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Staten Island resident, Eric Garner, died Thursday after a NYPD officer subdued him with a chokehold. Cell phone footage captured at the scene of the tragic event shows Garner screaming that he could not breathe after the move, banned by NYPD, was applied.
Civil Rights Organizations Ask For Immediate
Moratorium on Water Shut-offs
Update 7/21/2014: Detroit has imposed a 15-day moratorium on water shut-offs -- but it's not enough. The financial aid program for Detroit's neediest people must be reformed.
In a Letter-To-The-Editor published in The New York Times titled "Race and Voting Rights," Ryan P. Haygood, the Director of LDF's Political Participation group sets the record straight:
Race and Voting Rights
To the Editor:
7/16/14Related Case or Issue:
Ruling in Fisher v U. Texas College Diversity Case, Fifth Circuit Upholds Principles of Diversity in Higher Education7/15/14Related Case or Issue:
Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Upholds Principles of Diversity in Higher Education, Affirms Lower Court Ruling in Fisher v. University of Texas on Remand
July 15, 2014