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When ‘telling it like it is’ exposes ‘lazy’ thinking about blacks

washingtonpost.com - Donald Trump waves to audience members as he leaves a campaign rally in Bangor, Maine, June 29. (Brian Snyder/Reuters) I’ve really struggled with how to write about the results of two polls on race...

Lawmakers consider boosting funds to defend LGBT rights law

newsobserver.com - North Carolina lawmakers took steps Thursday to set aside a half-million dollars for the legal defense of a law limiting protections for LGBT people as a judge sought to streamline a cluster of law...

The Estimated Population Of Transgender People In The U.S. Has Doubled To 1.4 Million

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buzzfeed.com - Roughly 1.4 million adults who live in the United States are transgender, according a new report released Thursday by the country’s leading researcher on LGBT demographics. The figure doubles previ...

The GOP’s War on Voting Is Working

thenation.com - On April 5, the day of Wisconsin’s presidential primary, Anita Johnson picked up Dennis Hatten at his new apartment in West Milwaukee and took him to the polls. “We’re going to complete your journe...

American Indians in Children's Literature (AICL): Dear Elizabeth Warren: I know kids who would ask their parents for proof of their identity

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americanindiansinchildrensliterature.blogspot.com - Yesterday (September 24, 2012), Elizabeth Warren responded to Scott Brown's attack on her heritage by putting out an ad in which she rhetorically asks "What kid would?" ask her parents for document...

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Secret Rules Make It Pretty Easy for the FBI To Spy on Journalists

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theintercept.com - A spokesman for the FBI, Christopher Allen, declined to comment on the rules or to say if they had been changed since 2013, except to say that they are “very clear” that “the FBI cannot predicate i...

'We see ourselves in each other,' Barack Obama tells Parliament

cbc.ca - U.S. President Barack Obama handed the torch of progressive politics to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Wednesday in a warm, rousing speech to Parliament, in which he also bluntly urged Canada to spe...

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Tom Hanks Soars In First Trailer For Clint Eastwood's 'Sully'

huffingtonpost.com - The first trailer for September's "Sully" is here, and it's generating a "Big" reaction for Tom Hanks.  Hanks plays the title role of Captain Sully in director Clint Eastwood's newest film. Oscar b...

Jessica Williams Leaving 'Daily Show,’ Will Get Own Comedy Central Series

uk.complex.com - The ultra-talented, hilarious, and super smart Jessica Williams is officially leaving The Daily Show for her very own show on Comedy Central, according to an exclusive provided to Entertainment Wee...

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The GOP Has Actively Downplayed Logical Thinking for Decades. That’s How They Ended Up with Trump.

slate.com - Part of the problem with being a vocal advocate for critical thinking is deciding just which facet of nonsense to spend time fighting. The forces of anti-reality present a huge number of fronts, ma...

The Death Penalty Is Largely Driven by a Small Number of Overzealous Prosecutors

theintercept.com - “Cowboy” Bob Macy was a legendary — and infamous — prosecutor in Oklahoma City. Elected the top law enforcer in his county five times, Macy, who died in 2011, was known for his wide-brimmed cowboy ...

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#SeaHomeless: What you need to know about Seattle’s homeless crisis

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seattletimes.com - Development is booming. Rents and home prices are skyrocketing. And our neighborhoods are changing because of it. All the while, a homelessness crisis grips Seattle as thousands sleep on the street...

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careers.aa.com - You are applying for the trainee flight attendant position at American Airlines. All candidates must be willing to be based from any of our base locations including Boston, Chicago, Dallas-Fort Wor...

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Using Artificial Intelligence to Get Homeless Youth Tested for HIV

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poz.com - Three new grants aim to connect hard-to-reach populations in California to HIV prevention, testing and treatment. Funded by the California HIV/AIDS Research Program (CHRP), part of the University o...

NIH-Led Effort Uses Implementation Science Approaches to Reduce Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission

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To Help Kids Thrive, Coach Their Parents

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nytimes.com - These capacities may be harder to measure on tests of kindergarten readiness than skills like number and letter recognition, but they are inordinately valuable in school, beginning on the first day...

Early Learning Network Expands to Include Sixteen Communities

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