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Pride 2020 Brings Wins And Losses For LGBTQ Civil Rights

Trump reverses medical discrimination protections for trans people, while SCOTUS rules employers cannot fire workers for being gay or trans. The post Pride 2020 Brings…

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Boycotting Israel Is Not A Crime, Says European Human Rights Court

The EHRC overturned the French court’s convictions of 12 BDS activists for “incitement to discrimination” in a watershed ruling for the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions…

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Posted in #TheRealNews discrimination Extra-judicial killings George Floyd Hennepin County Minneapolis PAR Police Abuse Police Accountability Report police brutality police state protests Racial Profiling stephen janis Taya Graham unrest uprising

Independent Autopsy Concludes George Floyd’s Death Was A Homicide

An independent autopsy released by Floyd’s family raises serious questions about the previous findings, which implied underlying health issues were responsible for his death. Forensic…

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Posted in #CoronaVirus #TheRealNews COVID-19 COVID-19 in prison death in police custody discrimination disproportionate arrests of Black people incarceration jails Police Accountability Report police brutality police misconduct prisons Racial Profiling stephen janis Taya Graham

Hegemonic Policing: The COVID-19 Law Enforcement Strategy

The Police Accountability Report talks with two victims of mass incarceration and police brutality, and reveals a distinct theory of how American policing has evolved…

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Posted in #SCOTUS #TheRealNews Byron Allen civil rights Comcast discrimination Dred Scott

Comcast Willing to Gut Civil Rights Law to Stop Byron Allen Lawsuit

Comcast Corp. v. National Association of African-American Owned Media might seem like a simple David and Goliath story of a Black entrepreneur fighting white-owned corporate…

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Trump’s Attack on LA Homelessness Ignores the Causes

Jacqueline Luqman talks with LA Times reporter Gale Holland about how acknowledging the issues that contribute to a high percentage of African American homelessness in…

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Posted in #Florida #Republicans #SCOTUS #TheRealNews 2020 Brian Kemp discrimination Donald Trump Georgia GOP Greg Palast Jacqueline Luqman Rick Scott Stacey Abrams voter disenfranchisement Voter Purges voter suppression voters Voting Right Act VRA

Corporate Interests Use Voter Purges To Disenfranchise Citizens

The SCOTUS decision in Shelby County v Holder ruled that Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 is unconstitutional. Greg Palast talks about…

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Posted in #History #TheRealNews ADOS CARICOM civil war diaspora discrimination Emancipation Jim Crow lynching redlining reparations segregation separate but equal slavery Wealth Inequality

Where Do the Politics of Reparations Go From Here?

This week, the first congressional hearing on reparations in nearly 12 years was held on Capitol Hill. As the discussion on reparations matures, what needs…

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Posted in #TheRealNews danny glover discrimination Emancipation GI Bill House of Representatives HR40 Jim Crow John Conyers Julienne Malveaux Juneteenth New Deal redlining reparations segregation Sheila Jackson-Lee slavery Ta-Nehesi Coates

Congressional Hearing on Slavery Reparations Draws Huge Crowd

Large and passionate crowds gathered to witness historians, economists, academics, and politicians testify for the first time in nearly a dozen years on H.R. 40,…

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Posted in #Immigration #Poverty #Racism #TheRealNews birth rates Brown v. Board of Education charter schools discrimination public education segregation

US Public Education Still Segregated 65 Years After Brown

Sixty-five years after the landmark Brown v. Board of Education case, a new report published by Pennsylvania State University reveals the persistent racial segregation in…

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Posted in #TheRealNews discrimination Kelvin Sewell lawsuit pocomoke

City Settles, Agrees to Reforms with Fired Black Police Chief who Claimed Discrimination

A black police chief whose controversial firing garnered national attention has settled with the for monetary damages and a promise to address racial bias in…

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