In Walking with the Wind, JRL provides a first-hand account of the struggles/battles of the Movement: from the sharply focused sit-ins, stand-ins, and sleep-ins to desegregate Nashville (of which he was a leading player) to the Freedom Rides and marches in the 1960s in which he participated across southern states and beyond. In a special category was the historic March for Jobs and Freedom on Washington in August 1963: he was one of the “Big Six” of the Movement that organised it. (Of course, MLK who made his “I have a Dream” speech at the event is the most famous of the organisers). … [Read more...] about The challenge of achieving racial justice in America
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'I would encourage all Georgians to make it known that you will not vote at all until your vote is secure – and I mean that regardless of party,' Powell said. 'We can't live in a republic, a free republic unless we know our votes are legal and secure. So we must have voter ID and we probably must go back to paper ballots that are signed and have your thumbprint on them. We certainly should be able to find a system that can count them, even if it has to be done by hand.' … [Read more...] about Donald Trump said QAnon conspiracy theorists ‘basically believe in good government’ at Republican White House summit on Georgia Senate run offs
Media contentPM Imran Khan said very few people in the media industry hold the interest of putting forth content for the reformation of society. He said due to this factor and because there is the notion that Western content must be emulated, the content for mass consumption is leading to "ills in society". … [Read more...] about Opposition wrong if it thinks it can pressurise me: PM Imran Khan
On the other hand, it is not the first time that a US president has threatened to veto the NDAA to reach his political objectives: previously, Barack Obama warned that he would resort to the measure and eventually did it in October 2015 despite vocal protests from the Republican Party, who stated that nixing the NDAA would put the nation’s security at risk. According to The Hill, in general, the defence authorisation bill "has been vetoed four times in the last half-decade". … [Read more...] about Is Trump Ready to Sacrifice Major Defence Bill for Killing Big Tech’s Section 230 or is He Bluffing?