Human Relations Commission

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DOVER, Del. (AP) - A Superior Court judge says prisons are not subject to Delaware's equal accommodations law because they do not offer public accommodations.

This week's ruling overturns the state human relations commission's finding that officials violated the law in not providing interpreters and making other accommodations for a deaf inmate incarcerated three times in Sussex County between 2010 and 2013.

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Delaware's Human Relations Commission voted to urge Gov. Jack Markell and state lawmakers to issue a formal apology for slavery.
The Wilmington News Journal reports the 24-member commission voted unanimously during a special meeting Tuesday. The commission is a state panel charged with promoting positive relationships among racial and ethnic groups.