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Southern California counties clear 100,000 cannabis convictions by July 1 deadline

District attorneys challenge some cases, while advocates say clearing marijuana cases is part of greater racial justice reform efforts. The post Southern California counties clear…

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Easing of abortion restrictions by Virginia’s new Democratic majority takes effect

“We’ve been fighting for this for years,” one pro-abortion rights activist said. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/politics-news/easing-abortion-restrictions-virginia-s-new-democratic-majority-takes-effect-n1232671 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you….

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Indiana raises minimum age to marry

Multiple changes for Indiana state laws go into effect Wednesday, including raising the minimum age to marry from 15 to 16.As with prior law, anyone under the…

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Human rights groups turn their sights on Trump’s America

The Trump administration was in panic mode. The United Nations Human Rights Council was debating launching a special investigation of racism in America after the…

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NYC’s Queer Liberation March draws thousands, clashes with NYPD

Organizers estimated 50,000 protesters attended the march and were allegedly met with police batons. The NYPD said three protesters were arrested for assault on officers….

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Taylor Swift Calls Out Census Form For Transgender Erasure

Taylor Swift spoke at Pride Live’s third annual Stonewall Day, commemorating the anniversary of the 1969 uprising in response to a police raid at the…

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Barack Obama says 'protests and politics go hand-in-hand' in powerful Stonewall speech

‘Progress doesn’t happen on its own, it happens because we stand up, speak out, and demand change’ Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/barack-obama-speech-stonewall-day-pride-live-riots-lgbtq-a9588566.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Stevie Wonder Predicts Civil Rights Battle Can End in Victory

He says “systemic racism can have an ending. Police brutality can have an ending” as he urges people to keep fighting and to vote. Continue…

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False facial recognition match leads to a wrongful arrest in Detroit

Many critics of police facial recognition use warn of the potential for racial bias that leads to false arrests, and unfortunately that appears to have…

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Authors quit JK Rowling agency over transgender rights

Writers had asked company ‘to reaffirm their commitment to transgender rights and equality’ Four authors represented by JK Rowling’s literary agency have resigned after accusing…

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Now is the perfect time to talk about how the Ivy League enables inequality

Why do the nation’s best universities want to serve as finishing schools for the elite rather than launching pads for the determined? Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/think/opinion/protests-race-injustice-should-make-us-look-how-ivy-league-ncna1231618 Droolin’…

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Police have no place at future Pride marches. Queer people of colour want to feel safe

Allowing the police to be there in uniform ignores the safety of our black and non-black queer friends and family who want to celebrate their…

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Tesla informs employees on Juneteenth that they can take off holiday unpaid

Just before 8 a.m. PT Friday, Tesla’s head of human resources sent an email telling U.S. employees they could take the day off to observe…

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What Matters 2020: Structural racism

The toxic thread in America’s fabric since slavery has rarely galvanized such attention or will for change across racial lines. Structural racism is a dominant…

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Martin Luther King Jr's son shares photo from parents' wedding 67 years ago

Martin Luther King III states that his parents spent their wedding night at a funeral home after hotels refused them entry Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/love-sex/martin-luther-king-son-wedding-photo-anniversary-wife-coretta-scott-civil-rights-a9574916.html Droolin’ Dog…

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What is Juneteenth?

Friday marks the 55th anniversary of Juneteenth, a holiday commemorating the abolishment of slavery that takes place every year on June 19.The date refers not…

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Anger and relief among Uighurs after Trump allegedly backed China's camps – but then penalised Beijing

China’s Uighurs described as ‘Guinea pigs’ for Beijing’s repressive policies and technology Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/trump-china-uighurs-muslims-reeducation-camps-bolton-a9573016.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you….

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House Democrats to vote next week on DC statehood

House Democratic leaders are racing ahead with legislation to grant statehood to Washington, D.C., scheduling a June 26 vote on the historic – and highly…

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Supreme Court rules that workers cannot be fired for being gay or transgender

The Supreme Court ruled Monday that employers cannot fire employees based on their sexual orientation or gender identity under Title VII of the Civil Rights…

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Mermaids writes open letter to JK Rowling following her recent comments on trans people

‘Men who prey on vulnerable women are a worldwide problem, but this has nothing whatever to do with trans people,’ says charity Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/mermaids-jk-rowling-transphobia-transgender-sexual-abuse-domestic-letter-a9565176.html Droolin’…

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Jefferson Davis statue removed from Kentucky state capitol

A statue of Jefferson Davis was removed from the rotunda of the Kentucky state Capitol on Saturday after a panel voted to remove the figure.The commission,…

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