The Civil Rights Movement: A Press Perspective
- Churches, youth are needed in poverty fight. De Muth, Jerry // National Catholic Reporter;5/12/95, Vol. 31 Issue 28, p5
Reports on the conference on the civil rights movement as an ecumenical and interfaith movement sponsored by the W.H. Hoover Lectures on Christian Unity and the D.R. Sharpe Lectures on Social Ethics. Poverty and the resulting inequality as central issues; Importance of songs and spirituals to...
- Fla. Sued Over Educational Adequacy. Sandham, Jessica L. // Education Week;01/20/99, Vol. 18 Issue 19, p16
Deals with the lawsuit filed by a group of civil rights organizations against the state of Florida on behalf of schoolchildren they claim are failing to receive adequate education. Organizations that filed the lawsuit; Reason for suing the state; Information on the lawsuit.
- STANDING ON THE PROMISE OF BROWN AND BUILDING A NEW CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT: THE STUDENT INTERVENTION IN GRUTTER V. BOLLINGER. Massie, Miranda K.S. // Albany Law Review;2003, Vol. 66 Issue 2, p505
Provides a historical framework for the significance of issues dealing with race and racism. Information on the case Grutter vs. Bollinger; Things done by students in several organizations in rebuilding the civil rights movement; Racism as fundamental to defining the character of U.S. democracy.
- Fighting for our public spaces. Leo, J. // U.S. News & World Report;2/3/92, Vol. 112 Issue 4, p18
Describes the significant shift in public attitudes that many American cities are displaying. This shift is strongly in the direction of the `broken window' theory of social decay. Outline of the theory, devised by political scientist James Q. Wilson and criminologist George Kelling; The theory...
- Graham Leader Letters Policy. // Graham Leader;4/28/2013, Vol. 137 Issue 73, p4A
The article presents a call for letters for newspaper The Graham Leader regarding opinions on local topics and controversial issues, and states the rules and policies for writing them.
- Where Does the Civil Rights Movement Stand Today? Farmer, James // Humanist;Nov/Dec85, Vol. 45 Issue 6, p5
Argues that the civil rights movement needs revamping. Lack of direction reflects the failure of the movement; History of the movement; Discussion of Affirmative Action; Public opinion polls that showed that the majority of Americans felt that blacks had gotten too much too fast; Backlash...
- THE ADVOCATE POLL. // Advocate;7/17/2007, Issue 989, p10
The article presents results of a readers poll about whether lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people need a spokesperson. The majority of people agreed that a spokesperson is needed. A reader comments that every civil rights movement is represented by a person. Another reader cites...
- HIJACKING THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT. Neuhaus, Richard John // First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Mar1995, Issue 51, p72
Discusses the rejection of the civil rights movement by the public in the U.S. Reasons for the rejection of the civil rights movement; Intervention of feminist movements in court cases; Mistakes committed by the civil rights movement.
- Rosa Parks. Kulman, Linda; Enrich, David // U.S. News & World Report;8/20/2001-8/27/2001, Vol. 131 Issue 7, p49
Profiles Rosa Parks, who is credited with starting the United States civil rights movement in 1955 by refusing to give up her seat on a bus to a white man. Details of her act of defiance, which occurred in Montgomery, Alabama; Background on Parks, who cofounded a mentoring organization for...