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The loss of her job propelled her to focus full-time on writing and expanding her newspaper, which led her to become a civil rights leader and more.My great-grandmother Ida B. Wells left a legacy of activism in education. We need that now.|Michelle Duster|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
We tried to deal with our original sin of slavery by fighting a Civil War, by passing landmark civil rights legislation.'Uncomfortable truth’: The new push for a slavery reparations commission in Congress|DeNeen L. Brown|February 10, 2021|Washington Post
Many advocacy groups and public health experts have begun to see internet access as a fundamental civil rights issue.One big hiccup in US efforts to distribute COVID-19 vaccines? Poor internet access.|By Tamra Burns Loeb, Et Al./The Conversation|February 10, 2021|Popular-Science
The bill is supported by the NAACP and the Anti-Defamation League, among others, which said it would hold platforms accountable for hosting hate speech, enabling civil rights abuse or enabling voter suppression ads.Cheat sheet: U.S. lawmakers propose Section 230 reforms to regulate online paid speech|Kate Kaye|February 10, 2021|Digiday
Equal access to capital and entrepreneurship is the final civil rights movementThe rise of the activist developer|Walter Thompson|February 9, 2021|TechCrunch
Rashad was there to celebrate the release of the Civil Rights drama Selma.Phylicia Rashad and the Cult of Cosby Truthers|Stereo Williams|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But the real mystery and injustice came from Brooke being essentially written out of the history of the civil rights movement.Ed Brooke: The Senate's Civil Rights Pioneer and Prophet of a Post-Racial America|John Avlon|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
As long ago as the early 1970s, he had gone on to support most civil rights-related legislation.Steve Scalise and the Right’s Ridiculous Racial Blame Game|Michael Tomasky|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Finally, we have a major film on civil rights in which African Americans are the heroes in their own story.Dr. King Goes to Hollywood: The Flawed History of ‘Selma’|Gary May|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But he also reminded the younger members of the crowd of the civil rights movement of the last century.Sharpton Recalls Civil Rights Struggle in DC March Against Police Violence|Ben Jacobs|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The reading world is deluged with books relating to woman,—her education, her labor, and her civil rights.
You are, then, to base your demand for woman's civil rights upon her simple humanity,—the value of the soul itself.
There is, however, a surely growing sense of this, shown in the substantial advance of her civil rights.
I had that in mind when I spoke to the Governor and asked him to include in your pardon a restoration of civil rights.The Code of the Mountains|Charles Neville Buck
He gives us a detailed account of his sufferings in prison, his loss of civil rights, &c., in the third part of his History.
British Dictionary definitions for civil rights
Cultural definitions for civil rights
A broad range of privileges and rights guaranteed by the United States Constitution and subsequent amendments and laws that guarantee fundamental freedoms to all individuals. These freedoms include the rights of free expression and action (civil liberties); the right to enter into contracts, own property, and initiate lawsuits; the rights of due process and equal protection of the laws; opportunities in education and work; the freedom to live, travel, and use public facilities wherever one chooses; and the right to participate in the democratic political system.