Lawmakers: America’s Current Civil Rights Climate The Most Dangerous In Decades


Lawmakers: America’s Current Civil Rights Climate The Most Dangerous In Decades

By Jane Kennedy

U. S. Rep. John Conyers surrounded by members of the Congressional Black Caucus. Photo Courtesy/House.gov

(Trice Edney Wire) – In a wide-ranging discussion on Capitol Hill among lawmakers, activists, policy experts and former Obama administration officials about the state of civil rights in the Trump administration, the consensus was unanimous that the current climate for civil rights is the most dangerous that has been experienced in decades.
The April 6 event was hosted by Congressman John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI), ranking member of the House Committee on the Judiciary.
“Although the Trump presidential campaign promised changes that would …

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