Council members unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday calling for the U.S. Department of Justice to look into the case for possible civil rights charges.
A civil rights says Huntington Bank improperly closed accounts held by Detroit-area Arab Americans.
CAIR says it’s concerned the accounts are considered risky because of the holders’ religion or ethnicity.
Rudy Simons, who participated in the original march as a young man, will be there.
Execs with a bank formed in part to serve people in southeast Michigan berated customers and exchanged email calling Indians derogatory names, according to a lawsuit.
President Obama says civil rights icon Rosa Parks has taken her rightful place among those who have shaped the course of U.S. history.
The Michigan Department of Civil Rights has filed a complaint asking to ban the use of American Indian mascots and imagery in K-12 school because it denies equal rights to American Indian students.
A U.S. postage stamp honoring Rosa Parks will be unveiled next year, one hundred years after the civil rights icon was born.
It is not news when Republicans try to block access to the ballot box for poor, minority and elderly voters. What is unusual is that Republicans are admitting it.
Unfortunately, political poll after political poll reveals that the presidential election of 2012 has much to do – in fact, more to do – with the race of the presidential candidate than most anything else.