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Ultraviolet | Equality at a higher frequency

Ultraviolet | Equality at a higher frequency | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
UltraViolet is a community of women and men, fighting to expand women's rights and combat sexism everywhere - from politics and government to media and pop culture.
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‘Migration Is Beautiful’ Artist Favianna Rodriguez Talks Immigrant Rights and Art’s

‘Migration Is Beautiful’ Artist Favianna Rodriguez Talks Immigrant Rights and Art’s | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it

"Meet powerhouse artist/activist Favianna Rodriguez — a leading voice in the movement of artists raising awareness about U.S. immigration issues. – I am OTHER"


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"A Deportation Force on Steroids": Millions of Immigrants Could Face Removal Under New Trump Rules

"A Deportation Force on Steroids": Millions of Immigrants Could Face Removal Under New Trump Rules | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
The White House is moving to greatly expand the Department of Homeland Security’s authority to deport millions of undocumented immigrants and to increase the number of immigration and Border Patrol agents by 15,000. Under rules issued on Tuesday, almost any undocumented person in the country could be detained and deported, even if they have never committed a crime. A traffic violation or mere suspicion of committing a crime could now be grounds for deportation. Any immigrant who cannot prove they have been in the United States for over two years could be deported without a hearing. Any migrant, regardless of their nationality, who crosses the southern border will be deported to Mexico while they await deportation hearings. The memos also call for the prosecution of parents who seek to reunite their family by using smugglers to bring their children into the country. We speak to University of Michigan Law School professor Margo Schlanger, who served as the head of civil rights and civil liberties at the Department of Homeland Security, and Cesar Vargas, co-director of DREAM Action Coalition. He is New York state’s first openly undocumented attorney.
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Trump’s false statements: month one

Trump’s false statements: month one | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
Statements made by US President Trump during his first month in office that PolitiFact has rated as False, Mostly False or Pants on Fire: January 20th 2017: "We've made other countries rich while the wealth ... of our country has dissipated over the horizon." Mostly False: Not by the typical measures. January 22nd: "The media…
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A Message to Trump from a Swede: My Real Concern is Rise of Militant Anti-Muslim Neo-Nazis, Fascists

A Message to Trump from a Swede: My Real Concern is Rise of Militant Anti-Muslim Neo-Nazis, Fascists | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
President Trump is doubling down on his false claim that Sweden is struggling with immigration-related security problems, after he faced widespread criticism and ridicule for appearing to invent a terrorist attack in Sweden. Former Swedish Prime Minister Carl Bildt responded to Trump’s claim by tweeting, "Sweden? Terror attack? What has he been smoking? Questions abound." There has been one recent terror attack in Sweden: Three neo-Nazis attacked a Gothenburg asylum center in January with a homemade bomb. One person was seriously injured. According to The Independent, the suspects were members of the Nordic Resistance Movement, which opposes non-white immigration to Sweden. We speak to Mattias Gardell, professor of comparative religion and head of the Centre for Multidisciplinary Studies on Racism at Uppsala University in Sweden.
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Somewhere Beyond Suffering – The Angriest Black Man In America

Somewhere Beyond Suffering – The Angriest Black Man In America | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
On my most recent visit to the African American Museum of History and Culture, which is the only national museum devoted exclusively to the documentation of Black life, history and culture, I wandered through the main halls of the museum. For... #africanamericanhistory #blackbloggers #blackculture
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Chevy Bolt EV electric range: can 238 miles stretch to 300 miles?

Chevy Bolt EV electric range: can 238 miles stretch to 300 miles? | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV has an official EPA-rated range of 238 miles per charge on the combined test cycle. That gives it the longest range of any electric car currently on sale in the U.S. that isn't a Tesla, at a base price around half that of the least-expensive model from the Silico
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Wind energy capacity in Europe now exceeds total coal output

Wind energy capacity in Europe now exceeds total coal output | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
While homeowners are more familiar with photovoltaic solar panels, large-scale wind power is an increasingly important part of the growth in renewable energy. For the first time, the total installed capacity of wind energy in Europe now exceeds the total output of electric powerplants fuele
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Recommended U.S. immigration lawyers

Recommended U.S. immigration lawyers | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it

Before you drive straight into Canada or Mexico, consider checking your options with an immigration attorney. Here are a couple that I know and trust.

 

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Congressional Hispanic Caucus members were blocked from meeting with ICE—and they're furious

Congressional Hispanic Caucus members were blocked from meeting with ICE—and they're furious | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
Congressional Hispanic Caucus members were blocked from meeting with ICE—and they're furious
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DEA Just Quietly Removed Document About Marijuana Health Risks From Website

DEA Just Quietly Removed Document About Marijuana Health Risks From Website | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
The DEA quietly removed a document from its website which made many erroneous and asinine claims about the safety of marijuana use.
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Now that the government is collecting tax revenue from the sale of it. 

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An Excellent Explainer About the New DHS Immigration Enforcement Memos (VIDEO)

An Excellent Explainer About the New DHS Immigration Enforcement Memos (VIDEO) | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
Get the facts because you don’t need the media to tell you what you will already know: it’s going to get tragic.
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SF Dance Mission: Performances - Upcoming Performances

SF Dance Mission: Performances - Upcoming Performances | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
March 17-April 2, 2017
Dance Brigade's Dance Mission presents
D.I.R.T. Festival 2017 - Dance In Revolt(ing) Times
Holding Our Ground
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'Refugees Welcome' banner unfurled at Statue of Liberty

'Refugees Welcome' banner unfurled at Statue of Liberty | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
"Refugees welcome," read a 20-foot red and white banner that hung across the Statue of Liberty on Tuesday.
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WATCH: George Takei on 75th Anniversary of Internment Camps and Why Trump Could Be Repeating History

WATCH: George Takei on 75th Anniversary of Internment Camps and Why Trump Could Be Repeating History | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
“You know, the real terrorist is Donald Trump…. We are going through an incredible time in American history.”
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‘Day Without Immigrants’ Impacts Cities Across Country | DiversityInc

‘Day Without Immigrants’ Impacts Cities Across Country | DiversityInc | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
“Businesses cannot function without immigrant workers today.”
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U.S. household energy costs hit 50-year low

U.S. household energy costs hit 50-year low | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
Substantial growth in U.S. renewable-energy capacity will undoubtedly have a positive environmental impact. But the reduction in carbon emissions renewable-energy advocates aim to achieve does not exclude potential benefits to consumers. Because as renewable-energy generating capacity ha
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GM's Maven car-sharing adds Chevy Bolt EV electric cars (in LA)

GM's Maven car-sharing adds Chevy Bolt EV electric cars (in LA) | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
With the 238-mile Chevy Bolt EV electric car now in its third month of sales and rolling out to additional states every month, the industry is focused on its sales numbers. Retail buyers have asked to what degree GM's plans to dedicate a number of the early Bolt EVs to its Maven car-sharin
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Escaping ISIS - while trying to beat Trump’s travel ban

As Donald Trump’s lawyers fight to reinstate his travel ban, many in those countries on the list are trying to get into the United States while they can
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The psychology of why 94 deaths from terrorism are scarier than 301,797 deaths from guns

The psychology of why 94 deaths from terrorism are scarier than 301,797 deaths from guns | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
According to the New America Foundation, jihadists killed 94 people inside the United States between 2005 and 2015. During that same time period, 301,797 people in the US were shot dead, Politifact reports. At first blush, these numbers might seem to indicate that Donald Trump's temporary ban on immigrants from seven countries—a goal h
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Trump Asks African American Reporter To Set Up A Meeting For Him With 'The Black Caucus'

Trump Asks African American Reporter To Set Up A Meeting For Him With 'The Black Caucus' | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
"Are they friends of yours?"
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Flashblack: 20 Powerful Quotes From Frederick Douglass

Flashblack: 20 Powerful Quotes From Frederick Douglass | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it

A powerful leader of the anti-slavery movement, Douglass worked as an advisor to Abraham Lincoln and became the 1st black citizen to hold a government position. He also was a dazzling orator, as these 20 quotes prove. 


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My fave: "I would unite with anybody to do right and with nobody to do wrong.” Amen.