Category Archives: News

European colonizers killed so many Native Americans that it changed the global climate

(CNN)  When Europeans arrived in the Americas, they caused so much death and disease that it changed the global climate, a new study finds. European settlers killed 56 million indigenous people over about 100 years in South, Central and North … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Donny Deutsch on Trump’s 30 year criminal enterprise

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Monday Open Thread | This is why blackface is offensive

(CNN) It’s been nearly 200 years since white performers first started painting their faces black to mock enslaved Africans in minstrel shows across the United States. It was racist and offensive then, and still is today. The latest controversy to … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread: Two Georgia Democrats plan to skip Trump’s State of the Union

Two Georgia Democrats are planning to skip President Trump’s State of the Union address next week. The offices of Reps. John Lewis and Hank Johnson confirmed to The Hill Thursday that they would not be in attendance on Feb. 5. … Continue reading

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Kamala Harris Officially Launches 2020 Presidential Campaign

(CNN) Kamala Harris officially launched her 2020 presidential campaign Sunday in her birthplace of Oakland, promising to be a fighter “for the people” and stating that it is time to restore what she views as the loss of American values … Continue reading

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Breaking: FBI arrested ex Trump adviser Roger Stone

CNN) Roger Stone has been indicted by a grand jury on charges brought by special counsel Robert Mueller, who alleges that the longtime Donald Trump associate sought stolen emails from WikiLeaks that could damage Trump’s opponents while in coordination with … Continue reading

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The MAGA Hat–Wearing Teens Who Taunted A Native American Elder Could Be Expelled

My rage is off the charts………… This student is a little racist fk with no respect, no home training. Is this what is being taught at Covington Catholic School? The Diocese of Covington and Covington Catholic High in Kentucky rebuked the … Continue reading

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