Tag:Civil Rights

  • Greensboro Civil Rights Museum still struggling financially

    Another Feb.1 has come and gone for Greensboro’s International Civil Rights Center and Museum. One can’t help but wonder how many more years will pass before that historic date carries true significance. Despite the museum’s financial troubles, officials are optimistic. “We are a civil rights museum today. We hope to…

  • Reparations Bills Could Hurt Dems Most

    RALEIGH—The eyes of the nation are watching North Carolina, where state Reps. Larry Womble, D-Forsyth, and Earl Jones, D-Guilford, are sponsoring the first bill in any state that would require companies seeking government contracts to examine their records for evidence of participation in or profiting from slavery. The bill, H1006,…

  • Federal commission urges changes to Title IX enforcement

    In late February a federal commission released its final report on recommendations on reforming the enforcement of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. Entitled "'Open to All': Title IX at Thirty," the Secretary of Education's Commission on Opportunity in Athletics praises the legislation for expanding athletic opportunities for…