Race Issues
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Jewish voters drawn into Trump feud with Omar, Tlaib

by Harvest Prude
Posted 8/21/19, 12:35 pm

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Jewish Americans who vote for Democrats show “either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty.” He made the remarks in the Oval Office while talking about Democratic U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan, who have both asked the United States to reconsider foreign aid to Israel. The Muslim congresswomen also criticized how Israel handled their plans to visit the West Bank.

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The only way forward

Race Issues | The solution is spiritual if the goal is peace and fellowship
by Janie B. Cheaney
Posted 8/20/19, 10:02 am

Does the date Aug. 20, 1619, mean anything to you? It’s the day the first African slaves were traded into North America.

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NYPD fires officer for death of Eric Garner

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 8/19/19, 01:54 pm

Daniel Pantaleo avoided civil rights charges last month in the death of an unarmed African American man, but on Monday he lost his job as a police officer. New York City Police Commissioner James O’Neill fired Pantaleo, who is white, for his role in the death of Eric Garner in 2014. O’Neill said he based his decision on a recent recommendation of an NYPD disciplinary judge.

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