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minneapolis mayor reconsiders civil rights director's reappointment


jacob frey will look into concerns over a hot line established to report hate crimes.






minneapolis mayor reconsiders civil rights director's reappointment


jacob frey will look into concerns over a hot line established to report hate crimes.






mayor reconsiders civil rights director's reappointment


mayor will look into concerns over a hotline established to report hate crimes.






mayor reconsiders civil rights director's reappointment


mayor will look into concerns over a hotline established to report hate crimes.






minneapolis mayor frey to nominate civil rights director for reappointment


after review, minneapolis mayor said he believes velma korbel deserves job.






minneapolis mayor frey to nominate civil rights director korbel for reappointmen


after review, minneapolis mayor said he believes velma korbel deserves job.






minneaplis mayor frey to nominate civil rights director korbel for reappointment


after a month of review, the minneapolis mayor said he believes velma korbel has proved herself worthy of another term.






minneapolis civil rights director korbel's nomination moves forward


the city of minneapolis’s executive committee made velma korbel’s nomination official tuesday for reappointment to the top position in the department of civil rights.






seattle civil-rights boss to step down as changes sweep city hall


director patricia lally is resigning, and other changes are being contemplated for the office for civil rights. but housing and education leaders are staying on under new mayor jenny durkan.






trump’s civil rights division will be headed by staffer who railed against civil


the trump administration has quietly appointed a heritage foundation staffer who has railed against civil rights protections for transgender patients as director of the federal agency charged with protecting the civil rights of all patients. though the administration did not issue a formal announcem...






trump’s civil rights division will be headed by staffer who railed against civil


the trump administration has quietly appointed a heritage foundation staffer who has railed against civil rights protections for transgender patients as director of the federal agency charged with protecting the civil rights of all patients. though the administration did not issue a formal announcement, roger severino is now listed on the website of the u.s. […]






michigan civil rights director declines bonus oked in secret


lansing, mich. (ap) — the director of the michigan department of civil rights is turning down a $24,740 bonus that was approved by a state commission in a closed-door vote. agustin arbulu said in a statement tuesday he appreciates the “vote of confidence” from the michigan civil rights commission at its september meeting, but says […]






mayor frey to back fire chief fruetel for reappointment


after months of speculation over who will be minneapolis’ next fire chief, mayor jacob frey has decided to back current chief john fruetel for another term.






mayor frey to back fire chief fruetel for reappointment


after months of speculation over who will be minneapolis’ next fire chief, mayor jacob frey has decided to back current chief john fruetel for another term.






mpls. mayor to nominate civil rights director for another term


after a month of review, jacob frey said he believes velma korbel deserves to stay on the job.






ex-doj lawyer: ‘i’ve never seen an administration so intent on pursuing an anti-


after a career pushing for civil rights in washington, the former acting head of the justice department’s civil rights division said she’s stunned by the trump administration’s “anti-civil rights agenda.” in a washington post podcast, civil rights lawyer vanita gupta sa...






mayor frey to back fire chief freutel for reappointment


after talking to other candidates, the mayor wants to freutel to stay on the job.






mayor frey to back fire chief freutel for reappointment


after talking to other candidates, the mayor wants to freutel to stay on the job.






ex-doj lawyer: ‘i’ve never seen an administration so intent on pursuing an anti-


after a career pushing for civil rights in washington, the former acting head of the justice department’s civil rights division said she’s stunned by the trump administration’s “anti-civil rights agenda.” in a washington post podcast, civil rights lawyer vanita gupta said the contrast between her time under former president barack obama in the justice department and […]






former attorney general holder honored by civil rights group


washington (ap) — former u.s. attorney general eric holder is being honored for his service to the cause of civil rights. holder is scheduled to receive the award from the washington lawyers’ committee for civil rights and urban affairs on wednesday. u.s. rep. john lewis, a georgia democrat and a civil rights leader, will present […]






naacp sounds alarm on 'decline' in civil rights commitment


leaders of the nation's oldest civil rights organization are set to meet with attorney general jeff sessions, saying his policy changes "signal a threatening decline" in the justice department's commitment to civil rights.






rights group asks germany to arrest cia deputy director


berlin (ap) — a civil rights group is asking german authorities to issue an arrest warrant for the deputy director of the cia over claims she oversaw the torture of terrorism suspects 15 years ago. the non-profit european center for constitutional and human rights has submitted a legal brief to german federal prosecutors alleging gina […]






southern states join to promote civil rights tourism


birmingham, ala. (ap) — southern states are banding together to promote civil rights tourism across the region. fourteen states including all of the deep south are joining to promote the u.s. civil rights trail. it’s a tourism website and campaign that will highlight about 130 sites linked to the modern civil rights movement. the joint […]






rights group asks germany to arrest cia deputy director


a civil rights group is asking german authorities to issue an arrest warrant for the deputy director of the cia over claims she oversaw the torture of terrorism suspects 15 years ago.






rights group asks germany to arrest cia deputy director


a civil rights group is asking german authorities to issue an arrest warrant for the recently appointed deputy director of the cia over claims she oversaw the torture of terrorism suspects 15 years ago.






mayor frey to back fire chief fruetel for reappointment


mayor talked to candidates, but he mistakenly thought chief john fruetel was going to retire.






education civil rights chief: ‘sorry’ for sex assault quote


washington (ap) — the education department’s civil rights chief apologized wednesday for saying 90 percent of campus sexual assault claims stem from both participants being drunk and that the rights of the accused are too often ignored. “what i said was flippant, and i am sorry,” candice jackson, the acting assistant secretary for civil rights, […]






letter: nation at its best when fighting for civil rights


to kneel, or not to kneel? this question plagues professional football, yet it is not much of an american question. these kneeling players are demonstrating a civil rights complaint. from the execution of the declaration of independence, this nation is at its very best when it is a civil rights movement. today, we do not […]






trump turns celebration of mississippi civil rights museum ‘into a slap in the f


four years after it broke ground and nearly two decades after civil rights veterans began pushing for its establishment, the country’s first state-sponsored civil rights museum will open saturday in mississippi at a cost of more than $90 million. but for all the work that went into it and a companion...






civil rights groups challenge registration deadline in georgia house race


a coalition of civil rights groups is challenging a georgia law that doesn't allow new voters to register before a closely watched runoff election in the 6th congressional district. the washington-based lawyers' committee for civil rights under the law filed a federal lawsuit thursday in atlanta...






museum to host exhibit of latina’s civil rights photography


albuquerque, n.m. (ap) — mexican-american photographer maria varela was present at some of the most dramatic moments of the civil rights movement, capturing images of voting rights demonstrations in alabama and efforts to create head start programs in poor, rural areas. as one of the few latinas involved in the black civil rights movement, historians […]






why state legislature must fund colorado civil rights division


the colorado civil rights division and its predecessor agency have been a key part of maintaining civil rights in this state since 1951. now isn't the time to defund it.






minneapolis mayor defends leaving town after australian shot


minneapolis (ap) — minneapolis’ mayor is defending her decision to attend a campaign fundraiser in california days after an australian woman was shot to death by a minneapolis police officer responding to her 911 call. mayor betsy hodges confirmed wednesday in a facebook post that she flew to los angeles for a fundraising event with […]






obama’s top civil rights lawyer to lead advocacy coalition


washington (ap) — the obama administration’s top civil rights lawyer will lead a coalition of civil and human rights organizations at a time when they fear the justice department will soften its stance on criminal justice reform. vanita gupta led the obama justice department’s civil rights division. she said on thursday she will become the […]






'mr. president, we don’t need you in mississippi.' protesters gather as trump sp


president trump made a brief visit to mississippi’s capital on saturday to attend the opening of a new civil rights museum as his presence sparked a boycott by lawmakers, civil rights icons and protesters who questioned his commitment to racial equality. “trump does not care about human rights!...