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Millions of Mexicans Were Left Destitute From A Housing Scandal

Mexico–In 2017, The Los Angeles Times published in-depth coverage about a housing project in Mexico that left millions without running water, garbage removal or electricity. This social and financial catastrophe has caused many to abandon the homes they once saw as a way of upward mobility. For those who took out loans for the investment, they find themselves unable to …

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Police Shoot and Kill 17-Year-Old in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania–Police shot and killed a 17-year-old boy who fled during a traffic stop Tuesday evening. A silver Chevy Cruz had been broadcasted to officers as being involved in a shooting. Around 8:40 p.m, officers spotted a car fitting the description and pulled the car over. Officers apprehended the driver but the two other occupants fled on foot. ABC News reports: …

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Trump Administration Withdraws From UN Human Rights Council

Nikki Haley, the U.S ambassador to the United Nations announced at a press conference yesterday that the U.S will leave the international organizations Human Right’s Council. The exit comes after the UN denounced the U.S for separating migrant children from their families at the border–a policy which has caused a national outcry. The administration claims that the UN is biased …

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Remembering Tupac Shakur

“Some people say I was a thug and a gangster; other people remember me as a poet and a born leader. But I’m saying to you, measure a man by his actions fully, through his whole life, from the beginning to the end.” -Tupac Shakur Today would have been Tupac’s 47th birthday (June 16, 1971- September 13, 1996). The life …

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Medgar Evers: A Civil Rights Hero

“Before Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. took over, as the voice, conscience and vehicle of the Civil Rights Movement, there was Medgar Evers, whose civil rights activism in Mississippi began with the death of Emmett Till in 1955.” Medgar Evers was a civil rights hero who fought for justice in the racially charged south as the NAACP’s first field representative …

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The Controversy of Trans Women In Athletics

The fight for gender equality has created huge waves across the country in recent decades. The supreme court ruled in 2015 that same-sex marriage is now protected in all 50 states. Within this however, the LGBTQ community still face many barriers especially those in the trans community. A few days ago I shared a post to my Facebook page about …

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[Video]: How Those Living In Poverty Find Revenue From Trash

While the wealth and inequality gap continues to grow those living in poverty in various parts of the world are struggling to find ways to support themselves. This short documentary shows how some people find value and revenue from the trash and discardings of the world. “There are two sides to human prosperity that are so simple. Everyone needs food, …

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