civil rights

Kavanaugh’s Appointment to the Supreme Court: Tipping the Balance

August 14, 2018

Kristen Clarke head of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law talks about the consequences for the nation’s future if Brett Kavanaugh is put on the Supreme Court

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show

June 25, 2018

Eze and Khalilah talk about the week’s Baltimore stories which include a conversation with a mother whose son she says was murdered by a police officer in 2006, the end of the Poor People’s Campaign, and Maryland’s Democratic primary races on Tuesday

The New Sit-Ins

The New Sit-Ins

May 30, 2018

As incidents of racial profiling, discrimination, and police brutality are filmed in commercial spaces, activists re-invent the lunch-counter sit-ins of the 1960s

United Kingdom

September 17, 2017
CAGE International Director Muhammad Rabbani is about to stand trial for refusing to give UK police the password to his laptop, which contained information about torture survivors. He’s using his case to challenge Britain’s anti-terrorism legislation, Schedule 7

Anti-Civil Rights Judge Neil Gorsuch Sworn In As Supreme Court Justice

April 11, 2017

Kyle Barry of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund says that Gorsuch has a long record of hostility towards civil rights and in favor of big business

Travel Ban

March 15, 2017
The ruling is a major setback for the Islamophobic agenda of President Donald Trump, says Center for Constitutional Rights fellow Noor Zafar

Former Colleague of Jeff Sessions Says Trump’s Pick Unqualified to be Attorney General

January 5, 2017

Veteran civil rights prosecutor Gerald Hebert, who opposed Sessions’s bid for judgeship in 1986, says the senator has opposed virtually all civil rights legislation

Surveillance State

October 12, 2016
Promotional materials obtained by civil rights organization show Geofeedia tapped social media feeds to track activists on behalf of police in Baltimore and Ferguson

The Laura Flanders Show

September 2, 2016
This week, Laura Flanders interviews Jessica Gordon Nembhard on the role that economic cooperation played in the civil rights movement

#VeteransForKaepernick Support Protest Against Police Brutality

August 31, 2016

Veterans Rory Fanning and Ramon Mejia support the NFL quarterback because the US government kills with impunity at home and abroad