In yet another sign of environmental retrenchment, the US environmental protection agency claims there is “no causal connection” between a 4-million-ton coal dump and the ill health suffered by the mostly Black citizens of the small community of Uniontown, Alabama.
As youths across the US demonstrate their determination to be a part of the civic conversation, civil rights groups like the ACLU are stepping in where schools have left gaps to educate students about their rights in a protest environment.
The ACLU reports that Immigrations & Customs Enforcement (ICE) requested the destruction of 11 types of records, going back 20 years. In combination with President Trump’s pardoning of Sheriff Joe Arpaio, this signals a criminal disregard for the welfare of immigrants.
For anyone who has been watching the obvious chaos in and around the White House and in Trump’s voting commission, the risks of the whole endeavor appear worse than you may have thought—and quite scary.
The recent arrest of Iraqi Christians and Kurds for deportation sparks outcry from those concerned about their persecution in their home countries. At issue is whether this is an issue for immigration courts or the federal court.
The North Carolina Legislature is trying to retain its relationship with the NCAA by passing a faux “repeal” of the bathroom bill, but the loud and unanimous opposition of advocates is likely to carry a lot of weight with current boycotters.
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