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JUL 25, 2015 - C-SPAN

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Selma and the Voting Rights Act of 1965

Gary May talks about the city of Selma, Alabama and its role in the 1965 voting rights fight for African Americans. He also spoke about the movie [Selma] and some of the historical inaccuracies in the film. Mr. May is the author of [Bending Toward Justice: The Voting Rights Act and the Transformation of American Democracy].

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JUL 23, 2015 - Huffington Post

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Here's The Next Major Fight For The LGBT Community

(function(){var src_url="https://spshared.5min.com/Scripts/PlayerSeed.js?playList=518886654&height=381&width=570&sid=577&origin=undefined&responsive=false&relatedMode=2&relatedBottomHeight=60&companionPos=&hasCompanion=false&autoStart=false&colorPallet=%23FFEB00&videoControlDisplayColor=%23191919&shuffle=0&isAP=1&pgType=cmsPlugin&pgTypeId=addToPost-top&onVideoDataLoaded=track5min.DL&onTimeUpdate=track5min.TC&onVideoDataLoaded=HPTrack.Vid.DL&onTimeUpdate=HPTrack.Vid.TC";if (typeof(commercial_video) == "object") {src_url += "&siteSection="+commercial_video.site_and_category;if (commercial_video.package) {src_url += "&sponsorship="+commercial_video.package;}}var script = document.createElement("script");script.src = src_url;script.async = true;var placeholder = document.querySelector(".js-fivemin-script");placeholder.parentElement.replaceChild(script, placeholder);})(); WASHINGTON -- Same-sex couples can finally get married everywhere in the country, thanks to the Supreme Court's long-awaited ruling last month. A couple can exchange rings, dance the night away and then post pictures of the event ...

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JUL 22, 2015 - Huffington Post

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Ted Cruz Calls Gay Marriage Ruling The 'Very Definition Of Tyranny'

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) claims the recent Supreme Court decisions on same-sex marriage and Obamacare are the "very definition of tyranny." The 2016 presidential candidate, who chairs the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Oversight, Agency Action, Federal Rights and Federal Courts, convened a hearing Wednesday to investigate what he called "abuses" by the highest court in the land. "If ...

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JUL 21, 2015 - Huffington Post

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6 Things You Should Know About The County Where Sandra Bland Died

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JUL 18, 2015 - Huffington Post

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These Native American Tribes Legalized Weed, But That Didn't Stop Them From Getting Raided By The Feds

In the foggy early morning hours of Wednesday, July 8, special agents from the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Drug Enforcement Administration and state and local law enforcement descended on the Pit River Tribe’s XL Ranch and the Alturas Indian Rancheria in northeastern California, seizing 12,000 marijuana plants and 100 pounds of processed pot from the two large-scale growing facilities. ...

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