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Voter Laws Threaten Political Clout for People of Color

(TriceEdneyWire) - In a democracy, few rights are as cherished as the right to vote.  Yet, in the United States people of color, mainly Latinos, African Americans, Asians and Native Americans, are finding that the more they demonstrate their civic responsibility by voting, the more obstacles that surface designed to weaken the power of their votes.

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Robot may be useful in search and rescue

BOSTON, March 1 (UPI) -- A four-legged robot called BigDog sporting an arm powerful enough to lift and throw cinder blocks could be used in search and rescue, a U.S. robotics firm says.
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Women gets $2,490 for dead dog

HJORTKVARN, Sweden, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- A Swedish woman said she was given $2,490 after an eagle snatched her chihuahua in central Sweden.

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High school bans Confederate flag

SUTTON, Ontario, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- A high school in Canada has banned its students from wearing depictions of the Confederate flag because of its racist symbolism, officials said.

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Betty and Corretta: An Historic Double-Header


For those who have longed for Hollywood to bring out of the shadows more African-American heroines and their stories as well as showcase the talents of more black film artists, Lifetime TV’s film Betty and Coretta

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