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Racism Prevents US from Living Up to Ideals, UN Rights Expert Says

Racism, and social and economic inequality are keeping the United States from living up to its ideals, including the right to freedom of assembly and association, a U.N. human rights expert says. Special Rapporteur Maina Kiai reported on his 17-day trip to the U.S. Thursday, where he visited several large cities including Baltimore, Washington, New York and Philadelphia. "People have a good reason to be angry and frustrated at the moment," Kiai said. He said that while his...

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