User: flenvcenter Topic: Human Rights and Indigenous Rights-Regional
Category: Civil Liberties
Last updated: Oct 18 2019 03:18 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Elijah E. Cummings, civil rights champion and Maryland congressman, has died at 68 18.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, a sharecropper's son who rose to become a civil rights champion and the chairman of one of the U.S. House committees leading an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, died Thursday of complications from longstanding health problems. He was 68.
Ask Amy: Family wrestles with accusation of racism 15.10.2019 Denver Post: Lifestyles
Dear Amy: Last summer, my 10-year-old son learned a racial epithet (the "n word") from listening to his favorite music and watching his favorite basketball videos.
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“We have failed you”: CSU’s new president announces plan to address racism on campus in wake of blackface controversy 20.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The uproar on the Fort Collins campus began nearly two weeks ago after a photograph of four CSU students in blackface started making the rounds on social media. Some students were outraged that CSU administrators declined to punish the involved students, saying they were protected by the First Amendment.
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Weather radar proposal to improve forecasts in Four Corners 19.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A national weather agency has announced plans to lower its radar system elevation to better track weather in the Four Corners region including southwest Colorado.
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State audit finds Colorado Civil Rights Division slow to investigate cases, acting without transparency and accountability 19.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
Colorado's Civil Rights Division, charged with investigating discrimination complaints, is operating too slowly and without transparency and accountability, a newly released state audit found.
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Want to become a U.S. citizen? Get in line, new report says 16.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
Processing times for citizenship applications in Colorado have doubled in the past three years, contributing to a backlog that leaves hopeful residents in limbo for up to 22 months. The findings headline a new report from the Colorado State Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, which found that the state has one […]
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Since the 1870s, the West has led the way for women in politics 11.9.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Though racist policies persist, the West has a distinctive heritage of expanding voting rights for women.
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Doorbell-camera firm Ring teams with 400 police forces, extending surveillance reach 9.9.2019 Denver Post: Business
The doorbell-camera company Ring has quietly forged video-sharing partnerships with more than 400 police forces across the United States, granting them potential access to homeowners’ camera footage and a powerful role in what the company calls the nation’s “new neighborhood watch.”
San Juan County ends legal fight against Voting Rights Act decision 2.9.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The first-ever Navajo majority commission halted a legal challenge to the ruling that ended discriminatory voting boundaries.
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Stapleton group reclaiming park, neighborhood after failed name change, KKK graffiti and teen killing 2.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
After the shooting death of a 14-year-old black boy, racist graffiti and an unsuccessful neighborhood name change, Lori Pace wanted to switch the conversation to more positive messaging about Stapleton.
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Stapleton property owners vote against changing name of neighborhood bearing former KKK member’s name 20.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Stapleton property owners voted against changing their neighborhood's name, despite its connection to a Ku Klux Klan member.
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Letters: Target the employers in raids; Toni Morrison’s brilliance; Perfecting and weaponizing prejudice; Grateful architecture fan(8/12/19) 12.8.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Target the employers in raids
Connecticut’s transgender athlete policy subject of federal civil rights probe 8.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The federal Office for Civil Rights has launched an investigation into Connecticut's policy allowing transgender high school athletes to compete as the gender with which they identify.
Trump’s America: Where politics dictate “racism” definition 6.8.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
It was the last morning of the workweek, and Scott Bremner, a popular talk-radio host, found himself — again — in the role of accidental referee on the issue of race.
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Durango schools get surveillance cameras from safety grant 31.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Durango schools are getting surveillance cameras that officials say aim to allow faster responses to emergencies.
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Suburban women recoil as Trump dives back into racially divisive rhetoric 30.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Carol Evans approves of Donald Trump's immigration policy. She gives him credit for the strong economy. But the Republican from the affluent Milwaukee suburbs of Waukesha County, a GOP bedrock in the state, just can't commit to voting for the president next year like she did in 2016.
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Accused of racism, Trump blasts black congressman as racist 30.7.2019 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Facing growing accusations of racism for his incendiary tweets, President Donald Trump lashed out at his critics Monday and sought to deflect the criticism by labeling a leading black congressman as himself racist.
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Commentary: How school desegregation became the third rail of Democratic politics 12.7.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
The issue of "busing" has returned to public conversation following a testy exchange between Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., and former vice president Joe Biden in the second night of the Democratic presidential debate. When Harris highlighted Biden's opposition to "busing," Biden pushed back, saying he had been a "lifetime champion of civil rights," but just opposed "federal intervention" and what opponents called "forced busing."
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Man who drove car into crowd, killing one at Charlottesville protest sentenced to life 29.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
An avowed white supremacist who deliberately drove his car into a crowd of counterprotesters, killing a young woman and injuring dozens, apologized to his victims Friday before being sentenced to life in prison on federal hate crime charges.
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Review: Google Chrome has become surveillance software. It’s time to switch. 24.6.2019 Denver Post: Business
You open your browser to look at the web. Do you know who is looking back at you?
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