The reopening comes 10 years after a white woman admitted that she lied in her decades-old testimony that Till grabbed her and made sexual advances.

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/nbcblk/government-reopens-probe-emmett-till-slaying-inspired-civil-rights-movement-n890811

 

July 13th, 2018

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More than 100 unsolved cases remain, Jones said, and better public access could result in breaks in additional cases.

http://www.startribune.com/bill-would-release-records-from-civil-rights-cold-cases/487804261/

 

July 13th, 2018

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A 12-year-old delivering newspapers with his mother was confronted by Upper Arlington police because he seemed “suspicious.”

https://patch.com/ohio/cincinnati/s/ggt5w/neighbor-calls-cops-on-black-paperboy?utm_source=alert-breakingnews&utm_medium=email&utm_term=weather&utm_campaign=alert

 

July 13th, 2018

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The incident occurred at the Art Ovation Hotel on North Palm in downtown Sarasota.

http://www.fox19.com/story/38592500/racist-note-allegedly-left-for-african-american-family-staying-at-fl-hotel

 

July 13th, 2018

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She was the only black student in class. And she could feel the eyes on her.

https://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/2018/07/05/black-students-mason-didnt-want-come-school-after-trump-elected/753890002/

July 6th, 2018

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Facebook halted a Procter & Gamble advertisement in support of gay rights, deeming it inadequately labeled as “political.”

https://www.cincinnati.com/story/money/2018/07/02/facebook-yanks-p-g-political-ad-showing-lgtb-support/752993002/

July 5th, 2018

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We live in tumultuous times today, especially regarding race relations.

http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/ct-ahp-column-blaser-tl-0621-story.html

July 3rd, 2018

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The activist minister from Cocoa who walked with the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and other civil rights icons will live on as a member of the Florida Civil Rights Hall of Fame.

https://www.floridatoday.com/story/news/2018/06/26/cocoa-minister-remembered-civil-rights-work/724733002/

July 3rd, 2018

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Most indicators suggest those living in New Orleans face even greater inequities.

 

https://neworleanscitybusiness.com/blog/2018/06/26/new-orleans-mayor-to-create-city-task-force-on-lgbtq-issues/

July 3rd, 2018

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“If government is to serve any purpose, it is to do for others what they are unable to do for themselves.”

With that assertion, President Lyndon B. Johnson on this day in 1964 signed into law a far-reaching civil rights act. The nation’s three TV networks carried the ceremony live from the East Room of the White House.

https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/johnson-signs-civil-rights-act

 

July 2nd, 2018

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