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American Citizenship for Natives Was Withheld, And Rights Were Long-Ignored.

It was only granted in 1924, and the rights that come with the designation have been long ignored.

Source: American Citizenship for Natives Was Withheld, Then Rights Were Long-Ignored | Teen Vogue

Congratulations, Leanne Carrasco! Graduating teen throws pizza party for the homeless.

wanted to make a difference. So she threw a pizza party for homeless women and kids at the Star of Hope Center in Houston, providing dozens of pizzas and hundreds of personal hygiene bags. Carrasco says she wanted to make sure they knew that someone cared.”You don’t see this all the time and it’s very fulfilling to know that I’m able to help others instead of just helping myself, and it feels so amazing,” Carrasco said.She plans to study nursing at Briar Cliff University in Iowa.

Source: Graduating teen throws pizza party for homeless

Hotline available for American Indians faced with domestic and dating violence.

Source: Hotline available for American Indians faced with domestic and dating violence | Bemidji Pioneer

Police Brutality Update.

Source: Police Brutality Archives – The Free Thought Project

Pentagon Fires Guantanamo Prison Commander for Calling Attention to US Crimes.

The Pentagon has announced the abrupt firing of the commander of the infamous US prison camp at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba. In a statement released Sunday, the US Southern Command (SOUTHCOM), which oversees the extra-legal detention center, claimed that Rear Adm. John C. Ring (image below), the camp commandant, had been relieved of […]

Source: Pentagon Fires Guantanamo Prison Commander for Calling Attention to US Crimes – Global ResearchGlobal Research – Centre for Research on Globalization

Europen Union turns back on migrants, killing them at sea.

In the same week that more migrant lives were lost at sea, the EU’s migration policy in the Mediterranean has been brought to the attention of the International Criminal Court (ICC). It emerged on June 3 that the ICC had received a legal submission calling for the EU and some of its member states to […]

Source: EU Sued at International Criminal Court over Mediterranean Migration Policy – As More Die at Sea – Global ResearchGlobal Research – Centre for Research on Globalization

Satellite data shows Amazon deforestation spreading.

The data adds to concerns from environmentalists who warn that Bolsonaro’s five-month-old government has dismantled conservation agencies, shown skepticism about fighting climate change and cut the budget to enforce environmental laws

Source: Satellite data shows Amazon deforestation rising under …

Christofascists pervert biblical teachings for their own wicked ends.

Christianity and authoritarianism are commonly believed to be at opposite ends of the democratic-autocratic continuum. A commonly held belief is that Christians, guided by The Bible, are accepting and caring of each other and others, and are thus democratic. Yes, many Christians do good with-and-for others, inspired by Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount’s emphasis on mercy and forgiveness and peacemaking (Matthew 5: 1-10), his teaching that doing to others as you would have then do to you is the bottom line of religion (Matthew 7L 12), and his saying that the greatest commandments are to love God and one’s neighbor as oneself. (Matthew 22: 36-40) More

Source: Beware of Authoritarian Christians

200-mile horseback ride for missing and murdered indigenous women.

PIERRE, S.D. — Riders culminated a 200-mile journey on horseback on South Dakota’s Capitol steps Tuesday, June 4, to honor the hundreds of Native women and children who died at Crow Creek over a century ago, and the Native American women still being abused and murdered today.

Source: ‘I will remember you’: 200-mile horseback ride for missing and murdered indigenous women finishes in Pierre | Bemidji Pioneer

Many homeless leave rural America, in search of jobs and other life-sustaining opportunities.

Source: Raw Data: The Homeless Rate in Big Cities – Mother Jones