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    No Columbus Day in Columbus: City to honor veterans instead
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    ...The decision to stop observing the holiday was not triggered by the national movement to abolish Columbus Day in favor of Indigenous Peoples Day as a way of recognizing victims of colonialism, Davis said. Columbus Day marks the Italian explorer's arrival in the Americas on Oct. 12, 1492.

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    :picture: so long, buddy, good riddance...
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    A bronze statue of Christopher Columbus stands in Providence, Rhode Island.(kickstand via Getty Images)



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    Senate confirms Dreiband to lead Justice Department's civil rights division


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    Senate confirms Dreiband to lead Justice Department's civil rights division

    Dreiband's nomination had languished for more than a year after President Donald Trump first nominated him to the post. Dreiband, an attorney at the law firm Jones Day, will take over the role of leading the Civil Rights Division from John Gore,...
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    Dreiband's nomination was strongly opposed by some civil rights advocacy groups, who pointed to his legal track record of representing companies in high-profile discrimination cases and articles he wrote that were critical of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...

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    Washington State ends 'arbitrary, racially biased' death penalty


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    Washington State ends 'arbitrary, racially biased' death penalty

    The Supreme Court in the northwestern US state of Washington on Thursday ended use of the "racially biased" death penalty and immediately converted all death sentences to life imprisonment. Washington, where there have been no executions since...
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    ...In his appeal Gregory included a study that showed the death penalty was applied differently from one court to another in Washington State and that, all things being equal, the probability of being sentenced to death was 4.5 times higher for African-Americans than for whites.

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