Tag: Civil Rights

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Raises Concern With Proposed Relaunch Of World War II Era State Military Force

NewsOne Featured Video Source: SOPA Images / Getty Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Thursday that he plans to restart the state’s civilian defense force, a temporary entity formed during World War II. The state has survived over 70 years without such a force raising concerns about DeSantis’ motivations.   Columnist Jamelle Bouie suggested there’s a […]

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Remembering Rosa Parks’ Resilience And Resistance In The Face Of Racism

NewsOne Featured Video UPDATED: 11:00 a.m. ET, Dec. 1, 2021 — Dec 1st  is a day that Rosa Parks deserves our love and admiration. It’s the day Parks was arrested in 1955 for refusing to give her seat up to a white woman on a public bus. Rosa Parks, the woman who is befittingly called […]

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The Supreme Court’s Next Big Gun Rights Case Has Allies Trading Fire

Though medieval English legal theory might seem ill-fitting for contemporary American life, the ACLU argued that restrictions on carrying arms in public are just as important, if not more so, in a modern democracy. “Self-government depends on the ability of the people to participate fully in civic, political, and economic life,” the ACLU argued in […]

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