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Rights Journal Tackles
Felon Voting Rights, Racial Profiling, Corporate Diversity and Other Topics
Washington, DC - The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights publishes the Civil
Rights Journal to stimulate discussion about vital policy issues. The current
issue of the Journal features articles on a wide range of civil rights topics,
from racial profiling and corporate diversity to voting rights and racial identification.
- Racial Profiling of Arabs and Muslims Since 9/11 - University of
Toledo Law Professor David Harris cautions against the reliance on race or
ethnicity in the fight against terrorism. Harris explains how the flawed law
enforcement tactic actually makes us less safe while it erodes the constitutional
foundation of our country.
- Best Practices for Managing Diversity in Corporate America - Provides
a comprehensive review of best practices for managing diversity. Coming on
the heels of the Supreme Court's support for affirmative action, the article
offers specific advice to executives looking to maximize the benefits of diversity
in the workplace.
- Felon Reinfranchisement and Black Voting Power - Sentencing Project
Assistant Director Marc Mauer calls for the restoration of voting rights to
felons who have completed their prison terms. The essay presaged the recent
agreement to restore voting rights to felons in Florida, and draws attention
to the 12 remaining states that disenfranchise felons for life after a conviction.
- Asian Americans and the Perpetual Foreigner Syndrome - Howard University
Law Professor Frank Wu discusses the dangers of viewing Asian Americans as
outsiders, particularly during times of war.
Full text of the Journal is available online at /pubs/crj/wint02.pdf.
Hard copies are available by calling 202/376-8128 or e-mailing email@example.com.