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Young Democrats Mobilize, Rejecting Establishments History

Young progressive Democrats are taking their party from its traditional leadership that does not look like or represent their interests. What the New York Times calls a “revolution” is actually just the Democratic voters taking action after its party’s leadership largely ignored them. Speaking to the Times, a young Democrat…

Barack Obama: 'I Believe in Nelson Mandela's Vision'

The world is celebrating the life and legacy of the late former South African president and anti-apartheid champion Nelson Mandela who would have turned 100 on Wednesday. World leaders gathered in Johannesburg on Tuesday to share and promote ideals that could advance the icon’s international vision. The first Black president…

Judge Asked to Create Mental Health Fund for Migrant Children

(Reuters) – A civil rights group asked a federal judge last week to order the government to provide mental health counseling for the around 2,000 immigrant children separated from their parents by officials at the U.S.-Mexican border. The request by the American Civil Liberties Union follows a chaotic week for…

Navy Lifts Ban on Locs for Women

The U.S.Navy has lifted the ban on dreadlocks, ponytails and braids for women, joining the Marines, Air Force and Army. Petty Officer 1st Class Jacqualynn Leak led the movement to overturn the outdated dress code. I wanted to make an argument so compelling that every reason my chain of command…