Archive for July, 2009

July 19th, 2009 - 3:54 pm § in Human Rights Leaders

Report on Dresden by Ruth Lor

  Ruth Lor tells her story about her experience with discrimination in Dresden and, how this and other discriminatory incidents have brought the issue at the forefront of human rights. To read more click on the pages to enlarge   >>>>>>[...]

July 16th, 2009 - 4:16 pm § in Human Rights Leaders

“Daley Orders Charge Laid In Color Bar Act Case”

The Telegram – Tuesday November 2, 1954 (Newspaper Headline)[...]

July 13th, 2009 - 4:42 pm § in Human Rights Leaders, Rights Issues & Organizations

“Dresden’s Color Bar Still Up, Rap Daley Failure to Apply Law”

The Telegram – October 30, 1954 Although Premier Frost has implemented the Fair Accomodation Practices’ Act, many are still being denied service. According to the Act, “it makes it a statutory offence to discriminate in public places on grounds of race, creed, color, nationality, a[...]

July 9th, 2009 - 2:59 pm § in Human Rights Leaders, Rights Issues & Organizations

“Claim Dresden Cafe Refused 2 Negroes”

The Telegram – Monday November 8, 1954 Local Dresden newspaper reports on yet “another color bar incident”.  A Black couple was refused service, not once but twice, where one of the restaurant owners is now being prosecuted for discrimination.  Other similar occurences or compla[...]