Post Tagged with: "civil rights act"

‘Matriarch Of The Voting Rights Movement’ Amelia Boynton Robinson Dies At 104 (VIDEOS)

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People say they don’t vote because it doesn’t mean anything, but we owe it to Amelia Boynton Robinson and so many others to make sure our votes damn well do.

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West Point Colonel Destroys Civil War Myths (VIDEO)

West Point Colonel Destroys Civil War Myths (VIDEO)

It’s like a refreshing shower of truth to wash away the stench of Neo-confederate bullshit.

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Texas Rep. Still Doesn’t Understand History, Blames Dems For Confederate Flag (VIDEO)

Texas Rep. Still Doesn’t Understand History, Blames Dems For Confederate Flag (VIDEO)

Yet another stupid right-winger who failed history. It’s called the Southern Strategy. Google it.

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The Most Racist Things We All Grew Up With (VIDEOS)

The Most Racist Things We All Grew Up With (VIDEOS)

You’ll never see your childhood the same again.

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Jim Bakker Tells Mike Huckabee That Christian Persecution Could Lead To Holocaust (VIDEO)

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Huckabee is interviewed by ex-felon, accused rapist and televangelist Jim Bakker… it doesn’t go well.

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The Civil Rights Act Almost Allowed Discrimination Against Atheists

The Civil Rights Act Almost Allowed Discrimination Against Atheists

And women were almost left out.

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Rand Paul Says He’s The ‘Biggest Defender of Minority Rights’ In Congress

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Rand Paul may have spoken in opposition to the Civil Rights Act and hired multiple white supremacists, but he’s still a civil rights hero in his own eyes, dammit!

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Rand Paul Thinks The GOP Should Hide Its Racism Better

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The other problem is that Paul doesn’t seem to see the GOP’s racism as the problem. The REAL problem is that they don’t hide their racism well enough.

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Kansas Poll Turns Away 97-Year-Old Voter For No ID

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Last Tuesday, at her Topeka, Kansas polling place, Beth Hiller’s life came full circle. She was denied her right to vote.

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Conservative Racists Ruin C-SPAN Discussion Of Civil Rights Act, Demand Blacks Thank White People (VIDEO)

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Racists called into the program to deliberately sabotage the discussion by making it about white pride and how black people should be thanking white people.

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This Congressman Denies Constitutionality Of The Civil Rights Act

He's pretty much covered 'stupid' on every hot-button topic: immigration, poverty, marriage equality and, oh yeah, the whole birther thing that won't die. Image by John M. Fletcher @ FloridaTrend

Congressman Ted Yoho (R-Fla.) tells constituents at a Florida town hall meeting that the Civil Rights Act may not be ‘100 percent’ constitutional.

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WATCH: Fox News Contributor Thinks Gays Already Won Their Equal Rights, Calls Them Sore Winners

WATCH: Fox News Contributor Thinks Gays Already Won Their Equal Rights, Calls Them Sore Winners

George Will believes the LGBT community isn’t nice or neighborly by fighting for equal rights. In fact, he thinks they’re just being sore winners now.

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South Carolina Restaurant Denies Service To African-Americans On Orders Of ‘Threatened’ White Customer

South Carolina Restaurant Denies Service To African-Americans On Orders Of ‘Threatened’ White Customer

Are white southern racists now hoping and praying that the right wing Supreme Court will also gut the Civil Rights Act so they can be free to discriminate against blacks again? Do you really need to ask?

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Six-Year-Old Transgender Girl Wins Civil Rights Case In Colorado

Coy Mathis, leaning against her mother at a press conference, expressed a desire to be a girl as soon as she could speak, her parents say... halfway through kindergarten they decided to let her live as one. Image by Joe Amon @DenverPost

Coy Mathis expressed a desire to be a girl as soon as she could speak, her parents say… halfway through kindergarten they decided to let her live as one.

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Rep. Marsha Blackburn’s Opinion On What Women Want In The Workplace Is Absurd

Rep. Marsha Blackburn’s Opinion On What Women Want In The Workplace Is Absurd

Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) essentially told David Axelrod that women don’t want mandated equal pay, and that there is no wage gap.

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Washington State GOP Wants To Legalize Discrimination Against LGBT Community

Washington State GOP Wants To Legalize Discrimination Against LGBT Community

Should businesses be allowed to discriminate against LGBT individuals and couples?

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Rand Paul Sets Out To Educate Black College Students, Gets Schooled Instead (VIDEO)

Awwww! I thought I was smarter than THOSE kind of people. Really I did!

Rand Paul had a plan: Go to a black university and dazzle them with his intelligence and solid grasp of African American history! Then he started to talk…

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10 Reasons Why Rand Paul Is A Terrible Person – Despite His Old-School Filibuster Antics

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What’s not to love about an anti-war, anti-drug war rebel who stands up to Washington? As it turns out, plenty.

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Colorado State Senator Tells Religious Anti-LGBT Bigots To ‘Get Thee To A Nunnery’ (VIDEO)

Colorado State Senator Tells Religious Anti-LGBT Bigots To ‘Get Thee To A Nunnery’ (VIDEO)

It’s no surprise that the National Organization of Marriage believes their right to hate and discriminate supersedes anyone’s right to happiness.

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Family Research Council Employee – Birth Control Pills Are For ‘Whoring Around’

Family Research Council Employee – Birth Control Pills Are For ‘Whoring Around’

An employee of the conservative think-tank was fired after her boss described birth control as something for sluts.

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