The only way to clearly maintain the civil rights
and liberties of adherents and nonadherents is by zealously guarding the constitutional line drawn between matters of faith and those of government.
The strongest chapters of the book explore how some blacks tried to make interracial intimacy into a civil rights
issue, and the limitations of this form of politics.
Chairwoman Berrien graduated from Oberlin College and Harvard Law School, and then clerked for a federal judge before joining the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights
and the Women's Rights Project of the ACLU.
The announcement was made at the Atlanta Rotary Club's weekly meeting and was attended by a cross-section of local business, elected officials and civil rights
President Bush late last year signed the Civil Rights
Act of 1991, which amends Title VII of the Civil Rights
Act of 1964.
In 1943, she joins the local chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People [NAACP], a civil rights
organization to which Raymond belongs.
For African Americans, the struggle for civil rights
has always been economic, social, and political.
One local lawyer who undertook to defend a civil rights
worker was visited at home by a couple of whites who showed him an affidavit signed by an eleven-year-old white boy claiming the lawyer had raped him.
Without television, I doubt that we could have escalated the Montgomery boycott into the American Civil Rights
activists had decided to lead a march that day from Selma to Montgomery to call attention to the plight of blacks in Alabama.
Some of the restrictions on civil rights
favored by those surveyed included requiring Muslims to register with the federal government, allowing federal agents to "closely monitor" mosques and permitting undercover agents to infiltrate Muslim civil and volunteer organizations, the Religion News Service reported in late December.
In fact, policy struggles over the meaning of family and attacks on LGBT communities and civil rights
have gone hand-in-hand: "It is no accident that the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRWORA), and the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) were passed and signed into law within days of each other," as Sean Cahill and Kenneth T.
While FDR is often credited with ameliorating the effects of the Great Depression if not actually saving capitalism, as the self-described conservative publishing magnate Conrad Black recently suggested in his hagiographic Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Champion of Freedom--critics continue to denounce his failure to secure the civil rights
of African Americans.
The two women had been part of the civil rights
and antiwar protest movements in the late 1960s and '70s.
Meanwhile in Los Angeles, the Reverend Jesse Lee Peterson has called any attempt to parallel the gay marriage movement with the African-American struggle "offensive" and declared the civil rights
movement to be "not about sex.