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Renewing the American Dream (A Book Review)

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"Like many other authors and activists, the three authors of this book agree that America is in a new era where we have declined in several areas including:

Job creation, Education, Political participation, Political consensus, Business creation, Social mobility, And overall global impact…."

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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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Haitians Denied Protected Status Face Deportation to “Nation in Turmoil” After Earthquake, Hurricane

Haitians Denied Protected Status Face Deportation to “Nation in Turmoil” After Earthquake, Hurricane | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
The Trump administration plans to revoke a special immigration program for nearly 60,000 Haitians, many of whom came to the United States after the devastating 2010 earthquake in Haiti. Their temporary protected status, or TPS, will now end in July 2019. We speak with Marleine Bastien, executive director of FANM, Haitian Women of Miami.
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How to study the Whites

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How to study the Whites (Second Nations) of North America: Native lens - only Native American writers and scholars can be trusted to be objective, know the facts, and have a good understanding of the Whites. White universities and professors are the blind leading the blind. White film, news and television cannot be trusted either…
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WATCH: The Roots and Bilal Tear Up 'It Ain't Fair' for NPR Tiny Desk Performance

WATCH: The Roots and Bilal Tear Up 'It Ain't Fair' for NPR Tiny Desk Performance | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
Questlove, Bilal, Black Thought and more crammed behind the series' eponymous tiny desk in Washington D.C. to perform their song from the "Detroit" soundtrack.
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The diversity visa lottery

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The State Department-run program benefits up to 50,000 people per year from countries with lower levels of immigration to the US
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WATCH: Cops Show What Real Bravery Is As They Disarm Suicidal Man to Save His Life

WATCH: Cops Show What Real Bravery Is As They Disarm Suicidal Man to Save His Life | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
When two police officers encountered a suicidal man with a rifle, they endangered their own lives in order to stop him from killing himself.
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Race and Belonging in School: How Anticipated and Experienced Belonging Affect Choice, Persistence, and Performance

Race and Belonging in School: How Anticipated and Experienced Belonging Affect Choice, Persistence, and Performance | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
Content and resources for the education researcher

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Gold Star Father Khizr Khan Speaks Against War & Iraq Invasion: “Look at the Cost of That Mistake”

Gold Star Father Khizr Khan Speaks Against War & Iraq Invasion: “Look at the Cost of That Mistake” | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
We continue our interview with Khizr Khan, one of the country’s best-known Gold Star family members. Khan famously spoke out against Trump at last year’s Democratic National Convention and now reflects on the war that took his son Humayun’s life, the 2003 Iraq War. Capt. Humayun Khan died while fending off a suicide bomber outside the gate of his troop’s Army compound.
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Hidden Figures

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"Hidden Figures" (2016) is a book by Margot Lee Shetterly that is better known as a 2016 Hollywood film of the same name. It tells the true story of how Black women in the US helped to put man into space. There were dozens of such Black women. "Hidden Figures" looks mainly at just three:…
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What Does US-Mexico History Tells Us About DACA and Immigration?

What Does US-Mexico History Tells Us About DACA and Immigration? | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
Mexicans were judged on their ability to labor, and therefore be deemed “worthy” for participation in the U.S.
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Holder on Trump claim: It was a damn lie - CNN Video

Holder on Trump claim: It was a damn lie - CNN Video | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
Former Obama Attorney General Eric Holder said the President's claim about Barack Obama made him angry.
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NFL Officials Will Not Require Players to Stand During Anthem

NFL Officials Will Not Require Players to Stand During Anthem | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
Commissioner Roger Goodell and the 32 team owners met with players to address social justice advocacy.
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DeAndre Harris was beaten bloody by white supremacists in Charlottesville and now has a warrant issued for his arrest!

DeAndre Harris was beaten bloody by white supremacists in Charlottesville and now has a warrant issued for his arrest! | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
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ThanksGiving | ThanksTaking - Community Village

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Franklin sits alone on the long side of the table. 
 
There are no Latino characters in Charlie Brown cartoons. There are no Asian characters in Charlie Brown cartoons. I suspect Charles Schulz lived in a segregated neighborhood like most Americans. 

Even through Asians now often live in European-American majority neighborhoods, when these cartoons were made, the Asian population was still low from the legacy of the Asian Exclusion act and Chinese Exclusion Act
 
I don't understand why Charles Schulz excluded Latinos. He lived in California so he knew Latinos existed. 
 
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Rebecca Solnit: Ending Sexual Harassment Means Changing Masculinity & Undermining Misogynist Culture

Rebecca Solnit: Ending Sexual Harassment Means Changing Masculinity & Undermining Misogynist Culture | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
We discuss the ongoing stream of sexual harassment allegations by women against powerful men, and what experts say is a pervasive culture of misogyny that enables sexual misconduct towards women, with Rebecca Solnit. Her recent article is headlined, “Let this flood of women’s stories never cease: On Fighting Foundational Misogyny One Story at a Time.”
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Active Shooter Training Sessions Increase After Recent Tragedies

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A group of security experts from around San Diego met for active shooter training in the event of a real-life situation. NBC 7’s Steven Luke takes a look into why there has been a rise in training sessions.
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My previous co-worker is the trainer. 

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Pageant contestants flip script, talk violence - CNN Video

Pageant contestants flip script, talk violence - CNN Video | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
Contestants in the Miss Peru pageant broke with tradition by citing statistics on gender violence rather than listing their own body measurements.
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YES!

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The Dos and Don'ts of Cultural Appropriation

The Dos and Don'ts of Cultural Appropriation | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
Borrowing from other cultures isn’t just inevitable, it’s potentially positive.
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Inside Trump’s immigration crackdown

Inside Trump’s immigration crackdown | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
On this episode of Reveal, we examine efforts throughout the U.S. to deport immigrants faster.
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MBFC media guide

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Here is how the Media Bias/Fact Check (MBFC) website rated different media outlets in 2017. Outlets are listed below by level of fact checking and political bias when it comes to US news. Those with links have posts of their own on this blog. VERY HIGH fact checking: Left: Left Centre: BBC. Centre: AP News, Gallup, PolitiFact, Pew Research,…
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Katie is a young homeless girl sleeping outside in Winnipeg, Canada. Invisible People on Patreon

Katie is a young homeless girl sleeping outside in Winnipeg, Canada. Invisible People on Patreon | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
Official Post from Invisible People: Ever since I met Katie, I cannot stop thinking about what a beautiful mature young woman she is and how cruel our world is that she is sleeping outside homeless!  It was down to 42°f last night in Winnipeg. With the wind, I am sure it felt much colder. Katie said she didn't sleep much.  She mostly w
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California's Top Judge Stands Against Cash Bail Practices

California's Top Judge Stands Against Cash Bail Practices | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
California Supreme Court Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye: “I support the conclusion that California’s current pre-trial system unnecessarily compromises victim and public safety.”
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8th child reported killed by recalled Ikea dresser

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8th child reported killed by recalled Ikea dresser
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Ellen Meets Las Vegas Survivors Jesus Campos and Stephen Schuck

Ellen sat down with Mandalay Bay security officer Jesus Campos and building engineer Stephen Schuck, who were the first people to encounter the assailant o
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RUN. HIDE. FIGHT.® Surviving an Active Shooter Event 

Surviving an active shooter event. English version. Video Copyright © 2012 City of Houston.
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From FBI.gov

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