Lawmakers Unveil Anti-Slavery Constitutional Amendment

NEW YORK — National lawmakers are expected on Wednesday to introduce a joint resolution aimed at striking language from the U.S. Constitution that enshrines a form of slavery in America’s foundational documents. The resolution, spearheaded and supported by ...
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Can California Save America From Itself?

“Go to my website or use the hashtag #LetsGetTheCalOuttaHere!” shouts Gwyneth Paltrow in the Netflix series The Politician. Running for governor on a platform of leading California’s secession from the United S...

California Near to Ending 150-Year-Old Posse Comitatus Law

SACRAMENTO — California is moving to eliminate what state legislators call an outdated Wild West law requiring that citizens help police upon demand. Lawmakers on Thursday sent Gov. Gavin Newsom a measure eliminating the California Posse Comitatus Act of 18...
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Bay Area School District Changing Name Tied to Confederacy

SAN RAFAEL — The Dixie School District board voted Tuesday night to change the name of the 150-year-old district after critics linked it to the Confederacy and slavery. Dixie is a nickname for the southern U.S. states that formed the pro-slavery Confederacy...
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Kanye West Apologizes for Saying Slavery Was ‘a Choice’

Kanye West apologized Wednesday on a Chicago radio station for calling slavery a "choice," and he broke down on air over an old friend. "I'm sorry for hurting, I'm sorry for the one-two effect of the MAGA hat into the slave comment." — Kanye West "I don'...