Tag Archives: Civil Rights

How African Americans Fought For & Won Birthright Citizenship 150 Years Before Trump Tried to End It

How African Americans Fought For & Won Birthright Citizenship 150 Years Before Trump Tried to End It

This is Democracy Now!, democracynow.org, the War and Peace Report. I’m Amy Goodman. And I’m Juan Gonzalez. Welcome to all of our listeners and viewers across the country and around the world. We begin today’s show with President Trump’s claims that he will end constitutionally protected birthright citizenship in the United States. In an interview …

How African Americans Fought For & Won Birthright Citizenship 150 Years Before Trump Tried to End It

This is Democracy Now!, democracynow.org, the War and Peace Report. I’m Amy Goodman. And I’m Juan Gonzalez. Welcome to all of our listeners and viewers across the country and around the world. We begin today’s show with President Trump’s claims that he will end constitutionally protected birthright citizenship in the United States. In an interview …

Austin Revealed: Chicano Civil Rights “Rise of Mexican-Americans in Politics”

Austin Revealed: Chicano Civil Rights “Rise of Mexican-Americans in Politics”

(music) – There’s increasingly high expectations being expressed by Mexican-Americans reinforced by the returning veterans from the Second World War who have experienced foxhole democracy. They come back expecting to be treated fairly, the way they were treated in the military. They’re still facing seemingly unchanging social conditions that we describe in terms of a …

Civil Rights Movements

Civil Rights Movements

Governments serve as the structural framework for the functioning of most societies and have a wide range of responsibilities. While there are many types of governments, they are concerned about similar national issues from the economy to education to defense to health. Outside of the government itself, so many other groups influence society. This includes …