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Science & Technology | Tech News

Apple dedicates Apple․com homepage to late congressman and civil rights activist John Lewis

Apple has updated the homepage for Apple․com this weekend to honor Congressman John Lewis, who passed away on Friday at 80 years old. Apple’s new homepage foregoes all product promotion, instead showing a picture of Congressman Lewis alongside one of his

News | The News

Civil Rights Veteran Shelby Steele: The Idea Of ‘Systemic Racism’ Is A ‘Corruption,’ Blacks ‘Have Never Been Less Oppressed’ In America

Speaking with Fox News’ Mark Levin on “Life, Liberty and Levin”on Sunday, civil rights veteran Shelby Steele, the author of “White Guilt: How Blacks and Whites Together Destroyed the Promise of the Civil Rights Era” and “Shame: How

Politics | Politics

Trump to sign order to interpret Judaism as a nationality

President Donald Trump will sign an executive order on Wednesday to interpret Judaism as a nationality and not just a religion, a move that the Trump administration believes will fight what they perceive as anti-Semitism on college campuses, a White House

Miscellaneous | Interesting stories

Hidden Herstory: The Leesburg Stockade Girls

In July of 1963 in Americus, Georgia, fifteen girls were jailed for challenging segregation laws. Ages 12 to 15, these girls had marched from Friendship Baptist Church to the Martin Theater on Forsyth Street. Never formally charged, they were jailed in sq

History | History

How Zionists Helped Destroy Segregation in Baltimore

Ben Hecht. Photo: Alchetron. After a year when Jewish and African-American relations were strained by the Black Lives Matter’s denunciation of Israel and …

News | Israel/Jewish Community

Opposing Honors for Angela Davis Isn’t Racist | National Review

Angela Davis, an apologist for the Soviet Union and now a backer of the anti-Semitic BDS movement, should not be feted.

Politics | Politics

The Atlantic: ACLU Declines to Defend Civil Rights | Breitbart

The ACLU came out against a new education department policy that bolsters due process rights for those accused of sexual assault on campus, a moved condemned by the Atlantic.

Science & Technology | Tech

Facebook (FB) approved an ad violating the Civil Rights Act of 1964 in 15 minutes, a ProPublica investigation found —

The world's largest social network is being accused of pandering to racist advertising. An investigation into Facebook's advertising branch by the New York-based non-profit news organization ProPublica found that advertisers can not only filter target

History | Chicago History

Chicago photos of Martin Luther King Jr. added to Smithsonian

He was a young priest with a camera when the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. came to Chicago in the 1960s, but now his images of racial tumult and civil rights marches are housed in the Smithsonian.

Politics | Politics

Oscars 'Night Before' Party Pulled From Beverly Hills Hotel Over Sultan of Brunei Ownership (Exclusive)

The Night Before the Oscars, Hollywood's starriest annual charity event, will not be held at the Beverly Hills Hotel because of the hotel’s ties to Brunei, where Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah instituted a severe new anti-gay penal code based on Sharia

Sports | Golf

Evans: MLK's impact extended to golf

With all of the trailblazers for blacks in golf -- including the likes of Charlie Sifford and Lee Elder -- Farrell Evans explains the impact Martin Luther King Jr. left on the game.