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Atlanta’s mayor stops city from housing ICE detainees

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Refusing to participate in the zero tolerance policy, Atlanta’s mayor says “no” to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detainees, while encouraging other cities to follow.

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Silenced in the city: New Orleans residents want more accountability, and to be heard

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Residents in New Orleans still navigate the difficult terrain of rebuilding and fair treatment years after levees failed.

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The People versus POTUS: Public outrage grows against family separation policies in immigration detention cases

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As more information on the treatment of undocumented immigrant children in detention centers emerge, nationwide opposition towards the Administration’s “zero tolerance” policy increases.

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Mental health is real: Two high profile suicides within days of each other, rock food and fashion industry

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In three days, two deaths occurred with people whom the public thought were living their best lives. Now more people are making mental health a priority in public discussion.

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Kneeling protests on the White House lawn during the national anthem bucks POTUS’ angst in ’take a knee’ stance

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You can take the protesters out of the demonstration, but you cannot take the demonstration out of the protesters. Attendees at White House event snubbed Trump and took a knee.

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Barbados’ first female PM must deal with an economic crisis

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Sworn into office on May 25, Mia Mottley, the island-nation’s first female Prime Minister, soon discovered that the financial health of Barbados was worse than initially reported.

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Guatemalan volcanic eruption increases fears of the “Ring of Fire”

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Authorities scramble to rescue people trapped under the remains of one of Central America’s largest volcanic eruptions in decades. Others wonder if this is the beginning of the “ring of fire.”

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