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See How Many Times Your School District Has Been Investigated for Civil Rights Violations

If you believe your school district or college is discriminating against students on the basis of sex, race, or disability, you’re entitled to file a complaint with the US Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights. Sexual harassment and assault are also grounds for complaints. The office is supposed to…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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This Powerful ACLU Animated Series Will Prepare You for an Encounter With ICE Agents

Agents from the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) are routinely rounding up people suspected of being undocumented, often separating them from their children, and detaining them in what are essentially internment camps—all without due process. A new animated series wants to help make sure people have some…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The Battlefield Subreddit Has Officially Had It With ‘Historical Accuracy’ Complaints

Battlefield V will have women. When this was revealed during the game’s announcement stream last month, most people said “oh neat” and got on with their lives. A vocal handful, however, found this offensively out of place in their “historically accurate” series about ramping tanks over horses. Weeks later, they still…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Republicans Are Giving Welfare To “Deserving” White People While Stripping It From “Lazy” Black Communities

Republicans are reaching a new pinnacle of institutional racism by making sure white people get the government help they need while cutting black people off. It’s like a return to the good ol’ days because once upon a time, white conservatives loved welfare. They loved the idea of the government …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Russian Facebook Ads Targeted American Voters by Exploiting Racial Tensions on Both Sides

Last week, the US House Intelligence Committee released approximately 3,517 Facebook ads purchased by the Russians between 2015-17, meant to influence the 2016 election, all of which are available to download. USA Today conducted a study of the ads and concluded that more than half of them …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Maxine Waters Shuts Down Trump Supporting Congressman Over “White Discrimination” Claim

Since the election of Donald Trump, Maxine Waters has become one of the most visible icons of the Resistance. Whether she’s “shoving” TYT correspondent Michael Tracey, appearing on t-shirts with her catchphrase “reclaiming my time,” or openly calling for impeachment following Trump’s …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Why Do Liberals Unfriend People Over Politics? Because Conservatives Are Soulless Monsters

Every now and then, a new article (or a repost of an old one) makes the rounds on social media discussing how liberals are more likely to unfriend people over politics both online and in the real world. Usually the context of the post is to show how “intolerant” the left is but what is […]

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Lynching Memorial Opens in Alabama

“Alabama’s the Confederacy,” Fran Liebowitz said on Real Time last year, correcting Bill Maher’s assertion that it was the heartland. Its long association with slavery, racism, and pedophilic Senate candidates will take a long time to shake. Its current governor, Kay Ivey, signed the …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Is This an Innocent OK Sign or a White Power Symbol?

This post is about Kanye West’s week of MAGA. Sorry. As you probably heard, Kanye is back on Twitter, this time with a bizarre and escalating series of tweets that seem to endorse weirdo conservatives and even Donald Trump. Every tweet inspires an explainer. Yesterday Kanye tweeted a picture of himself in a MAGA hat,…Read […]

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Alabama Continues To Honor The Sin of Slavery

The state of Alabama continues to stain the nation as it shows us one of the many ways America’s racist legacy persists. Every fourth Monday in April, Alabama consciously chooses to honor hate and the myth of white supremacy by celebrating Confederate Memorial Day – a state holiday, meaning …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Poor Milo Yiannopoulos! Angry Crowd Calls Him “Nazi Scum” And Chases Him Out Of A NYC Bar

Milo Yiannopoulos is very distraught. On Saturday, he was just minding his own business, trying to have lunch, when a group of people at a bar in Manhattan recognized him as one of America’s leading purveyors of racism and hate. They started chanting “Nazi scum get out!” and allegedly shoved …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Poor Milo Yiannopoulos! Angry Crowd Calls Him “Nazi Scum” And Chases Him Out Of A NYC Bar

Milo Yiannopoulos is very distraught. On Saturday, he was just minding his own business, trying to have lunch, when a group of people at a bar in Manhattan recognized him as one of America’s leading purveyors of racism and hate. They started chanting “Nazi scum get out!” and allegedly shoved …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Reeking Of Privilege, “Brogressives” Are Still Ranting About Hillary And The Democratic Party’s “Fascism”

When you’re safe from the social and economic depredations of Trump and the GOP, you’re free to wallow in privilege and ignorance. Tough luck for everyone else, though, right? It’s been over a year since Donald Trump was sworn in as president. Since then, he has done more to damage to the …Continue reading Continue […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: The Democratic Party Is Doing Just Fine

In the year since Donald Trump’s election, former Obama speechwriter Jon Favreau has become an important voice for the Resistance. With his White House colleagues Dan Pfeiffer, Jon Lovett, and Tommy Vietor, he started Crooked Media, which produces the popular podcast Pod Save America. Over the past …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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