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File proposed Transgender military ban under; be careful what you wish for

Every time someone in authority suggests discriminating against any one or any group in this society it is detrimental and is a blow to civil rights and human progress. 717 more words

Housing Discrimination, Redlining and Lack of Land Ownership Created the Racial Wealth Gap

The wealth gap between African-Americans and whites has persisted for generations, but new research indicates that housing discrimination is the main culprit for this gap. Predatory lending has prevented Blacks from accumulating the wealth that other racial groups have, and even today housing discrimination has never dissipated, despite federal laws, such as the… 791 more words

Politics

Americans Consider Blacks More Likely to be Racist than Whites

Thirty-seven percent (37%) of American Adults think most black Americans are racist, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey.

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Just 15% consider most white Americans racist, while 18% say the same of most Hispanic Americans. 538 more words

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Kamala Harris and Rand Paul: To Shrink Jails, Let’s Reform Bail

Kalief Browder, a 16-year-old New Yorker, was arrested on charges of stealing a backpack in 2010. To ensure he would show up for trial, and because of a previous offense, the judge set bail at $3,000. 754 more words

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Let Black Kids Just Be Kids

The concept of childhood innocence itself has a deep and disturbing racial history.

Published: July 26, 2017 at 05:30AM

Opinion By ROBIN BERNSTEIN

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Gun Ownership Among Black People Is Growing Rapidly and It’s Women Who’re Leading the Charge

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Sitting in a classroom above a gun range, a woman hesitantly says she isn’t sure she could ever shoot and kill someone, even to protect herself. 972 more words

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Is Being ‘Unapologetic’ the New Patriotic — or a Form of Resistance?

Some Americans’ allergy to apology meets up with exasperation over so-called political correctness. For others, there’s celebration in defiance.

Published: July 25, 2017 at 05:30AM… 70 more words

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