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Monday, 9 September 2019

The myth and opportunity of the Indigenous vote

It's time we all demand that political platforms give attention to these systems in desperate need of change, so that Indigenous peoples need not fear ...


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Women play outsized role in missionary activity in Amazon

“In most of the territories inhabited by indigenous peoples, rubber tappers and ... “A doctor's appointment doesn't change the lives of the communities.


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UN rights chief airs worries on climate change, migrant kids

... Bachelet said, “but their worst effects are suffered by the women, men and children who live in these areas, among them, many indigenous peoples.


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The Cherokee Nation says it has a right to a congressional delegate. Now it wants Congress to ...

For generations, the US government's attitude toward Native American communities has been marked by mistreatment, indifference, and a lack of ...


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Native American cancer survivors found health and hope through exercise and community

That was the motivation for 82 participants in a study that looked at how physical activity helped Native American cancer survivors to heal, recover and ...


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Americans for Indian Opportunity 'deeply regrets' participation in Dior campaign

We believed that we had an opportunity to reshape long-standing and damaging representations of Native peoples on an international scale. That did ...


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Native Creativity Fashion Show showcases Native American designers

Spectators packed into the Chickasaw Cultural Center's Anoli Theater for the second annual Native Creativity Fashion Show. Applause ...


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Johnny Depp Says Dior 'Sauvage' Film Was Made "With Great Respect" for Native Americans ...

30 after being considered offensive to Native Americans. Depp said the teaser released was just a clip and did not reflect the depth of the full project, ...


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Iceland president wears rainbow bracelet during Pence's visit in potential LGBTQ support

Guðni Jóhannesson and his wife, Eliza Reid, both wore the rainbow bands during the meeting, apparently as a show of support for LGBT individuals ...


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LGBTQ group, drag queens, animal-rights activists protest Toronto's first Chick-fil-A — and hungry ...

An LGBTQ group, drag queens, and animal-rights activists all did their darnedest Friday to put a damper on the grand opening of Toronto's first ...


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NFL quarterback Drew Brees says he's not anti-LGBTQ, despite appearing in Focus on the Family ...

But Brees, apparently unaware of Focus on the Family's past advocacy against LGBTQ rights and its support for conversion therapy practitioners, ...


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Kevin Hart and Dave Chappelle's Privileged LGBTQ Blind Spots

The two superstar comedians have come under fire for their insensitivity to the LGBTQ community. They have much to learn, writes Stereo Williams, ...


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LA County will track suicide data on LGBTQ individuals

The motion cited a 2016 Centers for Illness Preserve an eye on and Prevention document concluding that LGBTQ formative years severely note ...


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Helping LGBTQ Refugees, One Person at a Time

In predominantly Islamic Jordan, LGBTQ people may face harsh rejection from family and they can be charged for public displays of affection for ...


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LGBTQ Individuals Need Self-Care Before Caring For Loved Ones

LGBTQ individuals are inherently spiritual. For centuries they have had to live their truth in an unwelcoming world. This spiritual struggle gives ...


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Brazilian Court Backs Rio Mayor's Ban on LGBTQ Comics; YouTuber Felipe Neto Buys Them All ...

Courts Saturday backed Mayor Marcelo Crivella's attack on LGBTQ comics, which started Thursday when he posted a video message on Twitter ...


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It may feel like the world's ending – but America has reason to hope

It may feel like the world's ending – but America has reason to hope ... Inequality, the climate crisis, and Trump in the White House may cause despair.


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On Philanthropy: In the eyes of business leaders, “social purpose” has replaced “shareholder ...

One obvious instance is earnings inequality. In america, the highest 1% of households personal 40% of the nation's wealth. That is greater than the ...


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Racial differences in dermatological conditions associated with Human Immunodeficiency Virus

Racial differences in dermatological conditions associated with Human Immunodeficiency Virus: a cross-sectional study of 4,679 patients in an urban ...


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Race, class both factors in continuing conflict

Sept. 30 marks the 100th anniversary of the Elaine Massacre, often characterized as the most deadly racial confrontation in Arkansas history and ...


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When I feel racial pain, I play blues songs'

Her new novel, Heaven, My Home, is the sequel to Bluebird, Bluebird and part of her Highway 59 series exploring race, power and freedom and ...


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Study finds a link between infectious diseases and racism in the United States

“I was surprised when a 2015 study found an association between exposure to black Americans and racial prejudice, such that white individuals living ...


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Couples sue over Virginia marriage license racial identity requirement

The couple, who met in Virginia, don't think it's right to be forced to divulge their racial identity to get a marriage license, according to the suit.


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Pregnancy-related deaths point to racial disparities

Racial disparities may account for pregnancy'related deaths in some ethnic groups according to the Centers for Disease Control. Courtesy Centers for ...


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