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What Made America Great was Hate: Trump promises massive domestic deportations if re-elected

On February 29, 1942, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 enabling military authorities to designate military areas from which “any or all persons may be excluded.” That...
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Governor Evers signs his new legislative maps into law in effort to correct for years of GOP gerrymandering

Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers signed new legislative district maps into law on February 19 that he proposed and that the Republicans, who dominate the Legislature after years of gerrymandering...
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Ireichō Day Of Remembrance: Monument to Japanese Americans detained during WWII lists 125,000 names

Samantha Sumiko Pinedo and her grandparents filed into a dimly lit enclosure at the Japanese American National Museum and approached a massive book splayed open to reveal columns of names. Pinedo...
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Justice Department improves accountability for tracking misconduct by federal law enforcement

The U.S. Justice Department has created a database to track records of misconduct by federal law enforcement officers that is aimed at preventing agencies from unknowingly hiring problem officers....
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A dangerous decade: Report says the world faces more instability ahead as military conflicts expand

The world has entered an era of increasing instability as countries around the globe boost military spending in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the Hamas attack on Israel, and...
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Reggie Jackson: Why the denial of Black oppression is growing as another false American narrative

“If some groups are simply meant to be at the bottom, then there are no questions to ask about their deprivation, isolation and poverty. There are no questions to ask about the society which...
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Financial Red Flags: How technology helps scammers trick Americans out of more money than ever before

With the help of technology, scammers are tricking Americans out of more money than ever before. But there are steps you can take to keep your money and information safe. In 2022, reported consumer...
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Trump’s Immigration Con: Why MAGA Republicans killed bipartisan legislation they demanded to secure border

How it began: President Joe Biden was urgently seeking more money from Congress to aid Ukraine and Israel. He took a gamble by seizing on GOP demands to simultaneously address one of his biggest...
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Year of the Dragon: How Asian communities around the world celebrate the 2024 Lunar New Year

Asian American communities around the U.S. will ring in the Year of the Dragon on February 10 with community carnivals, family gatherings, parades, traditional food, fireworks, and other...
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A Red Caesar: How the GOP’s new political order could end the American experiment in 2024

“Thirty years ago,” Damon Linker said, “if I told you that a bunch of billionaires and intellectuals on the right are waiting in the wings to impose a dictatorship on the United States, you would...
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Access to ballots: Supreme Court to hear arguments on whether Trump is eligible to be president again

The Supreme Court has scheduled a special session to hear arguments over whether former President Donald Trump is ineligible to be president again and can be kept off the ballot. The case, to be...
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Reggie Jackson: The little-known history of Black History Month

“Those who have no record of what their forebears have accomplished lose the inspiration which comes from the teaching of biography and history.” – Dr. Carter G. Woodson, Founder of...
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Reggie Jackson: The little-known history of Black History Month

“Those who have no record of what their forebears have accomplished lose the inspiration which comes from the teaching of biography and history.” – Dr. Carter G. Woodson, Founder of Black History Month “The foremost purpose of Black History Month is to...