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Mississippi Governor Signs Bill Into Law That Bans Critical Race Theory In Schools

Lawmakers in dozens of states have introduced anti-CRT legislation in a GOP political strategy to ignite their base, opponents say.
03/16/2022

Florida Legislature Passes First Law Restricting How Race Is Discussed By Employers In The Workplace

It’s part of a nationwide GOP effort to ignite their political base through fear of discussions about systemic racism.
03/11/2022

Kentucky Bill Would Make Teaching About Institutional Racism Illegal

The GOP is accused of unwarranted fear among parents of K-12 students about an academic framework taught in colleges.
02/16/2022

New Law Facilitates Removal Of Racist Clauses In Illinois Homeowner Deeds

Racial covenants were once used to keep certain neighborhoods white.
01/24/2022

Tennessee Education Department Rejects Right-Wing Moms Group Complaint Under State’s Anti-Critical Race Theory Law

They wanted books about MLK and Ruby Bridges banned.
12/01/2021

NY Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Ban Prosecutors From Using Rap Lyrics as Evidence

Sen. Brad Holyman and Sen. Jamaal Bailey of New York City introduced their “rap music on trial” legislation to the Senate on Nov. 17.
11/18/2021

Decision Made In Georgia State Rep. Park Cannon Arrest Amid Anger Over New Election Law

The legislator had faced a felony charge.
04/07/2021

African Ethnic Group Maasai Aims to Reclaim Its Popular Brand

Elders want to prevent companies from exploiting their name.
05/28/2013