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Cuomo Affirms Support for Transgender People After Trump Administration Rolls Back Protection

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo affirmed his state’s support for the transgender community after President Donald Trump’s administration announced it would roll back anti-discrimination rules protecting transgender individuals seeking healthcare. The Trump administration’s announcement came on the fourth anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting, the deadliest act of terror against LGBTQ people in American history. … Continue reading "Cuomo Affirms Support for Transgender People After Trump Administration Rolls Back Protection"

Human Rights Campaign Will Sue Trump Administration for Revoking Transgender Protections

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) has announced it will file a lawsuit against President Donald Trump’s administration after it rolled back anti-discrimination rules protecting transgender people seeking healthcare. HRC noted in a press release that “critical civil rights protections in the rule implementing Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)” have been impacted by … Continue reading "Human Rights Campaign Will Sue Trump Administration for Revoking Transgender Protections"

Trump Attacks Abraham Lincoln For Freeing The Slaves

Trump claimed that he had done more for African-Americans than any other president. He then criticized the end result of Lincoln's presidency.

N.Y. Bans Chokeholds and Approves Other Measures to Restrict Police

The state became one of the first to make major changes in police practices in the wake of George Floyd’s killing, which has spurred nationwide protests.

Trump reschedules Tulsa rally after criticism of overlap with Juneteenth

President Trump will push back his planned rally for next week by one day to avoid overlapping with Juneteenth, he said Friday, citing widespread criticism that the campaign event would fall on the same day that comme

NYC Council leaders back push to cut $1B from police budget

New York City leaders Friday came out in support of a plan to cut $1 billion from the city’s police budget as protests across the country continue against systemic racism and police use of force.

Trump says he'll leave White House peacefully if Biden wins

President Trump said he’ll leave the White House peacefully if he loses this November’s presidential election, addressing concerns he would try to hold onto power after a defeat.

Trump: "The concept of chokehold sounds so innocent, so perfect"

Trump’s new Fox interview shows why he’s so terribly unsuited to our moment.

Trump delays Tulsa rally until June 20 over ‘Juneteenth’ concerns

President Trump announced on Twitter late Friday that his planned rally in Tulsa, Okla., will be held one night later than originally scheduled.

Trump On Police Chokeholds: 'Concept' Is 'Innocent, So Perfect,' But Should Be Ended

During an interview with Fox News' Harris Faulkner, the president said he didn't "like chokeholds" but that it's a "tricky situation" when cops face "a r...

Donald Trump Moves Oklahoma Rally from Juneteenth to June 20th

President Donald Trump on Friday announced that he would postpone his rally scheduled for June 19, which turned out to be Juneteenth.

Calls for Transforming Police Run Into Realities of Governing in Minnesota

The Minneapolis City Council and Minnesota Legislature convened to consider sweeping changes to policing. Political and procedural hurdles are already apparent.

Judge Is Assigned to Officers’ Murder Trial

Judge Peter A. Cahill will hear the case of the four police officers charged in the killing of George Floyd, according to court documents filed on Friday. The first hearing is set for June 29.

Trump Moves Tulsa Rally Date ‘Out of Respect’ for Juneteenth

The campaign rally, his first since the lockdowns forced by the coronavirus pandemic, had been scheduled for June 19, or Juneteenth, which marks the end of slavery. The president announced he would delay it by a day.

So You Want to Learn About Juneteenth?

On June 19, 1865, enslaved African-Americans in Galveston, Texas, were told they were free. Now, 155 years later, people in cities and towns across the U.S. continue to mark the occasion with celebrations.

Maxine Waters: 'Dishonorable' Trump Jabbing at Black People with Juneteenth Rally

Friday on MSNBC, Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) accused President Donald Trump of jabbing at black people by planning his upcoming rally in Tulsa, OK, on June 19, which is Juneteenth, a holiday that marks the end of slavery. | Clips

Hottest Ticket Ever! 300,000 People Sign up For Trump's 'Make America Great Again' Rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, now moved to June 20th by the President

President Trump’s mega MAGA rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma is the hottest ticket ever! By Friday afternoon, more than 300,000 people signed up for tickets to attend Trump’s first rally after the COVID-19 lockdowns. The MAGA rally was scheduled for Friday, June 19 at the Bank of Oklahoma Center in Tulsa. The President moved it to…

Trump: Chokeholds Sound "So Innocent and So Perfect"

President Donald Trump stoked racial tensions in an interview with Fox News today, saying he believes that chokeholds sound “so innocent and so perfect” in remarks defending his “law and order” approach to the protests that have erupted nationwide since George Floyd, an unarmed black man, died in police custody in Minneapolis, inflaming an already … Continue reading "Trump: Chokeholds Sound “So Innocent and So Perfect”"

Trump rescheduling June 19 rally 'out of respect' for Juneteenth

The president announced he would change the date of his political rally after fierce backlash. The rally was originally scheduled for June 19th, the day many African Americans celebrate their ancestors' emancipation from slavery, in Tulsa, Okla., the site of one of the deadliest single incidents of racist violence in the U.S. Baratunde Thurston joins to discuss.

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