#Civil Rights

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Lincoln Memorial, in Washington DC, was inaugurated in 1922. (Photo Credit: Pixabay)

  • 'Celebrating America' event, following President Joe Biden's swearing-in, was held at the Lincoln Memorial
  • Monument honours Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the US
  • It was designed by Henry Bacon on the lines similar to that of the Parthenon in Athens

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Martin Luther King Jr was the chief spokesperson for nonviolent activism in the Civil Rights Movement. (Photo Credit: Opoyi)

  • 'Martin Luther King Jr Day' is observed on the third Monday in January
  • Vice President Mike Pence honoured the activist saying "his memory will inspire us for generations to come"
  • Former President Barack Obama also tweeted remembering the civil rights' activist

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The DOJ 'quietly submitted' the he changes to the Trump House, making it Attorney General William P. Barr’s final act. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • DOJ seeks approval for changed in the enforcement of the of Title VI, Civil Rights Act
  • The regulation shows the dangers of rule-making without following the legally required process, a Civil Rights attorney said
  • The progressive legal groups are likely to challenge the ammendments setting up a potential review by the Supreme Court