Scotland Becomes the First Country to Mandate LGBTQ-Inclusive School Curriculum

Scotland is about to become the first country to mandate LGBTQ-inclusive curriculum. After approving a total of 33 recommendations by the LGBTI Inclusive Education Working Group, Deputy First Minister John Swinney on Thursday announced that all elementary and secondary public schools would start teaching students about LGBTQ issues and history. According to a statement byRead More

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North Dakota’s New ID Law Could Disenfranchise Native American Voters

Native Americans in North Dakota are suing the state for a new voter identification law that disproportionally affects them. On October 9th, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of a state law requiring all North Dakotan residents to provide name, address and date of birth when they cast a ballot. It means that votersRead More

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Trump Insists on Visiting Pittsburgh as Victim’s Family Refuses to See Him

President Trump visited Pittsburgh on Tuesday to pay respect to those affected by the deadly shooting last week. His presence, however, escalated tensions in the grief-stricken city amidst widespread accusations that his divisive rhetoric was part of what caused the tragedy in the first place. Pittsburgh’s Democratic mayor Bill Peduto had previously advised the presidentRead More

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Suspect of the Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting Goes on Trial

Robert Bowers, the suspect gunman of the devastating Pittsburgh synagogue shooting, was on trial today for the murder of 11 congregants. Handcuffed and surrounded by marshals, Bowers entered the federal court in downtown Pittsburgh in a wheelchair. Magistrate Judge Robert read a list of 29 criminal charges against him including the obstruction of the freeRead More

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Senior VA Official Proudly Displays KKK Grand Wizard Portrait in D.C. Office

“It was just a beautiful print that I had purchased, and I thought it was very nice,” said David Thomas, a senior official at the Department of Veterans Affairs, of a portrait of the Ku Klux Klan’s first grand wizard. Inside Thomas’s meticulously decorated office, Nathan Bedford Forrest—a Confederate general, a notorious slave trader andRead More

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Fires Anti-Trump Artist and Hires Conservative Cartoonist

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette hired conservative cartoonist Steven Kelley to replace Rob Rogers, who was fired four months ago for publishing a series of anti-Trump political cartoons. The paper has attracted much negative attention for censoring political expressions it does not agree with. After working for the paper for 34 years, Rogers found it increasingly difficultRead More

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White Man Found Guilty for Shooting at 14-year-old African American Boy

A white man from Michigan on Friday was found guilty of assault for firing his shotgun at an African-American teenager who merely wanted to ask for directions to school. On the morning of April 12th, a 14-year-old boy Brennan Walker slept through his alarm and missed his school bus to Rochester High School. Thinking thatRead More

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Nobel Peace Prize Goes to Anti-Rape Activists

The 2018 Nobel Peace Prize has gone to anti-rape activists Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege. As Brett Kavanaugh’s bitter nomination fight monopolizes all conversations of sexual violence, the work of Murad— a Yazidi rape survivor—and Mukweg— a Congolese gynecologist—urges everyone to look beyond partisan squabbling in the U.S. and recognizes the sheer brutality faced byRead More

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Hundreds Arrested at Anti-Kavanaugh Protest

Comedian Amy Schumer and model Emily Ratajkowski, along with 300 anti-Kavanaugh protestors, were arrested and detained in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, as thousands of demonstrators marched down the Senate Office Building where the confirmation vote of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is set to occur. Among the massive crowd, Schumer was spotted holding a “WeRead More

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Appearing on Fox News by mistake, a senator criticized Trump on air

Fox News, which is known for often attempting to defend the Trump administration’s policies, accidentally gave an outlet to the voice they so viciously attempt to silence. On Monday, the news channel was set to interview a Democratic candidate for Congress Ann Kirkpatrick, who had recently caused controversy for supporting actions from the U.S. Immigration andRead More

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