Here’s what’s on our radar today:
• While it's no surprise, it's still infuriating to read about racist treatment of Black Ferguson residents at the hands of their police department, as uncovered by a Department of Justice report. [Newsweek]
• Uh-oh: Hillary Clinton conducted business on her private email address during her time as Secretary of State—potentially a violation of federal law. [Huffington Post]
Here's what's on our Tuesday radar!
• Radio Diaries speaks with 75-year-old Claudette Colvin, who was 15 when she refused to move to the back of the bus in Montgomery, Alabama, months before Rosa Parks did. [Radio Diaries]
Here's all the news on our radar today:
• Medicating women's feelings: A psychiatrist urges us to stop seeing women's strong emotions as "hysterical" problems requiring medication. [New York Times]
• This week marks the third anniversary of Trayvon Martin's death. [Colorlines]
• Conservative Wisconsin lawmakers continue to squeeze unions out of workplaces by passing a right-to-work bill. Right-to-work legislation has been shown to decrease union membership and affect their ability to protect workers. [Huffington Post]
A Dallas housing case could have national ramifications. Photo of the Dallas skyline by Ken Slade.
A case currently facing the Supreme Court has the potential to undermine the 1968 Fair Housing Act and perpetuate residential segregation across the country.
• George Zimmerman will not face civil rights charges for the murder of Trayvon Martin. [The Guardian]
Here's all the news we're reading today:
• The Chicago police have a warehouse that's best described as a "black site"—a place where people are held after they're arrested but not booked or allowed to see a lawyer. [Guardian]
Here's all the news we're reading on this Monday:
• At the Oscars last night, John Legend and Common quoted Nina Simone in their acceptance speech for Best Song, drawing a link between Selma and protests of today. Birdman director Alejandro González Iñárritu also made a powerful statement, calling for "deceny and respect for immigrants." [Colorlines]
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