Entries Tagged as 'civil rights'

Relegating The Civil Rights Struggle To The Past

March 16th, 2015 · 1 Comment · civil rights, journalism, voting rights

By Arthur Alpert Oh, the things you learn from reading the Albuquerque Journal! America’s eternal struggle with race is pretty much history. Did you know that? Truth be told, I didn’t. Not, that is, until I read the Journal’s headlines over the story of the recent commemoration of the “Bloody Sunday” march in Selma 50 […]

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A Story of Magnitude: High Court Stripping Away at Privacy, Civil Rights

April 3rd, 2012 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that routine strip searches are acceptable in the United States – for even the most minor of offenses.  Recognizing the magnitude of this ruling, Journal reporter Scott Sandlin got together a local angle on the story in time for its publication this morning; fittingly, […]

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