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American voters largely united against partisan gerrymandering, polling shows

American voters are largely united in their opposition to partisan gerrymandering, according to recent polling conducted ahead of the upcoming once-per-decade redrawing of state voting…

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It was the deadliest assault on Latinos in modern U.S. history. Many say little has changed.

On the two-year anniversary of the El Paso Walmart shooting, the deadliest attack against U.S. Latinos in modern history, several events marked the day. Source:…

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Nearly 100 members of Congress call for probe into DOJ’s alleged racial profiling of Asians

Nearly 100 members of Congress are urging Attorney General Merrick Garland to investigate the Justice Department’s alleged racial profiling of Asians, according to a letter…

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Cleveland’s baseball team announces new name in video narrated by Tom Hanks

The American League franchise’s former Native American moniker had long been targeted for its racial insensitivity. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/sports/cleveland-s-baseball-team-announces-new-name-video-narrated-tom-n1274835 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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Racist anti-vaxxer Eric Clapton says he won’t play in venues that require Covid vaccine

Eric “Keep Britain white” Clapton, who recently complained that none of his old pals want to talk to him anymore, announced that he won’t perform…

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Marijuana arrests are way down — but Black Coloradans are still twice as likely to get busted for pot, new report says

Seven years after the first recreational pot shops opened for business in Colorado, youth aren’t smoking more weed, older adults are blazing more and marijuana-related…

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Over 600 U.S. places have “negro” in their name. New bill aims to change that

A new congressional bill seeks to create a board to help rename more than 1,000 towns, lakes, streams, creeks and mountain peaks across the U.S. still…

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Texas Senate votes to nix teaching requirement calling white supremacy ‘morally wrong’

The Texas state Senate has passed legislation that would repeal requirements to teach the history of white supremacy and the ways “in which it is…

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Charlottesville removes Confederate statues

Charlottesville, whose statues of Confederate generals and slavers Robert Lee and Stonewall Jackson attracted a white nationalist rally in 2017, is finally removing them this…

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NYC George Floyd statue unveiled for Juneteenth vandalized days later

A New York City statute of George Floyd unveiled for Juneteenth was vandalized just days afterward, according local law enforcement. The New York Police Department Task…

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Florida teen repeatedly tased in girlfriend’s backyard by trooper who found him suspicious

A Florida state trooper is coming under fire after repeatedly tasing a teenager in his girlfriend’s backyard.The trooper, George Smyrnios, followed 16-year-old Jack Rodeman into the…

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Newark replacing Christopher Columbus statue with Harriet Tubman

Newark Mayor Ras J. Baraka announced last week that a statue of Christopher Columbus that was taken down last year in New Jersey’s largest city…

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How American highway construction built a legacy of inequality

The federal highway program barreled through Black and Latino neighborhoods in the 1950s. But will new solutions repeat past mistakes? Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/specials/america-highways-inequality/index.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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Median annual wage for Black workers is 30% lower than for white workers

As we prepare for tomorrow’s federal Juneteenth holiday, commemorating the emancipation of enslaved Americans in Texas, our economy remains marred by the legacy of slavery…

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Uproar after Argentina president says ‘Brazilians came from the jungle’

Misjudged comments to prime minister of Spain sought to play up the South American country’s ties with Europe Argentina’s president, Alberto Fernández, has triggered a…

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Hundreds of places with racist names dot the US

More than 1,000 towns, lakes, streams, creeks and mountain peaks across the U.S. still bear racist names, according to a federal board under the Department of the Interior….

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Over 2,600 Latinos have died at the hands of U.S. police since 2014

Data: UnidosUS and U.S. Census Bureau; Chart: Will Chase/Axios Over 2,600 Latinos have died at the hands of police since 2014, more than double what…

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Yang denounces attacks on his New York credentials as racist

NEW YORK — Mayoral hopeful Andrew Yang on Tuesday denounced attacks on him by rival candidates for playing into anti-Asian racism — tying broadsides against…

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The fight to whitewash US history: ‘A drop of poison is all you need’

At least 15 states are trying to ban schools from teaching critical race theory and the 1619 Project. The reactionary movement stretches back to the…

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Andrew Yang’s wife Evelyn rips ‘racist disfiguration’ of husband in New York Daily News cartoon

Evelyn Yang, the wife of New York City mayoral candidate Andrew Yang, blasted a New York Daily News for a cartoon depicting her husband as a tourist,…

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First Black woman appointed to Missouri Supreme Court

Gov. Mike Parson (R-Mo.) on Monday appointed the first Black female judge to serve on Missouri’s Supreme Court.Missouri Eastern District Appeals Court Judge Robin Ransom…

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Texas Republicans’ plan would slash polling places in areas with higher shares of voters of color: analysis

A proposal by Texas Republicans to change how Election Day polling places are distributed would reduce the number of polling places in areas with higher percentages of voters…

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