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Oscars: ‘Moonlight’ Shines Amid Blue Ribbons

Oscars: ‘Moonlight’ Shines Amid Blue Ribbons

During Hollywood’s biggest night the film “Moonlight” triumphed, Trump’s policies were shunned and many celebrities wore blue ribbons to support the ACLU.

Jewish cemetery vandalized

Jewish Cemetery Vandalized in Latest Anti-Semitic Incident

About 100 headstones were overturned at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia just a week after a similar incident occurred in Missouri.

NAACP Calls for Boycott of North Carolina over Voting, Bathroom Laws

NAACP Calls for Boycott of North Carolina over Voting, Bathroom Laws

"If we demonstrate the power of the purse, then we will demonstrate the power of democracy," said NAACP President Cornell Brooks.

Chicago Schools Rescind $18 Million Cut, Pushing Budget Gap to $129 Million

Chicago Schools Rescind $18 Million Cut, Pushing Budget Gap to $129 Million

High-poverty schools will receive $15 million of the previously cut money and $3 million will be returned to charter schools, according to the district.

Family of Mexican Immigrant to U.S. Settles Lawsuit over Videotaped Abuse

Family of Mexican Immigrant Settles Lawsuit over Videotaped Abuse

Lawsuit disputes authorities' assertions that Anastacio Rojas Hernandez became combative, saying instead he was the victim of abuse.

Kansas Man Charged with Killing Indian in Possible Hate Crime

Kansas Man Charged with Killing Indian in Possible Hate Crime

At least one bystander reported that the gunman shouted "get out of my country" before shooting two Indian victims, killing one and wounding the other.

Washington Marriott Wardman Park, Along With Busboys and Poets, Celebrate the Great American Poet Langston Hughes with The Weary Blues and Dedication of New Langston Hughes Suite

Washington Marriott Wardman Park Celebrates Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes, a famous African American poet, worked as a busboy at the Wardman Park Hotel when he was discovered in 1925.

Oscars: ‘Moonlight’ Shines Amid Blue Ribbons

Humana: Studies Show Aging Americans Snubbed in Best-Picture Films

Characters aged 60 and over continue to be under and misrepresented in Hollywood’s most critically acclaimed films, according to studies.

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Dell EMC Launches Historic New Integrated Partner Program

Simple, predictable and profitable program enables extraordinary opportunities for growth and profitability across the ecosystem

Cox Communications and American Library Association Partner to Narrow Digital Divide

Cox Communications, American Library Association Partner to Narrow Digital Divide

The collaboration expands the reach of resources and services, empowering more families to compete in knowledge economy.

Justice Department Brings Back Private Prisons

Justice Department Brings Back Private Prisons

An Obama-era policy ordered private prisons be phased out after an audit found they were considerably less safe than federally owned prisons.

Diverse Film Casts Keep Hollywood Execs Making Money at Box Office

“Less-diverse product underperforms in the marketplace, and yet it still dominates.”

U.S. Education Secretary Calls Obama Transgender Guidelines ‘Overreach’

U.S. Education Secretary Calls Obama Transgender Guidelines ‘Overreach’

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos called the transgender school bathrooms issue one that is "best dealt with and solved at a personal level and a local level."

Emails Show Ties Between New EPA Head, Energy Firms: Watchdog

Emails Show Ties Between New EPA Head, Energy Firms: Watchdog

Scott Pruitt previously sued the EPA — which he now heads — more than a dozen times.

U.S. Appeals Court Revives Texas Immigrant-Harboring Law

U.S. Appeals Court Revives Texas Immigrant-Harboring Law

Both sides portrayed Thursday's decision as a victory.

Arkansas Supreme Court Blocks Local LGBT Nondiscrimination Measures

Arkansas Supreme Court Blocks Local LGBT Nondiscrimination

Local governments do not have the authority to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, the court ruled.

TD Bank Co-Presenter of Film Festival in Celebration of Black History Month

Academy Award-winning actor Louis Gossett Jr. received the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Boeing Continues Growth in International Training Portfolio

Boeing Continues Growth in International Training Portfolio

Boeing's contract with United Arab Emirates builds on previous successes.

A Record Year for Bayer, Progress with Acquisition of Monsanto

Crop science was successful in a difficult market environment.

Police End ‘High Five Fridays’ at Elementary School After Complaints

Police End ‘High Five Fridays’ at Elementary School After Complaints

The Northampton (Mass.) Police Department said it “cannot overlook the fact that this program may be received differently by some members of our community.”

Transgender Protection Guidance Rescinded

Transgender Protection Rescinded by President Trump

Transgender students are not legally protected under federal anti-discrimination laws. "States rights" to supersede gender protections.

Rejecting ‘Noxious’ Prejudice, U.S. Top Court Backs Black Death Row Inmate

Rejecting ‘Noxious’ Prejudice, Top Court Backs Black Death Row Inmate

Chief Justice John Roberts denounced "noxious strain of racial prejudice" testimony that man was more likely to commit future crimes because he is Black.

A Girl and her dog: Top U.S. Court Mulls Discrimination Claim

A Girl Named Ehlena and a Dog Named Wonder Win at U.S. Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously on Wednesday in favor of Ehlena Fry, 13, a disabled Michigan girl whose school refused to let her bring her service dog to class.