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United States Congress passed legislation that pushes President Trump to condemn racist groups

September 18, 2017

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United States Congress passed legislation that pushes President Trump to condemn racist groups Congress passed legislation for President Trump to speak out against hate groups that espouse racism, extremism, xenophobia, anti-Semitism, and White supremacy S.J.Res.49 – A joint resolution condemning the violence and domestic terrorist attack that took place during events between August 11 and […]

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American Institute of Architects (AIA) comments on proposed FY ’18 Federal Budget- Letter urges (EPA) to keep vital programs

March 19, 2017

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American Institute of Architects (AIA) comments on proposed FY ’18 Federal Budget Letter urges (EPA) to keep vital programs Nearly 800 architecture firms rebuke the Trump Administration’s budget cuts For immediate release: WASHINGTON, D.C., March 17, 2017 – The American Institute of Architects (AIA) today issued the following statement after the Trump Administration submitted to […]

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H.R.40 – Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act

February 7, 2017

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H.R.40 – Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act 115th Congress (2017-2018) Sponsor: Rep. Conyers, John, Jr. [D-MI-13] Introduced January 03, 2017 Committees: House – Judiciary Latest Action: January 12, 2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice. Action By: House Judiciary January 03, 2017 Referred to the House […]

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African Union backs mass withdrawal from International Criminal Court (ICC)

February 2, 2017

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African Union backs mass withdrawal from International Criminal Court (ICC) Voice of America ADDIS ABABA — The African Union is moving forward on what it calls a “withdrawal strategy” from the International Criminal Court, a move that could alter peace, security and justice on the continent. Dozens of heads of state — some of whom […]

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The Swinging Pendulum -Hate vs Progress -Women’s Suffrage : The majority of white women rejected Hillary Clinton for Donald Trump

November 11, 2016

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The Swinging Pendulum -Hate vs Progress A Historical Flashback -Women’s Suffrage: The majority of white women rejected Hillary Clinton for Donald Trump How did Hillary Clinton lose to Donald Trump? Partly due to the fact she did not win the white women’s vote. Why did Hillary Clinton lose the presidency to Donald Trump? On November […]

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Parliament must vote on whether the UK can start the process of leaving the European Union

November 3, 2016

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Parliament must vote on whether the UK can start the process of leaving the European Union BBC News Parliament must vote on whether the UK can start the process of leaving the EU, the High Court has ruled. This means the government cannot trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty – beginning formal exit negotiations […]

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United Nations- Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent recommends reparations for African Americans

September 30, 2016

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United Nations- Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent recommends reparations for African Americans United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner The history of slavery in the United States justifies reparations for African Americans, argues a recent report by a U.N.-affiliated group based in Geneva. The Working Group of Experts on […]

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United States: H.R. 40 Commission to Study Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act

August 16, 2016

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United States: H.R. 40 Commission to Study Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act America: Slavery and Jim Crow Introduced: Jan 6, 2015 Status: Referred to Committee on Jan 6, 2015 This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on January 6, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate […]

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Historical Flashback: 1868 The 14th Amendment and United States presidential election

July 29, 2016

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1868 The 14th Amendment and United States presidential election The 14th Amendment, was passed by the United States Congress in 1866. Following its ratification by the necessary three-quarters of U.S. states, the 14th Amendment, guaranteeing to African Americans citizenship and all its privileges, was officially adopted into the U.S. Constitution on July 28, 1868. The […]

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Judge approves nearly $1 billion settlement between the U.S. Interior Department and Native American tribes

February 25, 2016

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Judge approves nearly $1 billion settlement between the U.S. Interior Department and Native American tribes The lawsuit accused the Interior Department of not paying tribes millions of dollars in federal contract costs to oversee federal Bureau of Indian Affairs programs and services dating back as far as the 1970s. Mary Hudetz Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. […]

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