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Tuesday, 17 September 2019

Five UN human rights treaty bodies issue a joint statement on human rights and climate change.

Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities ... children, persons with disabilities, indigenous peoples and persons living in rural areas.


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Helen Knott's new book offers astonishing insight into the promises and betrayals of addiction

One of a handful of Indigenous youth invited to speak before the United Nations about how Canada is failing Indigenous peoples, Knott is also a ...


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How do the main parties compare on these issues?

The People's Party plans to get rid of the carbon tax, citing an increased cost ..... report and the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.


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Native American Students Behind Bars Have Least Access to Advanced Courses, Study Finds

Now, a new report from Bellwether Education Partners finds that these gaps in course options are bigger for Native American students.


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New exhibit reveals symbolism of Native American jewelry

Native American jewelry is beloved for its beauty and craftsmanship by Native Americans ...


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UI Latinx/a/o Heritage Month sees new improvements for the month's celebrations

The University of Iowa Latino Native American Cultural Center is focusing on rebranding its celebrations of identity by including student voices.


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Rockport pow wow brings friends, family together to celebrate Native American cultures

Around twenty people dressed in brightly colored regalia are lined up near the edge of a patch of grass nestled between ball fields ...


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October 14 proclaimed to be Indigenous Peoples Day in Louisiana

A Louisiana woman says the deeply rooted history of American Indians moved her to action three weeks ago when she ...


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Arizona Supreme Court rules business can refuse to make wedding invites for LGBTQ couple

The Arizona Supreme Court ruled Monday that a Phoenix business can refuse services to an LGBTQ couple that requests custom wedding invitations.


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LGBTQ groups say Memphis mayor hopeful Tami Sawyer's apology doesn't go far enough

Two LGBTQ advocacy organizations responded Monday to homophobic tweets posted by Shelby County Commissioner and Memphis mayoral ...


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Angelica Ross Will Host Presidential Candidate Forum On LGBTQ Issues

Pose actress Angelica Ross is slated to host the national 2020 Presidential Candidate Forum on LGBTQ Issues. The forum will be presented by ...


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Florida bill filed that would protect LGBTQ people from discrimination at work

Fort Myers LGBTQ Chamber of Commerce President Arlene Goldberg said many in the community are discriminated against as it relates to housing ...


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Provo Pride Festival offers a safe place for LGBTQ students and community members

People from all over Utah gathered in front of the historic Provo Courthouse to celebrate the LGBTQ community at the Provo Pride Festival on Saturday ...


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3 Transgender Women Thrown Out Of Downtown LA Bar Speak Out

“When we tried to intervene to Fernanda, the transphobic couple only became more violent,” LGBTQ advocate Khloe Perez-Rios told reporters in a ...


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30th Annual Fresno Reel Pride LGBTQ Film Festival in Fresno

One of the largest and oldest film festivals of it's kind in the nation is happening this week in Fresno. The 30th Annual Fresno Reel Pride LGBTQ Film ...


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Christian Artists Who Want To Refuse LGBTQ Customers Get Narrow Court Victory

The Arizona Supreme Court says the free speech rights of two Christian artists who make wedding invitations were violated by ...


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Warren promises state Democrats she'll focus on the issues

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren promised fellow Massachusetts Democrats at their annual state ... "Income inequality in America is at an all-time high."


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Young Americans Suffer From the Burden of Low Moral Expectations

Young Americans Suffer From the Burden of Low Moral Expectations ... it's unfair for people with different degrees to experience income inequality; ...


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Nike's Colin Kaepernick Protest Ad Wins Emmy for Best Commercial

Kaepernick created a national firestorm when he began kneeling during the National Anthem in an effort to protest African-American inequality in ...


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Ruben Navarrette Jr.: Americans are right to be skeptical about merit

In "The Meritocracy Trap: How America's Foundational Myth Feeds Inequality, Dismantles the Middle-Class, and Devours the Elite," Mr. Markovits ...


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Case of alleged racial profiling at Santa Fe convenience store to move forward

The case for a college student who claims he was kicked out of convenience store because of his race is moving forward.


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Racial & Geographic Inequities Persist For Illinois Children, New Report Finds

In Illinois, the quality of a child's health, education, housing and economic situation often correlates with a child's race, ethnicity and geographic ...


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Rise in Health-Uninsured Linked to Immigrants' Fears

The number of uninsured in the United States rose by 1.9 million people in ... Latino were the only major racial and ethnic category with a significant ...


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Investigation launched into reports of racial taunts during football game at OC high school

"Young people were harassed with racial slurs, they were called the 'n-word' multiple times. Alumni and parents were called the 'n-word' multiple ...


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