Lifting Every Voice in Religious Freedom

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It is important to explore religious freedom through the lens of African American perspectives because we must lift every voice that has been impacted by religious discrimination and bigotry.
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First Five Newsletter: February 6, 2020

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False information about Iowa’s voter rolls, fight to weaken internet platform shields, “First Amendment cynicism” and more.
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First Five Newsletter: January 30, 2020

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Impact of media reports on the death of Kobe Bryant, misinformation on coronavirus, new law on punishing “pirate” radio stations and more.
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First Five Newsletter: January 23, 2020

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Proposed rules and guidance to religion and public schools, arguments that could dramatically alter the line separating church and state and more.
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First Five Newsletter: January 16, 2020

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First Amendment-ish issues, posts of off the record interviews with political candidates, social media policies on political speech and more.
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First Five Newsletter: January 9, 2020

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Libel lawsuit against California, 2020 resolutions, Facebook banning videos of deepfake content and more.
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First Five Newsletter: December 19, 2019

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Recap of 2019’s First Amendment issues, Americans basic rights under siege, Reporters Without Borders annual round-up and more.
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First Five Newsletter: December 12, 2019

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Public officials nationalist sentiments of religious holidays, visa applicants to submit social media handles, upcoming events and more.
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Baby Jesus Wasn’t a Patriotic American

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Religious communities should be concerned when public officials, including those in the White House, use religious holidays like Christmas to stoke nationalist sentiments among their Twitter followers.
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