Civil Rights

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Defense Lawyer Accused Of Bribing Victim To Avoid Investigators

A Boston attorney has been charged with trying to bribe the alleged victim of a hate crime to avoid investigators for months.

05/27/2015

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Boston Officer Indicted On Civil Rights Charges In Uber Driver Assault

A Boston police officer accused of assaulting an Uber driver while off duty has been indicted on civil rights violations.

04/02/2015

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Boston Youth Leaders Journey To Selma, Ala. To Commemorate Historic Day

Nearly two dozen youth leaders and community activists in Boston took part in the 50th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday commemoration events in Selma, Ala.

03/07/2015

Behold Monument Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Best MLK Weekend Getaways In America

Cities across the nation will be celebrating the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend but some hold a more historical significance than others.

01/07/2015

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NH Town To Pay $57,000 To Woman Charged For Videotaping Police

The Town of Weare will pay $57,500 to settle a federal civil rights lawsuit brought by a woman who said police were wrong to charge her when she videotaped a traffic stop.

06/05/2014

Thomas Kennedy (MBTA Transit Police Photo)

Brockton Man Accused Of Attacking Disabled College Student On MBTA Red Line

Surveillance cameras are being credited for helping catch a Brockton man accused of attacking a man who suffers from cerebral palsy on an MBTA train.

04/10/2014

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NH Bill Would Eliminate Restrictions On Residency For Sex Offenders

New Hampshire lawmakers are considering whether to bar municipalities from restricting where the state’s more than 2,500 registered sex offenders can live in light of court rulings that found the restrictions are unconstitutional.

03/29/2014

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Opinion: Republicans Finally Admitting To Voter Suppression Efforts

It is not news when Republicans try to block access to the ballot box for poor, minority and elderly voters. What is unusual is that Republicans are admitting it.

11/27/2012

Jeremiah Wright (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s Biggest Failure Has Been On Race Relations

Unfortunately, political poll after political poll reveals that the presidential election of 2012 has much to do – in fact, more to do – with the race of the presidential candidate than most anything else.

11/05/2012

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s Talk Of A War on Women Contradicted By The Elevation Of Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton is a glowing example of the heights women are reaching in the United States in recent times. She contradicts the notion thrust forth by President Obama and his political party that there is an alleged-“War on Women”.

10/24/2012

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