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Newly installed President Jair Bolsonaro issued executive orders targeting Brazil's indigenous groups, descendants of slaves and the LGBT community in the first hours of his administration

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U.S. authorities fired tear gas into Mexico during the first hours of the new year to repel about 150 migrants who tried to breach the border fence in Tijuana.

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The house of cards seems to have come crashing down for one top Pentagon spokeswoman who resigned on New Year’s Eve amid an internal probe. According to NBC News, Dana W. White was being investigated by the Defense Department’s inspector general for misconduct and abuse of power before her abrupt departure. She announced her resignation […]

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  Before ringing in the new year, Senator Elizabeth Warren threw her hat into the ring on Monday and announced her bid to run for President in 2020, The New York Times reports. The Massachusetts Democrat is the first of what’s expected to be a wave of declared candidates to come out and kick off […]

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Brothers Jussie and Jake Smollett are taking it upon themselves to help save financially ailing HBCU Bennett College, according to The Hill. READ MORE: Blacks ordered to leave beach in South Africa because of more peak racism In the 1930s we had 121 #HBCUs now we’re at 101. Don’t let us be down to 100 if #BennettCollege,who has made the education of black […]

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Borrowing a page straight out of the Apartheid-era of segregation in South Africa, guards at a beach in Cape Town ordered Black sunbathers to leave, setting off a series of protests, according to various news organizations. ‘SEE ALSO: Dwayne ‘The Rock Johnson opens up about his secret battle with depression How racist is this man? Such […]

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Borrowing a page straight out of the Apartheid-era of segregation in South Africa, guards at a beach in Cape Town ordered Black sunbathers to leave, setting off a series of protests, according to various news organizations. ‘SEE ALSO: Dwayne ‘The Rock Johnson opens up about his secret battle with depression How racist is this man? Such […]

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Borrowing a page straight out of the Apartheid-era of segregation in South Africa, guards at a beach in Cape Town ordered Black sunbathers to leave, setting off a series of protests, according to various news organizations. ‘SEE ALSO: Dwayne ‘The Rock Johnson opens up about his secret battle with depression How racist is this man? Such […]

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