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The civil rights experts Facebook hired to review its policies faulted CEO Mark Zuckerberg's decision to prioritize free speech over other values. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Report Slams Facebook For 'Vexing And Heartbreaking Decisions' On Free Speech

A two-year investigation concludes the social network's leaders made decisions that were "significant setbacks for civil rights."

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The civil rights experts Facebook hired to review its policies faulted CEO Mark Zuckerberg's decision to prioritize free speech over other values. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Report Slams Facebook For 'Vexing And Heartbreaking Decisions' On Free Speech

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Black Students Matter demonstrators march en route to a rally at the Department of Education in Washington, D.C., on June 19. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call via Getty Images hide caption

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Effective Anti-Racist Education Requires More Diverse Teachers, More Training

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Faced with a rat trapped in a restrainer, a free rat opens the trap's door to liberate the trapped animal (while stepping on its head — "very rat-ish behavior," says University of Chicago neurobiologist Peggy Mason). David Christopher/University of Chicago hide caption

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To Come To The Rescue Or Not? Rats, Like People, Take Cues From Bystanders

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Protest organizer DAntjuan Miller stands by the granite pedestal that remains of a monument to Confederate Navy Adm. Raphael Semmes in Mobile, Ala. "It's like a weight that's lifted off now that it's gone," he says. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

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In Alabama, A City Debates How To Depict Its Past In The Present

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Wednesday's decision seems to be an extension of a 2012 ruling in which the Supreme Court unanimously found that a fourth-grade teacher at a Lutheran school who was commissioned as a minister could not sue over her firing. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Justices Rule Teachers At Religious Schools Aren't Protected By Fair Employment Laws

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