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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