There are so many problems in the United States that stem from civil rights and human rights violations. While the United States is one of the most advanced countries when it comes to modern living, they are still behind with some of the human rights laws and enforcement ideas that they have.
This could be because there are not enough people who are fighting for these rights and this has been a problem for decades. Both Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin want to do something to make a difference but it is a constant struggle because of the human rights issues in the United States.
From the beginning, Larkin and Lacey have fought for human rights. They know what they want to be able to do and they also know that it is necessary to always fight for the “little guy.” They like to stand up for people who are unable to stand up for themselves or who simply can’t do anything to help themselves.
The men are activists in the truest sense of the word and have always done what they can to do things for ifferent people who are unabe to make things better on their own.
When Michael and Jim first started out, they were working as journalists. They made a difference with this but they also knew that they needed to try something else to make things better.
They wanted to do something that people could use when they had their rights violated against but their earnings as journalists were not quite enough to start a huge fund where they would be able to provide that type of help to people who were in different situations. It was something that made it hard for the men because they wanted to help but they were not able to.
The help that they needed came disguised as a problem. The men were arrested for the publication that they worked on. The sheriff’s office in Phoenix didn’t like what Lacey and Larkin had to say about them and they simply arrested them for doing it. Read more: Jim Larkin | Twitter
Not only was the arrest illegal in the sense of constitutional rights but it was also illegal in the way that it was carried out. The men, after having worked with civil rights cases for years, knew that they were within their rights and they decided that they would fight the charges that were brought againt them.
It took a long time for Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin to go to court but they got what they were after. After having to appeal the case several times, the men were offered a three million dollar settlement from the sheriff’s office.
They took the settlement and knew exactly what they would do with it. From there, they started the Frontera Fund. Now that Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin run the fund, they still do some journalism. The fund has allowed them the chance to make a difference where they were unable to in the past.