Dakota Access Pipeline Construction Begins Despite Standing Rock Sioux Objections

Indian Country Today, News Report, Posted: May 24, 2016

The Tribe is dedicated to the protection of our Treaty rights, our Reservation lands, and our people—and we will ensure that the federal government upholds its trust responsibility when it makes its decision regarding the Dakota Access pipeline.”

Baltimore Police Officer Edward Nero Acquitted of Freddie Gray Death

 

Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: May 23, 2016

A Maryland judge acquitted Baltimore police Officer Edward Nero of all charges in the 2015 death of Freddie Gray on Monday.

Supreme Court Sides With Black Death Row Inmate Convicted by All-White Jury, Orders New Trial

 

The Root, News Report, Posted: May 23, 2016

With a 7-1 verdict, SCOTUS reversed the conviction of Georgia inmate Timothy Foster. Death penalty.

Police Agents Swoop as Obama Talks Human Rights in Vietnam

 

Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: May 23, 2016

President Obama stressed the importance of human rights, including freedom of speech and assembly, during his meeting with his Vietnamese counterpart – but even as he spoke, police agents were swooping on prominent dissidents to prevent them from meeting the president.

California Sen. Ricardo Lara on the ‘Trump Effect’

 

New America Media, News Report, Shikha Singh, Posted: May 20, 2016

Sen. Ricardo Lara, D-Bell Gardens, called California a “beacon of hope for immigrant communities and communities of color.”

Google Doodle Remembers the Life of Civil Rights Pioneer Yuri Kochiyama

 

AsAmNews, News Report, Posted: May 19, 2016

Google Doodle Remembers the Life of Civil Rights Pioneer Yuri Kochiyama.

Michigan Starts Campaign Against Mental Health Stigma

 

Arab American Media, News Report, Posted: May 19, 2016

"Treating mental illness shouldn't be viewed any differently than treating physical illnesses," said Andrea Cole, executive director and CEO of the Ethel and James Flinn Foundation.

Oceana County Reaches Settlement with Dearborn Woman Over Hijab

 

Arab American News, News Report, Posted: May 18, 2016

Oceana County reformed its booking process to accommodate Muslim women after a Dearborn resident sued its sheriff department for forcing her to remove the hijab.

Mexican President Proposes Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage

 

Univision, News Report, Posted: May 17, 2016

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto announced this week that he has proposed a change to the Mexican Constitution that would legalize same-sex marriage nationwide.

Three Lakota Men Still Missing; State of Emergency Declared

 

Indian Country Today, News Report, Posted: May 17, 2016

Search crews, volunteers, and the South Dakota Highway Patrol have been canvassing the area, but have yet to come upon any promising leads. Some say that the men may have left the reservation.

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