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On September 14, jailed human rights defender Chang Weiping was able to meet his lawyer at a detention center in Baoji City, Shaanxi, for the first time since he was detained and placed in “residential surveillance in a designated area(RSDL) almost a year ago. Police arrested Chang in October 2020, six days after posting a …

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) – The State Department of Justice is investigating the Kern County government into allegations of discrimination and civil rights violations in contracts and employment, the investigation may be linked to a controversial decision of the Supervisory Board a year ago. 17 News obtained an internal memo from Kern County sent to all …

Out with a racist, with a hero. The Alabama State University board voted on Friday to rename one of its residences in honor of civil rights icon Jo Ann Robinson, a catalyst for the Montgomery bus boycott and a former professor of ASU. The move comes a year after administrators removed the name of Bibb …

STAMFORD – Almost 50 years after becoming a pastor of Union Baptist Church, Reverend Robert Perry has said he is ready for a new adventure: retirement. During Perry’s decades in office, the church moved from Adams Avenue to Newfield Avenue, undertook and completed a multi-million dollar construction project, and later burned down his mortgage. “After …

The Munsters, soon to be rebooted by Rob Zombie, is a 1960s sitcom that gained attention when a YouTube clip with a civil rights message went viral. It might interest some to learn how The Munsters became an unlikely civil rights icon that is still relevant today. The Munsters Originally broadcast on CBS from 1964 …

Penney added, “At this point, as a director, I would be in communication with Walk and Murphy, PLC to deal with legal complaints, and this should not be board action.” Supervisors The three people from MCEDC who conducted the job interviews were Jensen, Todd Frein and Terry Byrnes. “Don’t get me wrong,” Frein told the …

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) – The brutal attack on a student at Sterling High School in Houston has been caught on camera, and now his family wants answers. It happened on August 24, but Juan Martinez Jr. still suffers from trauma and physical injuries. In fact, his medical bills are now over $ 15,000. The excerpt …

Memphis, TN, September 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – On September 25, the museum will host a free 30th Community Day to renew its commitment and once again thank the community. Thanks to FedEx, the free Saturday day will allow more families to experience the museum experience and learn more about how the museum came to …

SAN ANTONIO –San Antonio Police will get a 3% increase in funds over the next fiscal year, as approved by San Antonio City Council on Thursday in the $ 3.1 billion budget. READ MORE: San Antonio City Council adopts $ 3.1 billion budget Josey Garcia and Pharaoh Clark, along with Reliable Revolutionaries, a group of …

WASHINGTON – The Department of Justice will review how it enforces bans on racial discrimination by law enforcement agencies that receive federal funding, according to a ministry note, a move that could expand the efforts of the Biden administration to combat systemic racism in police services, prisons and the courts. While the review relates to …