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Harris: ‘We do have 2 systems of justice in America’

Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris said President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr are “spending full time” in a different reality when it…

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LGBT+ Americans disproportionately hit by pandemic’s economic effects

<p>Gay and trans people are 30 per cent more likely to have lost their jobs</p> Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/coronavirus-lgbt-us-economy-gay-jobs-loss-poll-a9705421.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it…

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How the Supreme Court Dropped the Ball on the Right to Protest

In recent months, American cities have seen widespread protests denouncing police brutality against unarmed Black people. Local and national law enforcement agencies, responding to crowds…

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Iowa becomes final state to restore felon voting rights

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds (R) signed an executive order restoring voting rights to some convicted felons on Wednesday, making her state the last in the country…

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John Lewis urges Americans to 'redeem the soul of the nation' in final message published on day of his funeral

John Lewis was an ionic figure in the US civil rights movement Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/john-lewis-redeem-soul-of-the-nation-final-message-funeral-a9646431.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you….

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Keeping middle seat empty on flights almost halves risk of coronavirus infection, claims study

Paper states tactic results in ‘measurable reduction’ in Covid-19 risk Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/plane-coronavirus-middle-seat-flights-risk-infection-covid-spread-a9617971.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article…

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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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How to Check for Inclusive Language in Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word can help ensure inclusive language in professional communications by checking your writing for gender bias, age bias, and more. This feature is turned…

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AOC says Wall Street money 'can't buy a movement' after triumphing over billionaire-backed opponent

‘Here’s to speaking truth to power’ — Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/aoc-democrat-primary-us-2020-election-new-york-alexandria-ocasio-cortez-a9583501.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was…

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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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NYPD forced to disclose details of drone and other spy tech use

POST Act comes amid efforts to overhaul police in New York, triggered by Black Lives Matter protests Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/nypd-drones-spy-tech-police-new-york-bill-de-blasio-city-council-a9574951.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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New solo version of Aretha song about race, faith released on Juneteenth

“Never Gonna Break My Faith” features lyrics like, “You can lie to a child with a smiling face/Tell me that color ain’t about a race.”…

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Uncle Ben’s to change its branding as part of parent company’s stance against racism

The announcement from Mars, Incorporated comes after a similar decision from Aunt Jemima’s parent company, recognizing the racial stereotypes in the brand’s origins. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/nbcblk/uncle-ben-s-change-its-branding-part-parent-company-s-n1231329…

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Bezos agrees to testify before Congress on Amazon’s competitive practices

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is willing to testify before the House about the tech company’s competitive practices, a company spokesperson confirmed to POLITICO on Monday,…

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'Change your future': Tattoo shop offers to cover up hate symbols for free

Kentucky tattoo artists said response was ‘amazing’ as people with racist designs commit to covering-up Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/kentucky-tattoo-shop-racist-george-floyd-protests-police-a9566616.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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Trump says he will “not even consider” renaming military bases named for Confederate leaders

President Trump tweeted Wednesday that he will “not even consider” renaming the 10 U.S. military bases that are named after Confederate leaders. Why it matters:…

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How a green economy could solve the post-coronavirus unemployment crisis

A huge amount of work needs to be done to make our economy carbon free. So we could deploy a new army of unemployed people…

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Neil Young Says “We Have To Deal With Our White Insecurities,” Hopes Stacey Abrams Will Be VP

Rock legend and longtime activist Neil Young has spent the past few months in quarantine, sharing occasional videos of himself playing “fireside session” live shows…

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Beyonce delivers powerful speech to class of 2020: 'You are at the brink of a huge world shift'

Artist used her address to new graduates to highlight ongoing world issues, as well as to discuss her personal experiences throughout her career Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/news/beyonce-speech-class-2020-youtube-ceremony-george-floyd-death-a9554046.html…

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Is This the Last Stand of the ‘Law and Order’ Republicans?

On the seventh day of convulsive demonstrations sweeping across the United States in response to the killing of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, at…

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One person injured after man drives car into George Floyd rally in Seattle, opens fire – report

A man has been arrested after driving a car into a police barricade at a protest against police brutality in Seattle’s Capitol Hill area. The…

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