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US Marks World Press Freedom Day By Ignoring Their Government’s Attacks On Press Freedom
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US Marks World Press Freedom Day By Ignoring Their Government’s Attacks On Press Freedom

Secretary of State Antony Blinken marked World Press Freedom Day by calling attention to governments that are “becoming less transparent” and “more repressive.” “Some governments incarcerate journalists, harass them, target them for violence,” Blinken stated. “Some use other, more subtle [methods] like mandating professional licenses for journalists and using endless bureaucracy to keep them out...

Aubree Gordon: Speaking Up and Stacking Up
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Aubree Gordon: Speaking Up and Stacking Up

2020 is much different than what any of us were expecting. From the passing of one of our beloved basketball stars who made plays on and off the court, to a worldwide pandemic and to the injustices that black women, men and trans lives are facing day in and day out.  Many of us wonder...

Ken Blackwell: Goodbye Election Day
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Ken Blackwell: Goodbye Election Day

A notorious bill moving through Congress – H.R. 1 – contains a swarm of bad ideas. But little noticed is a provision that makes Election Day obsolete. We’ve lost so many unifying cultural events that bring Americans together, it is no surprise that H.R.1 not only would start the election weeks earlier but also prolong...

Louisiana Man to Serve Life Sentence for Killing Two Black Men Searched for Topics About White Supremacy: ‘The Timing of the Searches are Important’
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Louisiana Man to Serve Life Sentence for Killing Two Black Men Searched for Topics About White Supremacy: ‘The Timing of the Searches are Important’

The Baton Rouge man who was found guilty of first-degree murder in the September 2017 killing that left two Black men dead searched the internet for topics like White nationalism, genocide, Nazi propaganda and gun silencers, an FBI agent testified days before the man was found guilty by a jury on Monday. A Baton Rouge...

Say Their Name: The Newest Podcast to Listen To
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Say Their Name: The Newest Podcast to Listen To

It’s been seen on signs, bumper stickers, t-shirts, graffitied on sidewalks and more. “Say Their Name” has been used to bring awareness to those who have been wrongfully killed by the police or have fallen victim to police brutality.  While we continue to live out our lives, it’s easy to forget about the importance of...