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U.S. failing to eliminate racial discrimination, says UN

On August 29, the United Nations CERD Committee released its Concluding Observations on the United States. There are serious concerns and powerful recommendations throughout the document, including on education, housing, gun violence, police brutality, and immigrant rights. Below is the press release that USHRN drafted. Please feel free to share...
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Building Momentum to Abolish Criminalization of Homelessness

A blog post on homelessness that connects the dots from the international to the local
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5 Women Accuse Marissa Alexander's Husband of Abuse

Alexander, facing an unjust sentence for defending herself, to be retried Dec 1
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UN rapporteurs to visit Detroit over water shutoff controversy

Two experts who report to the United Nations on water and housing issues plan to visit Detroit
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USHRN at #FergusonOctober

USHRN's Thenjiwe McHarris advocates for Human Rights in Ferguson
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M. Dunn found guilty of 2012 death of teen Jordan Davis

Michael Dunn found guilty of 1st degree murder in the killing of teen Jordan Davis
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