By Gene Roberts, Hank Klibanoff
An remarkable exam of the way information tales, editorials and images within the American press—and the newshounds chargeable for them—profoundly replaced the nation’s brooding about civil rights within the South throughout the Nineteen Fifties and ‘60s.
Roberts and Klibanoff draw on inner most correspondence, notes from mystery conferences, unpublished articles, and interviews to teach how a devoted cadre of newsmen—black and white—revealed to a kingdom its so much shameful shortcomings that forced its voters to behave. Meticulously researched and vividly rendered, The Race Beat is a rare account of 1 of the main calamitous sessions in our nation’s heritage, as advised via those that lined it.
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27. R. 304. 28. R. 401. Chapter 3 The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 Historically, people with disabilities have been unemployed and underemployed. l But these laws were clearly inadequate; even highly qualified people with disabilities could not find good jobs because of widespread discrimination by private employers and by federal, state, and local governments. Congress addressed the problem by enacting the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Title V of the Rehabilitation Act has been hailed as a "bill of rights" for people with disabilities.
Because the list of methods in the regulation is not inclusive, deaf people should feel free to request any other accommodation that would make a program or activity accessible. A person who believes that a recipient of federal financial assistance has discriminated against him or her on the basis of the disability has several alternative procedures for seeking redress. Administrative Enforcement There is no central enforcement mechanism for Section 504. Although the Justice Department has overall supervision, every agency that provides federal financial assistance is required to adopt its own regulations and enforcement procedures.
Some people have argued that a deaf or hard of hearing individual does not have a disability if he or she wears a hearing aid, but this is an overreaction. For most individuals, eyeglasses correct vision to 20120. This is simply not the case with hearing aids and assistive listening devices. Many hearing aid users still have great difficulty understanding speech, especially in noisy work settings. The major legal issue is whether an individual who uses a hearing aid, assistive listening device, or a cochlear implant has a substantial impairment to a major life activity.
The Race Beat: The Press, the Civil Rights Struggle, and the Awakening of a Nation by Gene Roberts, Hank Klibanoff