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Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp Signs Sweeping Bill to Suppress African American Vote  | Democracy Now!

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp Signs Sweeping Bill to Suppress African American Vote  | Democracy Now!

Georgia’s Republican Governor Brian Kemp has signed a sweeping elections bill that civil rights groups are blasting as the worst ...
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A Post-COVID-19 Recovery will not be Possible if Water, Sanitation & Hygiene are not High on the Agenda

A Post-COVID-19 Recovery will not be Possible if Water, Sanitation & Hygiene are not High on the Agenda

Michael, 34, a nurse at Wurm CHPS, Ghana, washes his hands. Every healthcare centre in the world’s poorest countries could ...
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Should the 2021 Climate Summit in Glasgow Still Take Place?

Should the 2021 Climate Summit in Glasgow Still Take Place?

Currently, the Climate Summit in Glasgow—COP26—is slated for 1-12 November 2021. But will even this later date work for many ...
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Police officer at Chauvin trial: Knee on neck is ‘deadly’ force | Black Lives Matter News | Al Jazeera

Police officer at Chauvin trial: Knee on neck is ‘deadly’ force | Black Lives Matter News | Al Jazeera

Kneeling on the neck of someone who is handcuffed and in the prone position is “top-tier, deadly” force and should ...
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Black Fortune 500 executives want companies to fight Republican voting restrictions - CNN

Black Fortune 500 executives want companies to fight Republican voting restrictions – CNN

Additional signatories include former Xerox CEO Ursula Burns, M&T Bank chairman and chief executive René F. Jones and Google VP ...
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US: Maryland repeals Confederate call to arms as state song | Black Lives Matter News | Al Jazeera

US: Maryland repeals Confederate call to arms as state song | Black Lives Matter News | Al Jazeera4TKg%J3@Wx14CetYwd8QIJ!Y

Legislators in the US state of Maryland have passed a repeal of the state song, a Civil War-era call to ...
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Helping Youth Agribusiness Keep Pace with Fast Growing Africa

Helping Youth Agribusiness Keep Pace with Fast Growing Africa

By Nteranya Sanginga, Aline Mugisho and Seyi Makinde IBADAN, Nigeria, Apr 8 2021 (IPS) From small towns to big cities, ...
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Tishaura Jones Elected as First Black Woman Mayor of St. Louis | Democracy Now!

Tishaura Jones Elected as First Black Woman Mayor of St. Louis | Democracy Now!

In Missouri, Tishaura Jones has become the first Black woman ever elected as St. Louis mayor. She addressed supporters yesterday ...
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UK: Black adviser quits government in wake of racism report

UK: Black adviser quits government in wake of racism report

LONDON (AP) — The most senior Black adviser to U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has resigned, the government said Thursday, ...
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IMF, World Bank Must Support Developing Countries’ Recovery

IMF, World Bank Must Support Developing Countries’ Recovery

By Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram SYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 6 2021 (IPS) The COVID-19 pandemic continues to ...
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‘America is on trial’: Family of George Floyd speaks before trial | Black Lives Matter News | Al Jazeera

‘America is on trial’: Family of George Floyd speaks before trial | Black Lives Matter News | Al Jazeera

Family and lawyers representing George Floyd kneeled for eight minutes and 46 seconds in front of Hennepin County Courthouse in ...
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Students lead US push for fuller Black history education

Students lead US push for fuller Black history education

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Ebele Azikiwe was in the sixth grade last year when February came and it was time ...
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