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U.S. failing to eliminate racial discrimination, says UN

On August 29, the United Nations CERD Committee released its Concluding Observations on the United States. There are serious concerns and powerful recommendations throughout the document, including on education, housing, gun violence, police brutality, and immigrant rights. Below is the press release that USHRN drafted. Please feel free to share...
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Help us learn how well we are implementing our Strategic Plan, especially as relates to achieving our mission and our strategies to support collaboration among member groups. Please take 20 minutes to fill it out ! (Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons )
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2013 US Human Rights Movement Builders Award Winner: Lenny Foster

Ki’yaa’aanii (Towering House) born for Dziltl’ahnii (Mountain Cove). Maternal grandfather is Ta’baaha (Water’s Edge) and paternal grandfather is Hona’ghaa’hni (One who walks around). Lenny Foster is the Program Supervisor for...
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USHRN Biannual Conference Workshops and Panels Saturday Session 1

We are excited to announce the workshop and panel sessions for the Biannual Conference. The sessions cover a wide range of issue areas, highlighting critical human rights struggles and victories...
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2013 US Human Rights Movement Builders Award Winner: Chokwe Lumumba, Esq.

Mayor Chokwe Lumumba was born August 2, 1947 in Detroit, Michigan. He is the second of eight children born to Lucien and Priscilla Francis Taliaferro. Mayor Lumumba earned his Bachelor’s...
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2013 US Human Rights Movement Builders Award Winner: Lucy Felix

Originally from Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico, Lucy Ceballos Felix graduated from the Institute of Science and Studies of Tamaulipas (ICEST) in 1992 with her Bachelors in Social Work. Immediately after graduation...
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2013 US Human Rights Movement Builders Award Winner: Marleine Bastien

Marleine Bastien is the Founder and Executive Director of FANM, an advocacy and social service agency located in the heart of Little Haiti, serving the needs of low income women...
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