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Salazar Takes Over Interior!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Indians, Native Americans, American Indians, politics, americans, culture, society, ethics, freedoms, interesting, humans, government, rights )

- 1909 days ago -
As former Colorado Sen. Ken Salazar takes over the U.S. Department of the Interior this week, he faces a series of challenges left to him by past secretaries Dirk Kempthorne, a former Idaho governor, and Gale Norton, a former Colorado attorney general.
Urgent: Fight to Keep Leonard Peltier Behind Bars!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Leonard Peltier, AIM, American Indian Movement, Indians, American Indians, Native Americans, FBI, US Government, coverup, americans, activists, abuse, culture, society, death, dishonesty, crime, ethics, freedoms, government, interesting, humans, murder, n )

- 1913 days ago -
"Leonard Peltier's unjust incarceration remains a festering sore that impedes better race relations in America. Surely the time has come to promote healing and a spirit of trust and genuine goodwill toward the Indian peoples of America with an act that...
Inaugural Celebrations Reflect Centuries of Change!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, Indians, Native Americans, American Indians, Society, Culture, Ethics, freedoms, GoodNews, government, obama, politics, usa )

- 1915 days ago -
Washington - Barack Obama will make history Tuesday when he becomes the nation's first black president. But much of what he does on Inauguration Day will be a relic of the past. Having traveled to Washington by train, following in the steps of...
Treasury's First Accounts Program Brings Thousands Into Financial Mainstream!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Indians, Native Americans, American Indians, Finances, americans, Society, Culture, ethics, freedoms, GoodNews, news, politics )

- 1915 days ago -
(EMAILWIRE.COM, January 17, 2009 ) Washington --The Treasury Department, through the First Accounts Program, has contributed to the opening of over 37,000 savings and checking accounts in urban, suburban, rural and Native American communities across...
Black Hills Educator Meets With President-Elect Obama's Staff!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Indians, American Indians, Native Americans, Education, culture, society, children, americans, ethics, government, interesting, news, freedoms, obama, ethics, freedoms )

- 1916 days ago -
Black Hills educator Robert Cook has met with President-elect Barack Obama's education team in Washington, D.C., to lay out a course for American Indian education in the new administration. Cook is president of the National Indian Education...
Bush Administration's Uranium Mining Decision Could Affect Tribes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Indians, Native Americans, American Indians, BLM, Bush, Mining, Culture, Society, Environment, bushadministration, ethics, government, politics )

- 1927 days ago -
WASHINGTON - The Bureau of Land Management, an agency within the Department of the Interior, in early December eliminated a regulation that gave two congressional committees the power to require the secretary of interior to set aside public lands from...
New Rule Expands DNA Collection to All People Arrested
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: DNA, Ethics, Human Rights, Society, freedoms, government, politics, usa, americans, news )

- 1950 days ago -
Immigration and civil liberties groups condemned a new U.S. government policy to collect DNA samples from all noncitizens detained by authorities and all people arrested for federal crimes.
Family Homelessness Rising in the United States
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: economy, politics, society, homelessness, americans )

- 1980 days ago -
President-elect Barack Obama has vowed to help middle-class U.S. homeowners facing foreclosure, but he has said little about how he will help low-income families made homeless by a worsening economy.
No Wolf Whistles for Sarah Palin's Compassion
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, animalwelfare, cruelty, death, endangered, environment, ethics, extinction, habitat, humans, killing, protection, sadness, slaughter, society, suffering, wildanimals, abuse, americans, bu )

- 1982 days ago -
Defibrillator usage increased last week after John McCain announced Sarah Palin as his vice-presidential running mate and only a heartbeat from control of the nation's nuclear arsenal. But, shortly after most Republicans were shocked back to life they
Reporter Assaulted at Palin Rally
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, media, politics, safety, society, usa, violence, Sarah Palin, Barack Obama, reporter, political rally, election 2008, vice-presidential candidate, North Carolina, southern usa, candidates, republicans )

- 2004 days ago -
At a Sarah Palin rally in NC, a reporter was assaulted by a rather large McCain/Palin supporter: "he kicked the back of my leg, buckling my right knee and sending me sprawling onto the ground." Why? He was interviewing the wrong people (Obama supporters).
For Blacks, a Quiet Question: What If Obama Loses?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, usa, obama, politics, society )

- 2009 days ago -
African Americans have had to cope with disappointment since the days of slavery. With that come certain defense mechanisms, ways of guarding ourselves against disappointment.
Wal-Mart Mobilizes Against Democrats: Report
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: wal-mart, boycott, obama, democrats, abuse, americans, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, politics, usa, government, business, society, family )

- 2082 days ago -
Wal-Mart reportedly urges managers to lobby against Obama.... Is Wal-Mart a repubican store?
House Poised to Apologize for Slavery, Jim Crow
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, society, ethics, elections, americans )

- 2085 days ago -
The House of Representatives was poised Tuesday to pass a resolution apologizing to African-Americans for slavery and the era of Jim Crow.
Kathryn Johnston 92 Years Old
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: War on Drugs, Drug policy, United States, police power, law, government, abuse, threat, society, justice, constitution, bill of rights )

- 2162 days ago -
was killed by an Atlanta SWAT team last year. An erroneous tip from an informant was enough for the Atlanta Police Department to invade her home. Police have since admit lying to obtain a search warrant and planting drugs in her home after killing her.

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