By Ed Diokno
Finally, Muslim Americans in Culpepper County in Virginia took a major step towards having a mosque of their own, but it took the federal government’s assistance.
The Justice Department filed a lawsuit Monday (Dec. 12) … Read more
By Ed Diokno
One of the hallmark’s of President Obama’s administration has been the rebirth of the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice.
Satish Kartan, 43, and his wife, Sharmistha Barai, 38, of Stockton, Calif, were indicted recently by a Stockton grand jury for forced labor and conspiracy to commit forced labor.
I never expected the election of Barack Obama as President to bring racial harmony to our country, but I also didn’t expect the vitriol of hatred that has arisen by putting an African American in the White House.
Seven years after Obama’s election, hate appears to be more intense than ever.… Read more
Vanita Gupta is leading the federal probe into Ferguson, reports the Times of India.
Despite the Grand Jury decision not to indict the police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, the Civil Rights Division of the Justice Department is continuing its investigation.
Vanita Gupta has been named to head the US Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, reports the Business Standard.
President Obama is expected to nominate her for the permanent position of Assistant Attorney General this fall or winter.
“Even as she has done trailblazing work as a civil rights lawyer, Vanita is also known as … Read more