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Urvashi Vaid, legendary HIV and civil rights activist, dies at 63

This article first appeared in the lawyer. You can read the original story here. Longtime activist Urvashi Vaid, leader of many LGBTQ+ organizations and other social justice organizations, has died aged 63. Vaid died Saturday at her New York home, according to the National LGBTQ Task Force. Vaid was executive director of the group, then […]

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Save Soil Movement: Sadhguru reaches India after cycling through 26 nations – See the photos | New

In the journey to raise awareness of land degradation that threatens life on the planet, Sadhguru will travel 30,000 km across 27 nations. World-renowned Indian spiritualist and environmentalist Sadhguru embarked on a unique 100-day solitary motorcycle on Monday, March 21. After crossing the freezing cold of Europe and the furnace of the Arabian desert, Sadhguru, […]

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On ‘The Eminem Show,’ the rapper heavily skewered society – but lost sight of himself

It was probably inevitable, from the moment the first letters were mailed and feds swarmed East Coast post offices in hazmat suits, that Eminem was going to equate “anthrax” with “Tampax”. The Detroit-born rapper had risen to superstardom during the late Clinton years — allegedly during boom times, when his provocation for the sake of […]

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Civil Rights Groups Call on Supreme Court to Overturn Racist Rulings Against Puerto Rico

Image courtesy of BELatina. In recent weeks, the debate over Puerto Rico’s political status has been back on the table after a group of lawmakers reached historic agreement to introduce non-partisan legislation that does not favor a vote on any statute. What many do not know about this geopolitical situation is that it is framed […]

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Interview with Gina Prince-Bythewood (director of “Women of Movement”)

“That story was the one I had to do,” admits Gina Prince Bythewood about directing the pilot episode of ABC’s historical drama “Women of the Movement.” “That’s how I guide my decisions,” she says, adding for our recent Q&A, “There’s so much I want to do, but what should I have do?” We spoke with […]

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‘Cong to build a united society through social media’

Nana Patole lighting the lamp. Alka Lamba, Rohan Gupta, Vishal Muttemwar, Vilas Muttemwar, Abhijeet Wanjari, Ramkrishna Ojha and others are watching. (Photo by Anil Futane) Staff reporter: MPCC’s two-day social media conclave begins in the city “Social media is an influential and solid platform through which any thought can be disseminated. Unfortunately, the Bharatiya Janata […]

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3 federal prison officers charged with civil rights violations | New policies

LONDON, Ky. (AP) — Three correctional officers at an eastern Kentucky federal prison have been charged with civil rights violations, officials said. A federal grand jury in London returned an indictment on Thursday accusing officers at Big Sandy US Penitentiary in Inez of violating an individual’s rights under the guise of law and falsifying records […]

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Replimune will present at the American Society of 2022

WOBURN, Mass., May 26, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Replimune Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: REPL), a clinical-stage biotechnology company pioneering the development of a new class of tumor-directed oncolytic immunotherapies, today announced several presentations at the 2022 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) to be held in Chicago, Illinois, June 3-7, 2022. The […]

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Uvalde’s deep ties to Mexican American civil rights

Uvalde, Texas may have been unknown to most Americans before Tuesday’s mass shooting, but the town has deep roots in the Mexican-American civil rights struggle. The big picture: The massacre that left 19 children and two teachers dead on Tuesday took place in a school district where one of the most crucial school walkouts in […]

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Members of the Indian Diaspora strengthen our economy, our culture and our society: Angela Rayner, Deputy Leader of the Labor Party

The inaugural edition of the Ideas for India conference ended on Friday after three days of rich public policy debates. The three-day event, from May 18-20, was held to celebrate India’s 75th anniversary of independence, with speakers giving their vision of where they see India in the next 25 years. . On the first day, […]

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In ‘The Movement Made Us’, a son writes a moving tribute to his freedom-fighter father

We often forget that civil rights heroes are real people. We read about their acts of bravery, but they remain two-dimensional, stuck in the pages of our history books. But our heroes had families. They had sons and daughters who often witnessed the violence and trauma inflicted on their parents in the struggle for freedom. […]

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Historical Society Hosts Lincoln Discussion

QUINCY (WGEM) — When many people reflect on the legacy of President Abraham Lincoln, they picture the log cabin or the White House. However, the courtroom also played a vital role in the life of the 16th president. It was the topic of discussion Sunday afternoon at the Quincy History Museum. Local historian Reg Ankrom […]

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Civil rights leaders meet with Justice Department over Buffalo massacres

By Deborah Bailey, AFRO DC Editor Last Friday, Attorney General Merrick Garland met with representatives of leaders from nine major civil rights organizations to address urgent concerns about the May 14 racially motivated mass shooting in Buffalo New York that killed ten black people in shopping at a local store and injured three additional victims. […]

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Opposition exploits cracks in society: PM Modi: The Tribune India

Tribune press service Mukesh Ranjan Jaipur, May 20 Urging party leaders at a conclave here, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked them to reach out to people presenting development-centric politics because for the BJP ‘power is not the end , but the means” to serve. Eradicate corruption We should all work […]

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New Orleans and Detroit join movement for tenants’ right to counsel

By Andrew Stricker | May 20, 2022, 8:01 p.m. EDT · Listen to the article Your browser does not support the audio element. A pandemic-fueled boom in tenants’ right to counsel laws appears to have power, with New Orleans and Detroit recently joining more than a dozen cities and states in securing tenants facing eviction. […]

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Lindiwe Zulu Named Global Champion of the SheDecides Movement

Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu has been named a Global Champion of a global and diverse movement driving change to ensure that every woman, girl and young person has the right to make decisions about her body, her life and her future . The SheDecides movement brings together government, civil society, media and donors […]

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God and Christ govern men for the good and prosperity of society

Carry the importance of America and history consent Also, as discussed in my previous post, American Authority and Prosperity Rests on the Kingship of God, equal application to all citizens under the law – in our case, under God’s law – has a direct impact on business decisions and the financial success of companies. Stability […]

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Brazilian politician loses political rights following attack on Ukraine

May 18, 2022 10:50 a.m. 1 minute read (Updated: May 19, 2022 1:23 p.m.) São Paulo state lawmakers voted on Tuesday to impeach Arthur do Val, one of their former peers, for his sexist remarks about Ukrainian women. In early March, a leaked audio message showed Mr do Val raving about Ukrainian women in a […]

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Accused of civil rights violations during protests takes plea deal | News

One of four defendants accused of violating the civil rights of protesters in an alleged November 2020 incident surrounding Black Lives Matter protests reached a plea deal on Tuesday. Dustin Marion pleaded uncontested to a misdemeanor offense of fighting or inciting a fight in a public place on the fourth day of a preliminary hearing […]

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“Ho Chi Minh Library” inaugurated in Hanoi | Company

The “Ho Chi Minh Library» brings together hundreds of book titles on President Ho Chi Minh (Photo: hanoimoi.com.vn) Hanoi (VNA) — National political publishing house Su that (Truth) launched on May 16 the “Ho Chi Minh Library” and a hall for the exhibition of books on President Ho Chi Minh at the site of the […]

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Don’t Sacrifice Civil Rights to Allay China Fears

Congress is struggling to pass legislation aimed at improving American “competitiveness”, especially against China, which increasing Numbers of Americans consider it a economic threatens. Significant differences between the House and Senate versions of the bill prove difficult to resolve. President Biden was hoping for a quick bipartisan victory when the Senate passed his version of […]

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COLLINS: Who is to blame for the rising anger in society?

Ian Mulgrew wrote in the Vancouver Sun this week: “It’s time to take stock of the many polls, anecdotes and messy videos that police, politicians and millionaire landlords say demand an iron fist: more than police, more money for law enforcement. and more imprisonment. When the cost of putting these people in prison is more […]

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Non-Muslim Kashmiris seek to build a civil movement against radicalization in the valley

The All-India Kashmiri Samaj will reach out to civil society organizations to create an atmosphere conducive to community harmony in the valley which has seen selective killings over the past few months As many as 14 Kashmiri Pandits and Hindus have been killed in the valley since Article 370 was repealed in 2019. File photo: […]

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Political rights for Cubans should not start with a referendum on marriage equality

Cubans may have a chance this year to do something they have very rarely done: cast a meaningful vote. The government, which rarely consults its people, says it will allow Cubans to have “a say” in a referendum on whether same-sex couples, a minority, can marry. The Cuban government has a well-documented history of violating […]

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Urvashi Vaid, legendary LGBTQ+ civil rights activist, dies at 63

Longtime activist Urvashi Vaid, leader of many LGBTQ+ organizations and other social justice organizations, has died aged 63. Vaid died Saturday at her New York home, according to the National LGBTQ Task Force. Vaid was executive director of the group, then known as the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, from 1989 to 1992. Before […]

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The Royal Society names a climate scientist for the first time Brazilian member since the 1800s | world news

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – The Royal Society’s scientific academy has elected climatologist Carlos Nobre, a leading researcher studying the Amazon rainforest, as its first Brazilian member since the country’s emperor Dom Pedro II joined the group in the 1800s. Nobre has studied the Amazon for decades and was an early proponent of the theory that […]

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What’s next for the abortion rights movement in Michigan?

The stakes are high. Yes Roe vs. Wade is overturned, a 1931 Michigan law will immediately make it a crime to perform or have an abortion, even in cases of rape or incest. As activists fighting against this terrible outcome, we believe it is crucial for the movement to discuss the political perspectives and strategies […]

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Civil rights and public interest groups urge social media giants to stop spreading disinformation ahead of midterm elections

More than 120 civil rights, voting rights and public interest groups have called nationwide on TikTok, Twitter, Meta, YouTube, Alphabet and other social media giants to stop the spread of misinformation ongoing election before the mid-terms. This includes many Georgian organizations, such as Black Voters Fund, Georgia Common Cause, GALEO & GALEO Impact Fund, Georgian […]

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Omar Sarfraz Cheema warns of 2007-like movement against crowding out – Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Former Punjab governor Omar Sarfraz Cheema threatened the government on Wednesday that a “justice safeguard movement” similar to that of 2007 could be launched against his “unlawful removal” from office earlier this week . Addressing a press conference on Wednesday, Mr Cheema described the current leadership as a “Sicilian mafia” and said they should […]

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Germany and Jordan: Building Bridges for Skilled Workers | Culture & Society

Ammon News – At a two-day conference on May 11 and 12, the Goethe-Institut offers a platform in Amman for key stakeholders from Germany and Jordan to talk about the opportunities for skilled Jordanian workers in the German labor market and the requirements necessary for them. MEETING NEEDS IN GERMANY AND JORDANMany educated Jordanians seek […]

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A public consecration in the name of civil rights

Hundreds of campus and regional community members gathered under the redwoods surrounding the Quarry Amphitheater to watch the former College Ten go down in history, rededicate itself as John R. Lewis College in memory of the legendary civil rights leader. “Giving a name is a unique act,” Chancellor Cynthia Larive said at the ceremony. “It […]

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The False Promise of Democratic Peace – Democracy and Society

Through persuasion, exhortation, legal process, economic pressure, and sometimes military force, American foreign policy affirms the United States’ view of how the world should be run. Only two countries in recent history have had such world-transforming ambitions: Britain and the United States. Over the past 150 years, they are the only two countries whose power […]

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Blake drops civil rights lawsuit against Wisconsin officer | USA News®

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Jacob Blake has dropped his federal civil rights lawsuit against the Wisconsin police officer who shot him during a domestic disturbance and left him paralyzed from the waist down. Neither attorneys for Blake, whose August 2020 shooting sparked the protests in which Kyle Rittenhouse killed two men and injured a third, […]

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What was the movement of Khalistan, which began and this is the fall

New Delhi: After successfully ousting Imran Khan’s government from power, the Pakistani spy agency ISI has once again attempted to destabilize India through the Khalistani movement. New ISI leader Nadeem Anjum, whose appointment to the top job was opposed by Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, wants to use the global penetration of Sikh separatists to […]

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The Fiji Times » Stand up for freedom – Journalists – society’s true unsung heroes

On Tuesday this week, Fiji joined the world in celebrating World Press Freedom Day. This year’s theme was “Journalism Under Digital Siege”, aiming to highlight the many ways in which digitally mediated surveillance and attacks endanger journalists and journalism. The United Nations says surveillance could easily expose information gathered by journalists and undermine the principle […]

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Alabama Law Awards Honorary Degree to Civil Rights Lawyer | Alabama News

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) – A civil rights lawyer who once fought to desegregate the University of Alabama is now receiving an honorary degree from the school. Tuskegee attorney Fred Gray will receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree at the law school graduation ceremony on Sunday afternoon, the university said in a statement. The debut […]

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Save Soil Movement: Sadhguru to address political leaders from 195 countries at UNCCD COP15 | India News

New Delhi: Sadhguru, founder of the Isha Foundation, which launched the Global Movement to Save Soils from Extinction in March this year, will address leaders from 195 nations at the 15th session of the Conference of the Parties ( COP15) at the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) as keynote speaker. COP15 will be […]

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US to boost civil society and media in Asia-Pacific to counter China’s influence

The United States foreign aid agency has said it will inject more resources into civil society and free media across Asia and the Pacific as it steps up its efforts to push back the influence of the China around the world. Key points: USAID develops new strategy to compete with Beijing in the Asia-Pacific region […]

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Efforts begin to bring civil rights-era banking law into the digital age

The Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) represents a major effort by lawmakers to prevent banks from discriminatory lending in low-to-moderate income communities, but it was signed into law in 1977 and has not been updated since 1995. Conceived in the era of civil rights and passed in the era of post-Watergate reform, the Community Reinvestment Act […]

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What’s next for Myanmar’s pro-democracy movement?

Following the military coup in Myanmar in February 2021, the country’s pro-democracy movement transformed from a peaceful, leaderless camp into a quasi-military structure. Many demonstrators took up arms to defend the civilian population against the atrocities of the regime. Where is the standoff going between the junta and the pro-democracy fighters? When Myanmar’s democratically elected […]

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The stakes of the spring elections in Northern Ireland – Democracy and society

Early on May 5 this year, Northern Irish people will go to the polls to elect members of the Northern Ireland Assembly. They hope that this spring election will bear more fruit than the previous one. Members of the Legislative Assembly (MPs) did not sit in 2017 due to fallout from a public spending scandal. […]

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Shehbaz-govt will only succeed if it guarantees Imran’s political rights, elimination of communalism, support for Ukraine and justice for Kashmiris and Nawaz, Zardari, etc. By Hem Raj Jain

In the last 20 days in office it has been a mixed bag for Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif where he has done a lot of good things (which was expected of him as in popular perception he is seen as a good admin), but that won’t add much to his political capital. Shehbaz also […]

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Alito’s plan to repeal Roe and other 20th century civil rights

If you’re an American with a young daughter, she’ll grow up in a world with no right to choose when or where she gives birth, and where there’s nothing stopping a state from declaring her womb property, with all the intrusive authorities that entails. This is the importance of the Supreme Court project notice disclosed […]

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“Young people must be more sensitive to the Naga movement for self-determination” | MorungExpress

Naga Hoho General Secretary K Elu Edang speaking at the 3rd Poilwa Snail and Trout Festival in Peren District. (Photo Morung) Our correspondentKohima | May 2nd Naga Hoho General Secretary K Elu Edang said the Naga struggle for self-determination is a movement started by the Naga people against the forced occupation of India with a […]

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Henley Archaeological and Historical Society

Group chairman Michael Redley spoke to members of teetotalism in Henley before the First World War at King’s Arms Barn on April 5. The speaker for the originally scheduled conference on ‘The Lost Villages of Oxfordshire’ was unfortunately unable to join us. We hope it can do so in 2023. Teetotalism advocates the complete rejection […]

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The Day – Jackie Robinson’s enormous talent and fierce dedication to civil rights

The Four Seasons of Jackie Robinson By Kostya Kennedy Saint-Martin Press. 278 pages. $29.99 – – – By October 1972, Jackie Robinson was no longer moving in powerful gusts. His eyes were failing. Her hair had turned white. For a quarter of a century, Robinson had sought to represent America’s best, and when he threw […]