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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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Landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling legalizes gay marriage in the United States

June 26, 2015

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Landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling legalizes gay marriage in the United States Reuters The Supreme Court ruled on Friday, June 26, 2015 that the U.S. Constitution provides same-sex couples the right to marry, handing a historic triumph to the American gay rights movement. The court ruled 5-4 that the Constitution’s guarantees of due process and […]

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Rioting in an American city in 2015- Yesteryear in Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s own words 1967

April 28, 2015

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Rioting in an American city in 2015- Yesteryear in Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s own words 1967 Unrest followed the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, Maryland on April 27, 2015. Freddie Gray, a 25 year old African American man, died of a mysterious spinal injury on April 19, 2015, days after being taken into […]

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Jamaica just planted its first legal Marijuana (Cannabis) plant

April 21, 2015

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Jamaica just planted its first legal Marijuana (Cannabis) plant By Balford Henry Jamaica Observer The University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, planted its first legal ganja (marijuana) plant yesterday, symbolizing its position as the pioneer in legally cultivating and researching the benefits of the drug in Jamaica. Emotive adjectives colored the presentations from government […]

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This is how “Historically Black Colleges and Universities” (HBCUs) became the “branding”

March 9, 2015

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This is how “Historically Black Colleges and Universities” (HBCUs) became the “branding” Have you ever wondered when the term Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) became the “branding” for some institutions of higher education in the United States? Dilemma X shares this information to show when the nomenclature, “Historically Black Colleges and Universities” (“HBCUs”), became […]

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UN Committee Against Torture’s Concluding Observations

November 29, 2014

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UN Committee Against Torture’s Concluding Observations Sweden, Ukraine, Venezuela, Australia, Burundi, USA, Croatia and Kazakhstan GENEVA- The Committee against Torture considered the combined third to fifth periodic report of the United States of America at its 1264th and 1267th meetings, held on 12 and 13 November 2014, and adopted the concluding observations at its 1276th […]

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