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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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BET Awards: Michelle Obama Gives Surprise Message to Chance the Rapper | DiversityInc

BET Awards: Michelle Obama Gives Surprise Message to Chance the Rapper | DiversityInc | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
“Chance has been taking that big, bright spotlight that follows him around, and he’s shining it on young people in our hometown of Chicago,” Obama said in a video message.
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NYC Settles with Former Tennis Star Roughed Up by Cop 

NYC Settles with Former Tennis Star Roughed Up by Cop  | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
Instead of a monetary award, the settlement creates a fellowship in James Blakes’ name with the Civilian Complaint Review Board to help people with complaints against the police.
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Teenage Syrian Refugee Navigates Islamophobia, Multiculturalism in New Documentary

Teenage Syrian Refugee Navigates Islamophobia, Multiculturalism in New Documentary | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
Dalya Zeno and her mother Rudayna Aksh feature in "Dalya's Other Country," a documentary premiering soon on PBS' "POV."
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Mattel Introduces Ken Dolls With Various Races, Body Types

Mattel Introduces Ken Dolls With Various Races, Body Types | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
Customers can now choose from a number of Kens, including Black, Asian and Brown ones.
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Mexico Just Legalized Medical Pot Nationwide Exposing America's Oppression

Mexico Just Legalized Medical Pot Nationwide Exposing America's Oppression | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
One year after Mexican President Peña Nieto began speaking out and criticizing the global drug policy, Mexico has now legalized marijuana for medicinal purposes.
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Mexico also ended slavery before the U.S.

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SCOTUS Rules That Government Can't Censor Offensive Trademarks

SCOTUS Rules That Government Can't Censor Offensive Trademarks | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
Even if they disparage an ethnicity or race.
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Solar jobs have grown 20 percent a year since 2012; coal, not so much

Solar jobs have grown 20 percent a year since 2012; coal, not so much | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
Here's a little quiz on a topic much discussed over the past couple of years: jobs. How many people work in the U.S. coal industry? Not just miners, but office staff, too. And, how many people work for solar-energy companies in the U.S.? DON'T MISS: Clean energy provides far more U.S. job
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Lawsuit Filed Against J.P. Morgan Calls Parental Leave Policy Discriminatory 

Lawsuit Filed Against J.P. Morgan Calls Parental Leave Policy Discriminatory  | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
Mothers receive 16 weeks of paid leave, while fathers get only two weeks unless they prove they are primary caregivers, according to the filing.
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Two parents are better than one. One parent can take a nap while the other watches the kid. #ParentalLeave

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May waterdrop

Our may water drop brought together over 60 volunteers into the treacherous desert mountains to put water for those who need it. no one should die in searc
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Federal Judge Orders More Environmental Analysis of Dakota Pipeline 

Federal Judge Orders More Environmental Analysis of Dakota Pipeline  | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
Operations of pipeline have not been suspended but that could be considered at a later date, the order said.
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A Federal Judge Said That ICE Cannot Deport DREAMer Jessica Colotl

A Federal Judge Said That ICE Cannot Deport DREAMer Jessica Colotl | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
“Counsel for defendants was unable to provide the court the actual reason for the decisions to terminate plaintiff’s DACA status and deny her renewal application.”
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Oliver Stone Interviews Putin on U.S.-Russia Relations, 2016 Election, Snowden, NATO & Nuclear Arms

Oliver Stone Interviews Putin on U.S.-Russia Relations, 2016 Election, Snowden, NATO & Nuclear Arms | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
The Senate is slated to vote today on whether to impose a spate of new sanctions against Russia over allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election. The vote comes only one day after the much-anticipated testimony of Attorney General Jeff Sessions before the Senate Intelligence Committee. For more, we speak to three-time Academy Award-winning filmmaker Oliver Stone about his new TV special, "The Putin Interviews," which is airing on Showtime this week. The series is based on more than 20 hours of interviews Stone conducted with Russian President Vladimir Putin over the past two years.
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Tucson’s Mexican American Studies Debate Is Back As Case Goes to Federal Court

Tucson’s Mexican American Studies Debate Is Back As Case Goes to Federal Court | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
Here we go again.
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SCOTUS Approves Trump's 'Muslim Ban'

SCOTUS Approves Trump's 'Muslim Ban' | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
The highest court in the land makes an exception for people with “a bona fide relationship with a person or entity in the United States.”
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Yale Dean Resigns After Hateful Yelp Reviews Go Public 

Yale Dean Resigns After Hateful Yelp Reviews Go Public  | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
The former dean called people “white trash,” “low class folks” and “barely educated morons.”
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This #WorldRefugeeDay, Let's Remember the Victims of Climate Change

This #WorldRefugeeDay, Let's Remember the Victims of Climate Change | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
By 2050, we could see up to 350 million climate refugees.
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This Is What We Must Do to Destroy Anti-Blackness in Latino Communities

This Is What We Must Do to Destroy Anti-Blackness in Latino Communities | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
It is not easy to look at centuries of anti-Black violence in the face, especially when we must look in the mirror to do so.
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I was a poor kid at a wealthy private school. It gave me social mobility, but also a sense of shame

I was a poor kid at a wealthy private school. It gave me social mobility, but also a sense of shame | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
Scholarships at private schools might be highly sought after, but they cause otherwise progressive people to support institutions that maintain structural inequality in society

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White House Says No Determination Yet on ‘Dreamer’ Immigrants 

White House Says No Determination Yet on ‘Dreamer’ Immigrants  | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
President Trump had pledged on the campaign trail to rescind all of Obama’s executive orders on immigration, including DACA.
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Oregon Adds Third Gender Option to Driver’s Licenses 

Oregon Adds Third Gender Option to Driver’s Licenses  | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
Oregon is the first state where residents can choose to have an “X,” for non-specified, displayed on their driver’s license.
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Rape Victim Sues Uber, CEO and Top Execs 

Rape Victim Sues Uber, CEO and Top Execs  | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
“Rape denial is just another form of the toxic gender discrimination that is endemic at Uber and ingrained in its culture,” said a lawyer for Jane Doe.
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Electric-car leases in California: Leaf, Volt, Focus vs Clarity

Electric-car leases in California: Leaf, Volt, Focus vs Clarity | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
The state of California is undeniably the United States' premier market for electric vehicles. It's also a market where automakers actually need to sell certain volumes of zero-emission cars, which means some of the nation's best lease deals on electric cars can be found in the Golden State
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BLM, Rights Groups File Lawsuit Against Chicago for Police Excessive Use of Force | DiversityInc

BLM, Rights Groups File Lawsuit Against Chicago for Police Excessive Use of Force | DiversityInc | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
“Acting through the CPD, the City of Chicago promotes a culture of rampant brutality, especially against people of color,” the lawsuit states.
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Why Don’t the U.S. Mainstream Media Report Vladimir Putin’s Take on the Ukraine Crisis?

Why Don’t the U.S. Mainstream Media Report Vladimir Putin’s Take on the Ukraine Crisis? | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
In an interview with filmmaker Oliver Stone, Russia’s president explains his perspective—which contrasts with what the American people have been allowed to hear.
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Jeff Sessions Said "I Don't Remember" or "I Don't Recall" 26 Times During Senate Intel Testimony

Jeff Sessions Said "I Don't Remember" or "I Don't Recall" 26 Times During Senate Intel Testimony | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
Attorney General Jeff Sessions has come under fire for repeatedly refusing to answer questions during his testimony Tuesday before the Senate Intelligence Committee about alleged Russia meddling in the 2016 election. We air highlights and speak to Elizabeth Goitein, co-director of the Liberty and National Security Program at the Brennan Center for Justice.
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