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Demonstrators hold signs in protest of police killings. News
'Demand Justice in Her Honor': Outrage After Police Fatally Shoot Atatiana Jefferson in Her Own Home
"Black people shouldn't have to live every day with the pain of knowing we are not safe even in the comfort of own homes."
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U.S. Border Patrol Agents at Border Field State Park in Imperial Beach watch over personnel that are reinforcing the border wall with concertina wire. (Photo: Mani Albrecht/U.S. Border Patrol/Flickr) News
Affirming Trump 'Is Not a King,' Federal Court Rules President Acted Unlawfully by Declaring Emergency to Obtain Wall Funding
"Trump circumvented Congress in an authoritarian power grab and stole military money to pay for his ridiculous vanity wall," said Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Ariz.). "I welcome this ruling."
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Members of the public address the Dallas, Texas Community Police Oversight Board after pushing back on police attempts to silence them. News
Following Week of Unrest After Officer Amber Guyger's Murder Conviction, Community Meeting in Dallas on Policing Erupts
"We will continue to hold you accountable at every single one of these meetings."
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Allison Jean, mother of Botham Shem Jean, stands with family and church members of Greenville Avenue Church of Christ after the funeral service on September 13, 2018 in Richardson, Texas. (Photo by Stewart F. House/Getty Images) Views
Forgiveness Isn’t the Problem. One-way Forgiveness Is. Who Forgives Black People?
By simply existing, black people remind white people of those sins of their forebears, sins many are desperate to minimize or forget. Because down that path lies white guilt.
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Former President George W. Bush takes in a football game with popular television personality Ellen DeGeneres Sunday. News
Ellen DeGeneres Roasted for Attending Football Game With 'Absolute F***ing Scum' George W. Bush
"Every American president has been complicit in some evil stuff. But George W. Bush is next-level."
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Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi speaks with Texas Tribune CEO Evan Smith during a panel at The Texas Tribune Festival on September 28, 2019 in Austin, Texas. News
Pelosi's Endorsement of Anti-Choice Henry Cuellar Over Progressive Jessica Cisneros Reveals Lack of Leadership, Justice Democrats Say
"The Democratic Party should be embracing our most fundamental values and put voters ahead of big corporate donors."
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Hit by Historic Flooding From Imelda, Houston Offers Stark Reminder of Why Millions Are Joining Climate Strike
"It's crystal clear that this is a climate emergency. It's time those in Washington started acting like it."
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Greenpeace activists hang off of a bridge above the Houston Ship Channel last week. News
Facing State Felony Charges for Disrupting 'Critical Infrastructure,' Greenpeace Activists Denounce Fossil Fuel 'Bullying Tactic'
"The most dangerous thing about that shipping channel wasn't the activists—it was and continues to be fossil fuel executives' reckless plans to push us further towards climate chaos."
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President Donald Trump greets India Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the G20 Japan Summit Friday, June 28, 2019 in Osaka, Japan. News
'Birds of a Feather, Fascist Together': Critics Decry Trump's Decision to Join India's Modi Onstage at Houston Event
"I don't know what's more embarasssing—that Modi will appear beside Trump or that Trump will appear beside Modi. Both countries have my condolences."
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Democratic presidential candidate and former Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke speaks during the Democratic Presidential Debate at Texas Southern University's Health and PE Center on September 12, 2019 in Houston. News
Despite GOP Death Threat, Beto Doubles Down on "We're Going to Take Your AR-15" Promise
"Hell yeah, we're going to take your AR-15 and your AK-47."
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