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14 HOURS AGO - Huffington Post

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John Lewis, Civil Rights Veteran, Asks Black Clergy To 'Fix' Voting Rights Act

WASHINGTON (RNS) Civil rights veteran and Congressman John Lewis urged black clergy to work for changes in the Voting Rights Act on the second anniversary of the Supreme Court decision that removed key provisions of the law. “It’s time again for religious leaders, the ministers of the gospel, to get in trouble,” said Lewis, speaking Thursday (June 25) at the ...

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JUN 26, 2015 - Huffington Post

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You Absolutely Have To Watch And Read Obama's Full Eulogy For Rev. Clementa Pinckney

President Barack Obama gave an impassioned eulogy at the funeral for the Rev. Clementa Pinckney on Friday, discussing racism and the Confederate flag and leading the crowd in a moving rendition of "Amazing Grace." Obama said it wouldn't be fair to Pinckney's legacy "to go back to business as usual" after the funerals for the nine victims of a shooting ...

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JUN 26, 2015 - Business Insider

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Joe Biden picked a fight almost 30 years ago that has an odd link to the historic gay-marriage decision

Almost 30 years ago, Joe Biden led a fight that helped sew the seeds for Friday's Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage. As writer Bill Scher pointed out on Twitter, Biden's successful campaign to scuttle one of President Ronald Reagan's Supreme Court nominations helped get the ball rolling for Justice Anthony Kennedy — who wrote the majority opinion in Friday's case ...

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JUN 26, 2015 - American Prospect

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Which Woman Should Adorn the $10 Bill?

Public Domain In a speech last year in Kansas City, President Barack Obama said he received a letter from a nine-year-old girl that included a list of possible women to put on America’s paper bills and coins, “which I thought was a pretty good idea." In March of this year, Barbara Ortiz Howard and Susan Ades Stone started a campaign ...

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JUN 25, 2015 - New Statesman

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Since 1967, gay activists have piled up victories - but abortion rights are fragile and constantly attacked

In this parliament, campaigners will again attempt to chip away at abortion rights - but will the new leaders of Labour and the Lib Dems have the stomach to fight them? An anti-abortion campaigner in Belfast. The 1967 Abortion Act does not apply in Nothern Ireland. Photo: Peter Muhly/AFP/Getty Images If there is ever a Channel 5 clip show called Britain’s ...

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