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San Francisco High School Athletes Are Taking a Knee. And Their Community Is Backing Them — TIME

About 10 minutes before San Francisco’s Mission High School football team was about to unload for an away game on a recent Saturday, the captain made a suggestion to everyone on the bus. “Are you crazy?” teammates replied. “Are you really gonna do that?” He was. And though no plans were set for what everyone…

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Bruce Springsteen Calls Donald Trump ‘A Moron’ Providing Simple Answers To Complex Problems — Real Stories – UPROXX

Getty Image File this under “not a big surprise.” Bruce Springsteen is not a fan of Republican Presidential nominee Donald J. Trump. I know, right? Who saw that coming? Trump is a New York dude, Springsteen is a Jersey dude. Those kinds of dudes always seem to get along. Not this time, though, I guess.…

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Transgender Activists Will Air This Ad During the Republican National Convention — TIME

A coalition of LGBT rights groups plans to air a 60-second spot about the importance of bathroom access for transgender people during the Republican National Convention. In an attempt to reach conservatives with their message, the ad will be aired nationally on Fox News during the final night of the convention, July 21. “The night…

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Pokémon Go has been out for 4 days, and it’s already changing people’s lives — Fusion

youtubeYou’ve probably seen them by now. They shamble along, staring intently at their phones, stopping intermittently to excitedly swipe, or tap, or just shout excitedly at their screens before moving on. No matter how strange, self-absorbed, or entirely out of place these people may seem, they all have one thing in common: They’re catching Pokémon.…

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A legislative history of Homophobia — History Tidbits

In the early hours of June 12th, 2016, the United States of America experienced its worst mass shooting to date (14/06/2016). Over 50 people were murdered during the incident in a gay nightclub, and a further 50 were injured by one crazed, bigoted gunman. Despite the strides that LGBT rights have made in preceding years, […]

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Latino youth vote 2016 — Youth Media for Building Healthy Communities

While many California youth say they’re not interested in voting, others can’t wait to turn 18 and get to the polls. Meanwhile, this election season has seen a burst of voter participation from Latino youth, many of whom come from families that don’t fit squarely into one of the two main political party affiliations. “Latinos don’t so much respond to […]

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College 101: Things I forgot to Pack — LiveLoveLakesha

Hello lovelies! My first year at college was………. A lesson. It’s so easy to forget the little things when packing. To help add on to your already probably leg long list, here are a few things I looked over. Hopefully this list can help you. Things I should have brought Water Filtered Pitcher– This would have […]

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