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Nika Knight, staff writer
Audience members listen to President Obama speak during the Tribal Nations Conference in 2012.
As the final session of the annual Tribal Nations Conference first instituted by President Barack Obama begins Monday, the question of the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline will take center stage . North Dakota's Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, which has been battling the pipeline's construction for fear that it will contaminate their supply of...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
On the eve of the first presidential debate of 2016, a new Washington Post/ABC...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Following days of demonstrations , the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department...

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As his family and community prepare to bury Terence Crutcher on Saturday, the students of a Tulsa middle school - including his daughter and almost 10 of his relatives - struggle to process his death. Painfully aware "we are shaping their world view with blood and bullets," a popular teacher just led three group discussions to allow kids to grieve, weep, speak their fears - "Do I matter?" - and their plaintive hopes: "I wish white people could give us a chance."