Universal Declaration of Human Rights animation
The 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was yesterday. Amnesty International USA has a history of its passage in the US. It's not a very pretty picture because the old line conservative Dixicrats of the South, who later became the right-wing of the GOP, did not want those rights applied to African Americans.
A very good 'must read' from Amnesty International USA Magazine...
Eyes off the Prize
Price of Silence
Lynchings (for those who read the above article from AI)
We're still a country divided over basic human rights. Some correctly believe they're for everybody, but sadly, too many want them just for they're particular group. This seems to be a predominately white conservative disease in this country.
Obama, Gitmo, and Rendition-1/2
Obama, Gitmo, and Rendition-2/2