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Aug. 19, 2017

Megachurch pastor resigns from Trump’s evangelical council citing “conflict in values”

"It became obvious that there was a deepening conflict in values between myself and the administration."
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Aug. 19, 2017

Trump praises Bannon as the fired adviser returns to ‘Breitbart’ “jacked up” and ready for “war”

"Bannon the Barbarian" is back, the ousted chief strategist says.
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Aug. 19, 2017

Colin Kaepernick receives support from both inside and outside the NFL

"Just because you are in law enforcement doesn’t mean your voice is silenced."
Aug. 19, 2017

Monuments blur the line between memorial and tourist attraction — that’s why context is so important

Stone Mountain, Georgia, is one of the biggest Confederate monuments in the country. But it's also the site of family-friendly activities and July 4 festivities.
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Aug. 19, 2017

Thousands of protesters shut down controversial “Free Speech Rally” in Boston

Demonstrators continue to march through the streets of Boston.
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Aug. 19, 2017

Live Updates: Thousands protest ‘Free Speech Rally’ in Boston a week after Charlottesville violence

Counterprotesters have vastly outnumbered conservative ralliers so far.
Aug. 19, 2017

R Kelly’s playing an Atlanta show later this month — but not if these activists can help it

“How long are we going to put up with this behavior from this person with no repercussions?” asked Oronike Odeleye, one of the co-founders of the #MuteRKelly movement.
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Aug. 19, 2017

Duke University has removed its Confederate statue of Robert E. Lee

Only a few days after it was discovered vandalized.
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Aug. 19, 2017
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Aug. 19, 2017

What will happen to those Confederate statues they’re taking down? Here are some options.

The past and future of public monuments to Confederates.
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Aug. 19, 2017

Trump slams protesters as “anti-police agitators” in conflicting tweets about massive Boston protest

He also said protest might be necessary to help the nation, uh, "heel."