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Our civil rights are infringed upon every day in America. Our civil rights topics range from gay rights, abortion, women’s rights, transsexual rights, minorities rights to any disenfranchised groups that is continually oppressed by society or the government.

 Trump Administration Will House Migrant Kids in Tents in Tornillo, Texas

The Trump administration has selected a border facility near El Paso to build a tent city with 450 beds for migrant children. By NBC News’ Jacob Soboroff, Courtney Kube and Julia Ainsley   BROWNSVILLE, Texas — The Trump administration has selected Tornillo, Texas, for the construction of...

Rick Santorum’s id Calls Barak Obama A Nigger

Watch Rick Santorum's Freudian slip in this video.  

Discriminatory Redistricting OK With Supreme Court

  WASHINGTON – Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Abbott v. Perez: “The decision by five justices of the Supreme Court to silence the voices of Latino...

Racism At RNC: Black camerawoman insulted, called an animal and thrown nuts

Racism mars the RepublicanNational Convention after a GOP attendee was ejected for throwing nuts at an African American camerawoman while saying "This is how we feed animals." Former MSNBC anchor and Current TV host David Shuster originally reported the story via Twitter. On Tuesday, August 28, Schuster tweeted: “GOP attendee ejected...

Out Is The New In

For me, the most important evolution in any GLBTQ person’s life is becoming comfortable in their own skin. We’ve come a long way from bullying and hate crimes and made coming out more comfortable than before. But as world leaders, advertising executives and pop...

Trayvon Martin killed by single gunshot fired from ‘intermediate range,’ autopsy shows

Florida teenager Trayvon Martin died from a single gunshot wound to the chest fired from “intermediate range,” according to an autopsy report reviewed Wednesday by NBC News.

Fascism and Republicanism: An Ideological Comparison

In our Capitalist-Corporatist America, politicians claim to be educated and skilled in many areas of law and public relations. I would agree with them that they know law intimately, as they have many ways of skirting the laws of our country and making millions...

Closeted: A Southern Epidemic

It was a warm, spring day in northern Mississippi when I asked my brother’s friend to humor me with an impromptu photo shoot. Despite his insecurities, he obliged, pulled off his shirt, and let me click away, never once saying anything inappropriate about his...

Subtle Racism in American Politics

I've never been much for playing the race card.  In fact, I tend to go well out of my way to ensure that I don't make what social scientists call a Type I error, or claiming evidence for something that isn't actually there.  However,...

Dying for Acceptance

The current focus on ending bullying is a step in the right direction to end the LGBT suicide epidemic.  But sometimes the patience of a young person can’t withstand daily torture, sometimes the pain doesn’t end with graduation, and sometimes the ones who are...