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Civil Rights Champion Claudette Colvin Sees Her Juvenile Record Expunged 66 Years After Arrest Over Bus Seat

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When we think of boycotts in Montgomery, Alabama, collective minds immediately go to Rosa Parks and her bravery on Dec. 1st, 1995, rejecting a bus driver’s insistence to vacate a “colored” seat for a white passenger. She was later arrested, setting off the Montgomery Bus Boycotts and the modern Civil Rights Movement.

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Court tells Texas AG, “Nah,” On Election Prosecutions

A high court in Texas smacked down the state attorney general’s argument that he can prosecute election offenses all by himself. The ruling means that Attorney General Ken Paxton, a Republican Trump supporter, loses a potentially powerful tool in his party’s voter suppression campaign. The Court of Criminal Appeals,…Read more...

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