Civil Rights

Lawmakers, Legal Experts Decry Federal Crackdown on Protesters as Unlawful

House committee holds hearing on controversial federal law enforcement tactics prior to Trump's church photo op.

The First U.S. General to Call Trump a Bigot

Ricardo Sanchez, the retired former commander of U.S. ground forces in Iraq, becomes the first high-ranking military officer to call out the president for racism.

GovExec Daily: Civilian Federal Buildings Named After Segregationists

Eric Katz joins the show to discuss the potential renaming of facilities such as the Thomas G. Abernathy Federal Building and the Strom Thurmond Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse.

Civilian Federal Buildings Are Named After Confederates, KKK Members and Segregationists, Too

Amid uproar over military bases, GSA also operates buildings named after individuals with racist pasts.

Juneteenth History Highlights Long Fight For Black Freedom

Even though Juneteenth marks the emancipation of the last slaves in bondage in the United States, it wasn’t the end of Black people’s struggle for freedom after slavery, a historian argues.

Public Administrators and the Imperative for Social Equity

Multiple systems we helped build and operate have enabled, and far too often exacerbated, structural inequities that trace race and income lines.

Nondiscrimination Against LGBTQ Individuals Isn’t Just The Law – It Helps Organizations Succeed

More inclusive workplaces tend to perform better than those that aren’t.

Supreme Court Ruling Cements, Expands Longstanding Protections for LGBTQ Feds

Sweeping nature of decision will make it harder for agencies to deny discrimination against gay and transgender employees.