“How to Celebrate D.C. Emancipation Day”


WPGC

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 16: African American Civil War reenactors march down Pennsylvania Avenue during the Emancipation Day parade April 16, 2014 in Washington, DC. A public holiday in nation's capital, April 16, 1862, is the date President Abraham Lincoln signed the Compensated Emancipation Act for the release of certain persons held to service or labor in the District of Columbia. The Act freed about 3,100 enslaved persons in DC nine months before Lincoln issued his famous Emancipation Proclamation. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC – APRIL 16: African American Civil War reenactors march down Pennsylvania Avenue during the Emancipation Day parade April 16, 2014 in Washington, DC. A public holiday in nation’s capital, April 16, 1862, is the date President Abraham Lincoln signed the Compensated Emancipation Act for the release of certain persons held to service or labor in the District of Columbia. The Act freed about 3,100 enslaved persons in DC nine months before Lincoln issued his famous Emancipation Proclamation. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

“Mississippi Governor Signs Law Permitting LGBT Discrimination”


HUFFINGTON POST

The law clears the way for employers to cite religion in determining workplace policies on dress code, grooming and bathroom and locker access.
The law clears the way for employers to cite religion in determining workplace policies on dress code, grooming and bathroom and locker access.

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“Mississippi’s New Anti-LGBT Bill Claims That Women Can Be Fired For Wearing Pants”


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“Consent alone is a low bar for sex: “We have become more comfortable talking about girls’ victimization than girls’ pleasure”


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“One of the things that bums me out is seeing young girls who can be so empowered and forthright everywhere else, and then in private they don’t even know that they’re allowed to want things. They’re giving sexual favors and getting nothing in return. You talk about how revelatory it is for these girls when they have an orgasm.

Yeah. One of them said, “I cried. I cried.” I mean, that’s amazing.”  MORE

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“In Cuba and US, expectations are mixed on Obama’s historic trip”


MSNBC

Havana hosts an American president for the first time in almost 90 years, and reactions in the Cuban capital range from optimism to cynicism.
Havana hosts an American president for the first time in almost 90 years, and reactions in the Cuban capital range from optimism to cynicism.

“The Man the Founders Feared”


NEW YORK TIMES

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“Latinos line up to get naturalized and stop Trump”


CNN

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