Day: August 6, 2021

Obituary

Gloria Richardson, Civil Rights Pioneer, Dies at 99

BRIAN WITTEASSOCIATED PRESSANNAPOLIS, Md. — Gloria Richardson, an influential yet largely unsung civil rights pioneer whose determination not to back down while protesting racial inequality was captured in a photograph as she pushed away the bayonet of a National Guardsman, has died. She was 99.’ Tya Young, her granddaughter, said Richardson died in her sleep […]readmore

Environment

Climate Change

www.globalchange.govEarth’s climate is now changing faster than at any point in the history of modern civilization, primarily as a result of human activities. Global climate change has already resulted in a wide range of impacts across every region of the country and many sectors of the economy that are expected to grow in the coming […]readmore

National News

SPLC 2021: New Challenges, New Directions

The Southern Poverty Law Center was founded by civil rights lawyers Morris Dees and Joseph J. Levin Jr. in August 1971 as a law firm originally focused on issues such as fighting poverty, racial discrimination and the death penalty in the United States. Civil Rights leader Julian Bond, at 31, was SPLC’s first president. Bond […]readmore