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Six-Year-Old Handcuffed And Shackled At School For Shoving Classmate

According to published reports, Ja’Briel Weston was apprehended by an armed security guard at Sarah T. Reed Elementary School in May after getting into a shoving match with another student.

6 Native American tribes recognized in Tennessee and ignites controversy

The Tennessee Commission of Indian Affairs recently recognized six Native American tribes. But those tribes have yet to gain federal recognition. As this USA Today story by Clay Carey illustrates, at least one federally recognized tribe has some objections to the process.

Journalists and critics tackle the race casting controversy in ‘The Last Airbender’

The Last Airbender took a critical drubbing and is currently ranked 8% at RottenTomatoes.com. In part due to the awareness Racebending.com readers and other supporters were able to bring to the casting issue through “our mid-June letter writing campaign, nearly every single article on or review of The Last Airbender that came out around July 1st, 2010 mentioned the casting controversy and/or even Racebending.com. Below are some of the numerous articles that mention the casting controversy.

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