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Over 55,000 Haitians in Danger of Facing Deportation From US

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.-May 4, 2017- The deadline to extend the Temporary Protected Status program, or a program temporalily granting refugees asylum from their home country, is in a few weeks. It’s up to the Trump administration to extend it. Over 55,000 refugees from the 2010 earthquake in Haiti face possible deportation when the TPS expires July 22. TPS, created in 1990, offers temporary immigration in the United States under the following circumstances: Ongoing armed conflict (such as civil war) An environmental disaster (such as earthquake or hurricane), or an epidemic Other…

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Michelle Obama for T Magazine

To the First Lady, With Love Four thank-you notes to Michelle Obama, who has spent the past eightyears quietly and confidently changing the course of American history. Written by By Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche, Gloria Steinem, Jon Meacham & Rashida Jones  Read Full dedication to the First Lady at T Magazine by New York Times

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FBI Director Doesn’t Think Police Are Killing Black Men at Epidemic Rate

How, sway? HOW! Via FOX News Published 10/17/2016 FBI Director, James Comey spoke to thousands of police officials on Sunday saying the lack of data is leading people to believe that “biased police are killing black men at epidemic rates”. Comey made his comments at the International Chiefs of Police Conference in San Diego, acknowledging that videos of fatal police encounters are helping feed the frenzy that “something terrible is being done by the police”. He also said that people “actually have no idea if the number of black people…

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Deray McKesson Vetted as Possible DNC Surrogate

Via The Baltimore Sun: Baltimore civil rights activist and former mayoral candidate DeRay Mckesson was vetted as a possible surrogate for the Democratic National Committee, according to internal party emails published by WikiLeaks. The activist website released on Friday nearly 20,000 emails from top officials in the committee. “Hey team, can we please vet DeRay Mckesson … to act as a surrogate for us at a young professional event possibly featuring the Chair?” party official Jordan Vaughn asked. In response, a DNC staffer noted Mckesson’s activism in the Black Lives…

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Michelle, Malia and Sasha Obama in Liberia for Let Girls Learn Initiative

“We left the president behind because he’s a boy,” the First Lady of the United States told a group of Liberian schoolgirls on her three-day tour in Liberia for her Let Girls Learn Initiative. Let Girls Learn, created by Michelle Obama, is dedicated to providing access and funding for millions of young girls worldwide. Currently, over 60 million girls and teen girls are not enrolled in school globally for social, economic and/or political reasons. Michelle brought along her daughters Sasha and Malia, who herself just graduated from high school and…

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