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Indigenous Peoples Stage Solidarity March on Washington

“U.S. political leaders and the media have ignored us long enough.” That’s the message thousands of international indigenous activists will be bringing to Washington Friday for the first ever Indigenous Peoples March. They are seeking to bring national attention to injustices endured by Indigenous people across the globe. The event, coming a ...

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Human Rights Watch: World's Autocrats Face Rising Resistance

Human Rights Watch says people around the world are confronting the abuses of autocrats and pushing back against intolerant populists. In its annual report, the advocacy group says 2018 saw growing opposition to authoritarian trends in Western democracies, as well as countries with traditionally controlling governments. And as VOA's Zlatica Hoke ...

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Report: Illinois cops likely to stop people of color for traffic violations more than whites

A new report by the American Civil Liberties of Illinois revealed that police are more prone to stop Black and Latino drivers for traffic infractions ...

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Overcoming Overeating: A former food addict’s road to recovery and self care

For award-winning journalist Mara Schiavocampo, the journey to losing 90 pounds began with confronting the truth and writing a single list. The post ...

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Wrestler forced to cut dreadlocks still targeted over hair, lawyer says

Video of Andrew Johnson's haircut during a match last month led to a firestorm of criticism and accusations of abuse of power and racism.

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Top California Lawyer Gives Insight Into Trump Policy Fight

When President Donald Trump revoked protections for young immigrants known as “Dreamers,” California’s top prosecutor, Attorney General Xavier ...

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Smollett brothers join fight to save HBCU Bennett College; $1 million raised

Brothers Jussie and Jake Smollett are taking it upon themselves to help save financially ailing HBCU Bennett College, according to The Hill. READ MORE: Blacks ordered to leave beach in South Africa because of more peak racism In the 1930s we had 121 ...

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Slay like Michelle Obama in her ‘Becoming’ clothing, accessory line

If you’re one of the people who’s fallen in love with former First Lady Michelle Obama all over again since the November release of her autobiography, Becoming, there’s a new way you can show your adoration: wear her clothing line. READ MORE: Blacks ordered to leave beach in South Africa because of peak racism The Chicago native […] The post ...

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Blacks ordered to leave beach in South Africa because of more peak racism

Borrowing a page straight out of the Apartheid-era of segregation in South Africa, guards at a beach in Cape Town ordered Black sunbathers to leave, setting off a series of protests, according to various news organizations. ‘SEE ALSO: Dwayne ‘The Rock Johnson opens up about his secret battle with depression How racist is this man? Such ...

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White people only: 'White spaces' become places to work through racism

"I used to think I was this perfect little white person in a bubble that didn't do anything bad to black people, and so I was OK."

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Arthur Masuaku: DR Congo defender says 'media can help combat racism'

DR Congo and West Ham defender Arthur Masuaku says the media could be 'more positive about black people' in the battle against racism.

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Differences With Trump's Views Prompted Mattis Departure

U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis Thursday announced he was quitting, personally handing his letter of resignation to U.S. President Donald Trump following a lunch meeting at the White House.   While not mentioning Trump by name, the letter ...

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Rapper Lil Pump in racism storm over new video mocking Chinese

A racist music video released by US rapper Lil Pump on social media has infuriated Chinese musicians over lyrics and gestures perceived as anti-Chinese.

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