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Netflix Fires Chief Communications Officer Over Use of Racial Slur


By CHRISTOPHER MELE

The executive used the slur twice — the second time while talking with black employees who were helping him deal with the fallout from the first time he used it, a company memo said. 6 more words

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BORDER CRISIS

As this country wrestles with the devastating turmoil that has been created by our confused and cruel immigration policies, I have looked at Texas history in search of past leaders who have made hard choices in the face of serious challenges. 1,017 more words

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Jackson, MS

As I walked through the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, I quieted any overwhelming feelings that surfaced because I knew this exhibit had an immense responsibility to fulfill. 690 more words

Unchained: A Human Rights Blog

Obesity Rates Higher in Country Than City

Thirty-nine percent of American adults were obese, compared to 17.8 percent of children.

Published: June 21, 2018 at 05:30AM

Well By NICHOLAS BAKALAR

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Obesity Rates Higher in Country Than City by NICHOLAS BAKALAR


By Bhavesh Patil

Thirty-nine percent of American adults were obese, compared to 17.8 percent of children.

Published: June 21, 2018 at 05:30AM

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STARBUCKS CLOSING STORES, STOCK DROPPING AFTER OPEN BATHROOM POLICY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE WORKSHOPS

WT: “Starbucks may have appeased progressives with its social-justice workshops and open-bathroom policy, but such moves have failed to caffeinate the company’s bottom line.
The coffee giant’s stock took a tumble Wednesday after CEO Kevin Johnsonannounced that Starbucks would close 150 company-owned stores next year instead of the expected 50, with an emphasis on underperforming shops in densely populated urban areas, and lowered growth projections.” 107 more words

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Police Killings Have Harmed Mental Health in Black Communities, Study Finds

Killings of unarmed blacks were associated with measurable emotional distress among other African-Americans, researchers reported.

Published: June 21, 2018 at 05:30AM

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