Trump Administration’s Cuts To Civil Rights Office Prompt Investigation

Catherine Lhamon

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights is concerned that Trump’s drastic budget cuts in civil rights offices will decrease enforcement of federal civil rights laws. The Commission also expressed concern over Betsy DeVos’ refusal to commit that the Ed. Department would enforce federal civil rights laws to protect black, LGBT and   other marginalized students from discrimination.

Read the full statement here.