Civil Rights

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
"You are seeing a brain drain out of the DOJ that is not normal, and it is a reflection of how aberrant this attorney general has been, with not only reversal of positions but targeting of communities."
Julia Conley, staff writer
"What do you mean, there's no data?" a lawmaker asked Secretary of Education...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
students from South High School
"Rather than seeking to silence students' political engagement and quashing...

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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.