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NBC News
California Governor Signs Bill to Disaggregate Asian-American Health Databy ethnicity or ancestry for Native Hawaiian, Asian, and Pacific Islander group
California Governor Signs Bill to Disaggregate Asian-American Health Data
NBC News / Posted 28 minutes ago
by ethnicity or ancestry for Native Hawaiian, Asian, and Pacific Islander groups. The news was a win for community and civil rights groups who say the bill, known as AB-1726, will help better expose disparities in healthcare, especially for... Read more
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Officer.com
Morale Among Chicago Officers Dragginghave complained they're not working together closely enough as needed because o
Morale Among Chicago Officers Dragging
Officer.com / Posted 32 minutes ago
have complained they're not working together closely enough as needed because of competition over funding. Meanwhile, the civil rights investigation of the Police Department that began in December has grown into the largest such probe ever... Read more
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The Washington Times
Falcons, Saints band together after National AnthemNFL. The protests, first started by San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaep
Falcons, Saints band together after National Anthem
The Washington Times / Posted 33 minutes ago
NFL. The protests, first started by San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, have brought a ton of attention to civil rights inequality and police brutality against African-Americans. New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees had been critical... Read more
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Miami New Times
Luke's Gospel: Kaepernick Protest Bears Fruit in Miamias well as other players around the league, are raising awareness of a problem
Luke's Gospel: Kaepernick Protest Bears Fruit in Miami
Miami New Times / Posted 38 minutes ago
as well as other players around the league, are raising awareness of a problem that African-Americans began fighting in the Civil Rights era. Decades later, similar scenes continue to play out across America. In Charlotte, North Carolina, violent... Read more
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The Atlantic
How Clinton Took Care of Business on Debate Nightproperties that had many minorities, the government filings alleged. In Octobe
How Clinton Took Care of Business on Debate Night
The Atlantic / Posted 44 minutes ago
properties that had many minorities, the government filings alleged. In October 1973, the Justice Department filed a civil rights case that accused the Trump firm, whose complexes contained 14,000 apartments, of violating the Fair Housing Act... Read more
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Daily Herald
Memorial to confront South's troubled history of lynchingsway on both. How they will be received is an open question. Pausing at a histo
Memorial to confront South's troubled history of lynchings
Daily Herald / Posted an hour ago
way on both. How they will be received is an open question. Pausing at a historical plaque while visiting Montgomery's civil rights sites, North Carolina tourist Nancy Lange hesitated at the thought of a lynching memorial. "That is tough. I... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Memorial to confront South's troubled history of lynchingstaken Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, in Montgomery, Ala., tourist Marlin Taylor looks
Memorial to confront South's troubled history of lynchings
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted an hour ago
taken Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, in Montgomery, Ala., tourist Marlin Taylor looks at a memorial to people killed during the civil rights movement. The nonprofit group Equal Justice Initiative says it plans to build a monument to the dead and an... Read more
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Business Wire
“We Stood Up: Reflections on the Civil Rights Movement” Celebrates the Legacies of Freedom, Opportunity and Equality in AmericaGroup (NYSE: LNC), announced today the release of an audio anthology for childr
“We Stood Up: Reflections on the Civil Rights Movement” Celebrates the Legacies of Freedom, Opportunity and Equality in America
Business Wire / Posted an hour ago
Group (NYSE: LNC), announced today the release of an audio anthology for children, “We Stood Up: Reflections on the Civil Rights Movement.” The new album includes excerpts from interviews with some of the most influential voices on civil... Read more
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CBS News
Push to keep "gypsy cops" with questionable pasts off the streetsthe officer’s orders. That charge is still pending. In December, Kidd filed a
Push to keep "gypsy cops" with questionable pasts off the streets
CBS News / Posted an hour ago
the officer’s orders. That charge is still pending. In December, Kidd filed a lawsuit claiming the arrest violated her civil rights, causing her “fear, anxiety, depression” and “emotional distress.” Kidd’s suit is the latest in a string of... Read more
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iol.co.za
US black history finally has a homenearly half of them donated. It reaches 70 feet (21 meters) below ground, wher
US black history finally has a home
iol.co.za / Posted 2 hours ago
nearly half of them donated. It reaches 70 feet (21 meters) below ground, where a crypt of galleries wind from slavery to civil rights to Black Lives Matter, ascending into upper floors that include testaments to African-American cultural... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Charlotte city council slammed over police shooting reactionpolice source said, though there was no official confirmation of this. At a ra
Charlotte city council slammed over police shooting reaction
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 hours ago
police source said, though there was no official confirmation of this. At a rally at a city centre church, North Carolina civil rights leader the Rev William Barber said federal authorities should investigate the city's police department. Police... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
David Wildstein back on stand for third dayformer deputy chief of staff, face nine counts of conspiracy, misusing agency p
David Wildstein back on stand for third day
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 2 hours ago
former deputy chief of staff, face nine counts of conspiracy, misusing agency property, wire fraud and violating the civil rights of Fort Lee residents to travel freely. The trial, now in its second week, is expected to run until the end of... Read more
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Daily Mail
'Unhinged' and 'unprepared': Clinton's camp blasts Trump after debatehas to meet to perform well in the job. 'Donald Trump did not meet the bar tha
'Unhinged' and 'unprepared': Clinton's camp blasts Trump after debate
Daily Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
has to meet to perform well in the job. 'Donald Trump did not meet the bar that any president needs to meet,' he argued. Civil rights leader and Rev. Jesse Jackson panned Trump's performance as 'poor.' 'His lack of preparation was quite... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Chicago Fil-Am lawyers to reenact key Alaska cannery labor caseFilipino workers (1940) at Wards Cove Cannery in the ’60s filed a discriminatio
Chicago Fil-Am lawyers to reenact key Alaska cannery labor case
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 hours ago
Filipino workers (1940) at Wards Cove Cannery in the ’60s filed a discrimination suit that changed civil rights legislation. UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON LIBRARY CHICAGO— A Filipino American lawyers’ group will reenact a landmark Filipino and Alaskan... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
September 27, 2016H. Sheppard vs Director TDCJ-Cid, Petition for Writ of Habeas Corp. Jeffery H.
September 27, 2016
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 3 hours ago
H. Sheppard vs Director TDCJ-Cid, Petition for Writ of Habeas Corp. Jeffery H. Sheppard vs Lorie Davis, Prisoner Civil Rights. Demarcus Kenard Joe vs Director TDCJ-CID, Petition for Writ of Habeas Corp. Suits Filed Sharla Arrendondo vs... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Canada's racial divide: Confronting racism in our own backyardAnd that’s what gets to you.” Champions on both sides of the border Virtually
Canada's racial divide: Confronting racism in our own backyard
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 hours ago
And that’s what gets to you.” Champions on both sides of the border Virtually every child in America is familiar with civil rights activists Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks. Most Canadian kids know about them, too. But what about... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why the World Must Tackle Corruption and Terrorism Nowlocal authorities as their investigation into the shooting begins to unfold. An
Why the World Must Tackle Corruption and Terrorism Now
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
local authorities as their investigation into the shooting begins to unfold. And on Monday, the Justice Department opened a civil rights investigation into the death of Terence Crutcher in Tulsa, Oklahoma. As always, the Justice Department will be... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Controversial song causes uproar among Chinese Americansto the petition, chat groups have also been formed on social media such as WeCh
Controversial song causes uproar among Chinese Americans
Manila Bulletin / Posted 4 hours ago
to the petition, chat groups have also been formed on social media such as WeChat to support the banning of the song. “Civil Rights,” a WeChat public account that was founded in 2013 to support Chinese Americans’ legal rights, has also called... Read more
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International Business Times
US Department of Labor sues Silicon Valley firm Palantir for alleged hiring discrimination against Asiansto bring on an individual basis so it's very helpful to see the department focu
US Department of Labor sues Silicon Valley firm Palantir for alleged hiring discrimination against Asians
International Business Times / Posted 4 hours ago
to bring on an individual basis so it's very helpful to see the department focus on systemic issues," employment and civil rights attorney Cliff Palefsky told USA Today. "Hopefully the case will be successful and that the mere fact of them... Read more
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Best of New Orleans Gambit
Clancy DuBos: Farewell, Gary Esolenmatches that of the founder of New Orleans. At Le Moyne, Gary met several New O
Clancy DuBos: Farewell, Gary Esolen
Best of New Orleans Gambit / Posted 5 hours ago
matches that of the founder of New Orleans. At Le Moyne, Gary met several New Orleanians who influenced him, including civil rights leader Rudy Lombard and future state Sen. Hank Braden. Gary earned a master's degree at Syracuse University and... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Refugees’ safety also a concernrecognized by most countries and is only selectively recognized by others. Any
Refugees’ safety also a concern
Rutland Herald / Posted 5 hours ago
recognized by most countries and is only selectively recognized by others. Any practice under Sharia that violates American civil rights and safety would be dealt with accordingly. Regardless of the political turmoil right now, our democratic system... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
2 taping LR police arrestedRock, was charged with obstructing governmental operations, a misdemeanor. Pol
2 taping LR police arrested
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 hours ago
Rock, was charged with obstructing governmental operations, a misdemeanor. Police said Walker, 79, who is also a prominent civil-rights lawyer, was recording officers who were conducting a traffic stop at Commerce and East Ninth streets about 11... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
EFCC Recovers Over 1 Billion Naira in Sin the South-South States. The commission disclosed this in Port Harcourt, wee
EFCC Recovers Over 1 Billion Naira in S
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
in the South-South States. The commission disclosed this in Port Harcourt, weekend, during a protest by the Coalition of Civil Rights Organisations, Concern Youths and the Ijaw Nation Worldwide on the probe of the former first lady, Mrs. Patience... Read more
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Evening Standard
Will and Grace cast reunite for first new episode in 10 years as they talk Donald Trump and Hillary Clintontells Jack that Clinton “has been a two time first lady, a senator, secretary o
Will and Grace cast reunite for first new episode in 10 years as they talk Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton
Evening Standard / Posted 6 hours ago
tells Jack that Clinton “has been a two time first lady, a senator, secretary of state and is going to ensure your civil rights” – but Jack ignores her pleas because he doesn’t “like that she wears pants”. In a final attempt to convince... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
Anti-graft law aims to protect gov't employees: anti-corruption chiefemployees to easily refuse accepting unlawful requests or gifts," said Sung Yun
Anti-graft law aims to protect gov't employees: anti-corruption chief
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 7 hours ago
employees to easily refuse accepting unlawful requests or gifts," said Sung Yung-hoon, who heads the Anti-Corruption & Civil Rights Commission. "People should think that the law is not a regulation but a protective measure," Sung added. The... Read more
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The Chronicle
'I chose not to be a wallflower': Board of Trustees member Clarence Newsome reflects on activist historythat Newsome has made central to his professional and personal life. One of his
'I chose not to be a wallflower': Board of Trustees member Clarence Newsome reflects on activist history
The Chronicle / Posted 7 hours ago
that Newsome has made central to his professional and personal life. One of his two adult daughters, Bree Newsome, is a civil rights activist well-known for scaling the flagpole in front of the South Carolina State House in 2015 to forcibly... Read more
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The Irish Times
Julius Eastman: Radical composer who ended up sleeping roughhe joined a disparate group of adventurous musical minds: Lukas Foss, Petr Koti
Julius Eastman: Radical composer who ended up sleeping rough
The Irish Times / Posted 8 hours ago
he joined a disparate group of adventurous musical minds: Lukas Foss, Petr Kotik and Pauline Oliveros, to name but a few. Civil rights Eastman stood out in this kind of crowd. He was young, gay, black and working-class. He witnessed, and was... Read more
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Maneater
New policy allows students to use preferred names on student IDsRegistrar Brenda Selman contacted various administrative and student bodies, in
New policy allows students to use preferred names on student IDs
Maneater / Posted 8 hours ago
Registrar Brenda Selman contacted various administrative and student bodies, including the LGBTQ Center, the Office for Civil Rights and Title IX and the offices of the provost, to design and draft the policy. After completing the draft, Selman... Read more
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The Brown Daily Herald
Independent concentrators chart interdisciplinary pathsResource Center and assistant dean for engaged learning. “If you think of the
Independent concentrators chart interdisciplinary paths
The Brown Daily Herald / Posted 8 hours ago
Resource Center and assistant dean for engaged learning. “If you think of the time back in ’68, ’69 — that was the Civil Rights Movement, that was a time when a lot of places like Brown were going co-ed,” Chang said. “There was a lot of... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Bridgegate: Port Authority officials planned to make Fort Lee 'traffic jam as bad as possible'who has previously pleaded guilty to one charge of conspiracy to commit fraud o
Bridgegate: Port Authority officials planned to make Fort Lee 'traffic jam as bad as possible'
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 8 hours ago
who has previously pleaded guilty to one charge of conspiracy to commit fraud on federally funded property and one civil rights violation, told Kelly that shutting down access lanes to the George Washington Bridge to put some political... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Cyril's still NUM's manand as South Africa's president in 2019. The contest to replace Zuma is intens
Cyril's still NUM's man
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 8 hours ago
and as South Africa's president in 2019. The contest to replace Zuma is intensifying as calls mount from ANC veterans, civil rights groups and church officials for him to quit or be fired after he was implicated in a series of scandals. The... Read more
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The Chronicle
Do not dismiss the proteststherefore reduced losses. While now widely accepted as a positive force in chan
Do not dismiss the protests
The Chronicle / Posted 8 hours ago
therefore reduced losses. While now widely accepted as a positive force in changing American culture for the better, the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s was considered violent, and too demanding by more than 40% of Americans in its day. Today,... Read more
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The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Survivor; awesome yet evilcoming of age behind them, the race is on to see who can be more righteous and
Survivor; awesome yet evil
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian / Posted 8 hours ago
coming of age behind them, the race is on to see who can be more righteous and aggrieved – who can replace the boring old civil rights generation with a spikier brand.” Who are these “millennials?” Am I one of them because I was born in the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Praise for SA’s all-female anti-poaching unitwildlife trading. “Just as the anti-apartheid activists had overthrown the for
Praise for SA’s all-female anti-poaching unit
iol.co.za / Posted 9 hours ago
wildlife trading. “Just as the anti-apartheid activists had overthrown the former apartheid regime and the American civil rights movement had ended segregation in the US, determined activists in conjunction with others, can bring an end to... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Wildstein testifies traffic plans weren’t secret, says he tipped off Christie aides, ex-county execshut down completely. Kelly and Baroni face nine counts of conspiracy, misusin
Wildstein testifies traffic plans weren’t secret, says he tipped off Christie aides, ex-county exec
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 9 hours ago
shut down completely. Kelly and Baroni face nine counts of conspiracy, misusing agency property, wire fraud and violating the civil rights of Fort Lee residents to travel freely. Wildstein is expected to be on the stand for at least three more da... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Advocate touts justice system with no biasBell is the founder and executive director of the W. Haywood Burns Institute in
Advocate touts justice system with no bias
The Toledo Blade / Posted 9 hours ago
Bell is the founder and executive director of the W. Haywood Burns Institute in Oakland, Calif. Mr. Bell, a 62-year-old civil rights advocate, will share his insights Wednesday on racial and ethnic disparities across the youth justice system. He... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
Living History: School literacy project teaches children history through the people who lived itillustrated entirely by children 18 years of age and younger, features Holocaus
Living History: School literacy project teaches children history through the people who lived it
McDonough County Voice / Posted 9 hours ago
illustrated entirely by children 18 years of age and younger, features Holocaust survivors, WWII and other war veterans, Civil Rights era notables and other heroes taken from everyday life.After Carey led the group in the National Anthem, Bowen... Read more
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Daily Herald
US attorney says probe of Chicago police is largest everCHICAGO -- The U.S. attorney in Chicago says the federal civil rights investiga
US attorney says probe of Chicago police is largest ever
Daily Herald / Posted 10 hours ago
CHICAGO -- The U.S. attorney in Chicago says the federal civil rights investigation of the Chicago Police Department sparked by the Laquan McDonald scandal is the largest ever undertaken by the Justice Department and is proceeding at a "record... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Wausau School Board to hold public meeting on transgender students rightsMonday night where they made that decision. Right now, administrators are foll
Wausau School Board to hold public meeting on transgender students rights
WAOW Wausau / Posted 10 hours ago
Monday night where they made that decision. Right now, administrators are following federal guidelines from the Office of Civil Rights, that state a school must let students use whichever gender locker room, bathroom or shower that they identify... Read more
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The Wesleyan Argus
“Eight Days a Week” Won’t Let You Downhadn’t been explored in previous films. A lot of the film focused on political
“Eight Days a Week” Won’t Let You Down
The Wesleyan Argus / Posted 10 hours ago
hadn’t been explored in previous films. A lot of the film focused on political and social context, like segregation and the Civil Rights movement, during the age of The Beatles. Some of the shows in America that The Beatles were meant to play,... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Voters could soon decide if convicted felons should regain right to voteFlorida voters could have the chance to approve a constitutional amendment that
Voters could soon decide if convicted felons should regain right to vote
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 10 hours ago
Florida voters could have the chance to approve a constitutional amendment that would automatically restore civil rights for nonviolent felons after they have completed their sentences. Desmond Meade is the president of the Florida Rights... Read more
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The Hill
Trump to Holt: ‘No, you’re wrong’of being involved in crimes has earned plaudits from law-and-order Republicans
Trump to Holt: ‘No, you’re wrong’
The Hill / Posted 10 hours ago
of being involved in crimes has earned plaudits from law-and-order Republicans and police unions. But it has upset civil rights groups, who argue that it’s a form of discrimination. Trump’s account of what happened with the stop-and-frisk... Read more
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Boston Herald
Residents call for mayor, police chief to resignCarolina. Demonstrators chanted "no justice, no peace" Monday night as they en
Residents call for mayor, police chief to resign
Boston Herald / Posted 10 hours ago
Carolina. Demonstrators chanted "no justice, no peace" Monday night as they entered Little Rock AME Zion Church and sang a civil rights anthem as the gathering began. More than three dozen clergy members of several faiths gathered at the front of... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Protesters: Charlotte mayor, chief should quitCarolina. Demonstrators chanted "no justice, no peace" Monday night as they en
Protesters: Charlotte mayor, chief should quit
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 10 hours ago
Carolina. Demonstrators chanted "no justice, no peace" Monday night as they entered Little Rock AME Zion Church and sang a civil rights anthem as the gathering began. More than three dozen clergy members of several faiths gathered at the front of... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
MINUTE-BY-MINUTE: Man shot by Charlotte police was sold stolen gun, CMPD saysin conversations with the US Attorney, and have asked the Department of Justice
MINUTE-BY-MINUTE: Man shot by Charlotte police was sold stolen gun, CMPD says
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 10 hours ago
in conversations with the US Attorney, and have asked the Department of Justice to be available to address any potential civil rights concerns." 7:30 p.m.: CMPD has released a narrative of what they say happened in the moments leading up to the... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Rising gun violence fuels crime surgehave engaged in routine stops of people for searches in part to seize illegal w
Rising gun violence fuels crime surge
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 11 hours ago
have engaged in routine stops of people for searches in part to seize illegal weapons. The practices have drawn the ire of civil rights advocates and some judges who have assailed the tactic as disproportionately targeting minorities. The FBI's... Read more
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Time
The Mystery Behind the 'Will & Grace' Reunion Is Solvedtypical Grace fashion, mistakenly but good-naturedly lumps Karen’s El Salvadore
The Mystery Behind the 'Will & Grace' Reunion Is Solved
Time / Posted 11 hours ago
typical Grace fashion, mistakenly but good-naturedly lumps Karen’s El Salvadorean maid Rosario) and the nominee’s stance on civil rights for other minority groups (including the LGBTQ community), for starters. Meanwhile, she encourages Jack and... Read more
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Junkee
The Cast Of ‘Will & Grace’ Have Reunited For An Amazing Mini Episode Savaging Donald Trumpbest to convince the undecided Jack that he should cast his vote for Hillary. “
The Cast Of ‘Will & Grace’ Have Reunited For An Amazing Mini Episode Savaging Donald Trump
Junkee / Posted 12 hours ago
best to convince the undecided Jack that he should cast his vote for Hillary. “She’s going to appoint justices to the Supreme Court who are going to ensure your civil rights,” she pleads. “Yeah, but I don’t like that she wears pants,” he res... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Suggestion for Oregon Ducks: Beatrice Morrow Cannady HallMorrow Cannady Hall. As Quintard Taylor writes in "The Oregon Encyclopedia": "B
Suggestion for Oregon Ducks: Beatrice Morrow Cannady Hall
OregonLive.com / Posted 12 hours ago
Morrow Cannady Hall. As Quintard Taylor writes in "The Oregon Encyclopedia": "Beatrice Morrow Cannady was the most noted civil rights activist in early 20-century Oregon." Her husband was the cofounder and publisher of "The Advocate," the first... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Wife of Chechen man killed by FBI in Orlando charged with lyingparents said last year that they plan to sue the FBI, but no lawsuit has been f
Wife of Chechen man killed by FBI in Orlando charged with lying
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 12 hours ago
parents said last year that they plan to sue the FBI, but no lawsuit has been filed yet. Thania Diaz Clevenger, civil rights director for the Council of American-Islamic Relations Florida, said in an email Monday that the matter is still... Read more
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