Civil Rights

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
For the fifth time, a court has ruled that a Texas voter identification law was passed with the intention of discriminating against black and Hispanic voters in the state—hopefully sounding "the death knell" for the egregious voter suppression effort. Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos with the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas on...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Gavin Grimm, the Virginia teen whose case against his school board has made him...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday ordered a sweeping review of police...

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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.