Discussion with Riverhead Town Board about “Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric”

Riverhead Town Board and a diverse group of experts, who presented different viewpoints in regards to the “misinformation” centered around civil rights.

Silent protest to end “stop and frisk”

Father’s Day is a wonderful day to stand up for ourselves and our neighbors. Hope you will consider going to this historic event. And, think about bringing your father along! Silent March To End Stop and Frisk Sunday, June 17th at 3pm in New York City (with buses from Long Island) The website for this […]

Don’t let the police start hiding: Contact the Houston Police about their red tent

Who to contact to complain about the sneaky, red tent, used by Houston Police against occupiers: Houston Police non-emergency number:  713-884-3131 Houston Police Public Affairs contact:  public DOT affairs AT cityofhouston DOT net Any politicians, civil rights groups, or human rights groups who you feel may pay attention to your concerns. Look for future action […]

Libertarians Call On Florida Sheriffs To Arrest TSA Agents

Do you think that it is easy and safe to travel by car, bus, or train in The United States? Did you know that the TSA (a part of Homeland Security) is now doing bodily searches at bus terminals, rail stations, and highways? This is not just an airport problem anymore. – KW (reposted from) […]

Miranda is Obama’s latest victim – Glenn Greenwald

The number of instances in which Obama has violently breached his own alleged principles when it comes to the War on Terror and the rule of law are too numerous to chronicle in one place. Suffice to say, it is no longer provocative or controversial when someone like Yale Law Professor Jack Balkin writes, as […]

Green Party leader civil action challenges the legitimacy of US Representatives from southern states

‘Winner take all’ apportionment of presidential electors in Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, Tennessee, and Texas is not grounded in law and violates the 14th Amendment A civil action filed by Green Party member Asa Gordon is challenging the constitutional legitimacy of several US Representives from southern states. The civil action (Gordon et al v. Clerk, US […]

Veteran, third party petitioner, pepper-sprayed and arrested in Maryland

from Richard Winger of  Ballot Access News: Veteran Petitioner Andy Jacobs Arrested for Petitioning Outside Public Library in Maryland January 13th, 2011 Andy Jacobs, a professional petition circulator, has been arrested for collecting signatures in front of a public library in Maryland. He was working on the Green Party’s ballot access petition at the time. […]

Civil Rights/Voting Rights hero Annie Lee Cooper dies at age 100

Thanks to Ballot Access News for the tip. (excerpt from) Selma Times Journal Annie Lee Cooper, civil rights legend, dies Wednesday, November 24, 2010 Annie Lee Cooper, a civil rights hero, died Wednesday afternoon at Vaughan Regional Medical Center. She was 100 years old. Cooper became known worldwide in 1965 for a confrontation with Sheriff […]

Updates on the full body scanner issue: Michael Chertoff; Follow the money; pilots revolt

Update: On Wednesday, November 24, 2010, the day before Thanksgiving, there will be an Opt-Out day, for people to either not fly, or to opt-out of the full body scanners. More information and ideas at www.wewontfly.com ___________ Glad to see the outrage on both left and right about the TSA’s full body scanners, and the […]

How do full body scanners make women feel?

Kimberly writes: Below is an excellent video to express how women feel when faced with the choice of full body scanners or having to have an aggressive pat down by TSA personnel at airports. I will not fly due to this horrible violation of human rights. Though, I know that my decision lets the human […]

We need a passenger/tourist revolt against full body scanners

Update: Several groups are calling for an Opt-Out day on the day before Thanksgiving, Wednesday, November 24, 2010. More information is at wewontfly.com ____________________ Kimberly writes: I am serious. I would never, ever expose myself to radiation in order to go on some vacation, or even a trip to see a relative. And, as a […]

Sen cand Clark (G-NY) Ridicules Obama Iraq “Withdrawal”

The only way that the Green Party can regain ballot status in NY is to get 50,000 votes for their Governor candidate in 2010. This opportunity comes only once every four years, and it only applies to the Governor’s race. Gaining ballot status will enable the Green Party to run more peace candidates, more single-payer […]

Newsday Op-Ed about civil rights, fair housing, and school district stats

Andrew Young will visit Long Island on June 2nd, to receive an award from Erase Racism. Howard Glickstein has published an op-ed in Newsday about Andrew Young and Civil Rights.

Lena Horne, civil rights activist and jazz vocalist, dies at age 92

Excerpt from the Guardian UK: here. Lena Horne, black singer and activist, dies Actor and singer who broke down racial barriers in film and music industries dies, aged 92 Lena Horne, the singer and actor best known for her rendition of Stormy Weather and as Hollywood’s first black sex symbol, has died. She was 92. […]

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