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19 Dec

Women protect unarmed man Video

Women protect unarmed man from police beating in India student protests – video Women form human shield around man in New Delhi and shout ‘go back, go back’ as officers attempt to beat him with sticks. Protests have erupted across India against law to fast-track citizenship for everyone except Muslim asylum seekers

01 Dec

Rosa Parks Passes Away At 92

Rosa Parks’ Life After the Bus Was No Easy Ride What history misses about Rosa Parks, according to her niece. Tyler Tynes The McGlynn: At age 81, Parks was robbed and assaulted in her home in central Detroit on August 30, 1994. The assailant, Joseph Skipper, broke down the door but claimed he had chased […]

11 Oct

The Supreme Court Needs to Protect Trans People from Discrimination

The Supreme Court Needs to Protect Trans People from Discrimination “I wasn’t hired because I am trans. And in more than half the country—twenty-nine states, in fact —that’s perfectly legal.” by Robin Savannah Carver “I’m really sorry,” the hiring manager told me. “You’re very qualified, but you’re not a good fit for our cafe.” This […]

05 Sep

Opinion The Former Slave Who Sued for Reparations, and Won

Opinion The Former Slave Who Sued for Reparations, and Won Henrietta Wood sued the man who had kidnapped her into slavery for damages and lost wages, offering lessons for today’s debate. By W. Caleb McDaniel Dr. McDaniel is the author of the “Sweet Taste of Liberty: A True Story of Slavery and Restitution in America.” […]

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