Lawmakers analyze civil rights in the Trump era
As lawmakers, community stakeholders and activists protest against current White House policies, the Congressional Black Caucus hosted a summit on the future of civil rights under the Trump administration.
There was no shortage of blunt talk during the panel discussion, which lasted nearly two hours. White House policies on police reform, education, voting and immigration were discussed in detail.
“In my humble opinion the greatest threat to civil rights is the current administration,” said Roy Austin, the former director of the Office of Urban Affairs, Justice and Opportunity under the Obama administration. “In record time, the current administration has not …