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The Atlantic
The Racist History of Portland, the Whitest City in Americato buy homes in Albina led, once again, to the further decimation of the black
The Racist History of Portland, the Whitest City in America
The Atlantic / Posted 23 hours ago
to buy homes in Albina led, once again, to the further decimation of the black community, Gibson argues. Homes were abandoned, and residents couldn’t get mortgages to buy them and fix them up. As more and more houses fell into decay, values... Read more
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Bleacher Report
NBA's Social Activism Sets a Bold New Standard, but Questions Remainstance was preceded by the NBA’s vocal outcry over gun violence and the public
NBA's Social Activism Sets a Bold New Standard, but Questions Remain
Bleacher Report / Posted yesterday
stance was preceded by the NBA’s vocal outcry over gun violence and the public removal of former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling after one of his racist diatribes went public. These actions mark a pronounced departure from the league’s... Read more
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Daily Mail
Cara Delevingne and Justin Timberlake speak at San Diego Comicof Batman villain, Harley Quinn The evolution of smart phone technology and th
Cara Delevingne and Justin Timberlake speak at San Diego Comic
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
of Batman villain, Harley Quinn The evolution of smart phone technology and the emergence of social media has raised the specter of piracy this year For Americans, the price of attending Comic-Con is estimated at around $1,850, including entry... Read more
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Daily Mail
130,000 geeks to descend on San Diego Comicfor the local economy this year From Pokemon onesies to Disney frocks, comic a
130,000 geeks to descend on San Diego Comic
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
for the local economy this year From Pokemon onesies to Disney frocks, comic and film fans from across the world will don costumes this week and descend on California to spend four days geeking out. Every July, San Diego transforms into Nerd... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Revenge of the nerds: 130,000 fans expected at Comic-ConLOS ANGELES - From Pokemon onesies to Disney frocks, comic and film fans from a
Revenge of the nerds: 130,000 fans expected at Comic-Con
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 days ago
LOS ANGELES - From Pokemon onesies to Disney frocks, comic and film fans from across the world will don costumes this week and descend on California to spend four days geeking out. Attendees dressed as the Mad Hatter outside the San Diego Convention... Read more
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Rappler
Revenge of the nerds: 130,000 fans expected at Comic-ConRobyn Beck/AFP LOS ANGELES, USA – From Pokemon onesies to Disney frocks, comic
Revenge of the nerds: 130,000 fans expected at Comic-Con
Rappler / Posted 3 days ago
Robyn Beck/AFP LOS ANGELES, USA – From Pokemon onesies to Disney frocks, comic and film fans from across the world will don costumes this week and descend on California to spend four days geeking out. Every July, San Diego transforms into Nerd... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Donald Trump's 'Pocahontas' playbookMashantucket Pequots, whose Connecticut casino, Foxwoods, had expanded a year e
Donald Trump's 'Pocahontas' playbook
Chicago Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
Mashantucket Pequots, whose Connecticut casino, Foxwoods, had expanded a year earlier and was booming. Trump invoked the specter of organized crime, telling the committee that he was the “largest casino operator in the world” (he wasn’t) and that... Read more
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The Jewish Press
INTO TH FRAY: Egregious Ehudto numerous issues. But against the backdrop of Ehud Barak’s harsh words of cen
INTO TH FRAY: Egregious Ehud
The Jewish Press / Posted 27 days ago
to numerous issues. But against the backdrop of Ehud Barak’s harsh words of censure, the spectacle of him presuming to don the mantle of some redeeming and sagacious oracle has a distinctly distasteful and disingenuous ring to it—falling... Read more
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The Advocate
A Brief History of Homophobia in Floridain 2015, with bipartisan support. Referring to children in foster care and awai
A Brief History of Homophobia in Florida
The Advocate / Posted 30 days ago
in 2015, with bipartisan support. Referring to children in foster care and awaiting adoption, Republican state Sen. Don Gaetz (pictured) told his fellow lawmakers, “I ask you today, follow the law. Follow the law that says we don’t... Read more

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