Civil Rights

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Ten former McDonald's employees filed a civil rights lawsuit against the fast food giant on Thursday over claims of racial discrimination and sexual harassment at three separate locations in Virginia. Nine black workers and one Hispanic worker say they were subjected to "rampant racial and sexual harassment" by supervisors at three store locations...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Civil rights groups and anti-poverty advocates are raising serious concerns...
Jon Queally, staff writer
According to news reports, no federal civil rights charges will be filed in the...

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Change Happens (If Much Too Slowly) Dept: Civil rights icon and Congressman John Lewis (D-GA) tweeted out his long-ago, self-assured mugshot today to commemorate his 1961 release from a Mississippi prison where he served 37 days for "disorderly conduct," aka daring to use a bathroom labelled "white." A leader of the Selma to Montgomery March, the tireless Lewis has been arrested over 40 times fighting for civil rights - he calls it "good or necessary trouble" - for which we thank him.