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Tuesday's pledge came ahead of meeting with civil rights leaders over a growing advertising boycott over hate speech and racism on Facebook platforms.

NEW: Facebook flunks a major two-year audit on civil rights, hate speech and voter suppression Me on @nytopinion 

Quietly, behind the scenes, a struggle has taken place to get humanitarian aid to #Syria  over the decade of Syria’s civil war. Article by @sfrantzman 

Facebook has flunked a new audit on civil rights, hate speech and voter suppression, writes @gregbensinger 

Tuesday's pledge came ahead of meeting with civil rights leaders over a growing advertising boycott over hate speech and racism on Facebook platforms.

NYT’s Greg Bensinger got his hands on Facebook’s internal civil rights audit, which will be released Wednesday. It’s… not great >>

Yipes, Facebook. “Many in the civil rights community have become disheartened, frustrated and angry after years of engagement where they implored the company to do more to advance equality and fight discrimination.” via @GregBensinger 

Opinion: How wars in Iraq and Afghanistan contributed to today’s deteriorating civil-military relations

This is a huge scoop: the very first look at the long-anticipated civil rights audit of Facebook. It's not pretty. "Unfortunately, in our view Facebook’s approach to civil rights remains too reactive and piecemeal.” @GregBensinger 

Opinion: How wars in Iraq and Afghanistan contributed to today’s deteriorating civil-military relations

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Today’s SCOTUS ruling is a historic win for families who want SCHOOL CHOICE NOW! #SchoolChoice  is a civil rights issue, and no parent should have to send their child to a failing school. I will continue to fight for School Choice and will always defend Religious Freedom!

This is my father, George Romney, participating in a Civil Rights march in the Detroit suburbs during the late 1960s—“Force alone will not eliminate riots,” he said. “We must eliminate the problems from which they stem.”

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BREAKING: Supreme Court rules gay and lesbian people can sue for workplace bias under landmark civil rights law.

BREAKING: The Supreme Court ruled that firing a worker for being gay or transgender violates federal employment law — a landmark ruling that means LGBTQ+ people are covered by civil rights laws.

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Instead of spending $80 billion a year on jails and incarceration, we need to be investing in more jobs and education. One thing is abundantly clear: Every police department violating people's civil rights must be stripped of federal funding. Period.

Today Trump declared war on the people of the United States, threatening states that if the did not request federal troops in their states, the troops would be deployed forcibly. That’s illegal, and it would invoke a civil war.

Every police department violating people's civil rights must be stripped of federal funding.

55 years ago, when a group of civil rights organizers crossed the Edmund Pettus Bridge, they carried America with them. Today, let's honor that legacy by continuing their work to protect and exercise our foundational right to vote.

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Transgender people everywhere deserve to live in dignity and security. Together, we will end hatred and bigotry towards trans Americans and build a nation based on love, justice and civil rights. #TransDayOfVisibility 

“About 500,000 human beings were killed in Syria while Barack Obama was president & leading for a “political settlement” to that civil war. Media has been more outraged in the last 72 hours over our Syria policy than they were at any point during 7 years of slaughter.” BuckSexton

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