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Tuesday, 27 August 2019

Native American and Middle Eastern traditions featured at free folk arts events

The Native American event is organized by the Schweinfurth and folklorist Beth Bevars, a Seneca County native who is the Upstate Regional ...


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Milwaukee native pioneers first line of plant-based burgers soon to launch in the area

With the meat substitute industry on the rise, a Milwaukee native is making his mark. Born in Milwaukee, Danny O'Malley was always a meat and ...


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The Rise of the Native American Electorate

At the Native American Presidential Forum last Monday morning, Sen. Elizabeth Warren made headlines by finally apologizing for claiming Cherokee ...


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Hawaii or Spain? Why experts say location might not matter for world's largest telescope

The Native Hawaiian opponents call themselves "protectors" of Mauna Kea and aren't concerned about their mountain's advantages for astronomers.


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Erie native hale and hearty at 103

James Zuravlef, the Mayor of Springhill, celebrated his 103rd birthday the same way he spends most Wednesday mornings: eating breakfast and ...


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“Like Gold to Us”: Native American Nations Struggle to Protect Wild Rice

The wild rice, called manoomin in the Ojibwe language, is native to the to the lakes and rivers throughout the Great Lakes region and Canada.


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Study finds America's poorest 20% consume more than national averages of most European and ...

Most of the articles you read decrying the purportedly wretched state of the poor in the United States, blaming prosperous people for the “inequality” of ...


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Bullock, Harris, and de Blasio join Native presidential forum via Skype

“Whether you're in Iowa or Oklahoma or Alaska or Montana, you [Native Americans] should know that the next President of the United States is going ...


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Supporting LGBTQ students makes schools safer and stronger for all

Schools are not always safe and supportive for LGBTQ students. Research consistently shows that LGBTQ students are at higher risk for bullying, ...


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Students forced to change after wearing LGBTQ-positive shirts to school

"I hope that we as LGBTQ students and people as a whole will be treated equally because right now that's not what it's looking like," said Mills.


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25 NJ hospitals get top ranking for treatment of LGBTQ patients

Hanneman said the index also reviews what kinds of services and training are being provided to hospital staff on LGBTQ care, if there are welcoming ...


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Yost Joins Federal Argument Against LGBTQ Worker Protections

Late on Friday, Republican Attorney General Dave Yost announced he'd join a U. S. Supreme Court case on whether federal civil rights laws protect ...


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Community comes together for vandalized LGBTQ center in San Jose

A San Jose community coming together for one of its neighbors. Someone smashed in the windows at the LGBTQ youth space ...


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Georgetown considers adding LGBTQ community to its fairness ordinance

Those for the fairness ordinance cited inclusion, loving thy neighbors, and even suicide rates for the LGBTQ community, to name a few.


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San Francisco police chief formally apologizes to LGBTQ community for past mistreatment from SFPD

Those were the words from San Francisco Police Chief William Scott Monday night, who offered a formal apology to the LGBTQ community for years of ...


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Missouri attorney general takes a side regarding LGBTQ discrimination

Attorney General Eric Schmitt signed with other GOP attorneys general a US supreme court brief saying that federal law does not protect LGBTQ ...


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Rev. William Barber Calls on Democrats to Host a Presidential Debate on Poverty

Barber's ongoing mission to increase awareness and fight for social and political transformation in how we fight poverty in America is in the spotlight ...


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Measuring Poverty Around the World — poverty is a non-static and multifaceted concept

One of the overarching aims of Measuring Poverty Around the World is to ... Pacific, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean as well as in rich countries), as this section ... The measurement of poverty is not a purely technical subject.


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If America's Poor Were Their Own Nation, They'd Be Among The World's Richest

The Just Facts analysis points out that OECD studies only account for the income people earn themselves to generate its reported global poverty rates.


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Landmark US case to expose rampant racial bias behind the death penalty

The dark secret of America's death penalty – the blatant and intentional racial bias that infects the system, distorting juries and throwing inordinate ...


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Church discusses racial healing on anniversary of 1619 slavery anniversary

An Atlanta church took time Sunday to not only commemorate that beginning of slavery but also to have a conversation on racial healing in today's ...


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Stephen Buescher settles racial discrimination lawsuit with ACT

Former American Conservatory Theater faculty member Stephen Buescher, after suing the theater company for racial discrimination in February, has ...


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'Red Summer,' racial inequality, violence haunt us

Long before “Make America Great Again,” there was “Let's Make Greater Knoxville Greater,” a booster campaign initiated by Knoxville businessmen in ...


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A Broken System: There's A Racial Achievement Gap And Black Students Are Coming In Last

America is in the midst of an education crisis. Sadly ... “Educational inequality is probably, more than anything else, the fundamental root of broader ...


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