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Tuesday, 3 September 2019

Efforts to raise profile of Native American voters paying off in 2020 campaigns

Decades-long efforts to increase Native American voting, voting rights and political engagement have paid off for indigenous communities, with ...


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Tribal leaders say 2020 should be about 'life or death' issues, not Warren's DNA

Tribal leaders say it's a grave disappointment that the political focus on Native Americans these days can seem limited to their reaction to Sen.


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US Attorney for Montana attends Native American public safety meeting in New Mexico

More than four in five Native Americans or Alaska Native adults have experienced some form of violence in their lifetime, according to a 2016 study ...


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New Native American display at Santa Fe Trail Center Museum

Beverly Howell, a long-time volunteer and the acting museum director, took time out from assembling the new Native American artifact displays to ...


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Virginia Native Americans Fight to Save Historic Site

In Central Virginia, at a point where two rivers merge, there's a little-known site with great historical value. For centuries, it was home to the chief village ...


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DNA tests identify ND native who died in attack on Pearl Harbor; remains to be returned for burial

The remains of the Cavalier native and U.S. Navy crewman, who died in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in December 1941, have been identified ...


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'Oriental tones': Dior offends Native Americans with racist Johnny Depp 'Sauvage' perfume ad

“An authentic journey deep into the Native American soul in a sacred, founding and secular territory". The Washington Post reports that Dior has come ...


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Prenatal program taking aim at Native American health disparities

Indigenous communities in five states are gathering in September to launch their individualized prenatal programs to help Native American ...


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The Last Labor Day When LGBTQ Workers Have Rights?

Next month, the Supreme Court will hear cases involving discrimination of LGBTQ people, and the Trump administration's Justice Department recently ...


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More People Protested the Boston Straight Pride Parade than Supported It

Several shops along the parade route hung up pro-LGBTQ messages. The parade ended at a main stage where John Hugo, the organizer of the ...


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Pro-LGBT measures up in health care

There was also a 35 percent increase in training hours recorded — clocking in at more than 94,000 hours of LGBTQ care training provided; and a 60 ...


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California Teachers May Be Required To Attend Bi-Annual LGBTQ Training

California public and charter school teachers could soon be required to attend LGBTQ training in order to better support ...


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Kansas University faculty calls for removal of Chick-fil-A from campus for being a 'bastion of bigotry ...

Pro LGBTQ faculty members, called Chick-fi-la a 'bastion of bigotry,' after it is allowed to relocate to a more prominent retail location on campus ...


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18 Austin City Limits Music Festival Performers LGBTQ Fans Will Love

Austin City Limits, the Texas capital's annual music festival that attracts over 450,000 every year, is fast approaching this October. Yes, we're going ...


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MTV's 'Are You the One?' Is An Unexpected Step Forward for Queer Representation on TV

For all of TV's progress with LGBTQ representation, the burden of representation for LGBTQ people on television remains tricky to navigate.


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What's love got to do with it?

In June, a mayor from Alabama suggested that exterminating the LGBTQ community, pro-choice advocates and socialists was the only way to fix ...


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We Baby Boomers …. our counterculture and resulting changes in American law

war babies” were the children born in the decade before us. ... We demanded changes or abolishment of all unfair, unjust, or inhumane laws.


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What kind of future of work will we choose for America's working families?

This is the 125th year that Labor Day is being recognized in the US as an official ... workers' bargaining power and contributed to growing economic inequality. For most US workers, working hard and playing by the rules has yielded ...


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The 3 big things you can learn about liberals from visiting San Francisco

Of course, the places in America with the worst income inequality are almost uniformly liberal cities. In San Francisco, it's worse than most people can ...


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Building a Positive Racial Identity Could Help Your Kid Perform Better in School

There's a large body of research that explores how academic performance is tied to a student's racial identity, and the conclusions of experts are ...


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Minister moots more mixed seats as salve for racial politics woes

The minister made this assertion when saying that an increase in seats without clear racial majorities would lead to a reduction in communal politics in ...


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Hundreds gather in Chattanooga for conference on love across racial lines

Hundreds of Christians from across the country gathered this weekend in Chattanooga and North Georgia for a conference on Christian love across ...


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Davenport task force will work to erase racial inequities

An effort is underway to empower people of color and to address racial disparities in the Quad Cities. Tracy White is director of the newly-formed ...


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Tuberculosis rates down in most US children, but still high in some groups

The incidence of the disease among certain racial and ethnic groups was at least 14 times higher than among non-Hispanic white children and ...


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