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Donald Trump, Entertainment, Immigration, Music, Politics, Rihanna, Video -

  President Donald Trump’s inhumane assault on a group of migrants attempting to seek asylum at the US border has enraged many including superstar Rihanna who called it an act of “terrorism.” —US agents fire tear gas as some migrants try to breach fence— The music and beauty mogul took to social media on Sunday and […]

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Remember all those times we wondered if Melania Trump was trying to send us a message with her styling choices? Well, I think we can put all speculation to rest, because for the second year in a row, her choice of holiday decor for the White House is shockingly on the nose.


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U.S. border agents fired tear gas on hundreds of migrants protesting near the border with Mexico on Sunday

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SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The young man traversed Andean mountains, plains and cities in buses, took a harrowing boat ride in which five fellow migrants drowned, walked through thick jungle for days, and finally reached the U.S.-Mexico border. Then Abdoulaye Camara, from the poor West African country of Mauritania, asked U.S. officials for asylum. Camara’s […]

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NEW ORLEANS — In Honduras, Carlos Chirinos-Padilla said, it was usually too dangerous to run. Soccer games were short and confined to the street in front of his house. Drug cartels roamed the neighborhood, sometimes forcibly recruiting his neighbors, sometimes murdering them. Carlos and a group of other boys stole space and time when they […]

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During the final weeks and days of this midterm cycle, President Donald Trump has been busy rallying bigots and those in his base comfortable with bigotry. According to polling data from the final NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll before Tuesday’s elections, it may be working, at least a bit.


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President Donald Trump believes, like most white nationalists, that America is his country. Not sure how this belief came to be, but it’s certainly at the core of white nationalist rhetoric.


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Citizenship, Donald Trump, Immigration, News, Politics, Video -

  President Donald Trump is making another hardline immigration play in the final days before midterm elections, declaring that he wants to order an end to the constitutional right to citizenship for babies born in the United States to non-citizens. With seven days to go before high-stakes elections that he has sought to focus on […]

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2018 Midterms, Black Eye Peas, Entertainment, Gun Violence, Immigration, Music, Videos -

Just weeks before the crucial midterm elections, the Black Eyed Peas are stepping into the political fray with an important message. The Grammy-winning group released two music videos for their song “Big Love” on Friday that drew attention to immigration and to the gun violence debate. Fergie doesn’t appear in the videos and it’s not […]

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Children, Donald Trump, Immigration, News, Video -

  Twice in less than a year, the federal government has lost track of nearly 1,500 migrant children after placing them in the homes of sponsors across the country, federal officials have acknowledged. The Health and Human Services Department recently told Senate staffers that case managers could not find 1,488 children after they made follow-up […]

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The separation of children from their immigrant parents along the border has drawn international attention this year, but similar separations also take place far away from the border.

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Imagine you get up one day looking to pay your bills or just buy yourself some breakfast, but despite the fact that you have more than sufficient funds in your bank account, you somehow do not have access to your own damn money.


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Aretha Franklin, Aretha Franklin hospice care, Black lives matter, Democrat, Ilhan Omar, Immigration, Jordan Edwards, News, Queen of Soul, Rock and Rock Hall of Fame, Roy Oliver, Somali-Americans, Texas, Top Stories, Video -

Today we lost an icon in the music industry. The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, has passed away at 76 due to pancreatic cancer. She spent her last moments surrounded by friends and family in Detroit. Franklin got her start in the church with songs like “Respect,” which became an anthem for the civil rights […]

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Just when you thought the Trump administration couldn't be any more harsh towards immigrants, they've somehow found a new way to instill fear.

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@AP, Child Abuse, Immigration, Immigration Reform, News, Video -

Federal authorities allege that a former youth care worker at a Phoenix-area facility for immigrant youths sexually abused eight teenage boys.

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Immigration officials are preparing to deport Chris Matimba, a Zimbabwe man who has been living in Idaho for 15 years.

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  Seventeen states, including Washington, New York and California, sued President Donald Trump‘s administration Tuesday in an effort to force officials to reunite migrant families who have been separated at the U.S.-Mexico border. Late Tuesday, a federal judge in California issued a ruling on a separate but similar lawsuit. U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw in […]

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Border Crisis, Immigration, News, Politics, Video -

The detention of children and families seeking asylum sparks debate even after Pres. Trump signed an executive order stopping the separation of families.

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Borders, Immigration, News, Opinion, Slavery, Trump, Video -

This week’s “Editor’s Note” focuses on the Trump Administration’s immigration policy of separating parents and children, and how different chapters of American history show indifference to the humanity of people of color.

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Donald Trump, Immigration, News, Nicki Minaj -

Rapper Nicki Minaj had harsh words Friday for the separations of children and parents at the U.S.-Mexico border  recalling her own experience as an immigrant from Saint James, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. “I came to this county as an illegal immigrant at 5 years old,” Minaj posted to her Instagram account, @nickiminaj. “I can’t […]

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The father of the toddler from Honduras who became the face of the immigrant detainee crisis told the Daily Mail that he has not been in touch with his wife or daughter but was happy to learn they are safe. Denis Javier Varela Hernandez of Puerto Cortes, Honduras, said he had not heard from his wife, Sandra […]

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Atlanta, Donald Trump, Featured, Immigration, Keisha Lance Bottoms, News, Politics -

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms is taking a stand in the ongoing national crisis involving child immigrant detainees. Bottoms on Wednesday signed an executive order that blocks the Atlanta city jail from housing more federal detainees facing possible deportation, saying she is against the separation of immigrant children from their parents, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. […]

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  Immigrant children at one federal detention center were left naked in cells, taunted because of their ethnicity, beaten and strapped to chairs by guards, the New York Daily News is reporting, in the latest twist in the situation making the world recoil at the United States. According to a lawsuit filed on behalf of […]

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Ava Duvernay, Donald Trump, Entertainment, Film, Immigration, News, Social Media, Twitter -

Ava DuVernay is asking her followers to think back to their own childhoods when speaking about the Trump Administration’s devestating “zero tolerance” policy. Tuesday, the Wrinkle in Time director inspired her legions of fans to pull out old pictures of themselves after she tweeted a photo of herself as a child to protest the president’s […]

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Donald Trump, Immigration, News, Pope, Video -

  Pope Francis has now added his name to the growing list of people who have publicly spoken out about the Trump administration’s mistreatment of immigrant children seeking asylum with their parents. Wednesday, the religious world leader criticized the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy that has resulted in the separation of families at the Mexican […]

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ICE, Immigration, News, Slavery, Trump Administration -

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Some critics of the forced separation of Latino children from their migrant parents say the practice is unprecedented. But it’s not the first time the U.S. government has split up families, detained children or allowed others to do so. Throughout American history, during times of war and unrest, authorities have cited […]

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Asylum, Immigration, News, Politics, Trump, Video, Zero Tolerance -

Here are five ways you can do your part to fight back against the Trump administration's inhume treatment of children taken from families seeking asylum.

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Beyoncé, Home Ownership, Immigration, Jay Z, News, Opinion, Rent, Top Stories, Trump -

This past weekend Beyoncé and Jay-Z dropped a joint album and a music video. Let’s just say we were not ready! The album, titled “Everything is Love” features nine tracks, one of the blackest album covers in recent history, and after being exclusive on tidal- is now on Spotify, Apple and Amazon music. Lots of […]

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@AP, Citizenship, Immigration, Immigration Reform, News, Politics, Video -

The U.S. government is launching an immigration office to identify Americans who are suspected of cheating for their citizenship and strip them of it.

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CNN, immigration, News, News Video, President Donald Trump, Race, slavery, Symone D. Sanders -

CNN political commentator Symone D. Sanders likened the Trump administration’s newly enacted immigration policy to […]

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DACA, Houston, Immigration, immigration policy, News, Politics -

Esteban Pastor and his 18-month-old son were arrested last July after illegally crossing the southern border in El Paso and being deported. Nearly a year later, they are still struggling to find each other. Following his child’s hospital stay in Guatemala City, Pastor resorted to illegally entering the U.S. to find work at a Mexican […]

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