Trump Administration Civil and Human Rights Rollbacks - The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
In its first year, the Trump admin launched an across-the-board assault on our nation's civil and human rights. This is why we must all continue organizing to fight for the kind of country we deserve.
Trump blocks U.S. from nominating anyone to U.N. racism committee
The move is the latest blow to the U.S.’s international credibility.
Trump’s Justice Department isn’t enforcing civil rights
A VICE News analysis of cases and investigations shows enforcement is at its lowest level in two decades.
US expected to withdraw from UN Human Rights Council: report
The U.S. is reportedly planning to pull out of the United Nations Human Rights Council after clashes over key issues such as Israel.
Trump judicial pick who blogged favorably about the KKK and had to withdraw. Now he’s at the Justice Department.
Brett Talley, who has also written horror novels and hunted ghosts, returned to a job overseeing other judicial nominations.
Betsy DeVos to Pull Back Civil Rights Protections for Black Students Under the Guise of ‘Safety’
Betsy DeVos continues her methodical dismantling of civil rights protections for vulnerable students, this time setting her sights on Obama-era guidelines put in place to protect black students from being disproportionately disciplined at school.
FBI considers white nationalism as much of a threat as ISIS
The bureau currently has 1,000 open investigations into domestic terrorism, and the same number for groups linked with radical Islamist ideology.
Trump Cuts Funding For Groups That Counter Violent White Supremacy
The future of dozens of programs aimed at countering white nationalist extremism is unclear following a decision by the Trump administration to put their funding on hold.
Suspect charged for pipe bomb mailings says Trump rallies became like a ‘drug’ for him
Cesar Sayoc Jr., who pleaded guilty to charges related to mailing explosive devices to prominent Democrats, said this week that attending President Trump’s rallies became like a
‘Vote Trump’ Painted on Burned Black Church
FBI is investigating as potential hate crime.
Trump indirect on white nationalism issue after mosque killings
More details have emerged since the terrorist attack in New Zealand by an Australian national suspect and alleged white supremacist, resulting in the deaths of 49 people at two mosques. Joy Reid and her panel discuss the increase in anti-Muslim sentiment with the election of Donald Trump.
17 cases invoking ‘Trump’ in connection with violence, threats, alleged assaults
President Trump insists he deserves no blame for divisions in America.
Here Is a List of Far-Right Attackers Trump Inspired. Cesar Sayoc Wasn’t the First — and Won’t Be the Last.
Trump sympathizers have beaten, shot, stabbed, run over, or bombed innocent people. The president is radicalizing a generation of angry men.
Trump era unique for violent extremists inspired by US president
Rachel Maddow looks at the violent, racist, extremist groups that seek out street violence in the name of supporting Donald Trump, and wonders what will happen when Trump-inspired extremists collide with Trump-pressured law enforcement.