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  • Civil rights leader to be honored at La. Capitol

    November 21, 2013 6:13 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The body of civil rights leader Rev. T.J. Jemison will lie in repose at the Louisiana Capitol for visitation Friday. Jemison, a longtime Louisiana pastor of Mount Zion First Baptist Church in Baton Rouge, died last week at the age of 95. A civil rights... more »
  • Study Finds Students Don't Know Enough about Civil Rights Movement

    October 3, 2011 7:18 PM

    Most Americans can identity Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks, but a new study suggests children don't know enough about one of the most important times in our country's history--the Civil Rights' Movement. The study ranked every state on a scale from 'A' to 'F'. Only three states... more »
  • Patchy data clouds view of civil rights in schools

    July 22, 2011 10:59 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Researchers have long found differences in how schools and juvenile facilities discipline minority and white students, but inconsistent data collection has made analysis difficult. An increase in civil rights complaints arising from disciplinary actions has caught the eye of the U.S. Department of Education. Currently,... more »
  • SPLC takes state-run N.O. schools to task

    December 2, 2010 9:26 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A civil rights organization complained Thursday about discipline practices and a lack of services for children with disabilities in New Orleans public schools that were taken over by the state after Hurricane Katrina. The Southern Poverty Law Center said only 6.8 percent of students with disabilities... more »
  • Former Officer Sentenced in Civil Rights Case

    August 19, 2010 9:23 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A federal magistrate judge has sentenced a former Patterson police officer, convicted in September 2009 of a misdemeanor civil rights violation, to one year in federal prison. A jury convicted 23-year-old Jeffrey Jermaine Prince for sexually assaulting a woman in May 2008 when she arrived at... more »

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