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Police at the scene of a shooting that left at least five injured during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration in Miami, on Jan. 16, 2017.: miami-mlk.jpg

Multiple people shot during Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration in Miami

Police at the scene of a shooting that left at least five injured during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration in Miami, on Jan.

Put in place in 1927, the monument was dedicated by the United Daughters of the Confederacy, which spent the first few decades of the 20th century pushing a revisionist myth about the South. Its strategy was to erect monuments honoring the heroism of Confederate figures in any city that would take them.

A Confederate Monument Taken Down in Ohio Will Return After Public Outcry

Republican governor Asa Hutchinson trying for change though Mississippi and Alabama also observe holiday for Martin Luther King and Confederate general

In a speech Friday to police officers at a community college on Long Island, President Donald Trump appeared to encourage them to treat suspects roughly and not to take steps to protect them from injury.

Trump Encourages Cops to Treat Suspects Roughly: “Please Don’t Be Too Nice” – Mother Jones

Anti-Hate Protestors Flood The Boston Streets To Outnumber Attendees Of The Latest White Supremacist Rally

Anti-Hate Protestors Flood The Boston Streets To Outnumber Attendees Of The Latest White Supremacist Rally — UPROXX

Trump labels Boston protesters 'anti-police agitators,' then praises them for 'speaking out against bigotry and hate'

The decision overturns restrictions imposed by the Obama administration.“The safeguards were reasonable: Police departments don’t need grenade launchers and bayonets to protect our communities; they should have the appropriate training for the equipment they use; and the federal government should have checks and accountability measures for law enforcement’s use of certain military equipment,” Gupta, who now heads the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, said in a statement.

Trump Orders Military To Give Cops Free Grenade Launchers, Bayonets, And Tanks

Reagan’s notion of American identity was hardly a matter of unanimity throughout American history. (Ask the Know-Nothings.) But over the course of the 20th century, America’s identity as a uniquely permeable culture settled into the consciousness of the country and the world. That is the idea Trump has set out to change.

Trump Is Failing at Policy, But Winning His Race Wars

Reagan’s notion of American identity was hardly a matter of unanimity throughout American history. (Ask the Know-Nothings.) But over the course of the 20th century, America’s identity as a uniquely permeable culture settled into the consciousness of the country and the world. That is the idea Trump has set out to change.

Surprise! The Republican Tax Bill Mostly Helps the Very, Very Rich – Mother Jones

Surprise! The Republican Tax Bill Mostly Helps the Very, Very Rich – Mother Jones

Donald Trump’s Tax Plan Would Give Nearly 50 Percent of Tax Cuts to the Top 1 Percent – Mother Jones

Donald Trump’s Tax Plan Would Give Nearly 50 Percent of Tax Cuts to the Top 1 Percent – Mother Jones

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