Debbie Elliott

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Charlottesville Marks One Year Since Deadly White Supremacist Rally

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Across Charlottesville, Va., people are remembering last year's violent and deadly rally organized by white nationalists. Students, community leaders and others are marking the occasion with vigils.

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'Unite The Right' Rally Forced Charlottesville To Rethink Town's Racial History

Thursday, August 09, 2018

Charlottesville, Va., is bracing for the anniversary of last summer's deadly white nationalist rally.

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Charlottesville Victim Heather Heyer's Mother Picks Up Her Baton

Thursday, August 09, 2018

"They tried to kill my child to shut her up," Susan Bro told mourners last August. "Well, guess what? You just magnified her!"

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Voters In Florida's Panhandle Still Have Faith In Trump's Foreign Policy

Friday, July 20, 2018

President Trump has faced backlash this week as he's tried to clarify his talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Republicans in Congress say he's making a mistake by cozying up to an American enemy. But in the conservative Florida panhandle, voters still have faith in Trump's foreign policy.

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London's Royal Academy Of Arts Celebrates 250 Years Of Showcasing Contemporary Works

Friday, June 22, 2018

Summertime in London means aspiring artists have a chance to see their work showcased alongside more famous names at the venerable Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition. The popular show is celebrating its 250th anniversary with a display called "Art Made Now" that includes 1,300 works that range from the whimsical to the overly political.

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Why Some Of Brexit's Remainers Won't Give Up The Fight

Friday, June 08, 2018

As the British government struggles to reach a deal to leave the European Union, activists are determined to halt Brexit. They're calling for a new referendum. But in the two years since the first vote, public sentiment hasn't changed much.

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Ireland Voted To Allow Abortion. But It's Still Strictly Banned In Northern Ireland

Tuesday, June 05, 2018

The recent abortion referendum in Ireland is setting off calls for change in neighboring Northern Ireland, which still has strict laws on the procedure that date to Victorian times.

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Repeal Of Abortion Ban In Ireland Sets Off Calls For Change In Northern Ireland

Monday, June 04, 2018

Abortion rights supporters are calling for an end to Northern Ireland's stringent abortion ban, after Ireland voted to repeal a constitutional amendment banning most abortions. But with no functioning government in Belfast, it's up to British Prime Minister Theresa May to push through abortion reforms in British-ruled Northern Ireland.

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British Prime Minister Faces Pressure To Reform Northern Ireland's Abortion Laws

Monday, May 28, 2018

Pressure is mounting for British Prime Minister Theresa May to reform Northern Ireland's strict abortion laws. Members of her own Conservative party are joining the Labour Party to call for change after Friday's vote in Ireland to liberalize abortion restrictions.

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How A Mule Train From Marks, Miss., Kicked Off MLK's Poor People Campaign

Sunday, May 13, 2018

Martin Luther King Jr. chose Marks as a starting point for the economic justice fight because of the entrenched poverty he saw there. Today, poverty remains a challenge in Marks.

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New Lynching Memorial Is A Space 'To Talk About All Of That Anguish'

Thursday, April 26, 2018

The National Memorial for Peace and Justice opens Thursday in Montgomery, Ala., and includes monuments to victims of lynchings. Organizers say it's time "to confront the brutality."

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Lynching Memorial In Alabama Will Reflect On U.S. History Of Racial Terror

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

The National Memorial for Peace and Justice opens in Montgomery, Ala., this week and is devoted to the victims of lynching. It reflects on the nation's history of racial terror, from slavery to the more than 4,000 African-Americans lynched between 1877 and 1950.

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After MLK's Death, Coretta Scott King Went To Memphis To Finish His Work

Sunday, April 08, 2018

Four days after her husband was killed, Coretta Scott King led a march in Memphis. The act reflected her role as a partner in the struggle for civil rights. "I was impelled to come," she said.

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50 years After MLK Assassination, What Comes Next?

Wednesday, April 04, 2018

In Memphis and across the nation, thousands are gathering — and some are protesting — to mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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News Brief: New Tariffs On Chinese Goods, YouTube Shooting, MLK

Wednesday, April 04, 2018

The Trump administration announced new tariffs on Chinese goods on Tuesday and China vowed to reciprocate. Also, the investigation of the shooting at YouTube's California offices continues.

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Memphis Remembers Martin Luther King Jr.

Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Memphis is holding events to remember civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., who was assassinated 50 years ago this Wednesday.

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Martin Luther King Jr.'s Final Cause: Memphis Sanitation Workers Strike

Tuesday, April 03, 2018

A sanitation workers strike in Memphis, Tenn., would end up being King's last cause. As the nation marks 50 years since the civil rights leader was assassinated, we look back at King's final speech.

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The Memphis Sanitation Workers Strike: King's Last Cause For Economic Justice

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

They wanted better working conditions and higher pay, but they needed help strategizing. Martin Luther King Jr. went to Memphis to help.

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Sanitation Workers Took Trucks Off The Road To Honor 2 Killed 50 Years Ago In Memphis

Thursday, February 01, 2018

Thursday marks 50 years since two sanitation workers were killed in a grisly accident in Memphis. Their deaths set the stage for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to be in that city for a protest. While there, he was assassinated.

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In Louisiana, NFL Anthem Protests Threaten Saints' Tax Breaks

Thursday, December 21, 2017

President Trump's tweets are keeping the pressure on NFL players who use the national anthem to protest police brutality. In Louisiana, the debate has led to boycotts of games and calls for the Saints to lose their state tax breaks.

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