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Naga Munchetty: BBC reverses decision to censure presenter

Director general Tony Hall emails staff to say he is overturning ruling over impartiality guidelines The BBC has reversed its decision to sanction BBC Breakfast presenter Naga Munchetty for breaking impartiality guidelines with her comments about Donald Trump, following a staff uprising against the ruling and enormous political pressure. Tony Hall, the BBC director general, […]

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‘I could have shot you in front of your fucking kids’: how cops dehumanize black people | Paul Butler

Why would anyone treat someone this way? Research gives a grim answer: some police literally think of blacks as subhuman I could have shot you in front of your fucking kids. Thats what a Phoenix police officer told Iesha Harper, an African American woman arrested with her husband after their four-year-old daughter was sleeping in […]

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The school-to-prison pipeline is getting worse for black and brown girls | Jaquira Daz

In the US, black and Latinx girls are disproportionately punished and assaulted by school administrators for simple infractions such as showing emotions More than 20 years ago, when I was a 12-year-old queer kid coming to terms with her sexuality, I ran away from home. It was after school had let out for the summer, […]

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The Way This Woman Described Each And Every One Of Her 20 Sled Dogs Is Hilariously Wholesome

The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race is a legendary annual competition, testing dogs and mushers to the limit for almost 1000 miles across the Alaskan wilderness. Naturally, for such a grueling event, dogs and humans need to be in top condition and well in-tune to each other, much like any sporting team going into battle. […]

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Devastating: This Guy Knows Exactly How Black People Should Act Around Police Officers, But He Has No Black Friends To Tell About It

The deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, two black men killed by police officers last week, have sent a wave of mourning across America. What makes these deaths even more painful is that they could have been prevented by Stuart Farren, a 43-year-old Indianapolis resident who after diligent consideration has figured out exactly how […]

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