Rights

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Backing up the Standing Rock Sioux and its allies , a United Nations expert has called on the United States to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline . Echoing pipeline opponents' concerns , the statement from the UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, cited the pipeline's threats to drinking water and sacred...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
What's more, Ohio's aggressive purge policy "appears to be helping Republicans in the state's largest metropolitan areas," a Reuters investigation found. (Photo: Justin Grimes/cc/flickr)
In a decision said to be a " big deal " for voters in a crucial swing state, a...
Nika Knight, staff writer
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Facebook on Friday disabled the accounts of multiple editors of two of the most...

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As his family and community prepare to bury Terence Crutcher on Saturday, the students of a Tulsa middle school - including his daughter and almost 10 of his relatives - struggle to process his death. Painfully aware "we are shaping their world view with blood and bullets," a popular teacher just led three group discussions to allow kids to grieve, weep, speak their fears - "Do I matter?" - and their plaintive hopes: "I wish white people could give us a chance."