civil rights

  • Honoring Ruben Salazar

    Honoring Ruben Salazar

    April 23, 2008 By Sam Kushner

    Salazar was a Los Angeles Times reporter who covered the Vietnam War and then became news director for the Spanish-language television station KMEX in January 1970.

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  • GOP schemes to gut Voting Rights Act

    GOP schemes to gut Voting Rights Act

    June 30, 2006 By Tim Wheeler

    WASHINGTON — The civil rights movement has appealed for an outpouring of messages to Congress demanding that it stop far-right Republican stalling and pass HR 9, a bipartisan bill to extend the Voting Rights Act of...

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  • We are Joaquin: the legacy of Corky

    We are Joaquin: the legacy of Corky

    April 22, 2005 By Rosalío Muñoz

    During the 1960s, the American people broke out of the McCarthy era with mass movements for peace, civil rights, women’s rights, and labor organizing of agricultural and public workers. At the same time, throughout the Southwest,...

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  • Don’t take voting rights for granted

    Don’t take voting rights for granted

    March 18, 2005 By Tim Wheeler

    SELMA, Ala. — The Rev. C.T. Vivian of Atlanta stood in the midst of the surging crowd at the conclusion of the Bridge Crossing Jubilee here March 6. Well-wishers congratulated him on the big turnout for...

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    March 11, 2005 By Joyce Wheeler And Tim Wheeler

    40 years after Bloody Sunday, 10,000 march in Selma SELMA, Ala. — Singing “Ain’t going to let nobody turn me round,” 10,000 marchers crossed the Edmund Pettus Bridge here March 6 to protest Bush-Cheney voter suppression...

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