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Native American Activist Rex Henry "Found" Dead In Philadelphia, Mississippi Jail Cell

Native American Activist Rex Henry "Found" Dead In Philadelphia, Mississippi Jail Cell
Rexdale Wayne Henry, a Mississippi Choctaw Native American activist, was arrested on July 9 for failing to pay an old traffic fine. He was found dead in his Philadelphia, Mississippi jail cell on July 14. What happened?
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The Uptake Video: Obama Says it is "Within Our Power" to Prevent Mass Shootings

The Uptake Video: Obama Says it is "Within Our Power" to Prevent Mass Shootings
President Barack Obama reacted with grief and anger to the mass shootings of people at a church in Charleston, South Carolina. “At some point, we as a country will have to reckon with the fact that this type of mass violence does not happen in other advanced countries,” said Obama. “It doesn’t happen in other places with this kind of frequency. I’ve had to make statements like this too many times,” he said. “Communities like this have had to endure tragedies like this too many times.”
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Ferguson City Manager Resigns

Good riddance to the city manager of Ferguson who was cited in the DOJ’s report on Ferguson…
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GOP's Ebola Plan: Freak Out About Obama 'Letting These Diseased People Into This Country'

GOP's Ebola Plan: Freak Out About Obama 'Letting These Diseased People Into This Country'
There are now three individuals who have contracted Ebola in the U.S. To give you a little perspective on the situation, Influenza kills about 36,000 people a year in the U.S. There's no influenza travel ban, no quarantines, just the same old routine response every year. So what's really behind the Ebola frenzy that's being vehemently stirred by Republicans? Could it be an election year?
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Surprise! Right Wing's Latest Superhero Turns Out to be a Mega-Fraud

Surprise! Right Wing's Latest Superhero Turns Out to be a Mega-Fraud
Chris Heben, a former Navy SEAL, has been making the rounds on right wing media the past few weeks as he has become a hero of theirs. Why? He's been selling a story that he was shot by three racist black men and, bullet-wound and all, chased after them before passing out. He was also claiming it was an ISIS attack. Turns out, according to police, he was lying about the whole darn thing.
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This Is When to Decry the PC Police: At Least 1,400 Children Sexually Abused in UK Town When Officials Didn't Want to Appear Racist

This Is When to Decry the PC Police: At Least 1,400 Children Sexually Abused in UK Town When Officials Didn't Want to Appear Racist
Members of Britain's Pakistani community reacted with outrage Wednesday amid reports that officials failed to act on sex abuse cases because of concerns about racism in the northern English town of Rotherham. Report author Alexis Jay said between 1997 and 2013, some 1,400 children were sexually exploited in the town of 250,000, mostly by Pakistani men.
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Sylvia Hui
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Fox News Displays Stunning Racism in Reporting on Ferguson

Fox News Displays Stunning Racism in Reporting on Ferguson
We all knew that Fox News – and much of the right-wing media – engages in race-baiting. But the shooting of Michael Brown and subsequent events in Ferguson have brought out the worst of their racist impulses.
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Mo' Better Blues, Mo Brooks: AL Republican Defends America in 'War on Whites'

Mo' Better Blues, Mo Brooks: AL Republican Defends America in 'War on Whites'
Alabama Republican Rep. Mo Brooks joined Laura Ingraham on her radio show to break some stunningly shocking news…there is a war on whites! Oh no! Melanin injections will now be mandatory for all white folks! "Everybody Loves Raymond" will be banned! Brunch is now illegal!
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Talking Head Keeps Talking: Fox News Pundit Issues Non-Apology Over 'Chinaman' Comment

Talking Head Keeps Talking: Fox News Pundit Issues Non-Apology Over 'Chinaman' Comment
Fox News resident "Democrat" pundit on The Five went on a rant against what he called the "chinaman" and then later issued a non-apology apology.
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The Rick Perry Border Conspiracy Show

The Rick Perry Border Conspiracy Show
Texas Governor Rick Perry went on ABC this past weekend and attempted to spread border conspiracies so absurd that the host cut him off.
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