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Pregnant women of color more likely to get COVID

The CDC has released information showing that Black and Hispanic women are at a higher risk Pregnant women of color are more likely to get infected with COVID-19 and face…

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Conservatives push to discredit tech platforms before election

Ted Cruz accused the tech platforms of ‘actively interfering in this election’ The Senate Commerce committee is set to grill the CEOs of Facebook, Twitter and Google on Wednesday amid…

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Wisconsin teacher under fire after BLM lesson

Burlington, Wisconsin voted for Trump 2-to-1 over Hillary Clinton A teacher at a school near Kenosha, Wisconsin, the city in which Jacob Blake was shot and killed, teaches her students…

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Trump aide says ‘we’re not going to control the pandemic’

Close to 8.6 million Americans have contracted the coronavirus since the pandemic began The coronavirus has reached into the heart of the White House once more, less than a week…

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NYPD officer suspended for blasting “Trump 2020” from patrol car

A video shows the officer sitting in a marked police vehicle in Brooklyn’s Flatbush neighborhood The NYPD has been suspended an officer after a video was posted on social media…

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BLM co-founder Alicia Garza target of white supremacist plot

The FBI informed Garza that they’d arrested an unnamed Idaho In a Twitter post on Friday, Alicia Garza, co-founder of Black Lives Matter, revealed she was visited by the FBI…

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Oldest known slave ship discovered by Black scuba diver

The discovery of the slave ship will be featured in a documentary A Royal African Company ship that carried more African slaves to the Americas than any other institution in the history…

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Pope marks historic moment in naming first Black US cardinal

Wilton Gregory’s appointment comes after a summer of protests over systemic racism in America WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington D.C. Archbishop Wilton Gregory is set to become the first Black U.S.…

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Senate votes to advance Barrett; confirmation expected Mon

The 51-48 vote launched 30 hours of Senate debate. Senate Republicans voted overwhelmingly Sunday to advance Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett toward final confirmation despite Democratic objections, just over a…

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Detroit native opens first cider mill in the Motor City

The family-owned enterprise Detroit Farm and Cider is a first-of-its-kind for the majority-Black city As a kid, Leandra King loved visiting the cider mill every autumn, but visits were limited…

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