Jeff Sessions Says Civil Rights Act Doesn't Protect Trans Workers From Discrimination
National Center for Transgender Equality: “We’ll see him in court.”
ICYMI: Federal Appeals Court Finds That the Civil Rights Law Prohibiting Sex Discrimination Also Covers Sexual Orientation
The most recent version of the 1964 Civil Rights Act explicitly prohibits work discrimination against a person because they are a woman or man. Earlier this week, a federal appeals court found that bias against lesbian and gay workers also applies.
Special Report: How to Get Away With Harassing, Firing or Never Even Hiring a Trans Worker of Color
A landmark federal lawsuit effectively outlawed work discrimination against transgender people four years ago. So why are trans employees of color still catching so much hell?
North Carolina Governor, Justice Department Suing Each Other Over Anti-Trans Law
The federal government told Pat McCrory to stop enforcing the law. He did not listen.
#TBT: Civil Rights Act of 1964 Becomes Law
Today marks 51 years since the historic act’s passing.
Supreme Court Rules Abercrombie & Fitch Discriminated Against Muslim Applicant
In an 8-to-1 decision, the justices found that the chain violated the 1964 Civil Rights Act
Rinku Sen: On the Civil Rights Act's 50th, Workplaces Remain Segregated
Fifty years after the Jim Crow-busting Civil Rights Act became law, occupational segregation runs rampant in the United States.
Anita Hill Talks Civil Rights
“We have to keep fighting.”
Inside the Art of the Civil Rights Movement
Exhibit goes beyond famous photographs to document the art work produced during those turbulent times.
On 50th Anniversary of Civil Rights Act: Integration and Gay Rights
How’re we doing?
Voter Registration Has an Ugly History, and Some Want to Revive It
Right wing machinations around voting haven’t stopped just because the election’s over. Now up: rebuilding the walls around registration.
The Civil Rights Act Celebrates 48th Anniversary
Signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson on July 2, 1964, the landmark Civil Rights Act outlawed discrimination and segregation regardless of race or color.