Book bans in schools can violate federal civil rights laws if they create a hostile environment for students. The Education Department will have a new point person to talk to schools about bans.
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The schools were tools of the U.S. government's attempts to erase tribal culture. But the few that remain have become places Native families want their children to attend.
The vast majority of violent crimes aren't committed by people living with mental illness. But when people struggling with mental illness are charged with violent crimes, it poses a dilemma. When a defendant receives treatment and improves while awaiting trial in custody, prosecutors must decide whether they'll ask for a prison sentence or allow defendants to be released to the community with no guarantee they'll continue their care.
One in five Black Americans are either immigrants or the children of immigrants. But feeling embraced or understood by the U.S. can seem daunting for some, and impossible for others.
Activists want the EPA's new office for environmental justice to make the health of pregnant people, which is threatened by a changing climate and pollutants, an explicit priority.
Keenan Anderson, a Black man, died hours after Los Angeles police officers repeatedly tased him in January. The coroner's office said the manner of death was not determined.
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