AdvaNCe List: August 10-16th

August 10-16

Women and LGBTQ Deportees Face Compounded Dangers Upon Return
The Trump administration has led an aggressive anti-immigrant campaign that will have dangerous ramifications for vulnerable populations—especially women and LGBTQ immigrants.

CMS found lead in water at 27 schools.
When Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools ran lead tests on drinking fountains and sinks at 58 schools last fall, 27 had unacceptably high levels of the dangerous element that can be found in older plumbing.

Five former NC governors stand against amendments

“This is not about partisan politics,” former North Carolina Governor Jim Martin said at a press conference Monday. “It’s about power politics – and it must be stopped.”

Aretha Franklin, Indomitable ‘Queen of Soul,’ Dies at 76
Aretha Franklin, universally acclaimed as the “Queen of Soul” and one of America’s greatest singers in any style, died on Thursday at her home in Detroit. She was 76.

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