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The Hill
Trump's DOJ gears up for crackdown on marijuanawant sentencing reform, Booker said he’s not “insurmountable.” “If we can over
The Hill / Posted 32 minutes ago
want sentencing reform, Booker said he’s not “insurmountable.” “If we can overcome Strom Thurmond’s filibuster against the civil rights bill, we can overcome a U.S. Attorney General who is out of step with history and out of step with his party,”... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Immigration rally: “We are all part of one human race”Her silver lining is that she can talk to him on the phone as often as they lik
Mid-Hudson News / Posted an hour ago
Her silver lining is that she can talk to him on the phone as often as they like. “We are in a very mean-spirited time,” civil rights attorney Michael Sussman, one of the program participants, told the dozens who attended. Rabbi Rubenstein... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Civil rights icon leads march through California Comic-ConSAN DIEGO | Civil rights leader John Lewis led a march through Comic-Con on Sat
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted an hour ago
SAN DIEGO | Civil rights leader John Lewis led a march through Comic-Con on Saturday. About 1,000 people joined the Georgia Democrat on a march through the crowded San Diego Convention Center following a panel discussion about his trilogy of graphic... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Other cities models for how Lowell might votein ways other former industrial hubs have struggled to replicate. But two refer
Lowell Sun / Posted an hour ago
in ways other former industrial hubs have struggled to replicate. But two referendum efforts since 1993, and now a federal civil rights lawsuit, have challenged the at-large elections. They speak to a different perspective -- many minority... Read more
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The Jewish Press
INTO THE FRAY: Temple Mount Attack & the “One-State” Theory DemiseThe Jewish Press | Dr. Martin Sherman | 29 Tammuz 5777 – July 23, 2017fact that none of the perpetrators were subject to any form of “Occupation”—as
The Jewish Press / Posted 3 hours ago
fact that none of the perpetrators were subject to any form of “Occupation”—as they were all Israeli citizens, with full civil rights. But beyond the human tragedy, the hail of bullets that cut short the lives of the two Druze police officers... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
RON HART: Texas two-step into transgender bathroom non-issueIt is funny how, for Democrats, LGBTQ civil rights issues are suddenly the most
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 4 hours ago
It is funny how, for Democrats, LGBTQ civil rights issues are suddenly the most pressing of our time — behind proving that Donald Trump is a Russian spy. By Ron Hart | Syndicated Columnist Hey Texas, here’s a Prince of an idea: No matter the new... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Boycott billor whether he’s right or wrong. A boycott is a form of political protest that c
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 4 hours ago
or whether he’s right or wrong. A boycott is a form of political protest that clearly is protected by the First Amendment. Cardin and Portman should drop this assault on free speech, and senators who care about civil rights should boycott the... Read more
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The Jewish Press
IDF Using Halamish Massacre to Promote Restraint Against TerroristsThe Jewish Press | 29 Tammuz 5777 – July 23, 2017will likely continue to divide Israeli society between those who believe terror
The Jewish Press / Posted 4 hours ago
will likely continue to divide Israeli society between those who believe terrorists have, by definition, given up their civil rights and must be killed on sight, and those who believe terrorists are not better or worse than any other... Read more
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dna
Transgender bill does not address important issues: Par panelA BJP MP-headed parliamentary panel has criticised the government's draft trans
dna / Posted 6 hours ago
A BJP MP-headed parliamentary panel has criticised the government's draft transgender bill for not addressing important civil rights issues such as marriage and divorce among members of the community. The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Social... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
Tribute To Tuskegee Airmen Set To Inspire Kids At AirVenturethem the opportunity to utilize their full talent and contribution. But with th
The Aero-News Network / Posted 7 hours ago
them the opportunity to utilize their full talent and contribution. But with the demands of World War II and pressure from civil rights groups, a new segregated flying squadron was created to allow black Americans the chance to serve their country... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Detroit '67: The officer who led the raid on the blind pig that ignited the riotunderstand why integration in the police department was a problem — but other w
Detroit Free Press / Posted 8 hours ago
understand why integration in the police department was a problem — but other white people fought it. Federal classes on civil rights helped "break the ice," he said. The city's African-American population was about 630,000 in 1967, and... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Signature DIA exhibit 'Art of Rebellion' provides context for Detroit's summer of '67of the summer of 1967, many of its cultural institutions are seizing the opport
Detroit Free Press / Posted 8 hours ago
of the summer of 1967, many of its cultural institutions are seizing the opportunity to reflect upon the history of the Civil Rights Movement, as well as the cultural and social factors that played a part in the mass civil uprising that took... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Social Justice, Civil Right Policies In Discussion At NAACP Convention In Baltimoreconvention hasn’t been in Baltimore since 2000, and leaders say it comes at a p
CBS Baltimore / Posted 9 hours ago
convention hasn’t been in Baltimore since 2000, and leaders say it comes at a pivotal time, as social justice and civil rights policies remain the organization’s top priorities. Since the Freddie Gray riots in 2015, Baltimore convention... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
3 years after death, probe goes onno ... idea what else to do. I really don't." The fits and starts of the Garne
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 hours ago
no ... idea what else to do. I really don't." The fits and starts of the Garner investigation stand out from other federal civil rights investigations into police shootings of black men. The Justice Department probe of the death Alton Sterling,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Houston set to pay family of man killed in police shootingHouston's City Council plans to vote Tuesday on whether to give $85,000 to sett
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 hours ago
Houston's City Council plans to vote Tuesday on whether to give $85,000 to settle a federal civil rights lawsuit alleging that a police officer used excessive force when he shot a man who turned out to be unarmed during a narcotics raid in... Read more
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The Hill
Civil Rights icon leads march at Comic ConCivil Rights icon Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) led a march of nearly 1,000 people th
The Hill / Posted 10 hours ago
Civil Rights icon Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) led a march of nearly 1,000 people through the San Diego Convention Center during Comic Con on Saturday. Members of the march chanted "no justice, no peace" as they made their way through the... Read more
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Salon.com
When gospel sermons came on the phonographyou sit in the rear and he handle your life in his hands. You’re straining at a
Salon.com / Posted 10 hours ago
you sit in the rear and he handle your life in his hands. You’re straining at a gnat and swallowin’ a camel.” The music of Rev. Gates and his fellow preachers provided the sonic moments for the religious seeds of the budding Civil Rights Mov... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Cal Fire fighting growing blaze near Warner Springssaid. Rep. John Lewis leads march through San Diego Comic-ConRep. John Lewis l
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 11 hours ago
said. Rep. John Lewis leads march through San Diego Comic-ConRep. John Lewis leads march through San Diego Comic-Con Civil rights leader John Lewis led a march through Comic-Con on Saturday. About 1,000 people joined the Georgia Democrat on a... Read more
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asianage
Modi should address incidents against poor, says Martin Luther King IIIBengaluru: American civil rights activist Martin Luther King III on Saturday sa
asianage / Posted 11 hours ago
Bengaluru: American civil rights activist Martin Luther King III on Saturday said the “state or Central” administration of the day “should be held” responsible for incidents against dalits and poor in India. King, the son of Martin Luther King Jr... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Million Dollar Mega Millions ticket sold in Chula Vistasaid. Rep. John Lewis leads march through San Diego Comic-ConRep. John Lewis l
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 12 hours ago
said. Rep. John Lewis leads march through San Diego Comic-ConRep. John Lewis leads march through San Diego Comic-Con Civil rights leader John Lewis led a march through Comic-Con on Saturday. About 1,000 people joined the Georgia Democrat on a... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Trump calls aircraft carrier a symbol of powersaid. Rep. John Lewis leads march through San Diego Comic-ConRep. John Lewis l
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 12 hours ago
said. Rep. John Lewis leads march through San Diego Comic-ConRep. John Lewis leads march through San Diego Comic-Con Civil rights leader John Lewis led a march through Comic-Con on Saturday. About 1,000 people joined the Georgia Democrat on a... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Cal Fire fighting growing blaze near Warner Springs growssaid. Rep. John Lewis leads march through San Diego Comic-ConRep. John Lewis l
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 12 hours ago
said. Rep. John Lewis leads march through San Diego Comic-ConRep. John Lewis leads march through San Diego Comic-Con Civil rights leader John Lewis led a march through Comic-Con on Saturday. About 1,000 people joined the Georgia Democrat on a... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
SDPD investigating death of woman found in Mission Valley officesaid. Rep. John Lewis leads march through San Diego Comic-ConRep. John Lewis l
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 12 hours ago
said. Rep. John Lewis leads march through San Diego Comic-ConRep. John Lewis leads march through San Diego Comic-Con Civil rights leader John Lewis led a march through Comic-Con on Saturday. About 1,000 people joined the Georgia Democrat on a... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
In D.C. rally, hundreds protest Trump's planned cuts to educationunder President Barack Obama. Cokley told the crowd that she has watched the T
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 12 hours ago
under President Barack Obama. Cokley told the crowd that she has watched the Trump administration "pry the teeth out of civil rights statutes one by one like a demented sort of dentist." "I adamantly protest the idea that vouchers and choice... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
The Pulse of St. Louis: National Urban League ConferenceWednesday July 26, 2017 and runs through, Saturday, July 29, 2017. The conferen
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 12 hours ago
Wednesday July 26, 2017 and runs through, Saturday, July 29, 2017. The conference is free and open to the public. Tonight, on The Pulse of St. Louis, learn what the social service and civil rights organization is doing to empower the... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
In D.C. rally, hundreds protest Trump's planned cuts to educationunder President Barack Obama. Cokley told the crowd that she has watched the T
Baltimore Sun / Posted 12 hours ago
under President Barack Obama. Cokley told the crowd that she has watched the Trump administration "pry the teeth out of civil rights statutes one by one like a demented sort of dentist." "I adamantly protest the idea that vouchers and choice... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Editorial, July 23, 2017: O.J. Simpson’s America remains dividedon the mantle of racial victim, long after he had turned his back on his own hu
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 12 hours ago
on the mantle of racial victim, long after he had turned his back on his own humble upbringing in San Francisco and on civil rights struggles as he ingratiated himself in a white world of privilege and decadence. There was a time, not all that... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Editorial, July 23, 2017: O.J. Simpson’s America remains dividedon the mantle of racial victim, long after he had turned his back on his own hu
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 12 hours ago
on the mantle of racial victim, long after he had turned his back on his own humble upbringing in San Francisco and on civil rights struggles as he ingratiated himself in a white world of privilege and decadence. There was a time, not all that... Read more
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Salon.com
This army base once drove West Oakland’s economy. Now it drives discrimination.ignored input from West Oakland residents, favoring industry over the community
Salon.com / Posted 12 hours ago
ignored input from West Oakland residents, favoring industry over the community’s health. Under Title VI of the U.S. Civil Rights Act, entities that receive money from the federal government, like the port and the city, cannot discriminate on... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Crews fighting small blaze in Warner Springssaid. Rep. John Lewis leads march through San Diego Comic-ConRep. John Lewis l
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 13 hours ago
said. Rep. John Lewis leads march through San Diego Comic-ConRep. John Lewis leads march through San Diego Comic-Con Civil rights leader John Lewis led a march through Comic-Con on Saturday. About 1,000 people joined the Georgia Democrat on a... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Shark sighting prompts warning at Silver Strand State Beachsaid. Rep. John Lewis leads march through San Diego Comic-ConRep. John Lewis l
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 13 hours ago
said. Rep. John Lewis leads march through San Diego Comic-ConRep. John Lewis leads march through San Diego Comic-Con Civil rights leader John Lewis led a march through Comic-Con on Saturday. About 1,000 people joined the Georgia Democrat on a... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Civil rights icon leads march through California Comic-ConArticle Tools SAN DIEGO (AP) — Civil rights leader John Lewis led a march thro
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 13 hours ago
Article Tools SAN DIEGO (AP) — Civil rights leader John Lewis led a march through Comic-Con on Saturday. About 1,000 people joined the Georgia Democrat on a march through the crowded San Diego Convention Center following a panel discussion about... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Three civil rights leaders honored, Knoxville bridges renamedThree local civil rights and political leaders were honored in the renaming of
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 13 hours ago
Three local civil rights and political leaders were honored in the renaming of three bridges Saturday afternoon. The dedication ceremony was held at the Beck Cultural Center with the Knoxville Representative Rick Staples and members of the Tennessee... Read more
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Philly.com
Civil rights icon leads march through California Comic-ConSAN DIEGO (AP) - Civil rights leader John Lewis led a march through Comic-Con o
Philly.com / Posted 13 hours ago
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Civil rights leader John Lewis led a march through Comic-Con on Saturday. About 1,000 people joined the Georgia Democrat on a march through the crowded San Diego Convention Center following a panel discussion about his trilogy of... Read more
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The Columbian
Civil rights icon leads march through California Comic-ConSAN DIEGO — Civil rights leader John Lewis led a march through Comic-Con on Sat
The Columbian / Posted 14 hours ago
SAN DIEGO — Civil rights leader John Lewis led a march through Comic-Con on Saturday. About 1,000 people joined the Georgia Democrat on a march through the crowded San Diego Convention Center following a panel discussion about his trilogy of graphic... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Civil rights icon leads march through California ComicSAN DIEGO (AP) - Civil rights leader John Lewis led a march through Comic-Con o
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 14 hours ago
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Civil rights leader John Lewis led a march through Comic-Con on Saturday. About 1,000 people joined the Georgia Democrat on a march through the crowded San Diego Convention Center following a panel discussion about his trilogy of... Read more
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Inquirier.net
From small things come great thingswas rightfully hers. Thus started the Montgomery bus boycott. This and Parks’ a
Inquirier.net / Posted 14 hours ago
was rightfully hers. Thus started the Montgomery bus boycott. This and Parks’ act of defiance became crucial moments in the civil rights movement not just in the US but worldwide. Though revered in later years, Parks initially suffered, getting... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Civil Rights Icon Leads March Through California Comic-ConSAN DIEGO (AP) — Civil rights leader John Lewis led a march through Comic-Con o
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 14 hours ago
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Civil rights leader John Lewis led a march through Comic-Con on Saturday. About 1,000 people joined the Georgia Democrat on a march through the crowded San Diego Convention Center following a panel discussion about his trilogy of... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Meeting in Baltimore, NAACP revamping for a faster-paced political climatehas shifted in recent years to rapid-response efforts and social media campaign
Baltimore Sun / Posted 14 hours ago
has shifted in recent years to rapid-response efforts and social media campaigns, the nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organization can come off as lumbering or missing in action — its size and the weight of its storied history... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Christie OKs law to give schools transgender policy guidanceblocking the schools from forcing the students from using bathrooms that confli
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 14 hours ago
blocking the schools from forcing the students from using bathrooms that conflict with their gender identities. The civil rights group Garden State Equality applauded the Republican governor for signing the measure saying that Christie took... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Civil rights icon leads march through California Comic-ConSAN DIEGO (AP) — Civil rights leader John Lewis led a march through Comic-Con o
WWLP Springfield / Posted 14 hours ago
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Civil rights leader John Lewis led a march through Comic-Con on Saturday. About 1,000 people joined the Georgia Democrat on a march through the crowded San Diego Convention Center following a panel discussion about his trilogy of... Read more
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ajc.com
Civil rights icon leads march through California Comic-Con"MARCH" on day three of Comic-Con International on Saturday, July 22, 2017, in
ajc.com / Posted 15 hours ago
"MARCH" on day three of Comic-Con International on Saturday, July 22, 2017, in San Diego. (Photo by Al Powers/Invision/AP) Civil rights leader John Lewis led a march through Comic-Con on Saturday. About 1,000 people joined the Georgia Democrat on... Read more
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Daily Herald
3 years after police chokehold death, US probe grinds ondon't. I have turned over every stone." The fits and starts of the Garner inve
Daily Herald / Posted 15 hours ago
don't. I have turned over every stone." The fits and starts of the Garner investigation stands out from other federal civil rights investigations into police shootings of black men. The Justice Department probe of the death Alton Sterling,... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
3 years after police chokehold death, US probe grinds ondon't. I have turned over every stone." The fits and starts of the Garner inve
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 15 hours ago
don't. I have turned over every stone." The fits and starts of the Garner investigation stands out from other federal civil rights investigations into police shootings of black men. The Justice Department probe of the death Alton Sterling,... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Trump's new message man deletes inconvenient tweetsRep. John Lewis leads march through San Diego Comic-ConRep. John Lewis leads ma
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 15 hours ago
Rep. John Lewis leads march through San Diego Comic-ConRep. John Lewis leads march through San Diego Comic-Con Civil rights leader John Lewis led a march through Comic-Con on Saturday. About 1,000 people joined the Georgia Democrat on a march... Read more
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DW
EU lawmakers in Washington demand expansion of visa-waiver status |week ahead of his delegation's arrival which stood up stiff challenges to the W
DW / Posted 15 hours ago
week ahead of his delegation's arrival which stood up stiff challenges to the White House way of doing business, insisting civil rights and counter-terrorism can and must co-exist. Interlocutors in limbo The word Moraes used to describe the... Read more
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Daily Press
Foundation of our freedomcolonists behind the revolution. It played a role in the abolition of slavery a
Daily Press / Posted 15 hours ago
colonists behind the revolution. It played a role in the abolition of slavery and a century later in the success of the Civil Rights movement. Investigations that were only possible under the protections of the First Amendment have challenged... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Civil rights icon leads march through California Comic-ConSAN DIEGO (AP) - Civil rights leader John Lewis led a march through Comic-Con o
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 15 hours ago
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Civil rights leader John Lewis led a march through Comic-Con on Saturday. About 1,000 people joined the Georgia Democrat on a march through the crowded San Diego Convention Center following a panel discussion about his trilogy of... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Latest Hamilton County Jail Booking ReportRYAN 2456 MOUNT VERNON COHUTTA, 30710 Age at Arrest: 27 years old Arresting
The Chattanoogan / Posted 15 hours ago
RYAN 2456 MOUNT VERNON COHUTTA, 30710 Age at Arrest: 27 years old Arresting Agency: Hamilton County BURGLARY ASSAULT CIVIL RIGHTS INTIMIDATION GREEN, KEALEY DONTEZ 2405 E 13TH ST CHATTANOOGA, 37404 Age at Arrest: 20 years old Arresting... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Bringing Big Oil to court for a day of reckoningWe are confronted with the fierce urgency of now,” said the Rev. Dr. Martin Lut
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 15 hours ago
We are confronted with the fierce urgency of now,” said the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., addressing the state of civil rights in America in 1968. Knowing what we now know about climate change and rising seas, we have both a sense of... Read more
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