Tag Archives: U.S.

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India Gets A Clue: Rules Sex With A Child Bride Is Officially Considered Rape – No Exceptions

By Global Citizen

India’s top court has ruled that sex with a child is always rape, quashing a clause

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Texas Finally Acknowledges Unprosecuted White Terrorist Massacre Of Entire Town Of Black People In 1910

By Timeline.com

Charlie Wilson, Cleveland Larkin, and Willustus “Lusk” Holley were walking down a dirt road

CDC Releases New Map Of States With The Most Sexually Transmitted Infections

By Backgroundchecks.org

Since we first looked at the data, the CDC has published new findings,

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South Carolina White Restaurant Manager Charged With Torturing And Enslaving A Black Cook

By AJC.com

A white restaurant manager in South Carolina has been charged with  enslaving a black buffet cook

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The Jones Act, Waived For Puerto Rico, Has Expired: DHS Refuses To Renew Waiver

By HuffPost

WASHINGTON ― The Jones Act waiver for Puerto Rico expired Sunday night, and “it is not being extended at this time,”

Trump Is Kicking People Off Food Stamps, New Budget Resolution Reveals

By Newseek

UPDATE: The budget resolution passed by the House on Thursday will push millions

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Steve King Claims Hispanics And Blacks Will Fight Each Other Before Surpassing The White Population

By HuffPost

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) argued “Hispanics and the blacks will be fighting each other”

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Man Arrested For Threats Against Howard University Students: ‘It’s Not Murder If They’re Black’

By WJLA

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (WJLA) – An Alexandria man faces up to five years in prison if convicted

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Black Women In The U.S. More Likely To Die During Or After Childbirth: Why?

By Essence

Late at night on February 4, 2010, when she was 37 weeks pregnant, Fathiyyah “Tia” Doster 

After Intense Public Pressure Trump Finally Allows Puerto Ricans To Use SNAP Benefits For Hot Food

By The Hill

The Trump administration has granted a waiver so that Puerto Ricans can use food stamp benefits

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Almost Half The People In The U.S. Have No Idea That Puerto Ricans Are U.S. Citizens

By The Hill

Nearly half of all Americans aren’t aware that Puerto Ricans are citizens,

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New Emancipation Statue In Richmond To Honor Nat Turner

By Richmond Times-Dispatch

A state commission planning an anti-slavery monument in downtown Richmond

In Order To Give Your Kids The Best Chance At Success, Science Says Parents Should Be Doing These 9 Things

By Inc.

Much has been written about the attributes of high-achieving adults,

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Thinking About Living Abroad? These 8 Places Are So Cheap, You Barely Need To Work

By Forbes

Have you ever fantasized about quitting your job and moving to a place where it’s so cheap that you barely need to work

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America’s Ongoing Tobacco Crisis: The Rich May Have Stopped Smoking – But Not The Poor

By The Washington Post

 — After decades of lawsuits, public campaigns and painful struggles,

Many Harvey Victims Were Uninsured; Must Pay Devastating Losses Out Of Pocket

By Chron

NEW YORK (AP) — Homeowners suffering flood damage from Harvey are more likely to be on the hook for losses

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How Safe Is Your Nail Salon?

By BlackDoctor.org

When getting a much-needed mani or pedi, usually the only things to worry about are

NYC Landlord Threatens Tenants With Eviction If They Don’t Prove Their Immigration Status

By Daily News

Prove you’re a citizen — or get out.

In The Wake of a Possible Military Threat From The U.S. – China Is More Than Ready

By Los Angeles Times

To mark the 90th birthday of the People’s Liberation Army on Aug. 1, China’s President Xi Jinping went to

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Parents of Teen Found Rolled Up In Gym Mat Ordered to Pay $300K in Legal Fees

By Rolling Out

On January 11, 2013, the body of Kendrick Johnson,17, was upside down when it was discovered inside a rolled up