John Lewis: A final day of tribute in Washington as some lawmakers push to honor legacy with voting rights bill

John Lewis will lie in state in the Capitol for a second day Tuesday, giving the public time to pay respects before his funeral in Georgia.        GANNETT Syndication Service SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX … Read more…

Grasshopper Acquires U.S. Rights To Berlinale Prizewinning ‘Los Conductos’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Grasshopper Film has acquired U.S. rights to Camilo Restrepo’s critically acclaimed feature debut, “Los Conductos,” which won the best first film award at this year’s Berlin Film Festival. “Los Conductos” — represented in international markets by Brussels-based Best Friend Forever … Read more…

Ruling on LGBTQ rights once again reveals precarious nature of Supreme Court’s conservative majority

During their short time on the high court, the two conservatives have shown they are willing to tangle with doctrinaire conservatism – and each other.        GANNETT Syndication Service SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription … Read more…

Op-ed: U.S. and European tensions jeopardize 75 years of democracy, open markets and individual rights

Tensions aren’t new in transatlantic relations. The reason to act more decisively now is the historic moment, a new era of major power competition that will define the years ahead. Commentary BEST DEAL UPDATE: Best of Web Pricing! Search 280+ … Read more…

People Really Do Get Their Civil Rights History From Movies Like The Help. The Problem With That Is Clear

As the death of George Floyd and the protests that have followed trigger a new level of awareness of systemic racism, many non-Black people are now engaging in the crucial work of educating themselves about the history behind this moment. … Read more…

The Rich History of Black Roller Skating Rinks—and Their Civil Rights Legacy

Photo Illustration by Sarah Rogers/Photos Getty United Skates, a 2019 documentary film highlighting the history of black roller skating rinks, opens with a shot that is all-too-prescient for this summer of Black Lives Matter demonstrations: police sirens.  As black families, … Read more…

New Distributor Rainmaker Takes Global Rights to David Tennant and Michael Sheen Lockdown Comedy ‘Staged’

New distributor Rainmaker Content has secured global rights excluding the U.K. to BBC One lockdown comedy “Staged,” starring David Tennant and Michael Sheen. Launching on BBC One today, the Infinity Hill and GCB Films Production six part series is written … Read more…

Report: Education Dept. Says Connecticut Policy Allowing Trans Athletes to Compete in Girls Sports Is Civil Rights Violation

(Hartford, Conn.) — A Connecticut policy that allows transgender athletes to compete in girls sports violates the civil rights of female athletes, the U.S. Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights has ruled. The ruling, which was obtained Thursday by The … Read more…

Bill Barr’s Bullshit Weaponizes Justice’s Civil Rights Division to Fight Against Trump’s Own COVID-19 Guidance

Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast/Getty The document William Barr’s Justice Department filed in an Illinois federal court on Friday was its latest incoherent broadside compromising the credibility of the government, this time by attacking policies advocated by the … Read more…

Supreme Court prepares for major decisions on Trump taxes, LGBT rights, immigration and abortion

While the White House and Congress are focused on the next steps in dealing with the coronavirus, decisions from the Supreme Court on DACA, abortion, Trump’s tax records and LGBT worker rights could shape the political landscape for years to … Read more…

‘Mrs. America’ and the Fight Over Phyllis Schlafly, the Woman Who Killed the Equal Rights Amendment

Mrs. America creator Dahvi Waller knew going in that her series about Phyllis Schlafly’s fight to kill the Equal Rights Amendment would face blowback from both sides. Some conservatives would rail against it as propaganda, and some feminists would consider … Read more…

‘Disney on Broadway’ coronavirus fundraiser has been ‘frozen’ over streaming rights

A fundraising streaming of 2019’s Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway has been canceled after the organizers failed to get the rights. ‘Disney on Broadway’ had been set to air Monday on Broadwaycares.org with proceeds supporting the Broadway Cares/Equity … Read more…

Another Inmate Dies In Mississippi Prison After DOJ Opens Civil Rights Investigation

Following a spate of deaths at Mississippi State Penitentiary, the Justice Department opened a civil rights investigation. Now, another death has been added to the list. Latino Voices – Latino News, Entertainment, Style and Culture BEST DEAL UPDATES: SPECIAL NEWS … Read more…

What does internet consent look like in 2020?—Here’s why an online human rights activist says it’s a “democratic issue”

What does internet consent look like in 2020?—Here’s why an online human rights activist says it’s a “democratic issue” Warning: This story discusses the topic of nonconsensual pornography and sexual assault. Facebook has all our data, Russia might have our … Read more…

Civil rights activists clash over 2020 African American voters supporting Trump

Civil rights activist Leo Terrell and Project 21 co-chairman Horace Cooper clashed on “The Ingraham Angle” Wednesday over President Trump’s outreach to African-Americans voters. FOX News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and … Read more…

Zuckerberg’s speech draws ire from 2020 candidates, civil rights advocates

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg drew fresh ire from Democratic presidential candidates, free speech experts and civil rights advocates, who argued his speech in Washington this week failed to acknowledged the troubles with the tech giant’s practices. Technology BEST DEAL … Read more…

Supreme Court Hearing Arguments In Cases Set To Impact LGBT People’s Workplace Rights | TIME

TIME SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating over … Read more…

Atlanta police video of an officer’s encounter with a longtime civil rights activist | AJC

Atlanta Journal-Constitution SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating … Read more…

ICYMI: Actually Cute Work Bags, Serena Williams’s Sartorial Clapback & Gucci Takes On Reproductive Rights

Sure, we’re all glued to our phones/tablets/laptops/watches that barely tell time, but even the best of us miss out on some important #content from time to time. That’s why, in case you missed it, we’ve rounded up our most popular … Read more…

Must Read: Lanvin Names Bruno Sialelli as Creative Director, Bravado Acquires Epic Rights

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Tuesday. Lanvin names Bruno Sialelli as creative director On Monday, Lanvin that announced Bruno Sialelli is taking over as its new creative director. Sialelli joins the French fashion house from Loewe, where he was the … … Read more…

A Star-Studded Soccer Game Was Saudi Arabia’s Latest Attempt to ‘Sportswash’ Rights Abuses. It Didn’t Work

A headed goal from soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo propelled Juventus to 1–0 victory over rivals AC Milan in the Supercoppa Italiana (Italian Super Cup) Wednesday, but the reluctance of the sport’s top players and clubs to speak out against Saudi … Read more…

‘The Briefing Room’: Mark Ruffalo, Billy Ray Cyrus talk voting rights, Trump on campaign trail

ABC News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release … Read more…