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17th Mandell JCC Hartford Jewish Film Fest April 4-15, hjff.org. Two documentaries are the highlights at the 17th Annual Mandell JCC Hartford Jewish Film Festival, which will be bringing 21 films related to Jewish culture and history to theaters...
The Boy Scouts of America has sent its members a survey as part of its ongoing debate over whether to repeal or continue its ban on gay members. Instead of asking for a simple yes or no, the questionnaire goes into depth on several topics, for example...
Change of SubjectIt’s impossible for anyone who hasn’t spent their whole life in a state of benighted prejudice to know the pain and hardship that people like myself endure every day in our efforts to ensure that gays and lesbians remain oppressed......
Let's not pretend that when you close schools on the South and West sides, the children affected aren't black. Let's not pretend that's not racist. ... Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis, speaking at a protest rally Wednesday As long as we'...
With the issue of same-sex marriage argued before the Supreme Court and raging elsewhere in America, a question: Is it possible to be a traditional Christian or Muslim or Orthodox Jew — and hold to one's faith on what constitutes marriage —...
The cost incurred by the city as it continues to defend itself against a slew of lawsuits filed by former and current police officers has hit $7.1 million and counting, officials announced recently. And most of the cases — which center on claims...
Tags: Google Inc., Theft, Minority Groups, Justice System, Racism
Rightly regarded as one of the most lustrous legacies of the civil rights movement, the Voting Rights Act of 1965 outlaws discrimination in voting nationwide, but it also requires that states with a history of denying minorities the right to vote obtain...
Tags: Politics, U.S. Congress, Minority Groups, Justice System, Voting
The state of Virginia will issue an historical marker in honor of NASCAR pioneer and Danville native Wendell Scott on April 5. The dedication will be at noon April 5 at the marker’s location at 118 Wendell Scott Drive in Danville. In 1963 Scott...
Carol Gilliam is an acclaimed trial lawyer who specializes in employment law. She started her career at prestigious firms including Irell and Manella, and then became Assistant United States Attorney, Criminal Division, specializing in civil rights,...
The other day, I stumbled across a conversation about homosexuality on a local Christian radio station. There were three people talking, and after the predictable hemming and hawing about loving the sinner and hating the sin (though in this case, the...
When Peggy Young became pregnant with her third child, she said a supervisor told her she was a liability and not to come back to work as a UPS package delivery driver in Landover until she had the baby. "I was very upset because I wanted to work; I...
Despite decades of regulation, legislation and effort, obstacles continue to hinder equal employment opportunities for African-Americans in the federal workplace, a federal commission has reported. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said...
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