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Here are the top ten articles for the Civil Rights Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. The Ku Klux Klan Act of 1871 (aka the Civil Rights Act of 1871)
In the Deep South the Klan was known for the unspeakable acts it perpetrated against the southern African Americans yet because of stereotypes that were strong within the population and the elected officials, there was not much done to protect the citizens from racially motivated abuse and mayhem.
2. Unsung Civil Rights Hero - Helen Fabela Chavez
In our last article we took a look at another one of the Civil Rights Movement’s most recognized heroes: Cesar Chavez. Yet, is it not true that behind every great man stands a great woman? This article will shed a little light on the life of one of the many unsung heroes of the civil rights movement
3. Graca Simbine Machel Mandela, a humanitarian
Graça Simbine Machel Mandela is a woman of honor, respect and grace. She is educated, married, loved and esteemed, but she refuses to rest on her success. Read how she literally has it all, but still fights for the rights of her people.
4. Sanctuary City Policies in the News
The ideological divide between the “let’s deport them all” crowd and the bleeding heart “there are no illegal people in this world” masses threatens to put everyone in the criminals’ crossfire.
5. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a crutial part of the American Civil Rights movement, and inspired many to fight for their freedom. Learn about his amazing life and accomplishments.
6. Freedom Of Speech, Gag Rules, Gag Orders, And Gagged Critics
First amendment aficionados should respond to "gagging" with raised hair in the back of the neck. Those not affected by slavery or the Mexico City Policy should take note that free speech is still abridged today.
7. Nelson Mandela refuses to be bitter
In the face of severe brutality and oppression the South African people had hope and never stopped fighting for their freedom. Their leaders were imprisoned so the students fought. Barely old enough to know themselves, they knew they wanted freedom. The students became the new leaders. Read to learn
8. Child Molesters, Pandora, and Her Box
Should sex offenders be assured their civil rights or should they be considered as someone who has chosen to leave human society in favor of unspeakable evil and thus no longer qualifies for civil rights?
9. Civil Rights of Bounty Hunter Dog Chapman Violated
Just when you thought that the soap operas were confined to the Soap Channel or daytime television, there is bounty hunter and reality TV star Duane “Dog” Chapman who utters the name of God and the infamously famous “n-word” with seemingly equal gusto – or so you are led to believe.
10. Opportunities of the US civil rights struggles
The ability to seize the day comes from within and each and every American has that right, that duty and that obligation to his fellow man. Read further to see and be inspired by some Americans that seized the day.
Be sure to visit the Civil Rights Archives for all the articles!
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