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Monday, 23 September 2019

Amazon synod organizers defend focus on disputed issues, cite region's needs

Other theologians said the synod may face particular difficulties in its efforts to bring forward voices from the various indigenous peoples who live in ...


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The kids are not taking it sitting down

"Indigenous Peoples deeply value their ancestral domain because it is the root of their cultural identity and spirituality as people who humbly belongs ...


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Mississippi sheriff sets policies amid racial profiling suit

A family with Latino and Native American background filed a federal lawsuit in ... it resulted in a citation and the race or ethnicity of the person stopped.


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Brownface part of racist face makeup history

... darkening their skin with makeup reinforces racial stereotypes and reduces Native Americans, Latinos, African Americans and other people of color ...


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Collaboration Effort Creates Native American Law and Policy Institute

A partnership between the Southern University Law Center and the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana has led to the establishment of the Native American ...


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Solutions for moving beyond appropriation in the 21st-century scouts. Star Wars?

A simple Google search will reveal state or federally recognized Native American tribes in your state. Out of the 537 federally recognized tribes and ...


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SU Law Center establishes partnerships, curriculum through Native American law institute

Since starting law school at Southern University Law Center, Adam Crepelle envisioned the campus adding Indian law courses to its curriculum.


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Republicans are using an anti-LGBTQ playbook to squash cultural studies programs

Disturbingly, the administration's call here for “balance” echoes earlier moves by GOP officials to end educational programs about LGBTQ and Latinx ...


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In Worcester, Joe Kennedy finds common ground with LGBTQ asylum seekers

On a two-day tour of Massachusetts to kick off his campaign for US Senate, Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy III spent early Sunday ...


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Teen's Suicide Brings Struggles of LA's LGBTQ Foster Youth into Focus

The need for specialized service for LGBTQ youth will also be discussed at a Monday meeting of the Los Angeles County Children's Commission.


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8 religion-related cases to watch when the Supreme Court is back in session

Justices have already agreed to hear four faith-related cases on LGBTQ rights ... Rising support for LGBTQ rights has put pressure on long-standing ...


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Virginia is for lovers, not haters

The LGBTQ community just wants the same rights as everyone else, the same respect, the same ability to live, work, and serve their community.


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What LGBTQ people really want

And many felt that black LGBTQ people “are perceived as distinct and separate from the larger black community,” even though they identify as ...


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The App That Queers Love (Hint: It's Not Grindr)

That's because for some LGBTQ folks of a certain age, the whole “home for the holiday” season is a bit of an additional stressor. It's the perfect cue for ...


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Pose's Billy Porter makes LGBTQ history with his Emmy win

Pose's Billy Porter got one step closer to winning an EGOT on Sunday: He took home his first Emmy, for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series.


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Interview: Deforestation Threatens Indonesia's Indigenous Peoples

This deforestation has irrevocably changed the lives of millions of Indonesia's Indigenous people who live in these forests and depend on the ...


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Hope, history and common ground: The story of two Yale buildings — and America

Holloway's America and mine was still the country where Joan Baez, .... but that's partly because inequality among Americans of all backgrounds is ...


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Is America still a moral country?

Although de Tocqueville never said this, the notion that America's greatness derives from ... Progressives who are so anxious to amend traditional morality to fight inequality do not seem to reciprocate by promoting the essentials of ...


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America, a nation drifting aimlessly, a government with no real vision for the future

How in the world can we the people tolerate this massive inequality of wealth and income between those at the very top and the rest of Americans?


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Democracy, economic fairness and not taxing the rich

So, the solution to inequality is not taxing the rich. ... While serving as a U.S. senator from Alaska, Democrat Mike Gravel created fundamental tools for ...


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Innovative Tax Design

... the tax code to deal with important national problems, such as the growing inequality of wealth between the richest Americans and everybody else.


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400 years after slavery's start, no more Band-Aids

Jessicah Pierre is the inequality media specialist at the Institute for Policy Studies in ... Slavery is often reduced to a crime of America's long-ago past.


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Why pollution is an issue of racial equity

The concern of environmental justice has been rising in prominence for years, and it's little wonder why. Across the United States, people of color are ...


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Climate, Race, and Health

Climate, Race, and Health ... is overwhelming in so many indices, including the racial makeup of the very areas they describe in the above quote.


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