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Marta Kos named Freedom Movement candidate in fall presidential election

STA, June 28, 2022 – Marta Kos, vice president of the Freedom Movement, has officially announced her candidacy for the presidency of the republic. She will stand as her party’s candidate and hopes that the two coalition partners will support her as well. The first of the candidates so far to stand with the support […]

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Strive to achieve a healthy society for all

Izah Azahari The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by all United Nations (UN) Member States in 2015, provides a common blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, today and tomorrow. At the heart are the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), an urgent call to action for all countries in a global […]

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Bob Bird: Morphing the pro-life movement

By Bob Bird “We are in a real war, with real bloodshed, real lives lost, real genocide among us.” “This is a war, a bloody war, for the soul of our country.” “We fight not only in the temporal world, but also in the powers, thrones, dominions and principalities of an evil and supernatural kingdom. […]

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Lack of progress for nature at UN talks: civil society leaders

House ” General ” Environment ” Lack of progress for nature at UN talks: civil society leaders Nairobi, June 26 (SocialNews.XYZ) Various countries gathered last week in Nairobi for the last preparatory session ahead of the 15th Conference of the Parties (COP15) to the Convention on Biological Diversity which will be held in Montreal from […]

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145-year-old church in northwest Louisiana is a civil rights monument | Louisiana News

By MACKENZIE BOUCHER, The Times of Shreveport SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — For more than 47 years, a building in Shreveport has stood vacant, as time slowly eats away at the ceiling like a cancer cell taking over a body. Within these walls live the words of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and many […]

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The real work for the pro-life movement starts now

I really don’t have much of a reaction to the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v Wade. Perhaps it was because the writing was on the wall after the ill-fated draft notice leaked less than two months ago. I’m pro-life, but here in West Texas, the lack of an abortion center has kind of […]

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To LGBTQ pride, celebration but also concern for civil rights | New York News

By DEEPTI HAJELA, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — LGBTQ pride commemorations that have at times felt like civil rights victory parties are now grappling with an environment of heightened legislative and rhetorical battles over sexual orientation and gender identity. , and fear that a Supreme Court ruling on abortion will open the door to […]

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College Credits: Aurora Student Inducted into Honor Society

AURORA, IL – We keep track of all the major higher education achievements of students in the region. Send your submissions to [email protected] Local Students Featured on Bradley University’s 2022 Spring Dean’s List Over 1,700 students have been named to Bradley’s Dean’s List for Spring 2022. To be eligible for Dean’s List, a student must […]

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Lonsberry: GUN CASE ATTACKS CIVIL RIGHTS | 570 WSYR

The struggle for civil rights is never popular. If so, there would be no need to fight. If white people in Topeka had wanted black children in their children’s schools, Brown would not have had to sue the Board of Education. And if Democrats who control New York had wanted their neighbors to enjoy Second […]

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History camp this week at the Warren Heritage Society – Royal Examiner

Every year, Catholics around the world celebrate the feast of Corpus Christi (Latin for “Body of Christ”), symbolizing their belief in the real presence of Jesus Christ in the Eucharist. Traditionally, the feast of Corpus Christi takes place on the Thursday after Trinity Sunday. Thursday is the day Jesus instituted the Most Holy Eucharist, the […]

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Muhammad Ali supported the modern civil rights movement in the United States, according to his biographer

Mohamed Ali would have supported the modern civil rights movement. It is according to the old boxing official biographer of champion Thomas Hauser. BOXING HALL OF FAME, CANASTOTA — Muhammad Ali is said to have supported the modern civil rights movement. That’s according to the biographer of former world heavyweight boxing champion Thomas Hauser, who […]

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Police torture of protesters: call for the inclusion of members of civil society in the investigation – Pakistan

KARACHI: Human rights and political activists Sheema Kermani, Uzma Noorani, Mahnaz Rehman, Sarah Zaman, Sajida Baloch and Naghma Iqtidar have called on the Sindh government to induct human rights organizations and civil society into a commission to inquiry set up to investigate police actions against women in assembly. Activists expressing concern over the torture of […]

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The anti-abortion movement reveals its post-Roe plans, and they’re gruesome

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R.C., left, Carol Tobias, chair of the National Right to Life Committee, and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., speak before a 2014 press conference.Photo: Tom Williams/CQ roll call (Getty Images) The oldest and largest anti-abortion group in the country has unveiled absolutely frightening model legislation which not only proposes near-total state […]

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Former A&R chief Mickey Stevenson on Motown: It was a ‘spiritual’ move | Z-non-digital

DETROIT — Reflecting on a storied career with Motown Records that included discovering some of its most iconic talents and shaping its sound, William “Mickey” Stevenson, its former A&R manager, thinks it was nothing less than a “spiritual movement”. Stevenson, now 85, said that even amid the divisive and tumultuous climate of the 1960s that […]

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Point: We need universal suffrage to strengthen society | Columnists

Miles Rapoport In our book, “100% Democracy: The Case for Universal Voting,” EJ Dionne and I argue that voting should be a mandatory civic duty for every American citizen. Universal suffrage could be enacted at the federal level or, more likely, by states or municipalities. If passed, it would significantly increase voter turnout; make the […]

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The National Civil Rights Museum is offering free admission on June 21, here’s why

The National Civil Rights Museum is not normally open on Tuesdays, but an exception will be made on Tuesday, June 21 — the day after Juneteenth is observed as a federal holiday. On Tuesday, June 21, the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, TN will not only be open, but in honor of what is […]

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Lester Gibson, McLennan County Commissioner and Civil Rights Leader, Dies at 74 | Local government and politics

According to staff reports Lester Gibson, who served 28 years as Black McLennan County’s first commissioner since Reconstruction, died Friday after a long illness. He was 74 years old. During his tenure as Precinct 2 Commissioner from 1990 to 2018, Gibson was known as an advocate for civil rights, minority employment in county government, and […]

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Ekiti 2022: Police announce movement restriction, as Oni and CDD warn against rigging

…..NSCDC deploys 9,747 agentsVictor Ogunje in Teen EkitiFor the smooth running of Saturday’s gubernatorial election in Ekiti State, Inspector General of Police Mr. Usman Alkali Baba has ordered the restriction of vehicle movements along entry points and exit from Ekiti from 12:00 p.m. on June 18, 2022 to 6:00 a.m. on the same day. The […]

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Civil society drives the 3SI forward ⋆ Visegrad Insight

Next week leaders and senior diplomats will meet in Riga, a month ago civil society members from these countries met in the same place. As members of the European Union, Poland and other Central European countries come of age after 18 years, it’s time to look at the club we joined in 2004. It’s time […]

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Saudi Arabia calls for safeguarding Rohingya welfare and political rights

‘Dragon Ball’ characters show dance moves on the Anime Village stage at City Walk in Jeddah JEDDAH: Goku, Vegeta, Gohan, Master Roshi, Piccolo and more ‘Dragon Ball’ characters showed off their breakdancing moves on stage at City Walk’s Anime Village on Wednesday. Team Anime DXB is a group of versatile dancers and performers turned cosplayers […]

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SPLM-IO Official Demands Space for Exercising Political Rights

June 14th, 2022 (JUBA) – The South Sudan Armed Opposition (SPLM-IO) has called on the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) party to leave political space for other politicians to exercise their rights policies as required by the revitalized peace agreement and the country’s policy. Transitional Constitution. SPLM-IO spokesperson Manawa Peter Gatkouth said it is “unfortunate” […]

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“A man of integrity”, commented: a disastrous diagnosis for Iranian society

In the midst of Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof’s drama “A Man With Integrity” (completed in 2017, opening here this Friday), the main character meets a friend in Tehran, a woman whose job as a translator faces severe government restrictions. Her husband, a teacher and writer, is a political prisoner who faces a six-year sentence for […]

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WPA ready to form ‘broad anti-dictatorial movement’ to push for power-sharing – Demerara Waves Online News – Guyana

Updated on Sunday, June 12, 2022 at 10:58 p.m. by Denis Chabrol Dr. Walter Rodney The Working People’s Alliance (WPA), to mark the 42nd anniversary of the assassination of its co-leader, Dr Walter Rodney, has pledged to help create an organized national movement to resist ‘dictatorship’ and create a new political order based on power […]

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For the NH Historical Society, a huge donation means huge changes on the horizon

A $2 million private donation — given to the New Hampshire Historical Society last month by a member of a well-known Granite State family — will help build additional storage space for the monument that is packed with archival material. . Bill Dunlap, the president of the state historical society, said this week that the […]

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Topsail Island Beach is part of the North Carolina Civil Rights Trail | North Carolina News

By CHASE JORDAN, Wilmington StarNews TOPSAIL ISLAND, NC (AP) – In the 1950s, Carla Torrey spent her childhood summers watching her father build homes on Topsail Island and other structures like the Wade Chestnut Memorial Chapel, which still stands today . Memories also include watching the waves hit the shore, while looking right and left, […]

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One South Africa Movement launches campaign to find top independent candidates for upcoming elections

A leader of the SA Mmusi Maimane movement. One South Africa Movement has launched a campaign asking South Africans to choose the 100 better independent candidates in the next elections. The elections will take place in 2024. Following a ruling by the Constitutional Court, independent candidates will be able to stand for election as members […]

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Sabah CM: Bar decision is “apolitical”

KOTA KINABALU: A move by Sabah lawyers to seek judicial review of the state’s 40% revenue entitlement is a positive non-partisan move, Chief Minister Datuk Seri Hajiji Noor said (Photo). He said the state viewed the decision of the Sabah Law Society (SLS) in a positive and non-political light in the common pursuit of constitutional […]

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Civil rights group denounces sheriff’s arrest of 10-year-old threatened at school

A civil rights group is opposing a Florida sheriff who arrested a 10-year-old boy for allegedly threatening to shoot at an elementary school just days after the fatal shooting in Uvalde, Texas. Lee County Sheriff Carmine Marceno said in a news release that the fifth-grader’s May 28 arrest was part of an effort to maintain […]

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Remembering Margaret Alexander: The Mother of Charlotte’s Civil Rights Movement | WFAE 90.7

Margaret Gilreece Alexander, affectionately known as “Mother Margaret”, died in her sleep last Friday at the age of 97. Alexander was married to Kelly Alexander Sr., a prominent civil rights advocate in North Carolina. He is also known for his strong support for the Supreme Court case, Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education that buses […]

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Lies about race, religion and gender are sinking into society

gary can | Evansville Mail and Press A poison is circulating in the United States, distributed via the Internet and television, packaged with the gleeful promise of curing a sick society. Perhaps you have had a dose of one of these products: “White people are the target of a political plot that would replace them […]

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Carl B. Stokes honored with a marker on the Cleveland Civil Rights Trail

CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Civil Rights Trail historic marker honoring Carl B. Stokes, the first black mayor of a major U.S. city, was unveiled outside Cleveland City Hall on Wednesday, according to the Cleveland Restoration Society which is at the origin of the project. Cordell Stokes, the son of the late Carl B. Stokes, Cleveland […]

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Celebrating 50 years of global environmental movement

The global environmental movement began in 1972, with the first World Environmental Conference held in Stockholm, Sweden, hosted by then Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme. Among the heads of government who were also present was the then Prime Minister of India, Indira Gandhi, who said that the environment and poverty were two major global issues […]

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Progressive prosecutors movement on trial in California primary

Three prosecutors at the forefront of the progressive movement in California will be tried on June 7. Chesa Boudin, San Francisco’s chief prosecutor, faces a recall election in the primary. Polls suggest there is a good chance he will lose. Diana Becton and Tori Berber Salazar, chief prosecutors for two counties just east of San […]

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The company Amerigo Vespucci pays tribute to the man of the year

Recently, the Amerigo Vespucci Society (AVS) of Long Branch New Jersey hosted a 129th anniversary dinner at The Breakers in Spring Lake. About one hundred and fifty people attended the event which celebrated the last history of the organization and honored one of its members, Mr. Joseph Mossa, as man of the year. The evening […]

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Video interview with Bobbi Banks, sound editor of Women of the Movement

“Women of Movement” was a moving experience to supervise the sound editor Bobbi Banks “in many ways. Number one is for me personally, because I’m an interracial person, when I was younger I saw the KKK burn a cross on our lawn. It was around 1960. So, for me, it was a very personal part […]

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Mississippi civil rights activist ‘Bud’ McGee dies at 81 | Mississippi News

GREENWOOD, Miss. (AP) – William “Bud” McGee, a Mississippi civil rights activist who worked to register black voters in the 1960s, has died. He was 81 years old. McGee died of heart failure on May 24 at his home in the Delta town of Greenwood, the Greenwood Commonwealth reported. A funeral was scheduled for Saturday. […]

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Laredo Film Society to Screen ‘Rocketman’ and Host Pride Month Party

Pride month is in full swing in Laredo, and a local organization is kicking off its celebrations by hosting a film by one of the most iconic members of the LGBTQIA+ community since the 1970s. The Laredo Film Society will host a screening and party showing Elton John’s biopic “Rocketman,” Saturday at 7 p.m. at […]

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WVa officer, firefighter pleads to civil rights rape charge | West Virginia News

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former West Virginia police officer and firefighter has pleaded guilty in federal court to a rape case involving a 16-year-old girl. Christopher Lee Osborne pleaded for violating the girl’s civil rights by forcibly raping her at the Danville Fire Department, according to a press release issued Thursday by the US […]

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Feds: Capitol Police Officer Indicted for Civil Rights Violations | New Policies

By MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A United States Capitol Police officer has been charged with federal civil rights after he was involved in an unauthorized high-speed chase, crashed into a motorcycle, and then tried to cover it up , prosecutors said on Friday. The officer, Thomas Smith, was supposed to check the […]

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June is Friday Harbor LGBTQIA Rights Movement Month

PROCLAMATION Whereas, June is designated as Pride Month across the country to commemorate the Stonewall Uprising of 1969, a period generally recognized as the start of the modern LGBTQIA rights movement; and Whereas, all people, regardless of age, gender identity, race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation or physical disability, have the right […]