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Valerie Jarrett: ‘Be brave, be vigilant, continue to speak out’

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The Obama administration is coming to an end after eight years of historic gains for LGBT rights, including “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” repeal, an executive order barring anti-LGBT discrimination in ...

Obama’s formula: ‘Respect. Empower. Include. Win.’

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January 12, 2017 at 4:14 pm EST | by Olivia Alair Dalton Obama’s formula: ‘Respect. Empower. Include. Win.’ In 2011, I remember walking into the Obama campaign headquarters in Chicago,

Jeff Sessions Could Return Criminal Justice to the Jim Crow Era

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On September 12, 1986, Earl McGahee, a 29-year-old African-American man, was convicted of murdering his ex-wife and another student at George Wallace Community College in Selma, Alabama, and sentenced to ...

Mississippi transgender woman Mesha Caldwell is first reported trans killing of 2017

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Mississippi resident Mesha Caldwell, a black transgender woman, was found dead Wednesday night outside of Canton, Mississippi, according to Mississippi News Now. Initial media reports misgendered Caldwell as male, according ...

Shepard's mother blasts Trump AG pick Sessions

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Jeff Sessions' confirmation hearing is set to begin at 9:30 a.m. ET Tuesday Lambda Legal has said Monday that Sessions "has demeaned and dismissed LGBT people" Washington (CNN)The mother of ...