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The Hateful 8: Meet the Biggest Bigots On the Ballot in 2018 – Rolling Stone

From holocaust denial to racism and homophobia, these men have loud opinions – and they want your vote! Source: The Hateful 8: Meet the Biggest Bigots On the Ballot in 2018 – Rolling Stone

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‘Civility Won’t Save Us’: Black Women Push Democratic Leaders to Back Maxine Waters – Rewire.News

“As women whose ancestors have lived through the incivility of slavery, segregation, and all other forms of discrimination … we consider it an insult to characterize Ms. Waters’ call for the exercise of our constitutional rights as uncivil and un-American.” Source: ‘Civility Won’t Save Us’: Black Women Push Democratic Leaders to Back Maxine Waters – […]

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The Muslim Ban Reminds Us Exclusion Has Always Been a Fundamental Part of US History – Rewire.News

For Muslims, it is imperative to think critically about the narrative around religious freedom, because what is being denied is not simply freedom to practice faith. Source: The Muslim Ban Reminds Us Exclusion Has Always Been a Fundamental Part of US History – Rewire.News

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Amid Chaos, Bethany Christian Services Raises Money Off Child Separations – Rewire.News

Email and phone records between Bethany Christian Services and the Michigan Department of Civil Rights reveal disarray in handling of separated children. Source: Amid Chaos, Bethany Christian Services Raises Money Off Child Separations – Rewire.News

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Barack Obama Shares a List of Enlightening Books Worth Reading | Open Culture

Whatever historians have to say about his political legacy, Barack Obama will be remembered as charming, diplomatic, thoughtful, and very well-read. Source: Barack Obama Shares a List of Enlightening Books Worth Reading | Open Culture

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A New Massive Helen Keller Archive Gets Launched: Take a Digital Look at Her Photos, Letters, Speeches, Political Writings & More | Open Culture

Take an innocuous statement like, “we should teach children about the life of Helen Keller.” What reasonable, compassionate person would disagree? Hers is a story of triumph over incredible adversity, of perseverance and friendship and love. Source: A New Massive Helen Keller Archive Gets Launched: Take a Digital Look at Her Photos, Letters, Speeches, Political […]

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Reno Man Sheds Light on Autism Through Personal Experience

Reno resident Russell Lehmann is telling his story. A former staff member for Newton Learning Center, Lehmann travels the country speaking about his personal journey and awareness about autism. Source: Reno Man Sheds Light on Autism Through Personal Experience