D.C. Lawyer Sues the Nation's Capital for Gentrification

The suit is seeking $1 billion in damages for local D.C. residents.

While gentrification continues to grow throughout cities in the U.S., a D.C. lawyer has decided to take action by filing a discrimination lawsuit on behalf of at least 23 people.

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'I Really Don’t Care, Do U?' — The Words on Melania Trump's Jacket When Traveling to Visit Migrant Children

President Trump tweeted: The message "written on the back of Melania's jacket, refers to the fake news media."

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First Lady Melania Trump made an unexpected trip to Texas to visit a migrant children's shelter and also managed a completely tone-deaf fashion fail in the process.

The former fashion model wore a short trench coat with a message written on the back: 'I Really Don't Care, Do U?' a $39 item sold by Zara.

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Ohio State University Closes Sexual Assault Unit; Cites Mismanagement

Some survivors were subjected to victim-blaming, subjected to treatment that traumatized them or were told they were lying.

(Reuters) — Ohio State University this week shut down its center dedicated to handling complaints of sexual assault after officials discovered that the service was not properly managing victim reports, school officials said.

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Scores of South Asia Asylum Seekers Held in Oregon

The detainees have been confined in small cells for up to 22 hours a day with no access to medical treatment, said U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici.

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(Reuters) — At least 72 South Asian asylum-seekers are being detained at a federal prison in Oregon after getting caught up in the Trump administration's "zero-tolerance" policy for illegal border-crossers, a U.S. Senator's office said on Wednesday.

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NBA Player Sues Milwaukee for Wrongful Arrest, Officer Mocks Him on Facebook

The "imbalance in violence against African Americans by police officers is particularly rampant in the State of Wisconsin," Sterling Brown's lawsuit states.

From body cam video of arrest.

NBA Milwaukee Bucks rookie Sterling Brown has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city of Milwaukee and multiple local police officers after they used a stun gun on him for a parking violation, and for an officer's inappropriate memes on social media regarding the incident.

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White Woman Who Lied About Being Raped by Black Man Gets Fraction of Maximum Jail Time

A college student in Michigan falsely reported she was raped on campus.

Mary Zolkowski / Bay County Jail

The #MeToo movement has brought a heightened awareness of sexual assault and harassment against women. But when women lie about rape, it makes it harder for actual victims to seek justice.

Mary Zolkowski, who is white, not only made up a story about being raped in a Delta College parking lot southwest of Bay City, Mich., she said a Black man did it, which perpetuates a racial stereotype.

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Rep. to Trump: Consult a ‘Not-white-guy’ on Immigration

"I would encourage @realDonaldTrump & his fellow GOP white guys to consult a not-white-guy in their efforts to enact comprehensive immigration reform in less than 24 hours," said Rep. Joe Kennedy III (D-Mass.).

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Democratic Rep. Joe Kennedy III (Mass.) has called out President Trump on his all-white cronies.

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Trump’s Immigration Executive Order Left A Lot Unsaid, Lies Continue

Meanwhile, family detention centers are quickly reaching capacity.

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President Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday saying migrant families will no longer be separated at the border. But the order continues spreading the lie that Trump was simply enforcing the law by separating families.

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