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Why Barack Obama Is On The Right Side Of History
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“Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” was officially repealed by the Obama administration on Sept. 20, 2011. This tombstone, meant to be a memorial to all gay veterans, does not have a name, only these haunting words. It’s the resting place of Leonard Matlovich, who in 1975 became the first gay service member to purposely out himself to the military as a protest of its ban on gays serving.

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Demand Mayor Rahm Emanuel Resign!

For over a year, Mayor Rahm Emanuel knew about the gruesome murder of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald at the hands of Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke. In fact, it wasn’t until a journalist sued the city of Chicago to get video footage of the murder released and the Black community rose up in protest that Mayor Emanuel finally decided to …