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0:59Rev. Jesse Jackson at 2016 DNC.
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Civil Rights Leader Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. Has Parkinson's Disease

1:06Al Franken and Leeann Tweeden in side-by-side images
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TV Host Says Al Franken 'Kissed And Groped' Her In 2006

1:23U.S. soldiers
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Pentagon To Fund Transgender Service Member's Gender-affirming Surgery

1:26House Speaker Paul Ryan
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Paul Ryan Wants Mandated Sexual Harassment Training For House Members

1:00Australians celebrate postal vote for same-sex marriage
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7.8M Australians Said 'Yes' To Same-Sex Marriage — What Happens Next?

1:38White nationalists and counterprotesters clash in Charlottesville, Virginia
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Hate Crimes Have Risen For 2 Years In A Row In The US

1:14Tesla electric car
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Tesla Now Facing Another Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

1:13A handgun
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Making Gun Customers Wait To Get A Firearm Might Prevent Deaths

1:23Florida State University president John Thrasher.
Florida State University

The Drastic Step Some Major Universities Are Taking To Fix Greek Life

1:02The U.S. Air Force Academy terrazzo
U.S. Air Force Academy

'Victim' Admits To Writing Racist Graffiti At Air Force Academy

1:46Graphic depicting intimate photo
Newsy

To Prevent Revenge Porn, Facebook May Ask To See The Photos First

1:04Danica Roem
Danica Roem For Delegate

Danica Roem Becomes Virginia's First Openly Transgender Delegate

0:51Baltimore police officer Caesar Goodson
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Baltimore Officer Cleared Of Internal Charges In Freddie Gray's Death

1:33A Shell drilling engineer
Shell

For The Few Women In Oil, This Site Creates Community

5:18DACA recipient and activist Maria Torres speaks at a pro-immigration rally.
Sara Briseño

Why This DACA Recipient Refuses To Be Called A 'Dreamer'

1:30Anita Hill
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This Woman Got People Talking About Sexual Harassment Decades Ago

2:51Indivisible chapter protesting
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How The Tea Party Inspired This National Progressive Movement

7:51Barry Farmer and his three adopted sons.
Barry Farmer

Fostering Young: How A Young Man Grew His Family By 3

1:07Small camera that connects to a phone
Shonin Streamcam

A Tiny Camera Wants To Change How You Film Everyday Encounters

1:05White Lives Matter protesters in Shelbyville, TN
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White Nationalists Protest Refugee Resettlement In Tennessee

1:20Mark Halperin talks about "The Circus."
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Accused Of Sexual Misconduct, Mark Halperin Is On Leave From MSNBC

1:04Corey Feldman unveils "TRUTH Campaign"
Corey Feldman

Corey Feldman Launches Campaign To Expose Alleged Hollywood Pedophilia

1:23Reddit's logo in front of a swastika
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Reddit Banned Nazi Forums In Its Crackdown On Violent Rhetoric

1:22Former Olympian
Shawn Johnson East

A Former Olympian Shows What It's Like To Go Through A Miscarriage

7:18U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks during a vigil ceremony marking the September 11 terrorist attacks.
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Sessions Sends DOJ Lawyer To Aid In Transgender Murder Case

1:11winner of a science competition
Andy King / Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge

11-Year-Old Is The Latest Innovator In The Fight Against Lead In Water

1:01Screenshot from Twitter video about reporting abuse.
Twitter

Twitter Just Laid Out Its Schedule To Tackle Online Abuse

2:09Mike Enoch and Richard Spencer speak at the University of Florida.
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Richard Spencer Spoke (And Shouted) At The University Of Florida

9:05Laquan Mcdonald video press conference
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16 Shots And A Video: Uncovering The Laquan McDonald Shooting

3:50Chinoy Lumpia
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Filipinos Want You To Know Their Food Is More Than A Trend