civil rights

FILE-In this Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019 file photo, Tom Perez, left, chair of the Democratic National Committee, and Nikema Williams, chair of the Georgia Democratic Party, speak with reporters, in Atlanta.
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July 20, 2020 - 2:59 pm
Georgia Dems choose state chair to replace Lewis on ballot
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FILE - In this Thursday, May 10, 2007 file photo, U.S. Rep. John Lewis, R-Ga., in his office on Capitol Hill, in Washington.
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July 18, 2020 - 7:07 am
John Lewis, lion of civil rights and Congress, dies at 80
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People film the only statue of a Confederate general, Albert Pike, in the nation's capital after it was toppled by protesters and set on fire in Washington early Saturday, June 20, 2020.
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June 20, 2020 - 12:12 pm
DC protesters pull down, burn statue of Confederate general
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A woman enters a Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles drivers license service center, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, in Hialeah, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
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WRVA News
October 14, 2019 - 12:53 pm
By MIKE SCHNEIDER Associated Press (AP) — The U.S. Census Bureau is asking states for drivers' license records that typically include citizenship data and has made a new request for information on recipients of government assistance, alarming some civil rights advocates. The two approaches,...
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October 07, 2019 - 4:30 pm
By MARK SHERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Abortion rights as well as protections for young immigrants and LGBT people top an election-year agenda for the Supreme Court. Its conservative majority will have ample opportunity to flex its muscle, testing Chief Justice John Roberts' attempts to...
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July 12, 2018 - 10:16 am
By JAY REEVES , Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The federal government has reopened its investigation into the slaying of Emmett Till, the black teenager whose brutal killing in Mississippi shocked the world and helped inspire the civil rights movement more than 60 years ago. The Justice...
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June 06, 2018 - 12:24 pm
By LARRY NEUMEISTER , Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Civil rights lawyers sued the U.S. Commerce Department on Wednesday to try to stop plans to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, calling it an unconstitutional attempt to discriminate against immigrants. The Manhattan federal court...
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