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Wednesday, 18 September 2019

Raising the voices and needs of indigenous women in Africa and Asia

Inclusion in global processes. The protection of indigenous peoples' rights depends on their inclusion in processes that affect their lives and future.


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While the Amazon burns, Brazil's indigenous peoples rise up

He has also refused to recognize the rights of indigenous peoples — who are facing a wave of increasing attacks and threats — to their ancestral land.


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Americans must grapple with their bloody past

I've been reading "An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States," by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, and it is both a reminder of our bloody history, and ...


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Indigenous Peoples and the First World War

Indigenous soldiers, nurses, and ordinary civilians made a major contribution to Canada's First World War effort. More than 4000 First Nations soldiers ...


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We're losing species at shocking rates – so why is conservation failing?

This narrow vision suggests that conservation has no interest in people and therefore ... They don't want to learn from local and indigenous peoples.”.


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Time to act for climate justice

The People's Summit on Climate, Rights, and Human Survival brings together representatives of indigenous peoples, workers, youth, women, and ...


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Montana Native Storyteller Awarded National Arts Fellowship

A Montana Native American storyteller is expected to be honored as a National Heritage Fellow by the National Endowment ...


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Chicago Native Emmerson Buie Jr. To Become First African-American Head Of Chicago FBI Field ...

Emmerson Buie Jr. will be the first African-American head of the Chicago FBI Field Office, the FBI announced Monday evening.


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'Survivor' Star Zeke Smith Talks LGBTQ Activism, Hearts Of Gold Concert

"Survivor" contestant and LGBTQ activist Zeke Smith drops by the KCAL9 studio to talk about the upcoming Hearts of Gold concert at the Greek ...


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Nevada Man Charged with Plotting Homophobic and Anti-Semitic Shooting Attacks

One of his other purported targets was a bar in the city he believed catered to the LGBTQ communities. News site Unicorn Riot reported that besides ...


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Washington Heights community center a refuge for immigrants and homeless LGBTQ youth

It's also a safe place for LGBTQ youths to come and find support. D-Asia Preston says she left her Haitian family behind in Miami four years ago and ...


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“Pose” Star Angelica Ross To Host Presidential Candidate Forum On LGBTQ Issues

Pose actress and trans rights activist Angelica Ross has been tapped to host the upcoming 2020 presidential candidate forum on LGBTQ issues, ...


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A night of pride, freedom, & sex in Tbilisi, Georgia

Life in Georgia, bordered by Armenia, Russia, Turkey, and Azerbaijan, is a tough part of the world for LGBTQ folk. While not as bad as its neighbors, ...


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Student Health Center a Leader in LGBTQ Equality

Student Health and Counseling Services is one of only three student health centers in the nation to be designated an LGBTQ Healthcare Equality ...


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LGBTQ suicides, hate crimes to be gathered by LA County Coroner

LGBTQ suicides, violent deaths, and hate crimes and data on sexual orientation and gender identity will be tracked for the first time by the Los Angeles ...


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'Devout Christian' couple can legally discriminate against LGBT people, Arizona Supreme Court rules

The Arizona Supreme Court has ruled that a calligraphy business run by a “devout Christian” couple can legally discriminate against same-sex ...


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Trump's food stamps cuts will aggravate inequality: Is this the America we want?

The relentless attacks on America's poor occur at a time when rich corporations continue to be subsidized for the low wages they pay. Take Walmart ...


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Reparations are essential to eliminating the substantial wealth gap between black and white ...

Four hundred years ago, America's first enslaved Africans arrived in ... As a scholar of wealth inequality and its causes, I believe the promise of equal ...


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A quarter of US parents are unmarried – and that changes how much they invest in their kids

Families with different structures parent differently – and that can perpetuate inequality across generations. Children in the U.S. are growing up in an ...


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Ask Us Your Questions About Inequality in California

“Californians appear to be profoundly aware of income inequality and its ... Using this form, tell us what you're wondering about and what questions ...


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Bernie Sanders stops at CofC to discuss inequality, health care, and minimum wage work

Describing America's wealth and income inequality, where the top one percent owns more wealth than the bottom 92 percent, and 49 percent of all ...


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Activists want San Clemente High to apologize after alleged racial slurs against Lincoln students

San Diego activists on Monday called for San Clemente High in Orange County to apologize for racial slurs some say were targeted at Lincoln High ...


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'SNL' fires new cast member after racial, homophobic slurs

“Saturday Night Live” on Monday dumped newly hired cast member Shane Gillis after it was discovered that the comedian used racial and ...


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Fighting for food and racial justice

"The amount of farmland controlled by African Americans has consistently declined from a high point around the turn of the 20th century," Amani ...


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