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Proposed bill would allow doctors, EMTs to refuse to treat gay patients

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Doctors and EMTs in Michigan may soon be able to refuse to treat gay patients. That’s if a proposed bill approved by the state’s Republican-led House of Representatives becomes law. 

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Bill de Blasio announces retraining of NYPD officers

One day after a New York grand jury declined to indict an NYPD officer in the death of Eric Garner, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the start of a significant overhaul and retraining of the nation’s largest police force, he announced on Thursday. 

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#AliveWhileBlack responds to #Crimingwhilewhite: stories of police discrimination

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In response to an online protests where white Americans take to social media to share their experiences with police, black responders have created the #AliveWhileBlack hashtag to share less positive encounters with police. #Crimingwhilewhite reveals just how much of a break whites gets when committing crimes. Unfortunately, that luxury isn’t available to people of color. 

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#crimingwhilewhite reveals double standard when it comes to police

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A wave of white people are taking to social media to inform the masses about the double standard that is present when it comes to interacting with the police. #CrimingWhileWhite became Twitter’s highest trending topic in America after a New York grand jury decided to not indict a white police officer who fatally placed a black […]

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Report: whites claim 69% of government benefits

While whites make up just 42 percent of the U.S. population, they claim 69 percent of government benefits. But if you pay attention to conservative-run media outlets, it would appear that people of color benefit the most from government programs. 

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Michael Brown’s stepfather apologizes for outburst after Darren Wilson decision

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The stepfather of an unarmed 18-year-old black teen who was fatally wounded by a Ferguson, Missouri police officer has apologized after being accused of inciting violence during a rally in Missouri. Louis Head is being unfairly blamed for a riot that took place in the city after a grand jury decided not to charge Darren […]

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Ferguson Mayor: Darren Wilson not to receive severance package

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The white police officer who resigned almost four months after fatally shooting an unarmed black teen in Ferguson, Missouri will not receive severance pay, according to the city’s mayor. Darren Wilson was not asked to leave the force, but chose to resign after his actions sparked a wave of international protests. 

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GOP staffer resigns after criticizing First daughters

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A Republican staffer will resign after launching a verbal assault on Malia and Sasha Obama as the two appeared at the president’s annual turkey pardoning ceremony last week at the White House. Elizabeth Lauten, who served as a communications director for Rep. Stephen Fincher (R-Tenn.), created a rant on Facebook that went viral. 

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Study: whites associate word ‘black’ with negative connotations

According to a recent study published in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, whites associate more negative connotations with the word “Black” than they do with the word “African American.” 

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Report: In U.K., white males monopolize paid jobs at universities

According to a study released by the Equality Challenge Unit (ECU), white males are monopolizing the best paid jobs at universities in the U.K. 

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