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Thursday, 22 August 2019

Why Native populations are attracting new attention in 2020 presidential race

Native Americans received more attention from presidential candidates this week than in previous years. Nine 2020 Democratic hopefuls attended a ...


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At First-Ever Native American Presidential Forum, Candidates Answer to Centuries of Injustice

“'We the people' has never meant 'all the people,'” said Independent presidential candidate Mark Charles of the Navajo Nation at the first-ever Native ...


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Amazon fire: Devastating blazes 'linked to a tribe's successful lawsuit against big oil'

The Waorani people of Pastaza are an indigenous tribe from the Ecuadorian Amazon and have lived in the Rainforest for generation on generation.


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Native Hawaiians say state failed to award homesteads in timely manner

The Hawaii Supreme Court heard arguments from a lawsuit involving more than 2,000 native Hawaiians who say the state failed in its duty to award ...


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The 'great replacement' lie comes to America

The only original Americans are Native Americans, who were tortured, ... but to escape poverty and oppression, just as many of our ancestors did.


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Foreign-born citizens more educated, more employed than natives in latest Census figures

Immigrants who weren't citizens had higher rates of poverty, lower income ... About 1 in 20 immigrants from Latin America had a master's degree or ...


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Why Native populations are attracting new attention in 2020 presidential race

Native Americans received more attention from presidential candidates this week than in previous years. Nine 2020 Democratic hopefuls attended a ...


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Native American Tribes Say Indian Horse Relays Are America's First Extreme Sport

One of the ways Native tribes in the West celebrate their history and culture is through annual summer horse races. They're known as Indian Relays, ...


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Proposal would roll back LGBTQ protections. That's an awful idea.

The rule concerns the ACA's section 1557, which was designed to help people experiencing barriers to care, including LGBTQ people, minorities, ...


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Trump Distorts LGBTQ Record, Drawing Criticism

Trump was asked during a press gaggle about his administration's recent actions aimed at curbing the rights of LGBTQ workers. Within one week, his ...


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Md. Students to Learn LGBTQ, Disability Rights History

Maryland public school students may begin learning about the history of LGBTQ and disability rights by next year. Del. Eric Luedtke (D-Montgomery ...


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This Is What LGBTQ Heads of State Look Like

Many heads of state throughout the ancient world were openly LGBTQ. Ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, China, India, Asia Minor, and what's now Italy all ...


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LGBTQ advocates pan Ford government's changes to Ontario sex-ed curriculum

Local LGTBQ advocates and sexual health advocates are panning changes to Ontario's sex ed curriculum announced by Doug Ford's government.


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FX Drama One Ups Kaepernick, Waves LGBTQ Flag for National Anthem

If you thought kneeling for the National Anthem was as low as liberals could go, wait until you see the latest episode of Pose—or do yourself a favor, ...


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Vandals continue to hit LGBTQ, immigrant New Mexico church

Vandals continue to target a New Mexico church known for welcoming LGBTQ residents and immigrants. KRQE-TV ...


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Rights groups slam Palestinian police for banning LGBTQ activity

A move by Palestinian police to “stop all activities” of an LGBTQ association sparked criticism Wednesday from rights groups, which said it has led to ...


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Trump Doesn't Understand American Jews. We Will Always See Him As A Greater Threat Than The ...

 Trump must understand that we American Jews, fully engaged in the ... arrived here a century ago in great poverty and without college degrees.


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Inequality, Not Violence, Is Killing Americans At Record Rates

Americans think that homicides drive untimely death, a belief likely fueled by disproportionate news coverage of violence. A recent analysis of New ...


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America's neighborhoods are increasingly segregated, but researchers may have stumbled upon a ...

America's neighborhoods are increasingly segregated, but researchers may ... and studies have shown that this is exacerbating income inequality nationwide. ... For decades, the U.S. government has distributed funds to low-income ...


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What I want as a black American

Inequality still continues today because of the enforcement of the above sins upon our ... obstacles we as black people have not given up on America.


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Even the business moguls know it's time to reform capitalism

... begin fixing the problems of stagnant wages and inequality that are at the core of America's disarray. Democratic presidential candidates have been ...


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A capitalist's manifesto for corporate reform

... point, opening the way for a future president to begin fixing the problems of stagnant wages and inequality that are at the core of America's disarray.


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'Moral Delinquency and Incompetence:' Interim Emory Law Dean Wanted Prof Fired Over Racial Slur

An Emory University law professor suspended last year for twice using a racial slur should be fired, according to a letter citing the law school's dean.


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Report Finds Racial Disparities In Columbus Police Use Of Force, Public Perception

Columbus Police disproportionately use force against black suspects, according to a department-wide review released by the city Wednesday.


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