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Yes, There Were Black Confederates. Here’s Why

Yes, There Were Black Confederates. Here’s Why | THE OTHER EYEWITTNESS - news | Scoop.it
The myth of black Confederates is arguably the most controversial subject of the Civil War. Over the past four years, the debate over whether or not blacks fought for the Confederacy has been the most discussed topic on Civil War Memory, a popular website attracting teachers and scholars from around the world, and the Atlantic Monthly and The Root have devoted several articles to it.
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Collins pushes for changes that would water down Equality Act

Collins pushes for changes that would water down Equality Act | THE OTHER EYEWITTNESS - news | Scoop.it
After previously announcing that she would not co-sponsor the Equality Act even though she backed it in a previous congressional session, Sen. Susan Collins is now pushing for changes to the bill that would water down some of the anti-discrimination protections included in the civil rights legislati
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The RNC moves part of its spring donor retreat to Mar-a-Lago and taps Donald Trump as a headliner  | Daily

The RNC moves part of its spring donor retreat to Mar-a-Lago and taps Donald Trump as a headliner  | Daily | THE OTHER EYEWITTNESS - news | Scoop.it
The Republican National Committee will move part of its spring donor retreat to Mar-a-Lago where former President Donald Trump will speak.
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Capitol rioter blurts out an eyebrow-raising remark as judge considers his release

Capitol rioter blurts out an eyebrow-raising remark as judge considers his release | THE OTHER EYEWITTNESS - news | Scoop.it
A Georgia attorney who was charged in connection with the deadly Jan. 6 insurrection asked a judge if he could drink when he was released from jail.William Calhoun, a 58-year-old lifelong Democrat who abruptly changed political views in 2019 and became an ardent Donald Trump supporter, will b
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Golden Trump statue turns heads at CPAC - CNNPolitics

Golden Trump statue turns heads at CPAC - CNNPolitics | THE OTHER EYEWITTNESS - news | Scoop.it
With the first full day of the Conservative Political Action Conference underway, there's already an indisputable star: an outrageously golden statue of Donald Trump wearing shorts and flip-flops.
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Another mess left by Trump: A cult of die-hard followers whose delusions run deep | Salon.com

Another mess left by Trump: A cult of die-hard followers whose delusions run deep | Salon.com | THE OTHER EYEWITTNESS - news | Scoop.it
The real carnage wrought by the Trump years is cognitive. It won’t be fixed by prosecution or policy alone
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New report exposes Trumpworld connections to a plot to 'strong-arm' elections officials in Michigan

New report exposes Trumpworld connections to a plot to 'strong-arm' elections officials in Michigan | THE OTHER EYEWITTNESS - news | Scoop.it
Michigan is one of the states where former President Donald Trump and his lawyers, including former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, unsuccessfully tried to overturn Joe Biden's victory in the 2020 presidential election. Reporter Mardi Link, in an article published by the Traverse City Recor
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How did the White House know the plan for the night of the insurrection?

How did the White House know the plan for the night of the insurrection? | THE OTHER EYEWITTNESS - news | Scoop.it
New reporting may shed some light on the thinking of federal agents investigating the fatal January 6th insurrection at the U.S. Capitol."A member of the far-right nationalist Proud Boys was in communication with a person associated with the White House in the days just before the Jan. 6 assault o
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6 Dr. Seuss books won't be published for racist images

6 Dr. Seuss books won't be published for racist images | THE OTHER EYEWITTNESS - news | Scoop.it
The business that preserves and protects Dr. Seuss’ legacy has announced it will stop publishing six titles because of racist and insensitive imagery
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Only one George Floyd family member at a time allowed in Chauvin trial, judge rules

Only one George Floyd family member at a time allowed in Chauvin trial, judge rules | THE OTHER EYEWITTNESS - news | Scoop.it
The same ruling applies to the family of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer on trial for the death of Floyd.
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Trump White House to America: Don't believe your lying eyes

Trump White House to America: Don't believe your lying eyes | THE OTHER EYEWITTNESS - news | Scoop.it
This White House has a way of doubling down on absurdity. Asked about th
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Local man seen wearing 'Camp Auschwitz' sweatshirt during Capitol riots pleads not guilty

Local man seen wearing 'Camp Auschwitz' sweatshirt during Capitol riots pleads not guilty | THE OTHER EYEWITTNESS - news | Scoop.it
A Virginia man seen wearing a 'Camp Auschwitz' sweatshirt during the Capitol riot pleaded not guilty to his charges Wednesday morning.

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The New York Times' first article about Hitler's rise is absolutely stunning

The New York Times' first article about Hitler's rise is absolutely stunning | THE OTHER EYEWITTNESS - news | Scoop.it
"Several reliable, well-informed sources confirmed the idea that Hitler's anti-Semitism was not so genuine or violent," the Times correspondent reported.
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Black Republican derided as a 'fool' after shocking comments on white supremacy

Black Republican derided as a 'fool' after shocking comments on white supremacy | THE OTHER EYEWITTNESS - news | Scoop.it
MSNBC anchor and Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart blasted the on Black Republican senator in the newspaper on Saturday."'Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak and to remove all doubt' goes the famous, but disputed, adage. During an interview on Fox News on March 8
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Collins took more money from the billionaire behind Breitbart than from all of Maine

Collins took more money from the billionaire behind Breitbart than from all of Maine | THE OTHER EYEWITTNESS - news | Scoop.it
Yesterday, the Maine People's Alliance called on Sen. Susan Collins to return thousands of dollars she received from Robert Mercer, the billionaire backer of Breitbart, the racist, misogynist and bigoted website proud to position itself as the "platform of the alt-right."

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Capitol riot pipe bombs: New images released of suspect in explosives found at RNC, DNC

Capitol riot pipe bombs: New images released of suspect in explosives found at RNC, DNC | THE OTHER EYEWITTNESS - news | Scoop.it
The FBI is asking for the public's help to find the person who left pipe bombs at the RNC and DNC the night before the Jan. 6 Capitol riot in Washington.
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'Boogaloo Boi' arrested on weapons and immigration charges after feds piece together his fake Facebook accounts

'Boogaloo Boi' arrested on weapons and immigration charges after feds piece together his fake Facebook accounts | THE OTHER EYEWITTNESS - news | Scoop.it
The FBI has arrested a "Boogaloo Boi" who tried to incite violent unrest in Minneapolis last summer during nationwide protests over the police killing of George Floyd.Jaap Willem Lijbers, an undocumented Dutch citizen with ties to the anti-government Boogaloo movement, was arrested during a raid o
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The Untold History of Mount Rushmore: A KKK Sympathizer Built Monument on Sacred Lakota Land

The Untold History of Mount Rushmore: A KKK Sympathizer Built Monument on Sacred Lakota Land | THE OTHER EYEWITTNESS - news | Scoop.it
As tribal governments call on President Trump to cancel his Mount Rushmore Independence Day celebration, we look at why Native Americans have long pushed for the removal of the monument carved into the sacred Black Hills and designed by a sculptor with ties to the Ku Klux Klan. “This place is very, very sacred to our people,” says Nick Tilsen, president and CEO of the NDN Collective. “Stealing our land and then carving the faces of four white men who were colonizers, who committed genocide against Indigenous people, is an egregious act of violence.”
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Arrested trump appointee complains about 'cockroaches crawling over me' in first hearing: report

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Trump Impeachment Results: How Democrats and Republicans Voted - The New York Times

Trump Impeachment Results: How Democrats and Republicans Voted - The New York Times | THE OTHER EYEWITTNESS - news | Scoop.it
See how each senator will vote on whether to convict and remove President Trump from office.
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'It's not fair!' Capitol suspect who put feet on Pelosi's desk has court outburst | US Capitol breach | The Guardian

'It's not fair!' Capitol suspect who put feet on Pelosi's desk has court outburst | US Capitol breach | The Guardian | THE OTHER EYEWITTNESS - news | Scoop.it
Richard Barnett, charged over January attack, complains after judge rules he must remain in jail until next court date in May
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Judge advances murder case against 3 men in Ahmaud Arbery's death - CBS News

Judge advances murder case against 3 men in Ahmaud Arbery's death - CBS News | THE OTHER EYEWITTNESS - news | Scoop.it
Arbery, 25, was shot and killed in February.
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Eye-opening Video Report on VIOLENCE and RACISM in VENEZUELA

Eye-opening Video Report on VIOLENCE and RACISM in VENEZUELA | THE OTHER EYEWITTNESS - news | Scoop.it
Submitted by David Comissiong Dear Sir / Madam Please see:- (1) The attached eye-opening video report of US journalist Abby Martin about the violence that is currently taking place in Venezuela and who is responsible for it. Ms Martin has just returned to the US from Venezuela where she went into the streets to view…
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BUSTED: MAGA rioter boasted of plan to pin Capitol violence on Antifa -- now he's been arrested

BUSTED: MAGA rioter boasted of plan to pin Capitol violence on Antifa -- now he's been arrested | THE OTHER EYEWITTNESS - news | Scoop.it
A Trump supporter who took part in the January 6th riots at the United States Capitol openly boasted of his plans to pose as a member of Antifa while committing acts of violence -- and now he's been arrested.The Washington Post reports that law enforcement officials have obtained text messages fro
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Man in 'Camp Auschwitz' shirt, photographed at U.S. Capitol riot, arrested in Virginia

Man in 'Camp Auschwitz' shirt, photographed at U.S. Capitol riot, arrested in Virginia | THE OTHER EYEWITTNESS - news | Scoop.it
Robert Keith Packer, who was photographed in a "Camp Auschwitz" shirt at the Capitol riot, has been arrested in Newport News, Virginia.
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