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Biden To Sign Legislation Named For Emmett Till Making Lynching A Federal Hate Crime

President Joe Biden will sign the Emmett Till Anti-lynching Act into law Tuesday, making lynching a hate crime under federal law. Congress failed to pass...

Broadway Theater Will Be Renamed After James Earl Jones

The Shubert Organization's Cort Theatre on Broadway will be renamed after James Earl Jones, fulfilling a promise by the theater giant to honor a...

On The 10th Anniversary Of Trayvon Martin’s Murder, Fight Re-Emerges Over ‘Stand Your Ground’

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A decade ago, the shooting death of Black teenager Trayvon Martin by an armed neighborhood watch volunteer ignited a national debate over gun violence,...

Howard University And At Least 6 Other HBCUs Receive Bomb Threats, Triggering Lockdown And...

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At least seven historically Black colleges and universities received bomb threats Tuesday, January 4, 2022, school officials said, triggering abrupt evacuations of students and...

Rittenhouse Claims That The First Person He Shot Threatened Him

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Sobbing so hard at one point that the judge called a break, Kyle Rittenhouse took the stand at his murder trial Wednesday and said...

NY AG Letitia James Criticized For Her Handling Of Daniel Prude Killing By Police...

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New York Attorney General Letitia James has been lauded for leading an intensive inquiry that led to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's resignation Tuesday. Now questions...

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Declares Racism A Public Health Crisis In Chicago

Mayor Lori Lightfoot formally declared racism to be a public health crisis in Chicago Thursday, June 17, 2021. Mayor Lightfoot made the announcement at the...

Charleston Church Shooter Dylann Roof Appeals His Death Sentence

The man on federal death row for the racist slayings of nine members of a Black South Carolina congregation is making his appellate argument...

Judge Keeps Former Police Officer Michael Slager’s 20-Year Sentence For Killing Walter Scott

A judge upheld a 20-year prison sentence on Monday for former police officer Michael Slager in the killing of Walter Scott, an unarmed Black...

Michigan Man Admits Beating Black Teen With Bike Chain Due To His Race

A man in Michigan has admitted to beating a Black teen with a bike chain due to his race. The Justice Department said in a...

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Scientists May Have Solved Mystery Behind Egypt’s Pyramids

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Archaeologists working on the pyramids in Egypt have found new evidence which could offer answers to an important aspect of their construction. The ancient structures...

TikTok Ban Is Being Fast-Tracked In Congress. What Does That Mean?

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TikTok may face a crossroads sooner than later, with a divest-or-ban bill getting fast-tracked in Congress. The bill, which would require TikTok's Chinese owner ByteDance...

Organizers Say Colorado Abortion Access Amendment Has Enough Signatures To Make 2024 Election Ballot

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The Coloradans for Protecting Reproductive Freedom coalition, which is working to get a constitutional amendment on the state's ballot that would enshrine abortion access,...
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