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Biden administration moves to expand Title IX protections for LGBTQ+ students

The Biden administration proposed a dramatic overhaul of campus sexual assault rules on Thursday, acting to expand protections for LGBTQ students, bolster The post Biden administration moves to expand ...

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Supreme Court expands gun rights, striking New York limits

In a major expansion of gun rights, the Supreme Court said Thursday that Americans have a right to carry firearms The post Supreme Court expands gun rights, striking New York limits appeared first on TheGrio ...

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Building, road construction lead to more carbon dioxide emissions from cement. It’s doubled since 1992

Heat trapping carbon dioxide emissions from making cement, a less talked about but major source of carbon pollution, have doubled in The post Building, road construction lead to more carbon dioxide emissions ...

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Building ladders to success for Black women in the workplace

OPINION: A new report by Every Level Leadership found a critical lack of formal mentorship and sponsorship programs for Black women and that access to these types of programs are pivotal to Black women ...

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NFL seeks arbitration for Brian Flores’ racial discrimination suit

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL and six of its teams have filed for arbitration in the lawsuit that alleges The post NFL seeks arbitration for Brian Flores’ racial discrimination suit appeared first on TheGrio ...

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Houstonians boarded buses at 4 a.m. to plead with lawmakers for cleaner air in Black neighborhoods

A group of Houston residents awoke at 4 a.m. and boarded buses to travel more than 160 miles to discuss The post Houstonians boarded buses at 4 a.m. to plead with lawmakers for cleaner air in Black neighborhoods ...

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US importing 1 million pounds of Gerber infant formula from Mexico to ease shortage

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration announced Wednesday that it is providing logistical support to import the equivalent of about The post US importing 1 million pounds of Gerber infant formula ...

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Prosecutors ask judge to sentence Derek Chauvin to 25 years for violating George Floyd’s rights

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Federal prosecutors asked a judge on Wednesday to sentence a former Minneapolis officer to 25 years for violating The post Prosecutors ask judge to sentence Derek Chauvin to 25 years ...

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Ravens linebacker Jaylon ‘Sack Daddy’ Ferguson dies at age 26

Jaylon Ferguson, who set an FBS record for career sacks while at Louisiana Tech and then played the past three The post Ravens linebacker Jaylon ‘Sack Daddy’ Ferguson dies at age 26 appeared first on TheGrio ...

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Teeth could help identify Tulsa Race Massacre victims if descendants give their DNA to a database

Investigators seeking to identify victims of the Tulsa Race Massacre have found enough usable DNA for testing on two of The post Teeth could help identify Tulsa Race Massacre victims if descendants give ...

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White teacher denies he made Black students pick seeds from cotton, says it was voluntary

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — A white school teacher in Rochester accused of telling his class of mostly Black students to The post White teacher denies he made Black students pick seeds from cotton, says it ...

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‘Dear Culture’: Talking the Notorious B.I.G. and the book ‘It Was All a Dream: Biggie and the World That Made Him’ with author Justin Tinsley

OPINION: The author breaks down writing a book about an icon and adding to the legacy of one of the greatest rappers of all time. The post ‘Dear Culture’: Talking the Notorious B.I.G. and the book ‘It ...

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Obamas sign First Look deal with Amazon’s Audible

The Obamas are coming to Audible. The former president and first lady’s media company, Higher Ground, has a signed a The post Obamas sign First Look deal with Amazon’s Audible appeared first on TheGrio ...

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Truth transforms: Tabitha and Choyce Brown share the secret behind their bond

For many, the relationship between parent and child is the closest they’ll ever experience. For others, it can be … The post Truth transforms: Tabitha and Choyce Brown share the secret behind their bond ...

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Africa in the middle of geopolitical battle over Russia-Ukraine war amid ongoing food shortage

The shortage of grains and other food exports coming out of Ukraine as a result of Russia’s invasion of the The post Africa in the middle of geopolitical battle over Russia-Ukraine war amid ongoing food ...

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HBCU GO announces two new shows debuting this week

The free-streaming digital platform HBCU GO has announced two exciting new shows set to debut this week. The lifestyle and The post HBCU GO announces two new shows debuting this week appeared first on ...

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Black and Latino homes in California are slightly behind in high-speed internet access, survey reveals

Though slight, Black and Latino households in California continue to have unequal access to high-speed internet. According to 2020 data The post Black and Latino homes in California are slightly behind ...

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‘Rap Sh!t’ creatives talk about the new series, crafting ‘beautiful and complex’ characters

“Rap Sh!t” is almost here! The highly anticipated series from the mind of “Insecure” creator Issa Rae debuts on HBO The post ‘Rap Sh!t’ creatives talk about the new series, crafting ‘beautiful and complex ...

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Mary J. Blige discusses her legacy, shares her favorite female R&B singers today

In a recent interview with theGrio’s Natasha S. Alford, Mary J. Blige shares that she wants her legacy to be The post Mary J. Blige discusses her legacy, shares her favorite female R&B singers today ...

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On Windrush Day, Prince William recognizes Caribbeans who helped rebuild England after World War II 

Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, noted that he and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, have learned how much the “past The post On Windrush Day, Prince William recognizes Caribbeans who helped rebuild ...

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Andrew Gillum says federal indictments for wire fraud are politically motivated

Andrew Gillum, the former 2018 Democratic nominee for governor of Florida, has been indicted by a federal grand jury on The post Andrew Gillum says federal indictments for wire fraud are politically motivated ...

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Mayor of city where Breonna Taylor was killed apologizes to Black residents for centuries of racism 

At a Juneteenth luncheon organized by the Metro Human Relations Commission, Louisville, Kentucky Mayor Greg Fischer apologized to Black residents The post Mayor of city where Breonna Taylor was killed ...

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‘Why are gun shows so white?’ and other thoughts after attending a gun show  

OPINION: After attending an event sponsored by one of the country’s largest gun show organizers, white America’s fascination with firearms is suddenly much clearer. The post ‘Why are gun shows so white ...

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South Sudan fights child marriage where girls are sold for cows

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Some young girls are still auctioned off into marriage for cows in South Sudan — The post South Sudan fights child marriage where girls are sold for cows appeared first on TheGrio ...

Added June 22, 2022

Thinking of going abroad? You can now travel to these countries with no restrictions

With the news of the U.S. ending the need for pre-departure negative COVID tests to enter this country regardless of The post Thinking of going abroad? You can now travel to these countries with no restrictions ...

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