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Pope Endorses "Theology of Diversity"

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September 25, 2015

Union at Philly's WCAU pegs walkout to pontiff's arrival; "history will not treat this Congress or Boehner kindly"; new Urban News Service signs 200th member; Joint Center think tank says it has bounced back; Natives most likely to be killed by police; ONA gets $828,000 for digital training in 20 cities; 35 journalists, "HistoryMakers," join outreach to schools; 21 stereotypes Latino men are tired of hearing; Ecuador leader spent millions to remove critical info from Web (9/25/15)

Union at Philly's WCAU Pegs Walkout to Pontiff's Arrival

"History Will Not Treat This Congress or Boehner Kindly"

New Urban News Service Signs 200th Member

Joint Center Think Tank Says It Has Bounced Back

Native Americans Most Likely to Be Killed by Police

ONA Gets $828,000 for Digital Training in 20 Cities

35 Journalists, "HistoryMakers," Join Outreach to Schools

21 Stereotypes Latino Men Are Tired of Hearing

"Over the past few weeks, we've reached out to you, the men of our community, to find out what stereotypes Latino men are sick and tired of hearing,"Kyli Sing wrote Wednesday for HuffPost LatinoVoices. "Below are 21 responses that range from the obvious to HEAR THAT, TRUMP?!

"Let's bash the stereotypes!

"1. 'Latinos are bad or absent dads. The majority are present, hard-working and tender with their children.'

"2. . . . A Latino man wants to hug his children every day, kiss his wife and live a good life. A Latino man is no different than any other man of any ethnicity."

"3. 'That we're uneducated.' . . ."

Ecuador's Leader Spent Millions to Remove Critical Info From Web

"The president of Ecuador, Rafael Correa, used millions of dollars from his country’s intelligence budget to hire a foreign company to remove a documentary and other information critical of him or his wife from the internet, leaked documents show,"James Ball and Paul Hamilos reported Thursday for BuzzFeed.

"The records, seen by BuzzFeed News, show that at least one contract, for just under $4.7 million, was signed with a Mexican company that then successfully removed material from YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo, and Dailymotion.

"Videos removed by the company, which filed weekly reports on successful deletions, included a critical documentary by filmmaker Santiago Villa, an electoral broadcast from a rival accusing Correa of behaving like a dictator, a video from a former aide to Correa's wife alleging persecution, and a report of a jailbreak from Ecuador's highest-security prison.

"The new information adds to mounting international concern about censorship and press freedom under Correa. It also raises questions as to whether the Ecuadorian intelligence agency's use of contractors to monitor and remove criticisms violates free expression and privacy protections in the country's constitution. . . ."

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