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'Trump doesn't understand history': Native Americans tell their story in DC

As a Smithsonian exhibition takes on stereotypes and a Cherokee-written play takes the stage, Native American voices are being amplified. Will the president – and the public – get the message?<p>“Indians are less than 1% of the population. Yet images and names of Indians are everywhere. How is it that …

Native Americans

Bismarck conference aims to improve tribal government relations...

The conference, dubbed "Strengthening Government to Government Partnerships and Relationships," opened to an packed meeting room at the Ramada hotel …

The American Indian museum comes of age by tackling this country’s lies

The National Museum of the American Indian has mounted an exhibition that could transform how the public thinks of the institution. Since it opened in 2004, the museum has struggled to find an audience, and to settle on a consistent approach to how it tells stories and presents information. With …

American Indian

American Indians Greeted with “No Signs or Costumes Allowed” Sign at Public Hearing

Posted on Stephenson High School door where American Indians were expected to attend a public hearing in opposition to state application. Photo by …

Aly Raisman Is Ready To Burn It All Down

Olympic gold medalist gymnast Aly Raisman delivered a 13-minute victim impact statement today in front of Ingham County Circuit Judge Rosemarie …

USA Gymnastics

How Facebook, Twitter jumpstarted the Women's March

The heads of the Women's March on Washington speak about the impact of social media in staging protests.<p>Carmen Perez can attest to the changes that have taken place in political protesting.<p>She's the executive director of a nonprofit founded by Harry Belafonte, who was a part of the 1963 March on …

Social Media

Women’s March embraces collaborative social app Crunchet

Today’s nationwide Women’s March attendees will advocate for voter registration through every conceivable social network, so one of its planning organizations has allied with a new app that lets you combine posts from across apps.<p>Crunchet will help the Women’s March Alliance and Chicago march …

Social Media

Social Change through Social Media - Women's March on Washington

On January 21st, 2017, the Women’s March on Washington protest took place all around the world to protect women’s rights after the inauguration of …

Social Media

More Women Should Be Campaign Managers

Women, we're looking at you.<p><i>In this op-ed, former campaign manager Erica Sagrans explains why we need more women to run political campaigns, especially if running for office isn't in the cards for them.</i><p>My first week as the campaign manager for a state representative election in Chicago, I was …

Winnebago Tribe launches HoChunk Harvest food sovereignty project

A new initiative on the Winnebago Reservation seeks to improve the health of residents in the northeast Nebraska community.

Urban Agriculture

LIFE MAGAZINE - STREETS OF THE LOST - 905W-000-021

300E-027-18A<br>Friends Rat, 16 (far left), and Mike, 17, have this Colt .45 only for defense, they insist, against men who try to pick them up or rob …

New Mexico education secretary's 'Manifest Destiny' comment criticized

New Mexico public education chief Christopher Ruszkowski has drawn criticism and national media attention for citing Manifest Destiny among the …

Oprah Winfrey Receives Cecil B. de Mille Award at the 2018 Golden Globes

Oprah Winfrey: from poverty to America's first black billionaire … to #Oprah2020?

Succeeding Donald Trump as US president would be an incredible climax to a true rags to riches life story that fostered her trademark compassion<p>Oprah Winfrey was four-and-a-half years old, maybe five, when she decided she wasn’t going to have the life expected of her. She was raised on a small …

Oprah Winfrey

Ronan Farrow on how the Harvey Weinstein scandal broke open

<i>He's the reporter who's helped bring to light some of the charges of sexual harassment and abuse we seem to be hearing about in ever-increasing</i> …

The healing, and persistent, power of kindness

<i>In this season of Christmas, a question... When was the last time you thought about the power of KINDNESS? Our Cover Story is reported by Lee …

Ancient Infant's DNA Reveals New Clues to How the Americas Were Peopled

Her 11,500-year-old remains suggest that all Native Americans can trace their ancestry to the same founding population.<p>Around 11,500 years ago, at a place that is now called the Upward Sun River, in the region that has since been named Alaska, two girls died. One was a late-term fetus; the other, …

Anthropology

Donald Trump Would Make a Terrible Navajo

I am Navajo, born into the Edgewater clan and for the Mexican clan. My maternal grandfather is Water Flowing Together clan and my paternal grandfather is Mexican clan.<p>Traditionally, Navajos introduce themselves by first saying their clans. It lets you know who they are. And I’ve found it’s a great …

Donald Trump

Carmen de Lavallade on a life well danced

<i>Countless young dancers have followed in the footsteps of Carmen de Lavallade, the Grande Dame of American dance who's among those receiving Kennedy</i> …

Top model Ashley Graham calls the term "plus-size" divisive to women

Ashley Graham, known throughout the world as a model who has gotten the industry to look at women's bodies differently, says she doesn't like the …

Model Ashley Graham says her career was "not an overnight success" - CBS News

Model Ashley Graham says her career was "not ...

Hennepin County board approves Lake Calhoun name change

Minnesota Public Radio

Canada's Trudeau Apologizes For Past 'Gay Purge' Of The Military

Canada's prime minister has formally apologized to thousands of members of the military who were fired from their jobs decades ago during what has become known as the "gay purge."<p>Transcript<p>DAVID GREENE, HOST:<p>Canada's LGBT community got an apology yesterday. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau …

Canada

Obama’s national spotlight on young black and brown men: Has it improved their lives?

Jason Board, 19, pictured in his east side Detroit neighborhood where he grew up. Board works at Detroit Manufacturing System and got his job through …

Education

It's against the law for employers to make you sick. Thank the "Radium Girls" for that

They called it "lip pointing." It was how the dial painters at United States Radium Corp. kept their paintbrushes from fraying between strokes. The employees, mostly young women, would stick the end of their brush between their lips to make a fine tip before dipping it into a luminous radium powder …

New Jersey

Sexual Harassment Cases Often Rejected By Courts

Many actors, politicians and executives, including at NPR, are now facing sexual-harassment allegations in the court of public opinion.<p>But in actual courts, such cases filed by workers against their employers are very often dismissed by judges. The standard for harassment under the law is high, and …

Sexual Harassment

Mexico Struggles To Integrate Foreign Students, Including U.S.-Born Children

More American youth are moving to Mexico than there are Mexican youth coming to the U.S. More than half a million American children have moved to Mexico since 2008, and are studying in schools there.<p>Transcript<p>RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:<p>Mexico is absorbing an influx of American youth. In fact, recently, …

Immigration

Sen. Al Franken Takes His Name Off Sexual Assault Bill

Sexual harassment allegations against Sen. Franken have been complicated for Abby Honold. She's a rape survivor who had asked Franken to sponsor sexual assault legislation.<p>Transcript<p>RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:<p>Senator Al Franken made it clear yesterday - he is not going to resign after accusations of …

Sexual Harassment