/Now in Racial Justice

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Laquan McDonald Cover-up Case Gets Yet Another Judge

Cook County associate judge Domenica Stephenson is now the third judge to oversee Thomas Gaffney, David March and Joseph Walsh's trial for allegedly protecting Laquan McDonald's killer, Jason Van Dyke.

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READ: Former DOJ Civil Rights Head Says Trump Administration is Preparing for Voter Purge

Vanita Gupta for The New York Times: “My biggest fear is that the government will issue a report with ‘findings’ of unsupported claims of illegal voting, focused on communities of color.”

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International African American Museum Launches New Center to Trace Black Family Geneology

Center for Family History leader Toni Carrier: "It's one thing to walk into a museum and see an exhibit about family history, but it's quite another thing to possibly walk out of a research center at a museum with your great-grandfather's marriage record."

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Federal Appeals Court Rules EPA Does Not Have to Ban Harmful Pesticide

Chlorpyrifos can cause neurodevelopmental damage in children and is used on staple crops like apples and broccoli. 

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Arts & Culture

#TBT to When Mexican- and Punjabi-American Neighbors United to Celebrate Independence Day

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SCOTUS Expands Definition of 'Bona Fide' Family Relationships Under Travel Ban

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SCOTUS Expands Definition of 'Bona Fide' Family Relationships Under Travel Ban

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Laquan McDonald Cover-up Case Gets Yet Another Judge

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Seriously, Why Are Some of Us Still Defending R. Kelly?