Category Archives: Civil Rights

Effectiveness Of Social Protests

It seems to me…. “When counterterrorist policies are used to suppress peaceful protests and legitimate opposition movements, shut down debate, target human rights defenders, or stigmatize minorities, they fail, and we all lose.  Indeed, such responses may cause further resentment … Continue reading

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Racial Hypocrisy

It seems to me…. “There are not ‘many sides’ in the fight against hatred and bigotry.  There is only right and wrong.”  ~ J. B. Pritzker[1]. I find it extremely irritating to hear the seemingly automatic response from some people … Continue reading

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Black Lives Matter

It seems to me…. “’Black lives matter’ doesn’t mean that all lives do not matter, rather it is a cry for equal treatment in the greater circle of justice for all Americans.”  ~ Wayne Messam[1]. The U.S. – and in … Continue reading

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Resurgence Of Racism

It seems to me…. “Hatred, racism, and extremism have no place in this country.” ~ Angela Merkel[1]. The last fifty years have been an unprecedented period of human rights progress in the U.S.: civil rights, women’s rights, minority rights, and … Continue reading

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Evaluating The Turbulent 60s

It seems to me… “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed individuals can change the world, indeed it’s the only thing that ever has.” ~ Margaret Meade. The so-called turbulent ‘60s are largely viewed by many as a … Continue reading

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