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Remembering Southern Black freedom fighter Mabel Williams   |   April 25, 2014
Mabel Williams, who with her husband Robert F. Williams called for armed self-defense against racist violence in Jim Crow North Carolina and lived in exile in Cuba and China for a...

 

How Zimmerman's colorblind trial helps the Justice Dept.'s case   |   July 18, 2013
(This story originally appeared at Colorlines.) Veteran civil rights attorneys and advocates are convinced that enough evidence of wrongdoing remains from the George Zimmerman...

 

VOICES: NSA spying comes as no surprise to Gulf Coast advocates   |   June 18, 2013
By Cherri Foytlin, Bridge the Gulf It sounds like the stuff of movie scripts and novel fodder, the idea of darkly clothed men sneaking in and out of hotel rooms, leaving behind...

 

Trayvon Martin killing brings scrutiny to controversial self-defense laws   |   March 20, 2012
The U.S. Department of Justice announced late Monday that it would investigate the February deadly shooting of an unarmed black teen by a neighborhood watch vigilante in a gated...

 

Houston, We Still Have a Problem   |   May 18, 2005
Executives and investors will be gathering in downtown Houston today for the annual shareholders meeting for Halliburton Co. Inside, CEO David Lesar will be congratulating himself...

 

Ghosts of Mississippi   |   May 5, 2005
The FBI is exhuming Emmett Till's body as part of a reopened 50-year-old murder case, evidently to prove both that the body is really his and to establish how he died. From...