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Rep. John Lewis: Franklin a 'great spirit'
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Civil rights leader Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) tells CNN’s John King about memories he has of Aretha Franklin during the Civil Rights movement. He says that the world has lost a “beautiful soul” and “great spirit.”

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Motel 6 to settle lawsuit claiming it gave Latino guests' information to ICE
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Motel 6 has reached a tentative agreement in a lawsuit that claims it discriminated against some of its Latino guests and violated their privacy, a civil rights group says.

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Charlottesville rally organizer requests permit for 'white civil rights rally' in Washington
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The organizer of the deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, last year has applied for a permit to hold a “white civil rights rally” in front of the White House in August.

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Pentagon recorded attorney calls with American ISIS suspect
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The Department of Defense made an “inadvertent breach” of confidential communications between a US-Saudi citizen being detained in Iraq and his attorneys with the American Civil Liberties Union, but it has committed to steps to remedy the situation, according to a court filing Friday.

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Teen fighting for the rights of gun owners
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Illinois counties declare 'sanctuary' status for gun owners
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CHICAGO (AP) — Several rural Illinois counties have taken a stand for gun rights by co-opting a word that conservatives associate with a liberal policy to skirt the law: sanctuary….

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Historians: 'Defending history' is complicated in the US
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In the wake of Charlottesville, Americans are confronting questions about how to make sense of the history of the Confederacy, the Civil War and race in America as they play out in our lives today. CNN Opinion asked a number of historians for their thoughts. The views in these commentaries are their own.

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Lynching memorial remembers the forgotten
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Civil rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson shows CNN’s Nia-Malika Henderson around a new memorial and museum in Montgomery, Alabama that names some of the over 4,000 lynching victims in America.

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Immigrant reunited with child months after separation by US
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CHICAGO (AP) — A Congolese mother has been reunited with her 7-year-old daughter months after they crossed the California-Mexico border seeking asylum and were separated by the U.S. government, an American Civil Liberties Union lawyer said Saturday….

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