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DURHAM, NC - MAY 11:  A gender neutral sign is posted outside a bathrooms at Oval Park Grill on May 11, 2016 in Durham, North Carolina. Debate over transgender bathroom access spreads nationwide as the U.S. Department of Justice countersues North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory from enforcing the provisions of House Bill 2 (HB2) that dictate what bathrooms transgender individuals can use.  (Photo by Sara D. Davis/Getty Images)

How a Kentucky school is handling transgender bathroom policy

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Atherton High School in Louisville, Kentucky became the first public school in the state to adopt an official policy for transgender students two years ago. Continue reading

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PBS NewsHour hosts town hall with President Obama

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The PBS NewsHour’s Gwen Ifill hosted a special event, ‘Questions for President Obama,’ on June 1 in Elkart, Indiana. Elkart was the first city Obama visited after he was elected president in 2008. Continue reading

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Montgomery police honor civil rights history in officer training

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In Montgomery, Alabama, County Police Chief Kevin Murphy recognized that many of his younger police officers were not aware of the turbulent civil rights history of their city. Continue reading

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Urban-Suburban school desegregation program seen as model

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More than 60 years after the United States Supreme Court outlawed “separate but equal” schools in Brown vs. Board of Education, data shows that many school districts s are more segregated than ever — with some key exceptions. Continue reading

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Famed civil rights leader Julian Bond remembered

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Civil rights leader and former NAACP chairman Julian Bond died Saturday at the age of 75. Continue reading

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