This year marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of William Still. Yet a free black Philadelphia who helped nearly 1,000 runaway slaves to freedom on the Underground Railroad, later became a civil rights pioneer who fought for black suffrage and streetcar integration. from the city. But few Philadelphians know him or know his singular …

Elizabeth man sentenced to 148 years in state prison for breaking into motel rooms and forcing couples to have sex at gunpoint will not receive compensation under ‘a decision of the court of appeal. The Appeal Division upheld the conviction and sentence of Rasheed Powell, 48, also known as Rashid Powell and Rashad Powell, but …

BERNE – The Republican Committee of Berne has nominated its candidates for this year’s elections, minus two municipal judges who declined the nomination. Outgoing judges Alan Zuk and Albert Raymond were appointed by the GOP after previously being appointed by the Democratic and Conservative parties. Zuk is a Democrat and Raymond is a Tory, according …

In Talbot’s essay, there is a predictable opposition between what is “progressive” – ​​and therefore obviously to be adopted – and what is “traditional”. It goes without saying that inherited practices and values ​​generally stand in the way of equality and fairness. She notes that other more liberal Christian churches began ordaining women and adopting …

Editor’s Note: This article, distributed by The Associated Press, originally appeared on The Conversation site. The Conversation is an independent, not-for-profit source of information, analysis, and commentary from academic experts. By Paul M. Collins Jr .. University of Massachusetts Amherstand Artemus Ward, University of Northern Illinois The pressure on Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to …

A free concert by American folk singer Chris Vallillo will take place on Monday, July 19 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in Room 206 of the Madison County Courthouse Administration Building. The concert, Oh Freedom! Songs of the Civil Rights Movement celebrates incredible music from the early struggle for equal rights. The concert is …

Across the country, Republican lawmakers are using straw man arguments over voter fraud to impose increasing restrictions on access to the ballot box. In response, President Joe Biden and others called the changes “un-American,” rhetorically downplaying the violence of voter suppression that has actually been central to US history. When Congress passed the Voting Rights …

“But the lawyer,” Judge John Owens interrupted, “you can call it judicial abuse. . . you can also call it judicial frustration – where we have a judge who really wants to find a solution here – and in his opinion there has been a dismal failure on the part of the elected officials in …

The new museum candidate for the symbol of istanbul in gazhane has opened its doors The new IMM administration opened the historic Hasanpaşa Gazhanesi, which was tendered by the old administration in 2014 and pledged to complete it in 2019, under the name “Museum Gazhane” after about a year and a half of work. . …

TORRANCE (CBSLA) – The family of Nicholas Burgos, 38, who was gunned down last year by a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, have filed a federal civil rights complaint. Burgos was a patient in the hospital’s mental health department last October. A family lawyer said he was wearing a hospital gown …