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Serra Statue Vandalized [Video]

Serra Statue Vandalized

The statue, which was erected in Capitol Park in 1965, was brought down amid a protest focusing on the rights and historical struggle of indigenous people.

Credit: CBS 13 Sacramento     Duration: 02:03Published
Protesters block Mount Rushmore road before Trump visit [Video]

Protesters block Mount Rushmore road before Trump visit

Protesters blocked a road to Mount Rushmore on Friday (July 3), as President Donald Trump began his July Fourth celebrations with a trip to the landmark despite concerns about large gatherings which..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:58Published
'Leopold' removed from name of mountain range [Video]

'Leopold' removed from name of mountain range

Australia has renamed its King Leopold mountain ranges Wunaamin Miliwundi, replacing the name of a Belgian ruler known for his brutal colonization of Africa with traditional names used by indigenous..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:26Published
Covid vaccine in India by August 15? India to have a vaccine by Independence Day? | Oneindia News [Video]

Covid vaccine in India by August 15? India to have a vaccine by Independence Day? | Oneindia News

PM Modi is in Leh weeks after clashes in Galwan Valley, CDS Bipin Rawat and Army Chief MM Naravane accompany him; Over 20,000 Coronavirus cases in 24 hours for the first time in India; ICMR to launch..

Credit: Oneindia     Duration: 03:10Published
RPD Policy Listening Session [Video]

RPD Policy Listening Session

Use of force gained a lot of attention in terms of police policy

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The Amazon belongs to humanity -- let's protect it together | Tashka and Laura Yawanawá [Video]

The Amazon belongs to humanity -- let's protect it together | Tashka and Laura Yawanawá

Tashka and Laura Yawanawá lead the Yawanawá people in Acre, Brazil -- a tribe that stewards almost 500,000 acres of Amazon rainforest. As footage of the Amazon burning shocks the world's..

Credit: TED     Duration: 05:52Published
Lena Dunham recognises 'white privilege' had big hand in helping her career [Video]

Lena Dunham recognises 'white privilege' had big hand in helping her career

Lena Dunham has acknowledged that "white privilege" had a big hand in helping her find a foothold in Hollywood.

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What foods did your ancestors love? | Aparna Pallavi [Video]

What foods did your ancestors love? | Aparna Pallavi

Around the world, Indigenous food cultures vanish because of industrialized agriculture and a shifting, Western-influenced concept of the ideal diet. Food researcher Aparna Pallavi explores why..

Credit: TED     Duration: 14:40Published
Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively dig deep to aid indigenous leaders in Canada [Video]

Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively dig deep to aid indigenous leaders in Canada

Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively are handing out more summer cash - this time to a leadership initiative for indigenous women in Nova Scotia.

Credit: Cover Video     Duration: 00:42Published
Only On: John Wayne's Son Responds To Calls To Rename OC Airport Over Playboy Interview [Video]

Only On: John Wayne's Son Responds To Calls To Rename OC Airport Over Playboy Interview

Three days after the Orange County Democrats passed a resolution calling for the renaming of John Wayne Airport over the late actor's "white supremacist, anti-LGBT, and anti-Indigenous views," the..

Credit: KCAL 9 CBS LA     Duration: 02:11Published
Protesters gather outside of Market of Choice amid BLM mask controversy [Video]

Protesters gather outside of Market of Choice amid BLM mask controversy

The protest took place from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

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Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively donate $200k to indigenous women's leadership initiative [Video]

Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively donate $200k to indigenous women's leadership initiative

Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively have donated $200,000 to a leadership initiative for indigenous women set up by St. Francis Xavier University in Nova Scotia, Canada.

Credit: Bang Media     Duration: 00:45Published
The Frant: saying 'do less crime' to cut Indigenous incarceration is simplistic and dumb [Video]

The Frant: saying 'do less crime' to cut Indigenous incarceration is simplistic and dumb

In the latest episode of The Frant for Guardian Australia, Jan Fran looks at the shockingly high rates of Aboriginal imprisonment and the inequalities in our justice system.

Credit: The Guardian Studio     Duration: 06:06Published
The Frant: saying 'do less crime' to cut Indigenous incarceration is simplistic and dumb – video [Video]

The Frant: saying 'do less crime' to cut Indigenous incarceration is simplistic and dumb – video

In the latest episode of The Frant for Guardian Australia, Jan Fran looks at the shockingly high rates of Aboriginal imprisonment and the inequalities in our justice system

Credit: Guardian     Duration: 06:06Published
Orange County Democrats Want John Wayne Airport Renamed, Citing His 'I Believe In White Supremacy' Interview [Video]

Orange County Democrats Want John Wayne Airport Renamed, Citing His 'I Believe In White Supremacy' Interview

Orange County Democrats are calling on the OC Board of Supervisors to change the name of John Wayne Airport, citing the late Hollywood star's "white supremacist, anti-LGBT, and anti-Indigenous views."..

Credit: KCAL 9 CBS LA     Duration: 02:23Published
Boise breweries release new "Black is Beautiful" beers [Video]

Boise breweries release new "Black is Beautiful" beers

Boise Breweries launched two new beers Saturday with 100% of the proceeds being donated to support justice and equality for people of color.

Credit: Idaho On Your Side     Duration: 01:12Published
Coronavirus impact on communities of color [Video]

Coronavirus impact on communities of color

The challenge of healthcare access

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California Catholic Conference Of Bishops Defends Keeping Father Junipero Serra Statue [Video]

California Catholic Conference Of Bishops Defends Keeping Father Junipero Serra Statue

The California Catholic Conference of Bishops issued its first statement on the vandalism of a Father Junipero Serra statue in downtown Los Angeles on Monday, saying that Serra "made great sacrifices..

Credit: KCAL 9 CBS LA     Duration: 02:25Published
KINGS IN GRASS CASTLES movie (1998) - clip [Video]

KINGS IN GRASS CASTLES movie (1998) - clip

KINGS IN GRASS CASTLES movie (1998) - clip - opener - A first-class Australian historical miniseries featuring Essie Davis, Ernie Dingo, Max Cullen, Tom Long and based on the best-selling memoirs of..

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Shawnee On The Importance Of Celebrating Pride Month [Video]

Shawnee On The Importance Of Celebrating Pride Month

Canadian two-spirit Indigenous musician Shawnee recently caught up with ET Canada's Carlos Bustamante to talk all about her new summertime bop "Don't Go", her exciting engagement and the importance of..

Credit: ETCanada     Duration: 02:08Published
Trump opposed to removing Roosevelt statue in NYC [Video]

Trump opposed to removing Roosevelt statue in NYC

[NFA] U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he opposed removing the towering statue of Theodore Roosevelt from outside New York City's American Museum of Natural History. Colette Luke has more.

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 02:06Published
Theodore Roosevelt Statue Gets Removed [Video]

Theodore Roosevelt Statue Gets Removed

A statue depicting former President Theodore Roosevelt on horseback alongside Indigenous people on foot has been evicted from outside the American Museum of Natural History.

Credit: HuffPost NOW News     Duration: 00:54Published
Petition for Flavortown, Ohio [Video]

Petition for Flavortown, Ohio

A petition is now asking for an entire town to be renamed in honor of Guy Fieri. Tyler Woodbridge's petition calls for the city of Columbus, Ohio to be renamed Flavortown in honor of the celebrity..

Credit: KTNV Channel 13 Las Vegas     Duration: 00:29Published
NYC To Back Removal Of Theodore Roosevelt Statue Outside Natural History Museum [Video]

NYC To Back Removal Of Theodore Roosevelt Statue Outside Natural History Museum

Mayor Bill de Blasio said Sunday the city supports the museum's request to remove it because it "depicts black and indigenous people as subjugated and racially inferior." CBS2's Jessica Moore reports

Credit: CBS 2 New York     Duration: 00:33Published
Lane County commissioners considering changing county name [Video]

Lane County commissioners considering changing county name

Lane County commissioners considering changing county name

Credit: KEZIPublished

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The comments came after ICMR's letter to Bharat Biotech and principal investigators of medical colleges to complete the trial procedure of indigenous COVID-19 vaccine by August 15.
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St. Junípero Serra statue destroyed at California state capitol

CNA Staff, Jul 5, 2020 / 08:28 pm (CNA).-   On the evening of Independence Day, a crowd in Sacramento tore down a statue of St. Junipero Serra, set fire to it, and beat it with..
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SYDNEY (AP) — Several thousand people rallied in Black Lives Matter protests across Australia over the weekend to call for racial equality and highlight deaths of Indigenous people while in police..
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PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix officials are set to begin the process of changing the names of two streets — one seen as demeaning to indigenous Native American women and the other glorifying the..
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Genes from 'culturally extinct' Indigenous group discovered in unsuspecting Tennessee man

The last known members of the Indigenous Beothuk people of Newfoundland were thought to have died out 200 years ago. But genes from these people have been found in a man living in Tennessee today,..
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First Mining Announces Closing of US$22.5 Million Funding by First Majestic Silver to Advance the Springpole Gold Project

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Canada high court dismisses Indigenous appeal of pipeline

TORONTO (AP) — The Supreme Court of Canada on Thursday dismissed an appeal from British Columbia First Nations against the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion that would nearly triple the flow of oil..
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Republican senators Johnson, Lankford propose making Juneteenth a federal holiday and dropping Columbus Day

Columbus Day has been a source of controversy because of the killing and enslavement of indigenous people by European explorers and settlers.
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AP PHOTOS: India’s lockdown spurs new gardeners in Nagaland

KOHIMA, India (AP) — Two healthy pots of coriander and two of spinach are enough to provide a sense of achievement for Theyiesinuo Keditsu, a young English professor and mother of four. Keditsu, who..
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Salesforce plans to double its number of Black leaders in the US by 2023 (CRM)

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Commentary: Ordination amid coronavirus - A call for humility and courage

Vatican City, Jun 30, 2020 / 08:40 pm (CNA).- Last Saturday, June 27, many churches witnessed the ordinations of dozens of priests and deacons, in ceremonies that were far from typical. Even while some..
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University of Wisconsin students say Abraham Lincoln statue at Madison campus must come down

Some University of Wisconsin students are pushing for a statue fo Abraham Lincoln to be removed from its Madison campus over his treatment of indigenous groups and black people. 
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St. Junipero Serra protested colonial oppression and abuses, Archbishop Gomez says

CNA Staff, Jun 30, 2020 / 02:24 pm (CNA).- Those who “slander” the legacy of St. Junipero Serra ignore his history of opposing colonial oppression and abuses of indigenous Americans, said..
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BIPOC: What does it mean and where does it come from?

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Archbishop Cordileone performs exorcism where St. Junípero Serra's statue was toppled (National Catholic Register)

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Canada Drops Charges Against Indigenous Chief Assaulted in Video

The video from a police dash cam caused an uproar about embedded racism in Canadian law enforcement. It showed officers beating a First Nations chief in Alberta, whom they had accused of assault.
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