Tag Archives: Equal Rights

National Constitution Center: NCC Staff- How Dr. Martin L. King Cited The Constitution in His Mountaintop Speech

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Dr. King used the Constitution to make his case for the civil rights movement all the time and did it in a very intelligent and accurate way. Saying that African-Americans had … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Opinion- Clint Smith: Affirmative Action As Reparations

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat The main reason why I oppose affirmative action at least in the sense of reward any American or Americans based on race, ethnicity, or gender, is because I have this old … Continue reading

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Constitution Daily: Staff- Debating Affirmative Action: The Case Against Racial Preferences and For Equal Rights and Protection

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: Constitution Daily: Staff- Debating Affirmative Action: The Case Against Racial Preferences and For Equal Rights and Protection As a Liberal, I’m against racial preferences regardless of who they’re tended to … Continue reading

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Foreign Affairs: Opinion- Graham K. Brown and Arnim Langer: ‘Lessons From Affirmative Action Around The World’

Source:The New Democrat “Americans tend to think of affirmative action as a uniquely American institution: an outgrowth of the civil rights movement, intended primarily to improve economic opportunities for African Americans, who have continued to face obstacles to equality long … Continue reading

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James Miller Center: President Lyndon Johnson Signs the 1964 Civil Rights Act

Source: James Miller Center: LBJ Signs Civil Rights Act of 1964 President Lyndon Johnson signing of the 1964 Civil Rights is one of the most important moments in American history. Because he signed a law that granted access to millions of … Continue reading

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Slate: Opinion: Tanner Colby: Its Time For Progressives to Admit Affirmative Action is Not Working: How to Ensure Equal Rights and Protections For All

Slate: Opinion: Tanner Colby: Affirmative action: Its Time For Progressives to Admit its Not Working Erik Schneider on Google+ The New Democrat on Facebook The New Democrat on Twitter This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger As a … Continue reading

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Canal de Anblog: Bob Dylan and Joan Baez 1963 March on Washington 

Source: This piece was originally posted at FRS Daily Press on WordPress: Canal de Anblog: Bob Dylan and Joan Baez 1963 March on Washington The people at the March on Washington certainly weren’t dreaming and were at the start of … Continue reading

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The Economist: Americas View- ‘Affirmative Action in Brazil: Slavery’s Legacy’

Source:The Economist– looks like freedom in Brazil. “TO SUM up recent research predicting a mixed-race future for humanity, biologist Stephen Stearns of Yale University turns to an already intermingled nation. In a few centuries, he says, we will all “look … Continue reading

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Liberal Democracy: The Philosophy of Individual Rights, Rule of Law & Limited Government

Source:Wikipedia– Thomas Jefferson: The Father of Liberal Democracy. “Today the most liberal regimes in the world, those of the advanced Western countries, are typically referred to either as liberal democracies or, more often, simply as democracies. This reflects one of … Continue reading

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C-SPAN: President John F. Kennedy- 1963 Address on Civil Rights

Source:CSPAN– President John F. Kennedy (Democrat, Massachusetts) addressing the nation about civil rights in 1963. Source:FRS FreeState “President John F. Kennedy’s Civil Rights Address” From CSPAN When I think of how Democrats should be and this is going to sound real … Continue reading

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