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HUD Wants People Who Get Housing Assistance To Pay More Toward Rent

Under the proposal from the Trump administration, rent payments for some families could triple.

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2:28Aging prisoner
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Federal Prison Populations Are Booming — A Look At Who's Behind Bars

0:48DACA protest

Judge Rules Trump Administration Must Restore DACA Program In Full

0:49A gun and the NRA Political Victory Fund logo
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The NRA's Campaign Arm Just Took In A Record Amount In Donations

2:12U.S. Supreme Court
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The SCOTUS Travel Ban Case Could Have Implications Well Beyond Trump

0:40President Donald Trump
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White House Reviewing Transgender Health Nondiscrimination Rule

0:36U.S. Sen. Tina Smith
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A Senator Pushed This Statistic About The Wage Gap ... And It's Wrong

0:42Students at a gun protest.
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Thousands Of Students To Protest On National School Walkout Day

3:35Job fair
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Diversity Quotas In The Office: Well-Intended But Legally Tricky

1:01Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson
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Black Men Arrested At Starbucks Agree To Meet With CEO

1:11Teachers protest in Oklahoma City
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Oklahoma Teachers Frustrated After Union Ends Walkout

1:50Kern County Sheriff Donny Youngblood

Sheriff: It's 'Better Financially' To Kill Suspects Than Wound Them

0:39$100 bills
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Court Says Employers Can't Pay Women Less Because Of Previous Salary

2:48Photograph of Ida B. Wells
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Women Wait On Recognition In The Shadow Of Confederate Statues Debate

3:07Newsy speaks to a reverend at the ACT to End Racism rally
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People of Faith Say They Are Ready To Lead The Fight Against Racism

2:10Two college students in cap and gowns
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Food And Housing Isn't A Given For All US College Students

8:07Martin Luther King Jr.
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A Voice For All Americans, MLK's Legacy Reaches Further Than You Think

5:38Rev. Jesse Jackson on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, in 2018
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For Jesse Jackson, Martin Luther King's Death Is Still An Open Wound

0:47A sign pointing toward the U.S. in Tijuana, Mexico
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This Site Claims The President Ended Welfare For Immigrants. He Didn't

1:15Al Sharpton and Ste'vante Clark at the funeral for Stephon Clark
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Hundreds Gather For Stephon Clark's Funeral Amid Passionate Protests

2:44James Riley, a former Memphis sanitation worker and pictured in the center, holds an image from the 1968 sanitation strike.
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The Man In The Middle Of The Memphis Sanitation Workers Strike

2:09Winston-Salem State University graduation
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Studies Show Despite Bias, Black Women Continue To Thrive Over Time

1:15Kim Denmark walks
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This Woman Is Walking Across The US To Help Homeless Veterans

5:08Kalyn Belsha, Karen Kelsky and Alison Flowers are exposing the scale of sexual misconduct in academia
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These Women Are Exposing The Scale Of Sexual Misconduct In Academia

Sheryl Sandberg of Facebook
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Americans Suck At Naming Female Tech Leaders, Survey Finds

2:18Students protest outside White House.
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Student-Led Protests Are Ingrained In American History

2:26Sarah McBride and Andy Cray
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Trans Woman Sarah McBride Learned Empathy From Her Late Husband

0:58Family of Stephon Clark who was shot and killed by Sacramento Police.
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Sacramento Police Shoot, Kill Unarmed Black Man In His Backyard

0:49Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School
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Deputy Working At Site Of Mass School Shooting Caught Sleeping On Job

1:55"Love, Simon" film poster.
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'Love, Simon' Is A First For LGBTQ Film, But Is It Revolutionary?

0:41Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant
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Mississippi Enacts US' Most Restrictive Abortion Law