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Impeachment Vote Becomes Defining Moment For Burr

February 21, 2021

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Sen. Richard Burr stood and said “guilty” there were hushed gasps in the Senate chamber. But the North Carolina Republican’s vote to convict former President Donald Trump should not have come as a shock. In a […]

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NC Courage Co-Owner, Osaka, Wins In Australia

February 20, 2021

Naomi Osaka already is a star at age 23. She has the four Grand Slam titles, the record-breaking endorsement deals and the willingness to speak her mind to prove it. Now the question is: Where does she go from here? […]

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Black NC Firefighters File Discrimination Lawsuit

February 19, 2021

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A group of Black firefighters in North Carolina has filed a lawsuit against their city and their fire chief, alleging that he has not made an effort to prevent racial discrimination, harassment and retaliation within his […]

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Letter To The Editor Revisionist Black History

February 19, 2021

By Ada M Fisher The recent action taken by the Quaker Oats family of products to change the name of Aunt Jemima to the Pearl Milling Company (which in 1888 developed self-rising flour), was a supposed bid to redress complaints […]

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Boxer, Spinks Dies At 67

February 7, 2021

Former world heavyweight boxing champion Leon Spinks, who took the crown from Muhammad Ali in 1978 before losing a rematch, died on Friday, according to his publicists. He was 67. Spinks died with his wife, Brenda Spinks, at his side, […]

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Jackson Released Post Therapy, Surgery

February 7, 2021

CHICAGO (AP) — The Rev. Jesse Jackson has been released to a Chicago physical therapy center following gallbladder surgery and medical observation, a spokesman said Sunday.  The 79-year-old civil rights leader experienced “abdominal discomfort” on Jan. 29 and was admitted […]

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Yellen Warns Of COVID’s Lasting Toll On Blacks

February 6, 2021

United States Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said on Friday that economic crises hit people of colour harder and longer, and the current crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic would have a lasting impact on Black Americans unless action was taken. […]

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February 4, 2021

Mr. Lt. Governor, History Books Should Call “Racism,” What IT Is. BY KAYOLYN PERSON I have a protestation that revels repulsion to think that our intelligence should be, is, insulted by the notion that the truth of systemic-racism, is not […]

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Washington Football Team Celebrates BHM

February 3, 2021

The Washington Football Team announced today several of its programs and initiatives to celebrate Black History Month. Throughout the month of February, the team will focus efforts on impactful initiatives that align with the organization’s commitment to engaging with the […]

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Parents Of Child Who Killed Himself Can Sue Educators

December 31, 2020

CINCINNATI (AP) — The parents of an 8-year-old student who killed himself after being persistently bullied can move forward with a lawsuit against the Cincinnati school district that alleges wrongful death and other charges, a federal appeals panel ruled Tuesday. […]

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