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Colin Kaepernick, Anthony Fauci to receive Kennedy human rights award

News Colin Kaepernick and Anthony Fauci have been named 2020 honorees of the Robert F. Kennedy Ripple of Hope award Tonya Pendleton Dr. Anthony Fauci and Colin Kaepernick will be…

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Newly unsealed documents released in Ghislaine Maxwell case

News More details emerge as court documents are unsealed in the publicized case of Ghislaine Maxwell who faces sex trafficking charges. DeMicia Inman NEW YORK, NEW YORK – JULY 02:…

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White woman uses N-word at George Floyd hologram tribute in Virginia

News The woman was pushed away by protesters at the site of the Robert E. Lee statue Tonya Pendleton RICHMOND, VA – JULY 28: A Hologram of George Floyd is…

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BLM mural on Tulsa’s ‘Black Wall Street’ faces removal

News A Black Lives Matter mural painted in the streets of Tulsa, Oklahoma has to go, say city officials. DeMicia Inman A child runs the the street during the Juneteenth…

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Dr. Anthony Fauci says a coronavirus vaccine may be coming in 2021

News The nation's lead spokesman on the coronavirus says the virus vaccine has been fast-tracked and likely will happen in the next year Tonya Pendleton WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 31:…

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Streaming service Twitch targets HBCUs to increase minority participation in gaming

HBCUNews Twitch aims to encourage diversity in esports through a new partnership bringing an official league to HBCU campuses. DeMicia Inman Drive For Diversity Driver, Rajah Caruth checks his live-broadcast…

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EBONY Media accuses group of being ‘fraudulent’ in battle over brand ownership

News The board of directors tells theGrio that the allegations are rooted in resentment and bitterness over recent changes at the magazine TheGrio BEVERLY HILLS – FEBRUARY 24: Items from…

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Cop who shot Michael Brown will not be charged following reinvestigation

News St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney expressed concerns that the news will not be well-received and maintains that it was the best decision. Biba Adams Women hold signs during a…

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COVID-19 testing turnaround times reveal wide disparity

News Floridians are wondering why local, state and federal leaders can’t coordinate large-scale, organized testing, but the NBA can Tamara Lush, The Associated Press In this June 30, 2020, file…

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Some educators of color resist push for police-free schools

News Some teachers say the system is hamstrung by a complicated mix of police response policies and a lack of support for alternative programs Collen Slevin, The Associated Press Karen…

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