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No, We Don’t All Need To Get Along

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Good intentions abound. That’s the only reason people still embrace misguided ideas like “colorblind society,” despite the powerfully negative connotations that such phrases conjure up. The latest nicey-nicey concept I’ve encountered (and no doubt you have as well) is the absurd notion that, for America to succeed, we need to put aside our differences.

Why Yes, Members Of Congress Would Be Happy To Take Drug Tests

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WASHINGTON ―Before entering politics, Rep. Richard Hudson (R-N.C.) said he waited tables, worked at a Belk department store and at a Radio Shack.

Donald Trump Is Inciting A New Culture Of Impunity Among American Businesses

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One of the biggest impacts of Donald’s Trump’s election is not the direct damage he may do – but the cultural shift he has unleashed among American business leaders. Assaults on decency and health that would have been unthinkable a few months ago are now the expected response by corporate executives pressured by short-term market pressures and right-wing political allies.

How This Former Child Star's Activism Helped Change An 'Insane' Pedophilia Law

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For most of her life, “Little House on the Prairie” star Alison Arngrim hid a painful secret: She’d been sexually abused by a family member during her childhood, before landing the role of TV villain Nellie Oleson on the ‘70s series.

Progressives Plan Day Of Obamacare Activism As House Prepares To Vote On Repeal

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Progressive health care reform advocates plan to demonstrate in defense of the Affordable Care Act on Thursday, holding protest events in Chicago and congressional districts across the country, as well as in Washington, D.C.

Meals On Wheels Sees 500 Percent Surge In Volunteers Since Budget Cuts Proposed

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Meals on Wheels America says it has seen a 500 percent increase in volunteer signups and 50 times more online donations than usual in the 24 hours since President Donald Trump’s administration proposed eliminating the program’s federal funding.

Winter Storm Pounds U.S. Northeast, Thousands Of Flights Canceled And Schools Closed

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  • The storm continued to hover over New England and parts of northern New York and Pennsylvania on Tuesday afternoon.

How Loving v. Virginia Blazed The Trail For Sweet Love Stories Like This One

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When the historic Loving v. Virginia case legalized interracial marriage in America in 1967, it changed the lives of countless individuals ― many of whom wouldn’t realize it until decades later.

The Congressional Black Caucus Must Reject Trump's Photo-Op Meetings

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The instant #45 Trump announced that he would meet with the Congressional Black Caucus, the question was, “meet about what?” The CBC is not the carefully vetted, hand-picked array of former black athletes, rappers, preachers, and conservative Black Republicans that Trump paraded up to Trump Tower and then paraded to the front of the building for the mandatory photo-op shoot.