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Federal Court’s ‘Disastrous’ Affordable Care Act Ruling Only Bolsters Case for Medicare for All

A federal judge’s ruling that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) violates the U.S. Constitution alarmed healthcare advocates Friday, but left most unconcerned that the judge would succeed in taking away health coverage…

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Study Shows Right-Wing Attacks on Refugees Based on ‘White Nationalist Propaganda’—Not Facts

The report, published in the Lancet on Wednesday, follows a number of xenophobic, fear-mongering segments on Fox News in which media personalities—after spending weeks claiming that the group of refugees was made up of criminals…

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Tips From Negotiation Experts for Truly Happy Holidays

Each year it seems our travel gets more and more out of control. Between the multiple holidays, family we need to visit distributed all around the country and the rounds of parties for work and with friends…

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Women’s Rights Are Still Not Explicitly Recognized in Us Constitution

Women’s rights advocates argue that sex discrimination is a pervasive problem that could be resolved by the ERA. Even though the Equal Protection Clause in the 14th Amendment prohibits states from denying…

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White Churches Have a Moral Responsibility to Stand Up

Today, for example, the racial wealth gap exposes a stark difference. The median wealth of a white household (median means half are above and half below) is 12 times greater than that of a black household.

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NAACP Poll Reveals How Black Voters Cast their Ballots

With voter fraud and voter suppression the talk of the midterms, the Advancement Project at the

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Applying Racial Bias During Jury Selection is an American Tradition

“The assertion that there is no substantial differential racial impact in jury selection, however well intended, has been largely discredited by research and diminished by detached observation,” said Dr. Lorenzo Morris, a professor of Political Science at Howard University.

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Majority of Caregivers with Family Suffering from Dementia, Spend Less Time with Friends

Family caregivers take on big responsibilities that can be physically, emotionally and financially challenging. AARP’s new research shows that this can be particularly true for those caring for loved ones with dementia…

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New Film Honors the Life of Harriet Tubman

The brave African American who became known as the “Moses” of her people, didn’t stop with her own freedom but went back – repeatedly – to help others and over the course of a decade, led countless slaves along the Underground Railroad

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Rosanell Eaton, Queen Mother of Voting Rights, Dies at 97

“Ms. Rosanell Eaton was the 97-year-old matriarch in our four-year successful court fight against voter suppression, from 2013 to 2016,” Rev. Dr. William Barber, the architect of the Forward Together Moral Monday Movement…

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Quit Playin’: Trump Voters Must Re-Apply!

If you ride with Donald Trump, who controls 40% of the national electorate, this missive is for you. For those who gifted him with a questionable 50% Job Approval rating in a recent Rasmussen poll… this is for you! As it relates to our friendship, you must re-apply.

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Public Charge Rule Undermines Human Rights, Harms Families and Communities

Let us be clear: human rights and human needs do not disappear based on immigration status. Everyone needs a safe, secure place to live, nutritious food, and access to adequate health care. Keeping poor families out of housing…

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