A memorial left for Philando Castile following the police shooting death of a black man on July 7, 2016 in St. Paul, Minnesot

If Philando Castile Followed Traffic Stop Rules, Why Was He Shot?

Philando Castile was killed by police during a traffic stop, although his girlfriend, who was also in the car, says he was following instructions.

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Jared Kushner and wife Ivanka Trump attend the 'Manus x Machina: Fashion In An Age Of Technology' Costume Institute Gala.
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Jared Kushner, An Orthodox Jew, Defends Father-In-Law Donald Trump

Police officer holds gun after shooting Philando Castile during traffic stop
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Police Killed Another Black Man — And The Aftermath Was Live

Members of the  Ku Klux Klan participate in the 11th Annual Nathan Bedford Forrest Birthday march
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An Error Gives The KKK A Shot At Adopting Its Own Highway

People watch Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks from Brooklyn Bridge Park on July 4, 2015.
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The Best Part Of The Fourth Of July Can Be The Worst For Some Veterans

Justin Trudeau stands among parade marchers as he waves an LGBTQ Canadian flag.
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Canadian PM Justin Trudeau Just Made History At Toronto's Pride Parade

Former presidential candidate Shirley Chisholm smiling and surrounded by supporters
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Clinton Is Breaking Glass Ceilings Shirley Chisholm Already Cracked

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A Teen Will Face Trial For Encouraging Her Boyfriend To Kill Himself

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Why You Can't Compare This Nightclub Shooting To Orlando's

A new photo series called "Dear Brock Turner
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'Dear Brock Turner' Photos Shed Light On Victim Blaming

Misty K. Snow and Misty Plowright win Democratic primaries.
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Meet The Mistys — The 2 Transgender Women Making Political History

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Watch Why UNICEF Had To Cut Its Social Experiment Short

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Miss Teen USA Is Ditching The Swimsuit Competition

A bowl of marijuana.
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Californians Will Vote On Recreational Weed In November

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Gay Couples Seeking Marriage Have One Less Hurdle In Mississippi

A pro-choice activist waits for rulings in front of the U.S. Supreme Court.
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The Supreme Court's Ruling On Abortion Could Extend Beyond Texas

Chelsea Handler
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Chelsea Handler Had 2 Abortions At 16, And She Doesn't Regret It

California capitol building where a Traditionalist Worker Party rally was held
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White Nationalist Rally At California Capitol Turns Violent

Jose Reyes, who served a domestic violence suspension this year, heads off the field during his time with the Rockies.
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What Should We Do About Athletes Accused Of Domestic Violence?

Warriors head coach Steve Kerr speaks at a press conference.
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Looking Back At When Sports Figures Decided To Speak Up

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The Military Ban On Trans Troops Might Be Gone Soon

A women fires a handgun.
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Gun Owners In Hawaii Will Now Be Registered With The FBI

National Park Service outside of Stonewall Inn.
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Obama's Monumental Move To Honor LGBTQ Rights

Baltimore Police officer Caesar Goodson arrives at the Mitchell Courthouse-West for jury selection in his trial January 11, 2
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Caesar Goodson's Verdict Calls Future Freddie Gray Cases Into Question

The U.S. Supreme Court building
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Supreme Court Upholds Affirmative Action At University Of Texas

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Hundreds Of People Were Arrested In Effort To Prevent Child Sex Abuse

Baltimore Police officer Caesar Goodson arrives at the Mitchell Courthouse-West for jury selection in his trial January 11, 2
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Officer Facing Most Serious Charges In Freddie Gray's Case Is Cleared

A screenshot from the "Share the Safety" hoax campaign.
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The NRA Is Not Actually Donating Guns To 'At-Risk Americans'

A picture of the Airbnb app.
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Can Civil Rights Leaders Solve Airbnb's Discrimination Problem?

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If You Menstruate And You Live In NYC, Listen Up

Back in 1890, the U.S. Army 7th Cavalry regiment killed as many as 300 Native Americans
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Is Calling Orlando The Deadliest Mass Shooting Overlooking History?