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Justin Trudeau’s woke agenda is tearing Canadian society apart

The “freedom convoy” that descended on Ottawa began as a revolt against new requirements that unvaccinated Canadian truckers returning from the United States must quarantine for 10 days. While we can debate the wisdom of the rules in question, what is undeniable is the enormous symbolic importance of truckers. In a society that has become […]

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Trump calls immigrants ‘snakes’ again – using words of black civil rights activist

Former President Donald Trump again called immigrants wicked “snakes” at his rally in Texas on Saturday, using his oft-repeated narrative that ironically hijacks lyrics penned by a black civil rights activist. Trump asked the receptive crowd at the rally in Conroe on Saturday night if they wanted to hear “The Snake” again, adding: “It really […]

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Soludo: We need a new liberation movement

The Governor-elect of Anambra State, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, has called for a new liberation movement in Africa and Nigeria that would promote selfless service by political leaders. Soludo was speaking yesterday at the School of Politics, Politics and Governance (SPPG) Pioneer Class of 2021 graduation ceremony in Abuja on the theme: “Emergence of the Unconventional”. […]

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Medvedev urges to create pool of COVID vaccine makers – Society & Culture

GORKY, January 28. /TASS/. Deputy Chairman of the Russian Security Council, Dmitry Medvedev, has come out in favor of creating a pool of states manufacturing anti-coronavirus vaccines. “I believe that the mutual recognition of vaccines is absolutely necessary. There is more I think any country producing a coronavirus vaccine – even if it’s not very […]

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The Civil Rights Movement will hold a Bloody Sunday commemoration in the Reflection Garden

A special memorial to those who lost their lives on Bloody Sunday will take place at the Garden of Reflection on Sunday. The garden, located at the entrance to Glenfada Park (under the civil rights mural) near where a number of victims were shot, is dedicated to the late Bishop of Derry, the Reverend Dr […]

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Peng scandal highlights China’s crackdown on #MeToo movement

After playing tennis together, he and his wife drove her home, before forcing her to have sex while his wife guarded the door. This is the allegation of sexual assault top Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai made against former Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli in a post on WeChat, a Twitter-like social media platform in China. […]

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Alexandria Bordas Named Journalist of the Year by the Northern California Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists

The Northern California branch of the Society of Professional Journalists has named Alexandria Bordas its Journalist of the Year. The SPJ NorCal Board of Directors Award honors an individual for their “extraordinary journalistic contributions over the past year,” according to the organization. Bordas and fellow Chronicle investigative reporter Cynthia Dizikes have spent most of 2020 […]

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Rabbi Israel Dresner, civil rights champion and ally king, dies at 92

Israel S. Dresner, a New Jersey rabbi who ventured to the Deep South in the 1960s to advocate for civil rights, befriended the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. and was imprisoned multiple times for demonstrating against racial segregation, died on January 13. in Wayne, NJ He was 92 years old. His death, at a senior […]

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Strategies To Receive A 255 Dollar Payday Loan

Where can I find cash advances of $250? There are a variety of methods to obtain loans. The first is that you can get the credit at the bank branch close to where you live. But, you must provide numerous documents, and the process of approval can take a considerable amount of time. Additionally, if you have a credit […]

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Top Alternatives for PayDay Loans

An unexpected financial crisis is a common thing in our daily lives. With a poor credit score, getting a traditional small loan may be difficult. Many online money-lending networks can give you loans online with no credit checks and instant approval in situations like these. People usually search for no credit checks loans to take […]

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As more Californians borrow at shockingly high interest rates, will state crack down on ‘predatory lending’?

In summary Loans of less than $10,000 with rates of over 100% have swelled to nearly one-third of California’s non-bank consumer lending market. Consumer advocates say that lenders are profiting off of borrowers’ desperation or lack of financial sophistication, and often make a bad situation worse. The lenders say the charge up to 200% to […]

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Payday-loan foes continue legislative attack – Orange County Register

Tristin Hernandez has a steady job in Irvine as a special education instructor, but he occasionally runs short on cash before his monthly paycheck arrives. When that happens, there aren’t a lot of options. Last week, in need of a few hundred bucks to cover weekend expenses, the 26-year-old stopped by a Tustin payday lender, […]

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Beijing restricts travel to more areas to limit COVID cases ahead of Olympics

Content of the article BEIJING — Beijing has restricted people’s movement in several parts of the Chinese capital, even though it reported fewer COVID-19 cases on Thursday, in a bid to reduce virus risk less than 10 days before the Games are hosted Winter Olympics. Content of the article Beijing’s Fengtai District said Wednesday night […]

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Illinois man accuses online tribal lenders of predatory lending

By Victoria McKenzie (January 26, 2022, 8:44 PM EST) – An Illinois debtor has filed a class action proposal against a group of online tribal loan companies for allegedly issuing illegal high-interest loans , adding to a trend of similar complaints across the country that accuse unscrupulous lenders of using the tribes as a mere […]

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Higher Education, Civil Rights Leaders Slam High Court’s Decision to Hear Admissions Case – Harvard Gazette

Members of the Harvard community and leaders of higher education and civil rights organizations expressed dismay at the Supreme Court’s decision on Monday to take up a case challenging race-conscious admissions policies at Harvard and the University of North Carolina. President Larry Bacow said in an email to the Harvard community on Tuesday that the […]

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Supreme Court vacancy: Progressives push NAACP lawyer who backed ‘defund the police’ movement

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! News of Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer’s retirement has sparked a flurry of names as possible replacements, with some progressives lobbying for civil rights lawyer Sherrilyn Ifill, who has advocated for the ‘defund the police” in the past. Since news broke Wednesday morning that Breyer was retiring, […]

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Catholic Church and society must do more to defeat racism, says Bishop

By Tony Gutierrez PHOENIX (CNS) – Imagining what the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. might say if he were alive today, retired Bishop Edward K. Braxton of Belleville, Illinois, delivered a homily in the voice of the civil rights leader killed to explain how racism continues to impact the church and society as a whole. […]

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U.S. consumers continue to face financial pressures amid inflation

About a quarter say they worry about covering basic household expenses As Americans struggle to ride out the effects of the pandemic, inflation presents a new wave of setbacks. While consumers are improving their finances through some measures, other signifiers indicate that some are making risky choices that could further jeopardize their financial footing. in […]

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Why is the law fundamental to society – Kashmir Reader

The law serves as a standard of conduct for citizens. It ensures order and equity between the three branches of government. Without law, there would be chaos and the survival of the fittest and everyone for themselves. The law is important because it serves as a guideline as to what is accepted in society. Without […]

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East Side Councilman Jalen McKee-Rodriguez’s proposals target crime and food deserts in San Antonio

Less than a year into his first term, District 2 Councilman Jalen McKee-Rodriguez this week announced a series of policy proposals aimed at tackling crime and safety, food deserts, gentrification and more in a progressive perspective. He presented the proposals as building on campaign promises and working in collaboration with others. Of the six new […]

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National Geographic Society bolsters storytelling impact with appointment of two new Explorers at Large – National Geographic Society Newsroom

Today, the National Geographic Society named American artist Maya Lin and Bangladeshi photojournalist Shahidul Alam as National Geographic Explorers at Large. The title, which comes with opportunities as ambassadors of thThe National Geographic Society and support for the continuation of their impactful work is given to a select few global changemakers and thought leaders, including […]

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Joe Rogan: These experts say the podcaster is ‘extraordinarily dangerous’ to society – here’s why

Osays it was the size of his audience that made him so dangerous. Another suggested it was the fact that the average age of his listeners was only 24, and therefore particularly persuasive. Another expert said he seemed to have a personality cult. One said he repeatedly spread misinformation about Covid and ignored calls to […]

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Mortgage searches for first-time buyers increase dramatically

In fact, along with “first owner”, it was the third most searched search in 2020 and the fourth most popular search in 2021. The news comes as the club’s SmartrCriteria platform commemorates its third anniversary. In the name of celebration, Legal & General has reported top search trends over the past three years using the […]

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Civil society says new UAE cybercrime law restricts freedom of expression and assembly – JURIST

A consortium of 15 civil society organizations on Tuesday published a joint statement against the United Arab Emirates (UAE) new law on cybercrime to “seriously threaten[ing] and unduly restrict[ing] the right to freedom of expression (online and offline) and the rights to freedom of association and peaceful assembly” in the country. The new law was […]

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Marketing Society announces new leadership and regional expansion – Campaign Middle East

The Marketing Society has announced its new local leadership team following the expansion to Abu Dhabi, a milestone that will significantly contribute to the Company’s growth in the UAE and globally from 2023 onwards. beyond, she says. The new management team has a wealth of experience and has been trained to propel the Company’s growth […]

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The movement for the renegotiation of the Exxon deal is gaining momentum

Dear Editor, As Mr. Glenn Lall of Kaieteur News and the other independent newspaper, the Stabroek News, publish stories about the bad deals we have with our oil and gas contracts, more and more people understand that the PNC and the PPP sold our oil. , leaving us with “larwah” over what Exxon and friends […]

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Credit builders help set up neobanks for loans

The news: UK-based neobank Monese deployed his credit creator product in its home market. The company said “selected customers” are using it through an early access program, with wide availability planned for the coming months. More on this: The company said its product is designed for people who “invisible credit”—that is, those with little or […]

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War, epidemics and a collapsing society – why 1922 seems oddly familiar

It was also, perhaps most important of all, the birth of radio. The BBC and Radio Moscow made their first broadcasts in 1922 and 500 radio stations were launched in America when the very first radio was installed in the White House. This new form of communication, bringing voices directly into your home, rippling in […]

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Governor, Legislature Shouldn’t Ignore Payday Loans | Remark

During the first week of the 2022 legislative session, lawmakers introduced several bills that would lower New Mexico’s unreasonable 175% interest rate cap on small loans to 36%. But the Legislature won’t even be able to discuss such measures during the current 30-day session without an official “message” from Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham. So far, […]

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Kansas City law firm Jeppson Law says bankruptcy means test and debt

The means test was added to the bankruptcy process by BAPCPA in 2005 to make it more difficult for some consumers to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Kansas City, United States – January 25, 2022 — The means test was added to the bankruptcy process by BAPCPA in 2005 to make it more difficult for […]

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A WW Comment – ​​Workers World

The current spike in COVID-19 infections among people incarcerated in jails, prisons and detention centers is not only alarming and putting the lives of tens of thousands of people at risk, it is an urgent challenge. for the abolition of prisons and the prisoners’ defense movement. We must build a movement from California to New […]

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Most Americans don’t have $1,000 cash for emergencies – CBS Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Most Americans don’t have the cash to cover a $1,000 emergency expense, according to a new study. Americans are simply not saving as much as they need to. READ MORE: First responders, residents and pets prepare for freezing weather Suppose your car needs emergency repairs, or a family member is rushed to […]

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What to know before borrowing

Payday loans usually come with very high interest rates and are often based on your income. Personal loans are long-term installment loans that generally have lower rates than payday loans. Payday loans are always a worse option than personal loans due to their high rates. Read more stories from Personal Finance Insider. Loading Something is […]

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Royal Society: Don’t censor misinformation; It makes things worse

A leading scientific organization, the Royal Society (the British equivalent of the National Academy of Sciences), has published a report discourage social media censorship, with particular reference to the COVID-19[female[feminine pandemic: The Royal Society, the UK’s science academy, published a study on online science and health misinformation on Wednesday, investigating its root causes and brainstorming […]

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Civil society and legislators lend support to parliamentary caucus on education

Zubair Qureshi Some 20 parliamentarians from all Pakistan’s provinces and political parties and civil society organizations have lent their support to the new Parliamentary Education Caucus. The EPC was formed to address major bottlenecks in the country’s current education system and offer suggestions for improvement to decision makers. The main focus of efforts w This […]

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The unvaccinated owe a figurative debt to society that should be literal

Employees at JBS Meat Processors receive a $100 bonus to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The Lidl grocery chain offer $200 to employees who are vaccinated. Trader Joe’s offers employees two hours pay per dose of vaccine. In the town of Acworth, Georgia, $200 gift cards waiting for city workers who can prove they have received […]

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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society: New Poll – Americans Think It’s Time to Protect Consumers From Predatory Short-Term Health Plans

WASHINGTON, January 25 (TNSRep) — The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society issued the following press release: An overwhelming majority of adults (79%) believe the government should regulate insurance products that exploit loopholes to discriminate against cancer patients and others with pre-existing conditions, according to a new national survey. Health insurers are increasingly selling the coverage — […]

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Is there a formula for creating an anti-racist school?

A collective of eight CDFIs is putting racial equity at the forefront of education lending. From fiery debate over critical race theory to heated school board meetings and the uncertainty of schooling in a deadly pandemic, the issue of education is at the center of public discourse. Recently, amid growing social unrest, eight CDFIs have […]

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At least one former Minneapolis officer on trial in civil rights case plans to testify

Welcome to the Glean, MinnPost’s twice-daily Minnesota news roundup. In the Star Tribune, Andy Mannix and Rochelle Olson write“A prosecutor and defense attorneys gave opening statements Monday morning in the civil rights case of three former Minneapolis officers, anticipating a trial that will depend on what the men thought and saw as Derek Chauvin stood […]

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Society’s efforts are needed to discourage criminals from running for office: CEC Sushil Chandra

CEC Sushil Chandra, image courtesy of ECI New Delhi: Chief Electoral Commissioner Sushil Chandra on Tuesday stressed the need for efforts by society as a whole to discourage people with criminal backgrounds from participating in elections. “It is equally essential to limit the influence of money and muscle power in elections. Efforts must be made […]

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Investing in a fairer post-pandemic banking system

Here’s what the Treasury’s new investment in 186 Community Development and Minority Financial Institutions will mean for more than 160 municipalities across the country. In the Morrisania section of the Bronx, New Covenant Dominion Federal Credit Union has seen steady growth in its loan portfolio since the start of the pandemic. It’s tiny, even by […]

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Pay-as-you-go puts financial freedom at your fingertips.

Pay-on-demand, also known as earned wage access, is no longer just a want, but a need of employees across the country. Gone are the days when employees had to wait two weeks to receive the money they had already earned. Pay-as-you-go gives employees immediate access to their earned but unpaid income between pay periods, eliminating […]

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St Mary’s will host a series of book launches on politics and society

St Mary’s University, Twickenham is pleased to announce the Politics and Society Book Launch Series which will comprise four events in February and March 2022. The first event of the series, the 2n/a of February, will celebrate the release of Christianity and Confucianism: culture, faith and politics (ix, 635pp; Bloomsbury, 2021), by Visiting Professor Christopher […]

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The symbol of the Japanese #MeToo movement has again been awarded damages in a rape case

The Tokyo High Court on Tuesday ordered a former senior TV reporter to pay 3.3 million yen ($28,990) in damages to journalist Shiori Ito in a high-profile rape case that helped spark the Japanese #MeToo movement. Upholding a lower court ruling in 2019, the High Court ruled in Ito’s favor, saying Noriyuki Yamaguchi, a 55-year-old […]

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In parallel: On the evolution of democratic society

The evolution of a democratic society is centered on the expansion of rights — civil, political, economic and cultural, leading to the empowerment of people. Democratic nations respect individual and collective rights for moral and instrumental reasons. Duties, both legal and moral, are cherished in order to enforce these rights. The obligations of the individual […]

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He inspired a national movement

In 1990, the Milwaukee School Choice program served only 341 students in seven schools. Last year, nearly 29,000 students – 1 in 4 Milwaukee school children – used it to attend 129 private schools. More than three decades have passed since former Wisconsin Governor Tommy Thompson signed into law the nation’s first modern parent choice […]

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Myanmar’s Civil Disobedience Movement Continues Amid Growing Junta Crackdown

guest column Railway workers join an anti-regime protest in Mandalay in February 2021. / The Irrawaddy Through Thai PBS January 24, 2022 A week after the February 1, 2021 coup in Myanmar, the entire nation erupted in protests in many forms, involving people from many walks of life, including but not limited to Gen Z […]

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A promised show of force for the anti-vaccine movement was precisely the opposite

IIt was meant to be a show of strength for the anti-vaccine movement. Two years into a grueling and deadly pandemic, at a time when opposition to vaccines and vaccine mandates has become a national political issue, more than 20,000 people were expected to line up outside the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. to hear […]

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The cost of living crisis is manufactured by a society addicted to greed

As the daylight increases and the Omicron recedes, forgive me if I don’t share the upbeat mood that is created when ‘restrictions’ are lifted. Freedom Day 2.0 anyone? The pandemic has both revealed and served as a cover for larger endemic social problems and the populism of the rhetoric about “defeating” it will tempt us […]

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As Ally, As Leader: The Modern Civil Rights Legacy

By Tykeem McCord, 2021-2022 Public Allies Central Florida Participant “Change does not happen on the wheels of inevitability,” as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, “but comes through continuous struggle.” In recent years, more and more Americans have acknowledged this legacy by using Martin Luther King, Jr. Day not as a “day off,” but […]

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Civil rights groups prepare legal action over new congressional map

The SC Senate on Thursday approved a new map for congressional districts that some advocacy groups and political leaders are calling “blatant gerrymandering,” leading many to predict federal legal challenges when the districts become law. Over the past several months, General Assembly leaders have reshaped the SC House, Senate, and congressional districts by drawing new […]

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Building blocks of a knowledge society

Second, every effort should be made to rejuvenate and transform public sector universities in Jammu and Kashmir. These are in desperate need of comprehensive restructuring and are important for the development of a knowledge society. Today, many of these institutions operate at their own risk and responsibility in a world dominated by global capitalism where […]

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Is Women of the Movement renewed for season 2 on ABC?

Whenever you enter a series, it’s always worth asking the inevitable question. Will there be more once the season is over? Some may be speculating on this when it comes to Women of the Movement right now, the gripping historical drama on ABC. Created and written by Marissa Jo Cerar, director Gina Prince-Bythewood helps bring […]

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A forgotten figure of the civil rights movement

The story of Claudette Colvin We all know and are inspired by Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech, and he was immortalized as the civil rights leader of the day. Aside from MLK, many personalities have also contributed just as much to the movement and are often overlooked. As we celebrate the […]

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Q&A: Economic Justice as Today’s “Extension of the Civil Rights Movement”

Editor’s Note: This interview first appeared in Path Finders, an email newsletter from Daily Yonder. Each week, Path Finders features a Q&A with a rural thinker, maker or doer. Do you like what you see here? You can join the mailing list at the bottom of this article and get more conversations like this delivered […]

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Where is the Civil Rights Memorial shown in the ABC series?

After watching the limited series produced by Jay-Z and Will Smith, Women of the Movement on ABC, many viewers want to know where the Civil Rights Memorial is. The historical drama depicts the lynching of Emmett Till (played by Cedric Joe) which spawned the civil rights movement. The drama tells the true story of his […]

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What happened to Mose Wright and his family after Emmett Till’s trial?

In ABC Women of the Movement, Uncle Mose Wright (played by Glynn Turman) testified against the killers at Emmett Till’s trial despite having his and his family’s life endangered in the Jim Crow South. However, at the end of the trial, viewers saw Mose (also known as Preacher) give his dog to a friend and […]

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Pan-Yoruba, civil society groups target 40 million voters in southwest

Jan. 20 (THEWILL) – A coalition of several pan-Yoruba and civil society groups has launched the campaign for a minimum of 40 million voters in the former Western region comprising the current six South Western states with Delta and Edo States. The group also targets the Yoruba people in Kwara, Kogi States. The project, according […]

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What the German Climate Movement Got Right: Breaking the Rules | Climate crisis

In late November 2021, Germany’s new coalition government announced its goal of phasing out coal power across the country by 2030, eight years ahead of schedule. Earlier that month, the government of the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia, where activists are protesting against coal mining, announced that it would accelerate the phasing out of coal […]

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The pro-life movement arms children. I should know—they did it to me.

Growing up, the March for Life was a family affair because the issue at stake was, we were told, a human rights issue and we could all have been at risk of abortion ourselves. . Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images Participation in the March for Life begins early as a rite of passage for members […]

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Latino Voters, Civil Rights Groups File Lawsuit Against State Redistricting Plan | News

Country united states of americaUS Virgin IslandsU.S. Minor Outlying IslandsCanadaMexico, United Mexican StatesBahamas, Commonwealth ofCuba, Republic ofDominican RepublicHaiti, Republic ofJamaicaAfghanistanAlbania, People’s Socialist Republic ofAlgeria, People’s Democratic Republic ofAmerican SamoaAndorra, Principality ofAngola, Republic ofAnguillaAntarctica (the territory south of 60 degrees S)Antigua and BarbudaArgentina, Argentine RepublicArmeniaArubaAustralia, Commonwealth ofAustria, Republic ofAzerbaijan, Republic ofBahrain, Kingdom ofBangladesh, People’s Republic ofBarbadosBelarusBelgium, […]

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California could limit conservatories and promote alternatives in wake of #FreeBritney movement – CBS San Francisco

SACRAMENTO (AP) — Disability rights activists and Britney Spears advocates on Wednesday backed a California proposal to provide more protections for those under court-ordered guardianship, while promoting less restrictive alternatives. So-called probate guardianships are overused and misused in California, according to groups including Disability Voices United, Disability Rights California, Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund […]

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Prelude to Bloody Sunday and the sequels

The year 1972 began with a revitalized civil rights movement in Northern Ireland due to the government’s internment programme. Indeed since last August, arbitrary arrests and detentions of members of the minority community have continued unabated. The number of internees approached one thousand. The Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association (NICRA) responded by organizing non-violent protest […]

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Is a casino the best use for Nittany Mall? ; The success of the green movement is here to stay

OPINION AND COMMENT Editorials and other opinion content provide viewpoints on issues important to our community and are independent of the work of our newsroom reporters. A rendering of the proposed mini-casino at the former Macy’s in the Nittany Mall was shown at a Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board public hearing. Screenshot/PGCB Public Hearing Is a […]

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The dual role of the Bar called into question

the herald Daniel Nemukuyu Survey Editor The Law Society of Zimbabwe’s dual role as a regulator of the profession and a representative body representing lawyers is now being challenged in the courts, with a growing number of lawyers wanting roles to be shared, as is currently happening in many other professions such as medicine. Lawyers […]

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Lowcountry leaders remember civil rights activist Abe Jenkins

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) — Tributes have poured in for a Lowcountry civil rights leader and a former South Carolina Democratic Party political director. Abe Jenkins, 66, is believed to have died on Monday afternoon. Jenkins participated in an expert panel last June on climate challenges for the Gullah Geechee Heritage, which was sponsored by the […]

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Northeast Georgia’s connection to MLK and the civil rights movement

Georgia holds a central place in the story of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a man who fought for social justice and civil rights for black American citizens and continues to inspire change today. While his impact can be seen most obviously in Atlanta, from his birthplace to his legacy at the Ebenezer Baptist […]

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Cities Honor the Legacy of Civil Rights Leaders | Local News

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue in Crystal River hosted its first march to honor the legacy of the American civil rights leader who preached a peaceful push for freedom and equality. The city council, residents and several civic groups in the area braved the freezing winds on Monday, Jan. 17, to honor King and […]

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TODAY at 5 p.m.: RI Black Heritage Society to host MLK Day presentation on civil rights leader

Monday, January 17, 2022 GoLocalProv Lifestyle Team View larger + Van Horne. PHOTO: RI Black Heritage Society the Rhode Island Black Heritage Society announced that he will host a “FREEDOM IS NOT ENOUGH: The Life and Times of Reverend Mahlon Van Horne” presentation to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s National Day. The virtual presentation […]

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MLK fought for workers’ rights, linking the labor movement with the civil rights movement

King gave his most famous speech, “I Have a Dream,” in front of the Lincoln Memorial during the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Image source: Wikipedia Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is remembered as a leader in the fight for civil rights – but when he was killed in Memphis, Tennessee, on […]

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Martin Luther King Jr. led a movement. Now it’s our turn.

Molineaux is co-editor of The Fulcrum and President/CEO of the Bridge Alliance Education Fund. More than 60 years ago, the civil rights movement was just a dream. Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. continues to remind us that our dream of America is unrealized and our work is unfinished. Today is for celebration and remembrance. It […]

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When did the Free Britney movement end?

One spring evening in March 2009, Megan Radford stood outside the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. The 22-year-old was about to see her idol, Britney Spears, perform as part of her best-selling Circus tower. But unlike the excited fans flooding the arena in schoolgirl outfits and red latex catsuits, Radford wore a homemade pink […]

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At MLK’s Coachella commemoration, many say the civil rights leader’s work is timely even today

Minister Allah Sean Johnson prays during a memorial event to celebrate the accomplishments of slain civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Coachella, Calif., on Sunday, January 16, 2022. As attorney Anyse Smith was researching Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his work for a speech she was to deliver at a Sunday […]

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Civil rights leader rips Biden-Harris: ‘Progressives have hijacked the rich heritage’ of our movement

Philadelphia-born civil rights leader Bob Woodson has criticized President Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris and the progressive wing of the Democratic Party for ‘hijacking’ the movement he helped lead in the 1960s . Woodson told “The Ingraham Angle” on Friday that the electoral federalization bill named after fellow civil rights leader John Lewis is not […]

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Muslim Civil Rights Group report: Jewish charities among top funders of Islamophobia

The Internal Revenue Service building in Washington, DC, on April 15, 2019 (Zach Gibson/Getty Images via JTA.org) By Asaf Shalev Charitable foundations linked to Jewish federations and Jewish families feature prominently in a new report on the flow of tax-deductible donations to organizations that a prominent Muslim civil rights lobby has identified as “anti-Muslim groups.” […]

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Comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory started performing in the military

Dick Gregory was a comedy icon and civil rights activist whose stand-up work poked fun at bigotry and racism during one of the most turbulent times in American history. He has released numerous comedy albums and books, appeared on television, and spoke about civil rights in places like Alabama and Mississippi. His anti-Vietnam War activism […]