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Thursday, 3 October 2019

Hand stolen from sacred totem pole is returned with letter of apology

Quebec inquiry that examined treatment of Indigenous people calls for ... most important issues, notably our reconciliation with Indigenous peoples," ...


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11 Young Climate Justice Activists You Need to Pay Attention To

Indigenous peoples and people of colour are disproportionately affected by our global climate crisis.


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18 School Boards Support Ending the Use of Native American Mascots

Mart Grams wasn't inclined to support the resolution urging an end to Wisconsin's Native American mascots. Grams, a member of the Shawano School ...


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Wisconsin lawmaker hits the target with claim on racial background of death row prisoners

"Today, it usually covers all/any peoples of African, Latino/Hispanic, Native American, Asian or Pacific Island descent, and its intent is to be inclusive.".


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Arizona's Native, Hispanic voters disenfranchised

Native American and Hispanic leaders told a panel of members of Congress on Tuesday that decisions to reduce the number of ...


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Alcatraz, 50 years later Native youth mark anniversary

November marks 50 years since a group of American Indians took over Alcatraz Island in the San Francisco Bay. Local organizers have been ...


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Enhancing awareness: Chemical and Biosciences grad increases supports for indigenous Peoples

Jake Freeman is incorporating her Indigenous culture into her career. A proud Métis woman, Freeman is currently working in Agriculture and ...


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VA secretary says he's committed to Native American, rural veterans

The head of U.S. Veteran Affairs said, he is committed to helping Native American veterans and providing services to rural ...


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US Supreme Court to rule on LGBTQ employment protection

 On Monday the U.S. Supreme Court will hear three cases that could determine if federal law protects the LGBTQ ...


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Mayor's Office of LGBTQ Affairs director works to empower, protect District community

Sheila Alexander-Reid says she knows the everyday pain, loss and violence endured by LGBTQ people in the District and across the country.


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As Poland's election heats up, so does anti-LGBTQ rhetoric. Why?

“Our mission is for the LGBT society to be considered part of the broader society,” says Ms. Ekielska. “That should be the default set-up. LGBT has ...


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Castro Sweep recalled amid police scrutiny

The 30th anniversary of the Castro Sweep police riot comes at a time when LGBT and police leaders disagree about how far the San Francisco Police ...


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Networking event brings together LGBTQ business community, local candidates and officials

Formed in 1981, the GSBA is Washington state's LGBTQ and allies chamber of commerce. It is the largest LGBTQ chamber in North America, ...


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University fills seven-month vacancy for key administrator for LGBTQ students

After seven months without an assistant director for Multicultural Student Affairs, Matt Abtahi stepped into the position in September, filling a key role for ...


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'A safe place' at Pine Ridge

LGBTQ youth seriously contemplate suicide at almost three times the rate of heterosexual youth, according to a 2016 report from the Centers for ...


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Penn State strives for inclusion on campus with LGBTQ+ HUB Takeover

The HUB was a vision of rainbows today as organizations from all over Penn State's campus came out in order to support LGBTQ students during the ...


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American CEOs deserve a pay cut. Bernie Sanders has a plan to make that happen.

Last week, the Census Bureau released figures showing income inequality in the United States is at its highest recorded level in 50 years. Sen. Bernie ...


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How California is trying to right the NCAA's skewed hierarchy

... how tremendous the announcement was -- and what it might signpost about banishing persistent inequality in certain quarters of American life.


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Warren Backs Ocasio-Cortez's Plan for Economic Inequality and Climate Change

“It's going to take big, structural change to tackle poverty and inequality in the U.S., and @AOC's 'A Just Society' is just the type of bold, comprehensive ...


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It's official: Indonesia has arrived at its Trumpian moment

Many had chalked up that with Obama's election, America had arrived at a ... economic inequality and political violence continue to blight America.


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Why wealth equality remains out of reach for black Americans

As researchers who studyhistorical and contemporary racial inequality, we mostly conceive of wealth as a maker of success, but its true value is ...


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Meritocracy's Casualties

But the scandal is a symptom of a much deeper problem in modern American life: widening income inequality and the destructive competition it ...


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Five Charts That Will Change The Way You Think About Racial Inequality

Specifically, a team of psychologists led by Michael Kraus of Yale University examined the extent to which people underestimate the degree of racial ...


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Public financing of NY elections will empower voters

As American inequality has increased, the case for reform has become even more clear. In the early 1980s, about 10 percent of all money spent on ...


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