The Black Panther Party: To Feed Our Children (1969)

Bill Whitfield of the Kansas City Black Panther Party Serving Free Breakfast, April 16, 1969 Image Ownership: Public domain In the editorial below that first appeared in the Black Panther Party newspaper in April 1969, the leaders of the Party make the case for the … Read MoreThe Black Panther Party: To Feed Our Children (1969)

The Michigan Civil Rights Initiative (2006)

THE MICHIGAN CIVIL RIGHTS INITIATIVE (MCRI), PROPOSAL 2, AMENDMENT TO THE STATE CONSTITUTION (2006) ARTICLE I, SECTION 26: Civil Rights. 1.    The University of Michigan, Michigan State University, Wayne State University, and any other public college or university, community college, or school district shall not … Read MoreThe Michigan Civil Rights Initiative (2006)

Kansas Fair Employment Practices Act (1961)

CHAPTER 248 KANSAS ACT AGAINST DISCRIMINATION AN ACT prohibiting discriminatory employment practices and policies based upon race, color, religion, or country of ancestral origin; providing for a commission on civil rights, providing for the enforcement of the provisions of this act, defining certain words and … Read MoreKansas Fair Employment Practices Act (1961)

Hawaii Fair Employment Practices Act (1964)

ACT 44 A Bill for an Act Amending Act 180, L. 1963, Relating to Fair Employment Practices. Be it Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Hawaii: SECTION 1. This Act is hereby declared to be an urgency measure deemed necessary in the public … Read MoreHawaii Fair Employment Practices Act (1964)

Idaho Fair Employment Practices Act (1961)

CHAPTER 309 AN ACT PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATION IN EMPLOYMENT AND INPUBLIC ACCOMMODATIONS BECAUSE OF RACE, CREED, COLOR OR NATIONAL ORIGIN; DECLARING PUBLIC POLICY; DEFINING TERMS; MAKING VIOLATIONS A MISDEMEANOR. Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho: SECTION 1. The right to be … Read MoreIdaho Fair Employment Practices Act (1961)

Colorado Fair Employment Practices Law (1957)

CHAPTER 176 An Act CONCERNING DISCRIMINATION IN EMPLOYMENT AND TO REPEAL ARTICLE 19, CHAPTER 81, COLORADO REVISED STATUTES 1953, AS AMENDED. Be It Enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Colorado: Section 1.-Short Title-This Act may be known and may be cited as … Read MoreColorado Fair Employment Practices Law (1957)

Alaska Fair Employment Practices Law (1953)

CHAPTER 18 AN ACT Relating to and providing far the elimination of certain practice of discrimination because of race, color, religion or national origin; providing penalties. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the Territory of Alaska: Section 1. The Department of Labor hereby is … Read MoreAlaska Fair Employment Practices Law (1953)

California Fair Employment Practices Act (1959)

CHAPTER 121 An act to add Part 4.5 (commencing with Section 1410) to Division 2 of, and to amend Section 56 of, the Labor Code, relating to prevention and elimination of practices of discrimination in employment and otherwise against persons because of race, religious creed, … Read MoreCalifornia Fair Employment Practices Act (1959)

Territorial Suffrage Act (1867)

An Act to Regulate the Elective Franchise in the Territories of the United States. Section 9: From and after the passage of this act there shall be no denial of the elective franchise in any of the Territories of the United States, now or hereafter … Read MoreTerritorial Suffrage Act (1867)

Washington State Initiative 200, (1998)

AN ACT Relating to prohibiting government entities from discriminating or granting preferential treatment based on race, sex, color, ethnicity, or national origin; and adding new sections to chapter 49.60 RCW. BE IT ENACTED BY THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON: Sec. 1. (1) The … Read MoreWashington State Initiative 200, (1998)