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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Letters to the EditorMcCarthy and Benito Mussolini. The adulation afforded him is reminiscent of how
Letters to the Editor
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted an hour ago
McCarthy and Benito Mussolini. The adulation afforded him is reminiscent of how racist leaders were elevated in the pre-civil rights era South. But, today, contempt for immigrants and religious minorities has been added to the mix. It is a... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
McCartney's first Arkansas show sold outin the USSR,” “Let It Be” and “Hey Jude.” Before he sang “Blackbird,” he revea
McCartney's first Arkansas show sold out
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted an hour ago
in the USSR,” “Let It Be” and “Hey Jude.” Before he sang “Blackbird,” he revealed that the song had been inspired by the civil rights struggles in Little Rock that the Beatles had read about in the early 1960s. There was even an interesting... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Thomas: God and politics (continued)a tension that has been with us from the beginning of the nation and most notab
Thomas: God and politics (continued)
Northwest Herald / Posted 2 hours ago
a tension that has been with us from the beginning of the nation and most notably influenced the debate over slavery, the civil rights movement and in our day, abortion and human relations. That Christians seem to be losing ground in what has... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Movies and Mud SeasonDirectorial Achievement (Documentary.) Garbus crafts Simone’s unusual journey a
Movies and Mud Season
Aspen Daily News / Posted 2 hours ago
Directorial Achievement (Documentary.) Garbus crafts Simone’s unusual journey as a distinguished jazz star, expatriate, and civil rights activist, complicated by her battle with bipolar disorder. Amidst the storytelling are iconic images of the era,... Read more
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Salon.com
Bernie is the hero of 2016: Just because he’s losing the nomination doesn’t mean he’s failedsocial elites retained control. But throughout the country’s history, the peop
Bernie is the hero of 2016: Just because he’s losing the nomination doesn’t mean he’s failed
Salon.com / Posted 2 hours ago
social elites retained control. But throughout the country’s history, the people — workers, farmers, suffrage activists, civil rights activists, abolitionists, populists, socialists, etc. — fought to create a more inclusive and democratic... Read more
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Daily Herald
Is is safe to use students' thumbprints to pay for lunch?any kind of misuse or fraud when they're using biometrics." Maybe so, but the
Is is safe to use students' thumbprints to pay for lunch?
Daily Herald / Posted 3 hours ago
any kind of misuse or fraud when they're using biometrics." Maybe so, but the concept is raising concerns for a leading civil-rights organization and child psychology experts who say it's an intrusion of a child's privacy and further conditions... Read more
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Sarawak Report
Sarawak's Criminal Election Campaign Unfolds - COMMENTacross the state, TV cameras in tow, to dazzle humble local communities… meanwh
Sarawak's Criminal Election Campaign Unfolds - COMMENT
Sarawak Report / Posted 3 hours ago
across the state, TV cameras in tow, to dazzle humble local communities… meanwhile, of course, most opposition leaders and civil rights groups have been summarily banned from the state and prevented from campaigning. Neither are they permitted to... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
U.S. war vet, '60s radical bond in VietnamHaving grown up in suburban Newark, N.J., he arrived at Columbia University in
U.S. war vet, '60s radical bond in Vietnam
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 hours ago
Having grown up in suburban Newark, N.J., he arrived at Columbia University in 1965 as the campus was convulsed with civil-rights crusades and anti-war activism. He ended up as one of the national leaders of Students for a Democratic Society... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
At the libraryL. Laurence

“Francis Bacon in Your Blood: A Memoir,” Michael Peppiatt

At the library
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 4 hours ago
L. Laurence

“Francis Bacon in Your Blood: A Memoir,” Michael Peppiatt

“The Black Calhouns: From Civil War to Civil Rights with One African American Family,” Gail Lumet Buckley

“Fellini: The Sixties (Turner Classic... Read more

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The Scranton Times-Tribune
YOUR OPINIONMcCarthy and Benito Mussolini. The adulation afforded him is reminiscent of how
YOUR OPINION
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 5 hours ago
McCarthy and Benito Mussolini. The adulation afforded him is reminiscent of how racist leaders were elevated in the pre-civil rights era South. But, today, contempt for immigrants and religious minorities has been added to the mix. It is a... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Leubsdorf: Democrats risk another Al Gore momentsimilar, but it’s unlikely Nixon would have acted as Kennedy did to ban atmosph
Leubsdorf: Democrats risk another Al Gore moment
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 5 hours ago
similar, but it’s unlikely Nixon would have acted as Kennedy did to ban atmospheric nuclear tests or propose sweeping civil rights legislation. In 1968, many liberals who backed the anti-Vietnam war candidacies of Sens. Eugene McCarthy and... Read more
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examiner.com
Paul McCartney meets civil rights heroes at One On One show in Little Rockand enrolled in the previously all-white Little Rock Central High School in 195
Paul McCartney meets civil rights heroes at One On One show in Little Rock
examiner.com / Posted 6 hours ago
and enrolled in the previously all-white Little Rock Central High School in 1957. It was the Little Rock Nine who introduced the young Paul McCartney to the civil rights movement and inspired the lyrics of “Blackbird,” his press... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER: Clintonism, RIP: And at the core isn’t Bill, but rather Bernieof young black men is belied by the fact that it was supported by two-thirds of
CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER: Clintonism, RIP: And at the core isn’t Bill, but rather Bernie
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 7 hours ago
of young black men is belied by the fact that it was supported by two-thirds of the Congressional Black Caucus (including civil rights pioneer James Clyburn, D-S.C.), justly panicked at the time by the carnage wrought by the crack epidemic... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Where Are the Original Fighters for Democracy?paralysed to an alarming extent". But today is not for democratic diagnosis. To
Where Are the Original Fighters for Democracy?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
paralysed to an alarming extent". But today is not for democratic diagnosis. Today, let's ask for the whereabouts of the civil rights movements, the civil society organizations, (CSOs) including the non-governmental individuals (NGIs) that fought... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
School voucher issue heats up, opponents head to courtTALLAHASSEE — A coalition of teacher unions and civil rights groups representin
School voucher issue heats up, opponents head to court
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 7 hours ago
TALLAHASSEE — A coalition of teacher unions and civil rights groups representing millions of public school children gets a second crack at persuading the courts they have the right to sue the state over a school voucher program that pays for children... Read more
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Deseret News
Despite dip in observance, Sabbath day's basis still resonatesparticular religious belief. This majority preference parallels existing feder
Despite dip in observance, Sabbath day's basis still resonates
Deseret News / Posted 7 hours ago
particular religious belief. This majority preference parallels existing federal legislation in Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, which allows employees to request scheduling accommodations so they may practice their religion. The act... Read more
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Minot Daily News
History inspires new techniquesthe collars of customers at a barber shop. The fathers of Al Capone and Morgan
History inspires new techniques
Minot Daily News / Posted 8 hours ago
the collars of customers at a barber shop. The fathers of Al Capone and Morgan Freeman were barbers, while the husband of civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks was a barber as well. From the bronze age until today, barbers continue to shape the lives... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Students help cleanup at clubwho recently returned from the weeklong traveling American history journey thro
Students help cleanup at club
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 9 hours ago
who recently returned from the weeklong traveling American history journey through the Deep South to learn about the civil-rights movement, those lessons were aptly on display Saturday. “I just want to give back. It’s fun to work together... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Older women need not applymay be inadequate for older women. Because the law that protects women from sex
Older women need not apply
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 9 hours ago
may be inadequate for older women. Because the law that protects women from sex discrimination (Title VII of the Civil Rights Act) is separate from the law that protects everyone from age discrimination (the federal Age Discrimination in... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
N.J. anti-terrorism plan aims to spot those vulnerable to being radicalizedhe said in an interview before an interfaith meeting that included people of Mu
N.J. anti-terrorism plan aims to spot those vulnerable to being radicalized
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 9 hours ago
he said in an interview before an interfaith meeting that included people of Muslim, Christian, Jewish and Sikh faiths. Civil rights concerns Some civil rights groups, like the American-ArabAnti-Discrimination Committee, say the FBI... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Schools boost transgender accessby the U.S. Department of Education since December for possible discrimination
Schools boost transgender access
The Toledo Blade / Posted 9 hours ago
by the U.S. Department of Education since December for possible discrimination against transgender students. U.S. Civil Rights Office department spokesman David Thomas and Bedford superintendent Mark Kleinhans declined to comment, citing... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Letters to the Editor:let this writer repeat what he said in his first letter: There is nothing in ou
Letters to the Editor:
Desert Dispatch / Posted 9 hours ago
let this writer repeat what he said in his first letter: There is nothing in our Constitution establishing personhood with civil rights for corporations. There also has been no court decision establishing this personhood. The Citizens United Act of... Read more
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Daily Herald
Community leaders gather to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s leadershipLori Lightfoot, chair of the Chicago Police Board, was the event's keynote spea
Community leaders gather to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s leadership
Daily Herald / Posted 10 hours ago
Lori Lightfoot, chair of the Chicago Police Board, was the event's keynote speaker. Brooks, who worked with King in the civil rights movement, says April was an opportune month to hold the dinner, with the theme of "bridging the divide" between... Read more
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The Advocate
Third Angola guard admits to role in beating of convicted killer Roy McLaughlinshackled Sharp, with Assistant Federal Public Defender Mark Upton at his side,
Third Angola guard admits to role in beating of convicted killer Roy McLaughlin
The Advocate / Posted 10 hours ago
shackled Sharp, with Assistant Federal Public Defender Mark Upton at his side, pleaded guilty Tuesday to deprivation of civil rights and making false statements to the FBI. He faces up to 15 years in prison and $500,000 in fines. U.S. District... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Prominent Russian novelist attackedliquid on a prominent Russian novelist. The Thursday attack occurred outside a
Prominent Russian novelist attacked
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 10 hours ago
liquid on a prominent Russian novelist. The Thursday attack occurred outside a central Moscow theater where the Memorial civil rights organization was holding an awards ceremony for winners of a high-school history contest. A group of about 20... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Grammy museums director, father of gay son: Repeal HB 1523let government and business workers cite religious beliefs against same-sex mar
Grammy museums director, father of gay son: Repeal HB 1523
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 10 hours ago
let government and business workers cite religious beliefs against same-sex marriage to deny services to people. RELATED: Civil rights plea of 1968 enacted following HB 1523's passage Santelli’s son, who is gay, said he couldn’t visit Mississippi... Read more
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New Kerala
On international day, UN spotlights history and power of jazz in building peace - newkerala.com #57130together people of all cultures and backgrounds, the Director-General said. Ja
On international day, UN spotlights history and power of jazz in building peace - newkerala.com #57130
New Kerala / Posted 11 hours ago
together people of all cultures and backgrounds, the Director-General said. Jazz gave music to the courage that drove the civil rights movement in the United States, and it continues to provide inspiration to millions of people across the world,... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Civil rights plea resurrected after HB 1523and unrest across the nation following the assassination of Martin Luther King
Civil rights plea resurrected after HB 1523
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 11 hours ago
and unrest across the nation following the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. Jacksonians were adjusting after the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and one group of businessmen decided to run a full-page advertisement in the Jackson Daily News... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Bridge design to take more right of way in T.C. Ayers Parkit was renamed Dr. H.J. Williams Memorial Park in 1986. Williams was a physicia
Bridge design to take more right of way in T.C. Ayers Park
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 11 hours ago
it was renamed Dr. H.J. Williams Memorial Park in 1986. Williams was a physician, former president of the local NAACP and civil rights activist. Future: Possible improvements as mitigation for losing 6 acres of T.C. Ayers Park to right of... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
HART: Unneeded restroom laws divert attention from real issuesand few good places to have brunch. And good luck getting your poodle shampooed
HART: Unneeded restroom laws divert attention from real issues
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 12 hours ago
and few good places to have brunch. And good luck getting your poodle shampooed.It is funny how, for Democrats, LGBT civil rights issues are suddenly the most pressing of our time. Keep in mind President Obama and Bill Clinton ran both times... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pine-Richland ready to tackle transgender policyBrian Miller said the current practice is in line with guidance provided by the
Pine-Richland ready to tackle transgender policy
TribLIVE / Posted 12 hours ago
Brian Miller said the current practice is in line with guidance provided by the Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights that states Title IX requirements extend to school-based decisions on transgender students. The Pennsylvania... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
HART: Unneeded restroom laws divert attention from real issuesand few good places to have brunch. And good luck getting your poodle shampooed
HART: Unneeded restroom laws divert attention from real issues
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 12 hours ago
and few good places to have brunch. And good luck getting your poodle shampooed.It is funny how, for Democrats, LGBT civil rights issues are suddenly the most pressing of our time. Keep in mind President Obama and Bill Clinton ran both times... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Family, friends mark 2nd anniversary of Hamilton's deathfatally shot by then-officer Christopher Manney on April 30, 2014. Earlier in
Family, friends mark 2nd anniversary of Hamilton's death
WAOW Wausau / Posted 13 hours ago
fatally shot by then-officer Christopher Manney on April 30, 2014. Earlier in the week, Hamilton's family filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city, the Police Department and Manney. Hamilton's brother, Nate Hamilton, wore a jacket... Read more
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Boston Globe
Boston publisher grapples with ‘Mein Kampf’ profitsthe priorities that Houghton Mifflin wanted to hit: far-reaching impact, broade
Boston publisher grapples with ‘Mein Kampf’ profits
Boston Globe / Posted 13 hours ago
the priorities that Houghton Mifflin wanted to hit: far-reaching impact, broadening beyond the Holocaust to other sorts of civil rights,” said Roger Brooks, president and chief executive of Facing History and Ourselves. “We were told at that time... Read more
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CNN
The awkward truth of 'make America great again'babies," financial deregulation was all the rage, mass incarceration was accele
The awkward truth of 'make America great again'
CNN / Posted 13 hours ago
babies," financial deregulation was all the rage, mass incarceration was accelerating, gays and lesbians were denied basic civil rights, and the Confederate flag still flew over state capitols throughout the South. There is much we can learn from... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Resources to reduce dropouts, interim superintendent contract on Knox County school board agendacounty government and the school board and have prompted an investigation by th
Resources to reduce dropouts, interim superintendent contract on Knox County school board agenda
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 13 hours ago
county government and the school board and have prompted an investigation by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights into claims by the local NAACP chapter of racial disparities in building schools. The board is expected to vote... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Local response strong, mixed over transgender rightsto female bathrooms and locker rooms to sexual predators.The bill would add “ge
Local response strong, mixed over transgender rights
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 13 hours ago
to female bathrooms and locker rooms to sexual predators.The bill would add “gender identity” to existing Massachusetts civil rights law for public accommodations, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, race, creed, color, national... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Daniel Berrigan, poet, peacemaker, dies at 94the wrath of the late New York Cardinal Francis Joseph Spellman, provoke a run-
Daniel Berrigan, poet, peacemaker, dies at 94
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 14 hours ago
the wrath of the late New York Cardinal Francis Joseph Spellman, provoke a run-in with superiors over his wish to join the civil rights marches in the South, find himself exiled to Latin America and eventually get arrested and jailed for destroying... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Latino civil rights group files lawsuit against 'whites only' cemetery in South TexasA Latino civil rights organization has filed a lawsuit against a “whites only”
Latino civil rights group files lawsuit against 'whites only' cemetery in South Texas
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 14 hours ago
A Latino civil rights organization has filed a lawsuit against a “whites only” cemetery in South Texas, according to a news release issued Friday. The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, MALDEF, filed the suit in Texas federal court... Read more
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Orange County Register
Judge says Long Beach police discriminate against gay men in lewd conduct casesto these kinds of complaints.” In a statement, Police Chief Robert Luna said t
Judge says Long Beach police discriminate against gay men in lewd conduct cases
Orange County Register / Posted 15 hours ago
to these kinds of complaints.” In a statement, Police Chief Robert Luna said the department is “100 percent committed to civil rights and equality for all people, including the LGBTQ community.” ‘POWERFUL MESSAGE’ Defense attorneys Bruce... Read more
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The Seattle Times
What’s next for Bellevue High School’s embattled football program?funds are distributed equitably among girls’ and boys’ athletic programs. The
What’s next for Bellevue High School’s embattled football program?
The Seattle Times / Posted 16 hours ago
funds are distributed equitably among girls’ and boys’ athletic programs. The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights is responsible for investigating any complaints involving suspected Title IX violations. Chung said complaints... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
New plaque at Confederate Memorial Park honors black confederate soldiersof the local Sons of Confederate Veterans chapter. H.K. Edgerton, a former NAA
New plaque at Confederate Memorial Park honors black confederate soldiers
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 16 hours ago
of the local Sons of Confederate Veterans chapter. H.K. Edgerton, a former NAACP branch president and advocate of Southern civil rights, was the key note speaker at the dedication. He also kicked off his "Southern Cross Revival March," where he... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Confederate memorial at Ky. university to be removedmemorial was an easy decision and part of a larger conversation about race and
Confederate memorial at Ky. university to be removed
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 16 hours ago
memorial was an easy decision and part of a larger conversation about race and symbolism in the country, Fischer said. "Civil Rights 2.0 — whatever you want to call this phase our city is in right now — people, I think, are much more... Read more
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Boston Herald
Judge: California police targeted gays in sting operationshow we respond to these kind of complaints." Police Chief Robert Luna said the
Judge: California police targeted gays in sting operations
Boston Herald / Posted 16 hours ago
how we respond to these kind of complaints." Police Chief Robert Luna said the department is "100 percent committed to civil rights and equality for all people, including the LGBTQ community" and has many openly homosexual employees. City... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Judge: California police targeted gays in sting operationshow we respond to these kind of complaints." Police Chief Robert Luna said the
Judge: California police targeted gays in sting operations
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 16 hours ago
how we respond to these kind of complaints." Police Chief Robert Luna said the department is "100 percent committed to civil rights and equality for all people, including the LGBTQ community" and has many openly homosexual employees. City... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Faith Connection launches Building Community Initiativeleaders. The Rev. Michael Mahoney, chairman of interfaith organization Faith Co
Faith Connection launches Building Community Initiative
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 16 hours ago
leaders. The Rev. Michael Mahoney, chairman of interfaith organization Faith Connection, said his group was inspired by the civil rights author and activist to launch a curriculum to address local racial issues. Faith Connection aims to bring New... Read more
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Deseret News
‘Don't be afraid to unmask yourself,' Westminster graduates urgedwith the credentials to make a contribution as part of "the movement of the mal
‘Don't be afraid to unmask yourself,' Westminster graduates urged
Deseret News / Posted 16 hours ago
with the credentials to make a contribution as part of "the movement of the maladjusted," as Martin Luther King described civil rights activists. "We are simply not in a new normal but in a new moment," Hunter-Gault said, awash with what has been... Read more
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Daily Herald
Judge: California police targeted gays in sting operationshow we respond to these kind of complaints." Police Chief Robert Luna said the
Judge: California police targeted gays in sting operations
Daily Herald / Posted 17 hours ago
how we respond to these kind of complaints." Police Chief Robert Luna said the department is "100 percent committed to civil rights and equality for all people, including the LGBTQ community" and has many openly homosexual employees. City... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Judge: California police targeted gays in sting operationshow we respond to these kind of complaints." Police Chief Robert Luna said the
Judge: California police targeted gays in sting operations
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 17 hours ago
how we respond to these kind of complaints." Police Chief Robert Luna said the department is "100 percent committed to civil rights and equality for all people, including the LGBTQ community" and has many openly homosexual employees. City... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Judge: California police targeted gays in sting operationshow we respond to these kind of complaints." Police Chief Robert Luna said the
Judge: California police targeted gays in sting operations
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 17 hours ago
how we respond to these kind of complaints." Police Chief Robert Luna said the department is "100 percent committed to civil rights and equality for all people, including the LGBTQ community" and has many openly homosexual employees. City... Read more
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