civil rights

NASCAR partners with FBI to investigate noose found in Wallace's garage

NASCAR president Steve Phelps told The Athletic's Jeff Gluck that FBI officials were notified and were on site by Monday morning.

While approving of protests, Americans unsure if they will invoke change

According to the polls, more than twice as many Americans (44%) believe that the protests will invoke change for the better as opposed to change for the worst (21%).

U.S. President Donald Trump holds a campaign rally in Sunrise, Florida, U.S., November 26, 2019
Trump faces backlash from African-American leaders on Tulsa rally

In 1921, Tulsa was the site of one of the country’s bloodiest outbreaks of racist violence, when white mobs attacked black citizens and businesses with guns and explosives dropped from airplanes.

Israeli police officers seen during a raid on the ultra orthodox Jewish neighborhood of Meah Shearim
Citizens' movements stored in off-the-books police database - report

"Either way, once finalized, the procedure will not be disclosed to the public," police said.

Joseph Lowery, American civil rights leader, dies at age 98

Lowery was a key ally of Martin Luther King in the US civil rights movement of the 1960s.

California pardons pro-Israel gay civil rights leader Bayard Rustin

The African-American trade unionist worked to help Ethiopian and Russia Jews emigrate to Israel.

Hate speech in South Africa

One of the things he said was, “Any family who sends its son or daughter to be part of the Israel Defense Force must not blame us when something happens to them with immediate effect."

'NY Post' coverage of Crown Heights riots
Al Sharpton admits to using ‘cheap’ rhetoric about Jews

Al Sharpton appealed to Reform Jews for a united front in facing down antisemitism and racism and recounted how the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s widow reprimanded him.

"childen "vote" in Jerusalem's Municipal Elections, October 30, 2018
Electoral Reform - Hope for Tomorrow

The good news is that according to surveys that we published at the Israel Democracy Institute, there is widespread consensus among Israelis on many of the most significant issues our country faces.

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