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The official Washington Redskins responded to the "Redhawks" campaign by saying they would not change the team name.

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22:12Liz Wahl stands at a memorial for the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida.
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Truthers: When Conspiracy Meets Reality

2:39"I Voted" stickers
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This Is How Voter ID Laws Disenfranchise Minority Groups

1:26President Donald Trump speaks at the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum
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Trump Spoke At A Civil Rights Museum. Civil Rights Leaders Boycotted.

0:54Beverly Young Nelson's high school yearbook
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Roy Moore Accuser Says She Added Note To His Signature

0:49Rep. John Lewis attends event.
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Rep. John Lewis Is Protesting Trump's Visit To A Civil Rights Museum

0:49Former Rep. Harold Ford Jr.
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Former Rep. Harold Ford Jr. Fired From Bank Job Over Misconduct Claim

1:04Woman working at laptop
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The Toll Sexual Harassment In The Workplace Takes On Survivors

0:50Former police officer Michael Slager testifies.
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Former S.C. Officer Gets 20 Years In Prison For Killing Walter Scott

0:46A row of guns
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House Sends Concealed Carry Bill To Uncertain Future In Senate

0:36A homeless person in New York City.
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Number Of Homeless People In The US Increased For First Time In Years

6:18Sky Cubacub dancing at a fashion show
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How Fashion Can Be A Political Statement Of Inclusion

1:58A black girl playing
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Researchers: 'Adultifying' Black Girls May Impact Their Entire Lives

0:46A wedding cake
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Colorado Same-Sex Wedding-Cake Case Hits Supreme Court

1:20HIV/AIDS victims Circle of Friends memorial
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Trump's World AIDS Day Proclamation Fell Flat With The LGBTQ Community

1:43Virginia State Police stand at base of Robert E. Lee statue.
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What The Police Did Wrong During The Charlottesville Rally

1:18Bills players kneel during the anthem at a game.
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The NFL Is Offering Players A Big Charitable Donation To Curb Protests

2:49Indonesian porter carries a sack of cement to load on a traditional wooden ship.
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Human Auction In Libya Puts Modern Slavery Into Focus

1:33Def Jam Recordings Co-Founder Russell Simmons
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Russell Simmons Is Latest To Step Down After Sexual Assault Claims

1:17child hugging adult
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Teaching Kids Consent Could Start By Stopping Forced Hugs

1:19Definition of the word "complicit."
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'Complicit' Is Your Dictionary.com Word Of The Year

1:29President Donald Trump and Native American "code talker" veterans
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Trump Makes A 'Pocahontas' Joke During A Native American Veteran Event

4:06An engineering student
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What Low-Income Students Pursuing STEM Fields Are Up Against

1:19Sketch of the Apu character
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Apu From 'The Simpsons' May Be Funny, But He's Also A Stereotype

1:23Senate Finance Committee marks up tax proposal
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Lawmakers Are Working To Ban 'Hush Money' Tax Deductions

0:59Rev. Jesse Jackson at 2016 DNC.
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Civil Rights Leader Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. Has Parkinson's Disease

1:06Al Franken and Leeann Tweeden in side-by-side images
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TV Host Says Al Franken 'Kissed And Groped' Her In 2006

1:23U.S. soldiers
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Pentagon To Fund Transgender Service Member's Gender-affirming Surgery

1:26House Speaker Paul Ryan
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Paul Ryan Wants Mandated Sexual Harassment Training For House Members

1:00Australians celebrate postal vote for same-sex marriage
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7.8M Australians Said 'Yes' To Same-Sex Marriage — What Happens Next?

1:38White nationalists and counterprotesters clash in Charlottesville, Virginia
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Hate Crimes Have Risen For 2 Years In A Row In The US