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Photos: Power cuts grinding South Africa’s food sector to a halt | Business and Economy News | Al Jazeera

Photos: Power cuts grinding South Africa’s food sector to a halt | Business and Economy News | Al Jazeera

From dairy farms unable to keep milk refrigerated to chickens suffocating en masse as ventilators fall idle, an energy crisis ...
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Bayard Rustin legacy continues in Vallejo

Bayard Rustin legacy continues in Vallejo

Five years ago, Anna Bergman began her quest to spread the word on the work of the late Bayard Rustin ...
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How Online Racism Affects Black And Brown Kids’ Grades In School

How Online Racism Affects Black And Brown Kids’ Grades In School

Source: FatCamera / GettyThe big ideaOnline racial discrimination or harassment has a negative effect on the academic and emotional well-being ...
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Public Outrage Hasn’t Improved Policing

Public Outrage Hasn’t Improved Policing

This is an edition of Up for Debate, a newsletter by Conor Friedersdorf. On Wednesdays, he rounds up timely conversations ...
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What happened during Egypt’s January 25 revolution? | News | Al Jazeera

What happened during Egypt’s January 25 revolution? | News | Al Jazeera

The 2011 revolution in Egypt started with marches, demonstrations and civil resistance on January 25. Protesters from across the Arab ...
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Supreme Court’s Student Loan Decision Will Impact Black Women Most

Supreme Court’s Student Loan Decision Will Impact Black Women Most

The fate of up to $20,000 in student loan cancellation for over 40 million borrowers is now in the hands ...
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Before Booker T. Washington, there was Joseph C. Price but his life was cut short

Before Booker T. Washington, there was Joseph C. Price but his life was cut short

Joseph Charles Price, a Black educator and civil rights activist, started his education in 1863 at the St. Andrew’s School ...
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The SAT and ACT are less important than you think | Wisconsin Law Journal - WI Legal News & Resources

The SAT and ACT are less important than you think | Wisconsin Law Journal – WI Legal News & Resources

By Mary L. Churchill Boston UniversityCollege admission tests are becoming a thing of the past.More than 80% of U.S. colleges ...
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Republican Women Play Footage of Breonna Taylor’s Death at Public Event Celebrating One of the Cops Involved | The Mary Sue

Republican Women Play Footage of Breonna Taylor’s Death at Public Event Celebrating One of the Cops Involved | The Mary Sue

The Republican Women’s Club of South Central Kentucky is a vile hate group. They recently held an event in recognition ...
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Lawsuit threatened as nonprofit reconfigures African American studies course rejected in Florida - POLITICO

Lawsuit threatened as nonprofit reconfigures African American studies course rejected in Florida – POLITICO

“If the governor allows the College Board to present AP African American studies in classrooms across the state of Florida, ...
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The new year promises little change in Ruto’s Kenya | Opinions | Al Jazeera

The new year promises little change in Ruto’s Kenya | Opinions | Al Jazeera

Like in many other cities around the world, 2023 in Nairobi was welcomed with impressive displays of fireworks. The largest ...
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Women in Sierra Leone can finally own land without fear

Women in Sierra Leone can finally own land without fear

It’s a new dawn for the women of Sierra Leone after president Julius Maada Bio assented into law the Gender ...
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