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Qatar World Cup: Netherlands strike late to beat Senegal | Qatar World Cup 2022 News | Al Jazeera

Qatar World Cup: Netherlands strike late to beat Senegal | Qatar World Cup 2022 News | Al Jazeera

The Netherlands left it late to snatch a 2-0 victory over Senegal in their Group A World Cup match, in ...
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Equatorial Guinea ruling party wins 99% of votes in early results | Elections News | Al Jazeera

Equatorial Guinea ruling party wins 99% of votes in early results | Elections News | Al Jazeera

Eighty-year-old President Obiang, the world’s longest-ruling head of state, is seeking to extend his 43 years in office.This content was ...
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Stop the execution of Kevin Johnson – Liberation News

Stop the execution of Kevin Johnson – Liberation News

On Aug. 25, the Missouri Supreme Court set Kevin “KJ” Johnson’s execution date for Nov. 29. Johnson was convicted and ...
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Brittney Griner’s sentence based on race & queerness, says professor

Brittney Griner’s sentence based on race & queerness, says professor

Since Brittney Griner was sentenced was nine years in a Russian prison for possession of cannabis oil residue, many people ...
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Many residents in Black neighborhoods still aren’t fully vaccinated

Many residents in Black neighborhoods still aren’t fully vaccinated

City to give new COVID-19 booster shot for those who received the Johnson & Johnson, Moderna and Pfizer vaccinesAs indoor ...
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The intriguing life of Pyrrhus Concer, a slave who built an impressive whaling legacy in the 1830s

The intriguing life of Pyrrhus Concer, a slave who built an impressive whaling legacy in the 1830s

Though born a slavehe possessed virtueswithout which kingsare but slaves.This beautiful inscription can be found on the stone marking the ...
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A history of racism: Can the police in France be reformed?

A history of racism: Can the police in France be reformed?

A confidential government report from 2021, that looked into the behaviour of French security forces and was recently released, has ...
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Black women make up majority of new HIV cases among women. But they aren't getting care.

Black women make up majority of new HIV cases among women. But they aren’t getting care.

What we've learned about HIV and AIDS 30 years laterWhen HIV exploded in the 1980s, scientists had no idea what ...
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Former Boise Police Chief Found To Have Ties To White Supremacist Group

Former Boise Police Chief Found To Have Ties To White Supremacist Group

Boise, ID / USA - November 16, 2019: Boise City Police vehiclePhoto: Chad Robertson Media (Shutterstock)A retired police chief in ...
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Opinion | Reparations for Black Americans can work if they are reimagined - The Washington Post

Opinion | Reparations for Black Americans can work if they are reimagined – The Washington Post

Reparations — the idea that a decent society must accept responsibility in the present for injustices perpetrated in the past ...
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Rappers are victims of an epidemic of gun violence – just like all of America

Rappers are victims of an epidemic of gun violence – just like all of America

Takeoff performs onstage in Atlanta on Oct. 8, 2022. He was killed less than a month later. Paras Griffin/Getty ImagesAdd ...
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Philadelphia officer potentially facing 20 years for killing Black man gets less than 2 years in prison

Philadelphia officer potentially facing 20 years for killing Black man gets less than 2 years in prison

The family of a Black motorist who was fatally shot by a former Philadelphia police officer said the convicted man ...
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