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Civil Rights Lawyer and Retired Navy Commander Face Off in 50th District Race | Elections

The race to become state representative for the 50th district is expected to be more competitive than previous contests. Representative Sara Walsh, R-Ashland, currently holds the seat but is not running for re-election. She initially ran for Missouri’s 4th congressional district, but dropped out because that district’s redistricting cut off her base of support in […]

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FG ensures the rapid movement of cargo along inland waterways

“We want to ensure that inland waterway transport is developed as the movement of containers and other cargo by barges from Lagos through intra-coastal routes” By Uzor Odigbo The federal government has assured that it is working diligently to ensure that inland waterways are sufficiently developed to bring cargoes by barge to their destination ports. […]

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Memphis Airport Adds Civil Rights Photographer Exhibit

By ALICIA DAVIDSON, The Daily Memphian MEMPHIS, Tennessee (AP) — The Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change at the University of Memphis and Memphis International Airport will co-host an exhibit depicting the civil rights movement in Fayette County through the photographs of freelance photographer Art Shay. The photographs will be displayed in the airport […]

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From tomato soup to fossil fuel divestment: why the youth climate movement is changing

Climate protesters hold a protest as they throw cans of tomato soup at Vincent van Gogh’s ‘Sunflowers’ at the National Gallery in London, UK, October 14, 2022. Credit: Just Stop Oil /Handout/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Andrew Chu had, of course, heard about the tomato soup incident. Who does not have? Last week, two irreverent […]

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Afghan Cultural Society opens new space for healing and helping

Beyond the tall, bright windows of the Afghan Cultural Society, immigrant-owned restaurants and colorful murals line a bustling Cedar Avenue in Minneapolis. Peek inside and you’ll discover a calmer scene: red Afghan rugs and matching throw pillows cover the floors and walls of a large, sunny room; some days people sit on the floor drinking […]

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A civil rights lawyer and a retired naval officer fight over the Missouri House District 50 seat

A retired naval officer and a civil rights attorney fight over the right to represent Missouri’s 50th State House District. Each says their experience makes them the best candidates for the job. The race pits retired naval officer James Musgraves, a Republican, against civil rights lawyer Douglas Mann, a Democrat, in the Nov. 8 general […]

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The Khoisan movement embarks on a march against the housing crisis

The mass Khoisan movement is preparing to embark on a 50km march tomorrow to raise money for Gauteng’s housing crisis and to demand land and housing. According to the civil rights movement, community members and volunteers will walk from Johannesburg to Vodacom’s head office, then to the Union Buildings in Pretoria overnight and to the […]

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The North American Spine Society honors 2 physicians and 2 researchers

The North American Spine Society recognized two physicians and two researchers for their work as part of its 2022 Recognition Awards. Henry Farfan Award: John Hipp, PhD. Dr. Hipp has been recognized for his contributions to basic scientific research on the spine, according to an Oct. 11 press release from NASS. He joined NASS in […]

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The movement “Women, life, freedom” publishes a national charter. What does all this say?

A woman holds a banner during a protest against the death of Mahsa Amini in Tehran. PA New Delhi: An anonymous and unknown group in Iran released a national charter for the “Women, Life, Freedom” movement on Saturday and hinted at the overthrow of the oppressive Islamic regime and the establishment of the secular “Republic […]

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Civil rights and democracy groups call on social media companies to tackle election misinformation

Eleven civil rights and democracy groups have sent out a new letter calling on social media CEOs to combat and stem the endemic problem of election misinformation ahead of the upcoming midterm elections, as advocates warn that they expect misinformation to increase as Election Day approaches. Advocates have been calling on social media giants to […]

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G7 Ministers Urge Iran to Respect UN Covenant on Civil Rights

The Group of Seven (G7) gender equality ministers expressed their “solidarity with the people who are mobilizing in Iran against violations and abuses of their human rights and fundamental freedoms”. In a statement after a G7 meeting in Berlin on Friday, German Women’s Minister Lisa Paus and her G7 counterparts called on the Islamic Republic […]

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Art Beat: Garibaldi Trio make their Coast Recital Society debut on October 16

The Garibaldi Trio make their Coast Recital Society debut this Sunday, October 16 at 2:30 p.m. at Raven’s Cry Theater in Sechelt. The performers are Jose Franch-Ballester (clarinet), Marina Thibeault (viola) and David Fung (piano). The Garibaldi Trio make their Coast Recital Society debut this Sunday, October 16 at 2:30 p.m. at Raven’s Cry Theater […]

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* Rahul Dev and Mugdha Godse Grace at the company cover unveiling event

Interiors and Design magazine of October 6* Society Interiors and Design magazine is India’s leading interior design and decorating magazine. It covers all areas of interior design ideas, celebrity homes, latest interior trends, international trends and much more. On October 6, the cover unveiling event was a dream and graced by celebrity guests Rahul Dev […]

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91-year-old civil rights activist stabbed in Boston Park

BOSTON (AP) — A 91-year-old civil rights activist and education advocate was stabbed multiple times while walking her dog in a Boston park, authorities said. Jean McGuire, the first black woman to serve on the Boston school board, was stabbed in Franklin Park around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Suffolk District Attorney Kevin Hayden said Wednesday after […]

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Collective obligations to protect the political rights of the Anak Dalam people

Whenever a general or regional election is looming in Jambi province, there will be an issue regarding the political participation of the natives of Anak Dalam, of which the regional authority and election organizer should be aware. The Anak Dalam people, also known as Orang Rimba, or “the people of the forest”, live in the […]

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A growing movement wants to drive Jews out of academia

(October 11, 2022 / JNS) A movement is now underway in the United States to drive Jews out of higher education, both teachers and students. The movement, using the poisonous spearhead of anti-Zionism, is gaining momentum. This is reminiscent of nothing less than the movement to expel Jews from the educational system in Nazi Germany. […]

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Kanye-proof society ignores sanity

(NewsNation) — Monday is World Mental Health Day, and because today we’re focusing on mental health issues, that’s the only reason I consider Kanye West to be relevant to your interests. Our main story of the day is the mass targeting of innocent people by Russians in Ukraine, but we have to discuss why it’s […]

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Civil rights activist Ramsey Muniz leaves behind a complicated legacy

HARLINGEN — During his historic campaign across Texas, the first Mexican-American gubernatorial nominee inspired students like Rogelio Nunez to continue pushing for the growing civil rights goals of the Chicano movement. In 1972, Ramsey Muniz, the first Hispanic to run for state governor, was awakening students across Texas on college campuses like Texas A&I University […]

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Technology and society: a simple explanation | Opinion

There’s an old adage that goes something like this: “For every complex problem, there’s a simple, elegant solution that’s wrong.” Of course, there are many simple solutions that are correct, but the keyword here is “simple”. I believe we are wired to believe and accept simple rather than complex explanations. For example, the other night […]

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The Maltz Museum’s Civil Rights Movement exhibit, “This Light of Ours,” opens October 26

BEACHWOOD, Ohio — A new exhibit from the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage, This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movementfeaturing more than 150 black-and-white images chronicling the Southern Freedom Movement of the mid-1960s, is set to open October 26. Based on a book of the same name edited by Leslie G. […]

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Reverend Frank Watkins: A Courageous and Tireless Civil Rights Activist

When it comes to the civil rights movement, courage and commitment have no color, and that’s why we’re profiling Frank Watkins this week. Let me start on a personal note. I first met Frank on the air where we were both commentators on the Jeff Santos Show, a radio show now streaming online. During his […]

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UN General Assembly 2022: Scaling Up Nutrition movement lead group meets at critical time for global malnutrition – World

The Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement Lead Group met last month at UNICEF headquarters in New York during UN General Assembly High Level Week to advance the impact on nutrition at a critical time when climate, conflict and economic crises threaten to reverse. progress towards the elimination of malnutrition. The SUN Movement is a multi-stakeholder, […]

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FleishmanHillard report reveals a divided generation and explores how to bridge the divides in society

Brands find themselves crippled in a landscape separated by culture wars, but new research published today by FleishmanHillard shows that companies need to be braver to overcome these issues in order to stay culturally relevant without losing authenticity to consumers. FleishmanHillard’s latest study, Authentic Insights: The Cultural Divide, Introducing Generation Dproduced in partnership with Kai […]

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Expect Clarence Thomas to continue reversing civil rights gains

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Clarence Thomas sits with his wife and conservative activist Virginia “Ginni” Thomas while waiting to speak at the Heritage Foundation on October 21, 2021 in Washington, DC | Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty OWith the opening of the new session of the United States Supreme Court on October 3, 2022, Clarence […]

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Repressed Civil and Political Rights in Russian-Occupied Regions of Ukraine

GENEVA – UN human rights monitors say freedom of expression, assembly and other civil and political rights are restricted in Russian-occupied areas of Ukraine, including Crimea. The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights has submitted its latest report on the situation in Ukraine to the United Nations Human Rights Council. Since its last […]

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Nicaragua must restore full enjoyment of civil and political rights, especially freedom of expression, peaceful assembly and association, media and civic assembly: UN and IACHR experts – Nicaragua

GENEVA (3 October 2022) – The Nicaraguan State has a duty to comply with its international obligations to respect and guarantee fundamental freedoms, experts from the United Nations and the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights have urged ( IACHR) in a joint statement. In several letters addressed to the Nicaraguan government today, UN experts said […]

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California limits guardianships after #FreeBritney movement

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed a bill limiting guardianships that grant legal guardianship to individuals, a move that comes after Britney Spears’ guardianship case drew national attention in amid his attempts to regain control of his finances and livelihood. The new law, drafted by Democratic Assemblyman Brian Maienschein, will require judges […]

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Civil society is key to preventing an Indonesian police state – Universities

Robertus Robet (360info) Jakarta ● Sat 1 October 2022 2022-10-01 08:53 0 acb46bb3015c754a01ddf4e65a1ba4cb 2 Academia police, civil society, democracy, democracy in Indonesia, freedom of assembly, freedom of expression Free A fatal oversight in the history of political reform in Indonesia is the absence of efforts to reform the Indonesian police. The militaristic nature of the […]