Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee signed a bill declaring Saturday as Nathan Bedford Forrest Day in honor of the Confederate general, slave trader and early Ku Klux Klan leader. The governor of #Tennessee has been required by law to annually declare July 13 in honor of the general. And Lee said he has no plans to dispense with the tradition. #HumanRights #News

 

 

Very inconsiderate!

 

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“These athletes generate more revenue and garner higher TV ratings but get paid less simply because they are women,” said a spokeswoman for the US women’s team players in their equal pay lawsuit. “It is time for the Federation to correct this disparity once and for all.” #Sports #News #HumanRights

 

 

✊🏽 That’s Awesome, Hope They Win!

 

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Video Captures Youth Hockey Player Being Racially Taunted By Opposing Team. The youth hockey league canceled its playoffs this weekend as it continues to investigate a video from a January game that showed players from Cheektowaga repeatedly calling a black player on an opposing team a “monkey” and taunting him with monkey sounds and gestures.

 

That’s awful! How could something like this even be allowed?

 

 

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Beto O’Rourke, joined by his wife Amy, announced his run for president in 2020 to address what he’s called ‘the interconnected crises in our economy, our democracy, and our climate’

 

 

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Family members of Daniel Hambrick, the man fatally shot by Nashville police officer Andrew Delke, sued the city and the officer for $30 million Monday, saying racism on the force led to Hambrick’s death. #Prayers

 

Sending prayers to the family.

 

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“I’m not running,” Hillary Clinton told a New York City TV station, News 12. “But I’m going to keep on working and speaking and standing up for what I believe.”✊🏽

 

✊🏽“I’m going to keep on working and speaking and standing up for what I believe.”

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Eight University of Mississippi men’s basketball players kneeled during the national anthem in response to a Confederacy rally near the arena. #OleMiss

 

 

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