stores, Inc v. Dukes) will … Continue reading

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The Reality of Racial Profiling

The following is excerpted from a new report by The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights entitled Restoring a National Consensus:  The Need to End Racial Profiling in America (March 2011). The U.S. Supreme Court has held that racial … Continue reading

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