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Our planet has over 1 billion girls, who face a number of opportunities and tragedies. Here's a video tribute to those 1 billion girls out there who've made this planet what it is.

FACT CHECK TIME!

We can't really fact-check the 10,000 dance moves, 50 million first loves, and 46 million breakups (lol), but we did check other facts, a couple of them pretty sad.


This week, a Supreme Court ruling has acknowledged that, at least for the sake of federal criminal prosecutions, most of the eastern half of Oklahoma belongs to the Muscogee (Creek) Indian Tribe. The ruling enforces treaties made in the 19th century, despite objections from state and federal governments, and upholds the sovereignty of the Muscogee to prosecute crimes committed by tribe members within their own lands.

The U.S. government has a long and storied history of breaking treaties with Native American tribes, and Indigenous communities have suffered greatly because of those broken promises.

Stacy Leeds, a former Cherokee Nation Supreme Court justice and former special district court judge for the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, described the ruling in an article on Slate:

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