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The DACA crisis and Asian Americans: One New Yorker’s story

Antonio is one of 200,000 Asian-American dreamers living in the U.S., who were brought to the country as a young child by their parents illegally. Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) was introduced by the Obama administration in 2009 to protect them from being deported. Now that program is going to be rescinded by Donald…

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The Muslim on the airplane | Amal Kassir | TEDxMileHighWomen

Watching the news, it seems like ethnic divides are ever-deepening. But how can we solve these complicated problems when each side lives in fear of the other? The answer is simple, argues Syrian-American poet Amal Kassir – it starts with, “What’s your name?”  Amal, a young Muslim-American and native Coloradan, found a platform for her…

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Survivors of Florida school shooting launch gun control push

PARKLAND/TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Reuters) – Dozens of students and parents from the Florida high school where 17 teens and staff members were slain last week in a shooting rampage arrived in the state capital of Tallahassee on Tuesday to lobby for a ban on assault-style rifles. Last week’s massacre, the second-deadliest shooting at a public school…

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Joseph Solomon – This mystical bond.. (A Black Mother)

This mystical bond between a black mother and everyone else’s children she does not know. by. Joseph Solomon Last year, I posted a poem that was about mothers in GENERAL. This poem is not an attack or diss to mothers who aren’t black. My fondest memories are with black mothers, particularly my own, because …. well….…

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Warriors Steve Kerr´s remarks on gun violence

“It doesn’t seem to matter to our government that children are being shot to death day after day in schools,” Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr said hours after the Parkland, Florida school shooting, condemning the failure of lawmakers to deal with the issue. Subscribe to the CBS News Channel HERE: http://youtube.com/cbsnews Watch CBSN…

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Florida School Shooting: Who Are the 17 Students and Teachers Killed

They are the lives gone much too soon. Fourteen students and three adults were killed when a gunman opened fire inside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. The victims range in age from 14 to 49. Some had just started high school, others were preparing to enter college. The adults who died gave their lives to protect their students from the gunmen’s bullets. InsideEdition.com’s Lisa Voyticki has more.

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