This Regime Is Dismantling Civil Rights. Quietly.

It appears the Trump administration is quietly reducing the clout of federal civil rights agencies and divisions, doing so across the entire federal level. Reducing budgets, installing personnel hostile to the missions of these various agencies, and otherwise dropping any effort to continue to protect the rights and protections of people of color and our queer and trans family, the administration is pushing its agenda however it can. The potential for harm is great. The racia animus? Just read this quite from one of his nominees:

"Jackson’s nomination has added to the anxiety of civil rights activists. Jackson, a lawyer from Vancouver, Wash. and author of a book about women who had accused President Bill Clinton of sexual assault, has written that programs aimed at fostering a diverse student body dismiss “the very real prices paid by individual people who end up injured by affirmative action.” 

 

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 https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trump-administration-plans-to-minimize-civil-rights-efforts-in-agencies/2017/05/29/922fc1b2-39a7-11e7-a058-ddbb23c75d82_story.html