Civil Rights

Black Leaders Stay Away From Civil Rights Museum Opening Due To Trump’s Attendance

Black Leaders Stay Away From Civil Rights Museum Opening Due To Trump’s Attendance

President Donald Trump attended the grand opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Saturday morning, touring the museum and delivering prepared remarks. However, there was quite an elephant in the room during Trump’s visit, and it was not only his past issues with civil rights and racism. Many black leaders in the civil rights community […]

Education Dept.’s Next Move–Rescind Students’ Civil Rights Protections (Video)

Education Dept.’s Next Move–Rescind Students’ Civil Rights Protections (Video)

Upon assuming her role as the nation’s education advocate, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos decided to rescind support requiring the U.S. Education Department to investigate loan servicing companies’ past conduct before the government awards lucrative contracts. Interestingly, these are the very companies in which DeVos and her family have vested business interests. Then she reversed former President Barack Obama’s directive […]

Betsy DeVos Strikes Again–This Time It’s Against Disabled Students (Video)

Betsy DeVos Strikes Again–This Time It’s Against Disabled Students (Video)

In America, we believe everyone should be educated. An educated populace is the backbone of democracy. To that end, we promise to all children the right to a free public education, regardless of socioeconomic status, disability, or immigration status. Well, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is working hard to do something about that. DeVos has already […]

PROOF: The Cop Who Illegally Arrested Utah Nurse KNEW He Was Breaking The Law

PROOF: The Cop Who Illegally Arrested Utah Nurse KNEW He Was Breaking The Law

It’s hard to believe that anyone could have watched footage of Salt Lake City police detective Jeff Payne attempt to arrest University of Utah Hospital nurse Alex Wubbels could possibly conclude that Payne could have possibly been in the right. Payne wanted to get blood from the victim of a drunk driving crash, but Wubbels told […]

FBI Joins Investigation Into Utah Cop Who Bullied Nurse (VIDEO)

FBI Joins Investigation Into Utah Cop Who Bullied Nurse (VIDEO)

Anyone who sees footage of a Salt Lake City police detective try to bully a nurse at University of Utah Hospital into letting him draw blood from an unconscious drunk driving victim would wonder how it was possible this could happen in this country. The nurse told him that hospital policy, as well as state and […]

Justice Department Wants To Use Funds To Eliminate Affirmative Action (VIDEO)

Justice Department Wants To Use Funds To Eliminate Affirmative Action (VIDEO)

According to the Trump administration, there’s a a serious problem plaguing our colleges and universities. It isn’t student loan debt. It isn’t campus sexual assault. It isn’t skyrocketing tuition costs. It’s the feeling among white students they’re being discriminated against. That’s right. White students feel oppressed. The system is treating them unfairly. And the administration […]

DeVos’ Civil Rights Chief: 90 Percent Of Campus Rape Claims Are ‘Bogus’ (VIDEO)

DeVos’ Civil Rights Chief: 90 Percent Of Campus Rape Claims Are ‘Bogus’ (VIDEO)

On Monday, Senator Patty Murray (D-Wash.) called for Betsy DeVos to remove her acting civil rights chief, Candice Jackson, for “callous” comments about campus sexual assault. Jackson said that “90 percent” of campus rape allegations: “…Fall into the category of ‘we were both drunk,’ ‘we broke up, and six months later I found myself under […]

Reagan Vs. Trump: Ronnie Really Was A Saint Compared To Donnie (VIDEO)

Reagan Vs. Trump: Ronnie Really Was A Saint Compared To Donnie (VIDEO)

Well, everyone knows we are not fond of President Donald Trump here at Liberal America. However, we are also not fond of the Republican “Saint” and former late president Ronald Reagan. Well, here’s a comparison of just how bad they are. 1. Mental Health Ronald Reagan eliminated tens of thousands of beds in mental hospitals all […]

Devos’ Pick To Head Civil Rights Division Once Claimed She Was Discriminated Against For Being White (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Devos’ Pick To Head Civil Rights Division Once Claimed She Was Discriminated Against For Being White (TWEETS/VIDEO)

As if this administration didn’t have enough white supremacists, another one is about to join. White Privilege Secretary of State Betsy DeVos informed the world about the dangers of grizzlies in school. After pandering to the NRA and getting sworn in, she’s now looking for someone to temporarily head the U.S. Department of Education’s Office […]

Trump Declares War On Judiciary With Frightening Morning Twitter Rant (TWEETS)

Trump Declares War On Judiciary With Frightening Morning Twitter Rant (TWEETS)

In the last year-and-a-half, Donald Trump has said some really chilling things in public, and fired off some really scary posts on social media. You will recall that this is a guy who found it acceptable to plaster a private cell phone number on social media, mock the disabled, and fat-shame a former Miss Universe. This […]

True Confession: Woman Who Got Emmett Till Murdered Admits She LIED (VIDEOS)

True Confession: Woman Who Got Emmett Till Murdered Admits She LIED (VIDEOS)

There’s a reason many African-Americans of a certain age cringed at Donald Trump’s blatantly racist dog whistles during the campaign. It brought back memories of the brutal murder of Emmett Till. In 1955, Till was visiting relatives in Mississippi when two white men, Roy Bryant and J. W. Milam yanked him out of his house […]

NEW DETAILS EMERGE: The Theft Of The White House And Congress (VIDEO)

NEW DETAILS EMERGE: The Theft Of The White House And Congress (VIDEO)

Twas the night before Trump’s inauguration, when all through Facebook, over 200 thousand people were watching a live broadcast. It began: “This is a crime story. The perpetrators:  a pack of political operatives and the billionaires in the shadows behind them. The crime:  the theft of the White House and Congress.” Investigative reporter Greg Palast, a […]

Idiot Gov. Paul LePage: John Lewis Should ‘Thank’ Abraham Lincoln For His Freedom (VIDEO)

Idiot Gov. Paul LePage: John Lewis Should ‘Thank’ Abraham Lincoln For His Freedom (VIDEO)

Maine Republican Governor Paul LePage said Tuesday that Georgia Rep. John Lewis, a civil rights icon, should thank Abraham Lincoln and other Republican presidents for freeing the slaves. On WVOM Maine radio’s George Hale and Ric Tyler Show, LePage said: “John Lewis ought to look at history. It was Abraham Lincoln that freed the slaves. […]

Standing In The Shadow Of MLK Jr., Loretta Lynch Makes Her Final Speech In Birmingham (VIDEO)

Standing In The Shadow Of MLK Jr., Loretta Lynch Makes Her Final Speech In Birmingham (VIDEO)

Just days before the end of Attorney General Loretta Lynch’s term, she stood at the pulpit of Birmingham’s 16th Street Baptist Church in the shadow of one our greatest leaders, Martin Luther King Jr., and addressed the citizens of Alabama. Lynch told the congregation: “We can’t take progress for granted. We have to work. There’s no […]

WTF?! Trump Press Secretary Lectures John Lewis On Civil Rights (VIDEO)

WTF?! Trump Press Secretary Lectures John Lewis On Civil Rights (VIDEO)

When it comes to Donald Trump and his coterie of spokespeople and advisers, it sometimes seems as if they’re all living in an alternate universe where everything is beyond recognition or reason. A perfect example occurred this morning on Fox News, when incoming Trump Press Secretary Sean Spicer decided it would be a good idea […]

Investigation Reveals Chicago’s Police Force Systemically Violated Civil Rights (VIDEO)

Investigation Reveals Chicago’s Police Force Systemically Violated Civil Rights (VIDEO)

A 13-month investigation into Chicago’s police department revealed that the city’s police force has systemically violated the civil rights of residents through use of excessive force. The report, released Friday, shows that these violations have most commonly affected the African-American and Latino residents of Chicago. Breaking News: The Chicago police have systemically violated civil rights, […]

The History Of Martin Luther King Day (VIDEO)

The History Of Martin Luther King Day (VIDEO)

On April 8, 1968, just four days after Martin Luther King, Jr. was shot and killed, thousands of people marched through Memphis, Tennessee. That week, Detroit Representative John Conyers proposed legislation that would make January 15th, King’s birthday, a national holiday. Two months later, King’s wife, Coretta Scott King, founded the Martin Luther King Center […]

35 Pro-Women, Pro-Immigrant, Anti-Bigotry Organizations That Need Help Now More Than Ever

35 Pro-Women, Pro-Immigrant, Anti-Bigotry Organizations That Need Help Now More Than Ever

Donald Trump’s presidential victory has left may progressives wondering what they can do to help. We see dark days ahead, and progressive groups need our time and our money to keep fighting the good fight. Below is a list of fantastic causes you should consider adding to your monthly donation list. Yes, there are a […]

WATCH: Racist Idiot In Gorilla Mask Taunts Black Lives Matter Protesters

WATCH: Racist Idiot In Gorilla Mask Taunts Black Lives Matter Protesters

A racist fool decided to interrupt a peaceful Black Lives Matter protest on the campus of Eastern Tennessee University. On Wednesday afternoon, activists were holding a peaceful protest on campus when Tristan John Rettke, a freshman at the university, decided he could not deal with this nonviolent protest. He responded with a level of racism that is […]

HUGE Civil Rights Win: Supreme Court CRUSHES North Carolina Voter Restrictions (VIDEO)

HUGE Civil Rights Win: Supreme Court CRUSHES North Carolina Voter Restrictions (VIDEO)

In an important civil rights victory Wednesday, the Supreme Court upheld a July decision to reject voting restrictions enacted in North Carolina. The restrictions were enacted by North Carolina’s Republican-controlled state legislature in 2013 shortly after the Supreme Court eliminated an important provisions of the Voting Rights Act. The provision insisted that in areas with […]

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