Civil Rights Digest

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U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 1968
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Page 11 - Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and of his family, including food, clothing, housing and medical care and necessary social services, and the right to security in the event of unemployment, sickness, disability, widowhood, old age or other lack of livelihood in circumstances beyond his control.
Page 11 - The utmost good faith shall always be observed towards the Indians ; their lands and property shall never be taken from them without their consent ; and in their property, rights, and liberty, they shall never be invaded or disturbed, unless in just and lawful wars authorized by congress ; but laws founded in justice and humanity shall, from time to time, be made for preventing wrongs being done to them, and for preserving peace and friendship with them.
Page 16 - ... that no money shall be paid out under this Act to any State or Territory for the support and maintenance of a college where a distinction of race or color is made in the admission of students, but the establishment and maintenance of such colleges separately for white and colored students shall be held to be a compliance with the provisions of this Act if the funds received in such State or Territory be equitably divided as hereinafter set forth...
Page 51 - ... to decline to sell, lease or rent such property to such person or persons as he, in his absolute discretion...
Page 49 - It is one of the happy incidents of the Federal system that a single courageous state may, if its citizens choose, serve as a laboratory, and try moral, social, and economic experiments without risk to the rest of the country.
Page 50 - ... developed, conducted, and administered with the maximum feasible participation of residents of the areas and members of the groups served...
Page 32 - Prejudice and bigotry in any form are regrettable, but it is the constitutional right of every person to close his home or club to any person or to choose his social intimates and business partners solely on the basis of personal prejudices including race.
Page 38 - We do not want to quibble over words, 'but "malnutrition" is not quite what we found ; the boys and girls we saw were hungry — weak, in pain, sick : their lives are being shortened ; they are, in fact, visibly and predictably losing their health, their enegry, their spirits. They are suffering from hunger and disease and directly or indirectly they are dying from them — which is exactly what "starvation
Page 11 - After giving to these questions all the consideration which their importance demands, we are forced to the conclusion that such an act of refusal has nothing to do with slavery or involuntary servitude, and that if it is violative of any right of the party, his redress is to be sought under the laws of the State; or if those laws are adverse to his rights and do not protect him, his remedy will be found in the corrective legislation which Congress has adopted, or may adopt, for counteracting the...

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