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Wednesday, 9 October 2019

A 'Genocide Is Underway' Against Uncontacted Tribes

"Either people around the world stand shoulder to shoulder with the Indigenous peoples fighting for their very survival, or we watch as genocide is ...


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Pope Opens Amazon Synod Amid Controversy Over Proposal To Allow Married Priests

The Synod of Bishops for the Pan-Amazon Region, held at the Vatican, is focusing on the environment and indigenous peoples' rights to their land ...


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olumbus Day will be Indigenous Peoples Day for the first time in DC this year

The District will celebrate next Monday as “Indigenous People's Day” instead of Columbus Day under a fast-tracked bill the D.C. Council approved ...


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Dallas City Council approves recognition of Indigenous Peoples Day

The Dallas City Council approved recognition of Indigenous Peoples' Day -- a nod to the American Indians who lived on Southern land ...


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Indigenous peoples hold climate key

Tackle the climate crisis. Support indigenous rights. When religious and spiritual leaders from all major traditions begin to make these demands, we ...


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Indigenous rights advocate Riley Yesno says no to a life in politics but will keep pushing for equality

Thunder Bay has developed a reputation for the way Indigenous peoples are treated, especially young students flying in from northern Ontario ...


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For the unwoke, a mini glossary of terms heard during the election campaign

... into missing and murdered Indigenous women and the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. What it means, basically, ...


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Native American Awards Night Showcases Indigenous Talent

The Native American Journalists Association presented more than 230 awards recognizing the best coverage of Indian Country during the 2019 NAJA ...


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Supreme Court divided on LGBTQ job discrimination protections under Title VII

The Supreme Court appeared divided on Tuesday after hearing arguments regarding whether current federal law barring employment ...


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New coalition calls on lawmakers to support LGBTQ equal rights

The constant worries of being fired from a job or treated differently are thoughts individuals in the LGBTQ community deal with on a regular basis, Rey ...


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Trump's Brutal Border Policy Is Even More Terrifying for LGBTQ Asylum Seekers

On Monday, Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro went to Matamoros to try to get eight LGBTQ asylum seekers, a deaf woman, and three of ...


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New LGBTQ resources aimed at parent support

A newly launched database for parents aims to reduce the number of LGBTQ teenagers who end up suffering from life-threatening mental health ...


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LGBTQ rights are on the brink and in the spotlight this week

Samantha Allen is a journalist and author of the books "Real Queer America: LGBT Stories from Red States" and "Love & Estrogen." The views ...


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Overland Park makes a move to outlaw the LGBTQ divide

Emotions run high in Washington D.C. as same sex couples are now legally allowed to marry but are still being fired ...


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Ky. LGBTQ activists nervous about SCOTUS hearing LGBTQ cases

The Supreme Court of the United States, SCOTUS, began hearings for three LGBTQ cases Tuesday. The cases deal with the ...


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City considers adding anti-discrimination protections for LGBTQ Topekans

The Topeka city council is considering policy changes meant to protect LGBTQ people when it comes to their jobs and ...


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Powerhouse US cities home to worst wage inequality

Wage inequality has soared in many of the United States' biggest cities over the past 35 years as companies cluster in ...


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Maternal mortality in America, in 3 charts

Black women and American Indian/Alaskan native women experienced ... How the US maternal mortality crisis is rooted in inequality (and 4 ways to ...


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Would UBI actually work in America?

It seems like the perfect socialist ideal: massive unemployment, inequality in income and jobs along with growing class divisions can all be met by a ...


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Income inequality rises in California as wages fail to keep pace with housing costs

That's one takeaway of an analysis of U.S.Census Bureau data by the California Budget and Policy Center (CBPC), which found a widening gap ...


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Cancel Billionaires

... 400, a ranking of America's richest of the rich, a list including entrepreneurs, ... Dramatic inequality in wealth means dramatic inequality in terms of political ... As the country has become more unequal, it has also become more ...


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Another video of sorority member using racial slur on social media emerges

Another video has emerged of a WKU sorority member using a racial slur. The Herald obtained a screen-recorded video from the Chi Omega bid day ...


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Woke Legal Drama 'All Rise' Serves Racial Justice

CBS's All Rise continues trying to be the wokest series on television. The third episode, "Sweet Bird of Truth" which aired on Tuesday would be better ...


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Why we cover racial slur usage on campus

Our coverage of the video in which several members of Alpha Xi Delta used a racial slur prompted a lot of discussion on social media, and one of the ...


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