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What Federal Reparations Could Look Like

What Federal Reparations Could Look Like

After decades of work from activists pushing the issue, presidential candidates, Congress members, local governments and private institutions have debated whether and how the federal government should issue reparations for Black Americans who are descendants of slaves. As the Biden administration promises to confront structural racism and inequality, a growing number of Democratic lawmakers have...

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Can Federal Judges Alter the Constitution?

"No person shall be... deprived of life, liberty, or property without due process of law." — Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution Last year, a detainee at the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, filed a writ of habeas corpus in a federal district court in...

What Federal Reparations Could Look Like

After decades of work from activists pushing the issue, presidential candidates, Congress members, local governments and private institutions have debated whether and how the federal government should issue reparations for Black Americans who are descendants of...

The Real Steal Is Coming

War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength. — George Orwell, "1984" Welcome to the funhouse world the Republican Party is building. Up is down. Black is white. Lies are truth. The great cause that Republicans are uniting around is "election integrity."...

News From Around the South 5/3 to 5/10

KENTUCKY: Group Sues To Stop Removal Of Monument A group claiming to own the Confederate Memorial on the Daviess County Courthouse lawn has sued Daviess Fiscal Court over ownership of the controversial statue. In a complaint filed Tuesday, the Kentucky Division of the...

More Government Spying And Lying

Twice last week, the federal government's unconstitutional spying on ordinary Americans was exposed. One of these revelations was made by a federal judge in Washington, D.C., who wrote that the FBI is still using warrantless spying in criminal cases, notwithstanding...

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