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  • Homeland Security Committee Scrutinizes TSA Passenger Screening Policies
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    TSA Passenger Screening Policies

    The House Homeland Security Committee held a hearing to examine Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screening policies and allegations of racial profiling. Among the witnesses were…

  • Discussion on Voting Rights Then and Now
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    Voting Rights Then and Now

    Panelists talked about the history of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and its impact on voting rights today. They spoke about the obstacles faced by African Americans in the Reconstruction…

  • Discussion on Women in Civil Rights Leadership
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    Women in Civil Rights Leadership

    Panelists talked about women in leadership roles in political movements for Civil Rights. They spoke about the similarities between historic struggles for Civil Rights and current problems…

  • Civil Rights Activists Briefing on Immigration
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    Civil Rights Activists on Immigration Executive Order

    Representatives from several civil rights group voiced unanimous support for President Obama’s decision to use executive action on immigration. Organizations represented in the briefing…

  • 201415 Supreme Court Term Preview
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    Supreme Court 2014 Term Preview

    Former Acting Solicitor General Neal Katyal and legal scholars previewed the 2014-2015 Supreme Court term. Among the cases they discussed were racial gerrymandering of congressional…

  • Civil Rights Groups Conference Call
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    Civil Rights Groups Conference Call

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    Black national civil and human rights organization leaders held a media teleconference to discuss the escalating tensions in Ferguson, Missouri, after the killing by a police officer on…