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Orange County Register
The difficulty of policing protests when the protest is about policewhere things can get out of hand.” Aggressive police tactics at protests are n
The difficulty of policing protests when the protest is about police
Orange County Register / Posted 7 minutes ago
where things can get out of hand.” Aggressive police tactics at protests are nothing new. They conjure up images from the civil rights or Vietnam War eras, the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago or the Rodney King riots in Los Angeles... Read more
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Philly.com
Introducing Philly's Maris Curran, director of 'Five Nights in Maine'more. And he's already in an isolating climate." For audiences who know Oyelow
Introducing Philly's Maris Curran, director of 'Five Nights in Maine'
Philly.com / Posted 17 minutes ago
more. And he's already in an isolating climate." For audiences who know Oyelowo only through his portrayal of the historic civil rights figure in Selma, or as the dogged D.A. in A Most Violent Year, the British actor's work in Curran's movie is... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Survey: Portland police don't believe federal settlement agreement will improve their police agencyofficers- understand the reforms. He said compliance with the agreement is one
Survey: Portland police don't believe federal settlement agreement will improve their police agency
OregonLive.com / Posted 35 minutes ago
officers- understand the reforms. He said compliance with the agreement is one of his top goals as chief. Tom Steenson, a civil rights attorney who is one of the eight remaining members of what once was a 15-member Community Oversight Advisory... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Former SC State interim leader named Voorhees presidentthe school in Denmark announced Friday that W. Franklin Evans is the private co
Former SC State interim leader named Voorhees president
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted an hour ago
the school in Denmark announced Friday that W. Franklin Evans is the private college's new president. Evans takes over for civil rights leader Cleveland Sellers, who decided to retire after six years running the school. Evans was interim president... Read more
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The Temasek Review
Malaysia PM Najib Razak seeks new powers amid protests over 1MDB fund scandal « Current Affairs « Opinion « TR EMERITUSand clashed with riot police. “I think the government are getting nervous abou
Malaysia PM Najib Razak seeks new powers amid protests over 1MDB fund scandal « Current Affairs « Opinion « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted an hour ago
and clashed with riot police. “I think the government are getting nervous about 1MDB and the reaction of the people,” said civil rights activist and lawyer Ambiga Sreenevasan, adding that the public was also “very nervous” about the new security... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Former SC State interim leader named Voorhees presidentthe school in Denmark announced Friday that W. Franklin Evans is the private co
Former SC State interim leader named Voorhees president
WBTV Charlotte / Posted an hour ago
the school in Denmark announced Friday that W. Franklin Evans is the private college's new president. Evans takes over for civil rights leader Cleveland Sellers, who decided to retire after six years running the school. Evans was interim president... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Former SC State interim leader named Voorhees presidentthe school in Denmark announced Friday that W. Franklin Evans is the private co
Former SC State interim leader named Voorhees president
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted an hour ago
the school in Denmark announced Friday that W. Franklin Evans is the private college's new president. Evans takes over for civil rights leader Cleveland Sellers, who decided to retire after six years running the school. Evans was interim president... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nation Honoured With AU Award for Women's Economic Progress2015, to recognise the good progress made by member countries. This year's awa
Nation Honoured With AU Award for Women's Economic Progress
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
2015, to recognise the good progress made by member countries. This year's award focused on three sectors: political and civil rights, social rights, and economic rights. In a study initiated by the Indian Ocean Rim Association in 2015, the... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
'I was the type who would be very, very good or not so good'previously taught by some very interesting people at Cambridge, particularly To
'I was the type who would be very, very good or not so good'
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted an hour ago
previously taught by some very interesting people at Cambridge, particularly Tony Badger, who took a course on the American civil rights movement. I'm very interested in situations where people, through a lot of self-sacrifice, can provoke a huge... Read more
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The Examiner
Challengers aim at congressional incumbents in 5th, 6th districtsmanager for an architectural firm and has bachelor’s and master’s degrees from
Challengers aim at congressional incumbents in 5th, 6th districts
The Examiner / Posted an hour ago
manager for an architectural firm and has bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Kansas State. He lists his concerns as “civil rights and social action, education, environment and human rights.”DISTRICT 5Cleaver, D-Kansas City, who spoke in favor... Read more
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Philly.com
The Interview: Craig Stroman - he couldn't just look away from homelessness and hungerhigh school - I graduated from Roxborough High - I went into the Army. From the
The Interview: Craig Stroman - he couldn't just look away from homelessness and hunger
Philly.com / Posted 2 hours ago
high school - I graduated from Roxborough High - I went into the Army. From there I went to work for HUD as a civil rights investigator for fair-housing claims. Recently, I've switched to doing similar work for the USDA [the Department... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
US Navy to name ship after gay rights icon Harvey Milkslated to bear Milk's name would be a John Lewis-class oiler, ships Navy secret
US Navy to name ship after gay rights icon Harvey Milk
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 2 hours ago
slated to bear Milk's name would be a John Lewis-class oiler, ships Navy secretary Ray Mabus has said will be named after civil rights leaders. The lead ship of the class is named after John Lewis, a congressman and civil rights movement... Read more
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Eye Witness News
9 Olympic moments that changed historyraised and the national anthem played during their medal ceremony. Their demon
9 Olympic moments that changed history
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 hours ago
raised and the national anthem played during their medal ceremony. Their demonstration took place at the height of the US civil rights movement, when some civil rights leaders were calling on black American athletes to boycott the Games. Instead,... Read more
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Business Standard India
Dozens march in Dallas against police violence towards blacksofficers, police have said. The march yesterday was organized by the Next Gene
Dozens march in Dallas against police violence towards blacks
Business Standard India / Posted 3 hours ago
officers, police have said. The march yesterday was organized by the Next Generation Action Network, the same Dallas-based civil rights group that held the July 7 protest. The group is led by Dominique Alexander, an ordained Baptist preacher and... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
6 more charged in Flint crisisstate task force that investigated the Flint crisis concluded that it was a "ca
6 more charged in Flint crisis
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 hours ago
state task force that investigated the Flint crisis concluded that it was a "case of environmental injustice." The Michigan Civil Rights Commission is holding public hearings on the matter. Federal experts now say filtered tap water is safe for... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Appeals court: North Carolina voter ID law unconstitutionalvote in the presidential battleground state. Rev. Barber, said in an interview
Appeals court: North Carolina voter ID law unconstitutional
Darien News-Review / Posted 4 hours ago
vote in the presidential battleground state. Rev. Barber, said in an interview that the ruling was a powerful victory for civil rights and for democracy. less File-This June 21, 2016, file photo shows North Carolina NAACP president, Rev. William... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Appeals court: North Carolina voter ID law unconstitutionalvote in the presidential battleground state. Rev. Barber, said in an interview
Appeals court: North Carolina voter ID law unconstitutional
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 4 hours ago
vote in the presidential battleground state. Rev. Barber, said in an interview that the ruling was a powerful victory for civil rights and for democracy. less File-This June 21, 2016, file photo shows North Carolina NAACP president, Rev. William... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Dozens march in Dallas against police violence toward blacksofficers, police have said. The march Friday was organized by the Next Generat
Dozens march in Dallas against police violence toward blacks
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 4 hours ago
officers, police have said. The march Friday was organized by the Next Generation Action Network, the same Dallas-based civil rights group that held the July 7 protest. The group is led by Dominique Alexander, an ordained Baptist preacher and... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Appeals court: North Carolina voter ID law unconstitutionalvote in the presidential battleground state. Rev. Barber, said in an interview
Appeals court: North Carolina voter ID law unconstitutional
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 hours ago
vote in the presidential battleground state. Rev. Barber, said in an interview that the ruling was a powerful victory for civil rights and for democracy. less File-This June 21, 2016, file photo shows North Carolina NAACP president, Rev. William... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Appeals court: North Carolina voter ID law unconstitutionalvote in the presidential battleground state. Rev. Barber, said in an interview
Appeals court: North Carolina voter ID law unconstitutional
Stamford Advocate / Posted 5 hours ago
vote in the presidential battleground state. Rev. Barber, said in an interview that the ruling was a powerful victory for civil rights and for democracy. less File-This June 21, 2016, file photo shows North Carolina NAACP president, Rev. William... Read more
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Christian Today
Turkey's President Erdogan claims West failed to show solidarity over coup attemptrattled by the scale of the crackdown in the aftermath. Images of detained sold
Turkey's President Erdogan claims West failed to show solidarity over coup attempt
Christian Today / Posted 5 hours ago
rattled by the scale of the crackdown in the aftermath. Images of detained soldiers with bruises and bandages have worried civil rights groups over mistreatment. The purges have targeted supporters of US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen,... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Appeals court: North Carolina voter ID law unconstitutionalvote in the presidential battleground state. Rev. Barber, said in an interview
Appeals court: North Carolina voter ID law unconstitutional
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 5 hours ago
vote in the presidential battleground state. Rev. Barber, said in an interview that the ruling was a powerful victory for civil rights and for democracy. less File-This June 21, 2016, file photo shows North Carolina NAACP president, Rev. William... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Appeals court: North Carolina voter ID law unconstitutionalvote in the presidential battleground state. Rev. Barber, said in an interview
Appeals court: North Carolina voter ID law unconstitutional
The New Canaan News / Posted 5 hours ago
vote in the presidential battleground state. Rev. Barber, said in an interview that the ruling was a powerful victory for civil rights and for democracy. less File-This June 21, 2016, file photo shows North Carolina NAACP president, Rev. William... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Appeals court: North Carolina voter ID law unconstitutionalvote in the presidential battleground state. Rev. Barber, said in an interview
Appeals court: North Carolina voter ID law unconstitutional
Connecticut Post / Posted 5 hours ago
vote in the presidential battleground state. Rev. Barber, said in an interview that the ruling was a powerful victory for civil rights and for democracy. less File-This June 21, 2016, file photo shows North Carolina NAACP president, Rev. William... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Appeals court: North Carolina voter ID law unconstitutionalvote in the presidential battleground state. Rev. Barber, said in an interview
Appeals court: North Carolina voter ID law unconstitutional
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 5 hours ago
vote in the presidential battleground state. Rev. Barber, said in an interview that the ruling was a powerful victory for civil rights and for democracy. less File-This June 21, 2016, file photo shows North Carolina NAACP president, Rev. William... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Turkey's Erdogan slams West for failure to show solidarity over coup attemptrattled by the scale of the crackdown in the aftermath. Images of detained sold
Turkey's Erdogan slams West for failure to show solidarity over coup attempt
Bdnews24.com / Posted 5 hours ago
rattled by the scale of the crackdown in the aftermath. Images of detained soldiers with bruises and bandages have worried civil rights groups over mistreatment. The purges have targeted supporters of US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen,... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
‘Not our friends’: Erdogan slams West for ‘shameful’ attitude over Turkey couprattled by the scale of the crackdown in the aftermath. Images of detained sold
‘Not our friends’: Erdogan slams West for ‘shameful’ attitude over Turkey coup
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 5 hours ago
rattled by the scale of the crackdown in the aftermath. Images of detained soldiers with bruises and bandages have worried civil rights groups over mistreatment. The purges have targeted supporters of US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen,... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Freddie Gray trials: a 'persecution under the pretense of a prosecution'made such a consideration before filing the charges. Mark R. Weaver has served
Freddie Gray trials: a 'persecution under the pretense of a prosecution'
Baltimore Sun / Posted 5 hours ago
made such a consideration before filing the charges. Mark R. Weaver has served as a prosecutor and as spokesman for the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. He teaches at The Ohio State University College of Law and runs a... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
A tale of two conventionsin Philadelphia was one more hopeful than the week prior in Cleveland. Speakers
A tale of two conventions
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 6 hours ago
in Philadelphia was one more hopeful than the week prior in Cleveland. Speakers spoke of how far the nation had come in civil rights and equality for minorities, and the convention emphasized contributions from immigrants -- including those in... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
A tale of two conventionsin Philadelphia was one more hopeful than the week prior in Cleveland. Speakers
A tale of two conventions
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 6 hours ago
in Philadelphia was one more hopeful than the week prior in Cleveland. Speakers spoke of how far the nation had come in civil rights and equality for minorities, and the convention emphasized contributions from immigrants -- including those in... Read more
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The Columbian
6 more public workers charged in Flint water crisisstate task force that investigated the Flint crisis concluded that it was a “ca
6 more public workers charged in Flint water crisis
The Columbian / Posted 6 hours ago
state task force that investigated the Flint crisis concluded that it was a “case of environmental injustice.” The Michigan Civil Rights Commission is holding public hearings on the matter. Federal experts now say filtered tap water is safe for... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
A tale of two conventionsin Philadelphia was one more hopeful than the week prior in Cleveland. Speakers
A tale of two conventions
KTXS Abilene / Posted 6 hours ago
in Philadelphia was one more hopeful than the week prior in Cleveland. Speakers spoke of how far the nation had come in civil rights and equality for minorities, and the convention emphasized contributions from immigrants -- including those in... Read more
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KECI Missoula
A tale of two conventionsin Philadelphia was one more hopeful than the week prior in Cleveland. Speakers
A tale of two conventions
KECI Missoula / Posted 6 hours ago
in Philadelphia was one more hopeful than the week prior in Cleveland. Speakers spoke of how far the nation had come in civil rights and equality for minorities, and the convention emphasized contributions from immigrants -- including those in... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
A tale of two conventionsin Philadelphia was one more hopeful than the week prior in Cleveland. Speakers
A tale of two conventions
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 6 hours ago
in Philadelphia was one more hopeful than the week prior in Cleveland. Speakers spoke of how far the nation had come in civil rights and equality for minorities, and the convention emphasized contributions from immigrants -- including those in... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
A tale of two conventionsin Philadelphia was one more hopeful than the week prior in Cleveland. Speakers
A tale of two conventions
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 6 hours ago
in Philadelphia was one more hopeful than the week prior in Cleveland. Speakers spoke of how far the nation had come in civil rights and equality for minorities, and the convention emphasized contributions from immigrants -- including those in... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Courts deal setbacks to GOP voting restrictions in 3 statesBarack Obama was elected to peel back voting rights and laws improving access t
Courts deal setbacks to GOP voting restrictions in 3 states
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 6 hours ago
Barack Obama was elected to peel back voting rights and laws improving access to the polls that had been in place since the Civil Rights era of the 1960s, he said. Associated Press writers Jonathan Drew and Emery P. Dalesio in Raleigh, North... Read more
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KOCO 5 Oklahoma City
A tale of two conventionsin Philadelphia was one more hopeful than the week prior in Cleveland. Speakers
A tale of two conventions
KOCO 5 Oklahoma City / Posted 6 hours ago
in Philadelphia was one more hopeful than the week prior in Cleveland. Speakers spoke of how far the nation had come in civil rights and equality for minorities, and the convention emphasized contributions from immigrants -- including those in... Read more
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WMTW Portland
A tale of two conventionsin Philadelphia was one more hopeful than the week prior in Cleveland. Speakers
A tale of two conventions
WMTW Portland / Posted 6 hours ago
in Philadelphia was one more hopeful than the week prior in Cleveland. Speakers spoke of how far the nation had come in civil rights and equality for minorities, and the convention emphasized contributions from immigrants -- including those in... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
A tale of two conventionsin Philadelphia was one more hopeful than the week prior in Cleveland. Speakers
A tale of two conventions
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 6 hours ago
in Philadelphia was one more hopeful than the week prior in Cleveland. Speakers spoke of how far the nation had come in civil rights and equality for minorities, and the convention emphasized contributions from immigrants -- including those in... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Courts deal setbacks to GOP voting restrictions in 3 statesBarack Obama was elected to peel back voting rights and laws improving access t
Courts deal setbacks to GOP voting restrictions in 3 states
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 6 hours ago
Barack Obama was elected to peel back voting rights and laws improving access to the polls that had been in place since the Civil Rights era of the 1960s, he said. Associated Press writers Jonathan Drew and Emery P. Dalesio in Raleigh, North... Read more
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WLKY Louisville
A tale of two conventionsin Philadelphia was one more hopeful than the week prior in Cleveland. Speakers
A tale of two conventions
WLKY Louisville / Posted 6 hours ago
in Philadelphia was one more hopeful than the week prior in Cleveland. Speakers spoke of how far the nation had come in civil rights and equality for minorities, and the convention emphasized contributions from immigrants -- including those in... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
A tale of two conventionsin Philadelphia was one more hopeful than the week prior in Cleveland. Speakers
A tale of two conventions
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 6 hours ago
in Philadelphia was one more hopeful than the week prior in Cleveland. Speakers spoke of how far the nation had come in civil rights and equality for minorities, and the convention emphasized contributions from immigrants -- including those in... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
A tale of two conventionsin Philadelphia was one more hopeful than the week prior in Cleveland. Speakers
A tale of two conventions
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 6 hours ago
in Philadelphia was one more hopeful than the week prior in Cleveland. Speakers spoke of how far the nation had come in civil rights and equality for minorities, and the convention emphasized contributions from immigrants -- including those in... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
A tale of two conventionsin Philadelphia was one more hopeful than the week prior in Cleveland. Speakers
A tale of two conventions
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 6 hours ago
in Philadelphia was one more hopeful than the week prior in Cleveland. Speakers spoke of how far the nation had come in civil rights and equality for minorities, and the convention emphasized contributions from immigrants -- including those in... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
A tale of two conventionsin Philadelphia was one more hopeful than the week prior in Cleveland. Speakers
A tale of two conventions
KTVZ Bend / Posted 6 hours ago
in Philadelphia was one more hopeful than the week prior in Cleveland. Speakers spoke of how far the nation had come in civil rights and equality for minorities, and the convention emphasized contributions from immigrants -- including those in... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
A tale of two conventionsin Philadelphia was one more hopeful than the week prior in Cleveland. Speakers
A tale of two conventions
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 6 hours ago
in Philadelphia was one more hopeful than the week prior in Cleveland. Speakers spoke of how far the nation had come in civil rights and equality for minorities, and the convention emphasized contributions from immigrants -- including those in... Read more
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FOX News
Courts deal setbacks to GOP voting restrictions in 3 stateslegislators." There's been a concerted effort by Republicans nationwide since P
Courts deal setbacks to GOP voting restrictions in 3 states
FOX News / Posted 6 hours ago
legislators." There's been a concerted effort by Republicans nationwide since President Barack Obama was elected to peel back voting rights and laws improving access to the polls that had been in place since the Civil Rights era of the 1960s, he sa... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
A tale of two conventionsin Philadelphia was one more hopeful than the week prior in Cleveland. Speakers
A tale of two conventions
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 6 hours ago
in Philadelphia was one more hopeful than the week prior in Cleveland. Speakers spoke of how far the nation had come in civil rights and equality for minorities, and the convention emphasized contributions from immigrants -- including those in... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
A tale of two conventionsin Philadelphia was one more hopeful than the week prior in Cleveland. Speakers
A tale of two conventions
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 6 hours ago
in Philadelphia was one more hopeful than the week prior in Cleveland. Speakers spoke of how far the nation had come in civil rights and equality for minorities, and the convention emphasized contributions from immigrants -- including those in... Read more
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WBAL-TV Baltimore
A tale of two conventionsin Philadelphia was one more hopeful than the week prior in Cleveland. Speakers
A tale of two conventions
WBAL-TV Baltimore / Posted 6 hours ago
in Philadelphia was one more hopeful than the week prior in Cleveland. Speakers spoke of how far the nation had come in civil rights and equality for minorities, and the convention emphasized contributions from immigrants -- including those in... Read more
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