Daily Archives: March 29, 2018

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50 Years After DC Burned, the Injustices That Caused the ...

Photo: Warren K. Leffler/Library of Congress For a moment, the peace seemed to hold. It was the evening of April 4, 1968, and Martin Luther King Jr. had just been killed by a gunman in Memphis. An angry crowd had gathered at 14th ...
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Top DOJ Civil Rights Lawyer Resigns So She Can Battle ...

Diana Flynn has worked for the Department of Justice since 1984. (Photo: Diana Flynn/BuzzFeed) Link to original source: Jessica Corbett | Common Dreams “You are seeing a brain drain out of the DOJ that is not normal, and it is ...
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As Advertisers Flee, Critics Not Buying Laura Ingraham’s Apology to ...

“She could have apologized for ages after that horrible tweet. She only did after an advertiser bailed,” noted Brian Klaas in response to Ingraham’s apology. (Photo: Gage Skidmore/Flickr/cc) Link to original source: Jake Johnson | Common Dreams “Advertisers start jumping ...
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Democracy is in danger when the census undercounts vulnerable populations

US census advocates held a rally in Charlotte, NC, in 2010. AP Photo/Jason E. Miczek Link to original source: Emily Klancher Merchant | The Conversation The 2020 U.S. Census is still two years away, but experts and civil rights groups ...