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Pete Buttigieg Knocks Own Supporters for Being Too White

Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Indiana, an unexpected early frontrunner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, is criticizing his own supporters for being too white after questions about the “lack of diversity” at his events and among his campaign staff.

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UK: MPs Debate Raising Marriage Age to 18 to Tackle Forced Marriages

MPs are debating whether to raise the legal age of marriage in the United Kingdom in order to try and tackle the problem of forced marriages. The current legal age of marriage is 18 but 16- and 17-year-olds can get married with their parents’ permission.

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NC State Student Government Wants to Make ‘Hate Speech’ Punishable

North Caroline State University’s student government held a town hall last week to discuss how they can create a better “racial climate” and a “safe learning environment” on campus. At the meeting, members of the Diversity Outreach Department called for amending the Student Code of Conduct to include “repercussions for hate speech.”

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