Today in 1988: The Civil Liberties Act is signed into law

Aug 10, 2012 By: Jeremy Byellin

Today in 1988, the Civil Liberties Act was signed into law by President Ronald Reagan. The Act provided reparations to Japanese Americans for their internment during World War II.

Today in 1964: SCOTUS rules against closing schools to stop integration

May 25, 2012 By: Jeremy Byellin

On May 25, 1964, the Supreme Court ruled on Griffin v. County School Board of Prince Edward County, holding that a county may not close all public schools to stop school integration.

Black minister sues Obama and the Democratic Party over historic racism

Sep 20, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

Wayne Perryman, a black minister from Washington, is suing Barack Obama and the Democratic Party over the party’s historic racist policies, though the suit’s going to fail.