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Weinstein charge dropped, Cosby supporters cry foul

Is Bill Cosby paying the price for all of the sins in the #MeToo era, even though his conviction was based on something outside of that protest? ...

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Lawmakers in Letter to Urge Administration to Halt Deportation of Black Mauritanians

Recently, U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) and Representatives Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), and Joyce Beatty (D-OH) led a group of lawmakers in a bicameral letter calling on Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to cease the deportation of Black Mauritanian nationals, who face the threat of race-based discri ...

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David vs Goliath/Survivor

David vs Goliath/Survivor ...

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Senator Kamala Harris Statement on Confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh

The Judge Kavanaugh the American people saw before the Judiciary Committee does not have the character, the temperament, or the judgment to sit on the highest court in our land. His own partisan, evasive, dishonest, and aggressive testimony demonstrates that we cannot trust him to be a fair and unbiased jurist. He is simply unfit. The Senate should have put partisanship aside and demanded better. ...

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NAACP President Calls Kavanaugh Confirmation “Devasting Blow”

   “The U.S. Senate’s decision today to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court is devastating blow to our democracy. It threatens the integrity and legitimacy of the Senate and the Supreme Court as institutions, and the nation may never recover. ...

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What Kavanaugh Means For Us

What Kavanaugh Means For Us ...

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CRL Calls for Firing of CFPB Fair Lending Official Who Used N-Word

 “That someone with a history of racially derogatory and offensive comments has a leadership position at CFPB reflects poorly on CFPB management and your commitment to fulfilling the mandate of the agency to ensure that discriminatory and predatory lending practices are stopped.” ...

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Advocates encourage Voting Rights for NY Parolees

 “Unreasonably curtailing parole releases and silencing the political voices of those who have been released from prison is bad policy, guaranteed to reproduce the unfairness and injustice we should all stand against,” Anthony Thompson, NYU Law Center on Race Inequality and the Law ...

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A Five Hundred-Year-Old Shared History

“From the moment when Europeans took their slaves from a race different from their own, which many of them considered inferior to other human races, and assimilation with whom they all regarded with horror, they assumed that slavery would be eternal,” historian Winthrop D. Jordan wrote in his dissertation, “White Over Black: American Attitudes Toward the Negro.” ...

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