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Black Lives Matter Protesters Arrested Blocking Transit To Super Bowl
Police removed at least 17 demonstrators standing on tracks or locking themselves to a station platform to protest police brutality.
Minneapolis Area Motels Charging Hundreds A Night For Really Filthy Rooms
Would you pay $450 for a room with bloodstained sheets?
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Banning The Bans: State And Local Officials Clash Over Plastic Bags
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Despite plastic bag bans in places like California showing signs of success, a growing number of states are enacting prohibitions
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2018 Is Already Off To A Violent Start
There were several shootings around the U.S. on New Year's Day.
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Al Franken Makes First Public Speech Since Announcing His Resignation
Franken is expected to resign on Jan. 2 amid multiple allegations of sexual misconduct.
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2017’s History-Making Diversity Firsts
2017 hit some major diversity milestones in media, politics, and entertainment. Here are a few of the biggest moments.
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Here Are 6 Women (And 1 Man) Who Could Replace Al Franken In The Senate
With Franken announcing his resignation over sexual harassment allegations, here's a look at who could take his place.
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Two More Women Accuse Sen. Al Franken Of Inappropriate Touching
One woman told HuffPost that Franken had grabbed her backside at an event honoring women.
Get To Know The First Openly Trans Black Woman Elected To Public Office
She’s the first openly transgender black woman to hold public office in the United States. And she’s ready to bring change to Minnesota.
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Meet The Trans Political Hopefuls Who Aim To Lead The Battle For Equality
By Letitia Stein, Reuters
With the government backpedaling on their rights, more trans candidates are running for office.
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This 1936 Firehouse Cat Is Burning Up The Internet
Mascot Mickey shows off slick skills as a pole cat.
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Pastor Accused Of Impersonating Cop And Assaulting Teens
The pastor denies the allegations.
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When Will The Economy Start Caring About Home-Care Work?
Exploring the American idea since 1857
The workers’ complaints centered on low wages and a lack of training, among other issues.
Police Chief Resigns After TV Report Links Him To Neo-Nazi Websites
The ex-Oklahoma chief claims vindictive skinheads highjacked his name.
Law Firm Boots Patent Attorney Who Owns Neo-Nazi Record Label On The Side
The label's catalog includes a 2010 album called "Behead The Semite."
Why Militarization Against Melanin Should Matter To Trans People
Transfaith affirms, empowers, and engages transgender and gend...
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District Attorneys Hold The Key To Safety And Liberation Of Black People In America
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Counter-Conference for Safety & Liberation. Video by Christen Hill. By Erik Shelley Rep. Keith Ellison sees white supremacy
Surprise! The Blue Line Is Even Drawn Around Black Cops Who Slay Whites
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Noor’s defense and support for him would be no different than if he were a white officer and his victim were non-white.
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Two Dead, Nine Injured In Minneapolis School Explosion
By Todd Melby, Reuters
A gas leak led to an explosion.
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It's Past Time White People Wake Up To The Reality Of Police Violence
Artist, activist and neighbor of Justine Damond
The death of my neighbor, Justine Damond, forced me to re-examine my privilege.
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America Has Finally Found Its 'Perfect Victim' Of A Police Shooting
The death of Justine Damond, a white Australian teacher, has prompted a different response from avid supporters of police.
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What Does It Take For A Police Chief To Get Fired Over A Controversial Shooting?
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Did Justine Damond's skin color lead to swift action in Minneapolis? Civil rights and policing experts say it's complicated.
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Minneapolis Police Will Be Required To Turn On Body Cameras During Any Public Encounters
The new policy comes after an officer fatally shot Justine Damond while responding to a 911 call she made.
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Minneapolis Police Chief Resigns Days After Fatal Police Shooting Of Justine Damond
Protesters took over a press conference and demanded that the mayor go next.
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A City Torn Apart By Police Brutality Marches For Healing And Justice
“This is not about one police officer ― this is about a broken system," said Sarah Kuhnen, a Minneapolis resident and neighbor of Justine Damond.
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Justine Damond Leaves Behind A Legacy Of Love: 'Her Purpose Was To See The Good In Everyone'
Friends, family and acquaintances described the 40-year-old Australian native as "a gift."
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