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What Leslie Odom Jr.'s 'Hamilton' Co-Star Said About Raising A Black Son | HuffPost Life

What Leslie Odom Jr.’s ‘Hamilton’ Co-Star Said About Raising A Black Son | HuffPost Life

“Renée said a really beautiful thing to me about raising young Black men that I’m paraphrasing: ‘Black people have been ...
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Exclusive: South Sudan accused of COVID-19 corruption | Coronavirus pandemic News | Al Jazeera

Exclusive: South Sudan accused of COVID-19 corruption | Coronavirus pandemic News | Al Jazeera

Threatened aid workers, an empty hospital, and a black market for COVID-19 tests. An exclusive investigation by The New Humanitarian ...
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Coming to terms with Gandhi’s complicated legacy | Racism News | Al Jazeera

Coming to terms with Gandhi’s complicated legacy | Racism News | Al Jazeera

Branding Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi as “Mahatma” (great-souled) and marketing him to global audiences as an undisputed and all-inclusive icon of ...
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Is ISIL gaining a foothold in southern Africa? | Conflict News | Al Jazeera

Is ISIL gaining a foothold in southern Africa? | Conflict News | Al Jazeera

Is ISIL gaining a foothold in southern Africa?Leaders in southern Africa are considering possible troop deployment to northern Mozambique amid ...
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Black Women Died From Coronavirus At Far Higher Rates Than White Men: Study | HuffPost

Black Women Died From Coronavirus At Far Higher Rates Than White Men: Study | HuffPost

“Because of the long history of racism and structural, gendered racism, I wouldn’t be surprised to see similar patterns that ...
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Egypt’s el-Sisi warns ‘all options open’ after dam talks fail | Abdel Fattah el-Sisi News | Al Jazeera

Egypt’s el-Sisi warns ‘all options open’ after dam talks fail | Abdel Fattah el-Sisi News | Al Jazeera

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has warned that “all options are open” after the latest round of talks between his ...
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A chance to 'rise': St. Louis elects 1st Black female mayor

A chance to ‘rise’: St. Louis elects 1st Black female mayor

ST. LOUIS — St. Louis Treasurer Tishaura Jones, who has been outspoken in her criticism of the criminal justice system’s ...
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Death toll in Sudan’s West Darfur clashes rises to 132 | Sudan News | Al Jazeera

Death toll in Sudan’s West Darfur clashes rises to 132 | Sudan News | Al Jazeera

The governor of Sudan’s West Darfur state has said days of clashes killed at least 132 people, significantly raising an ...
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Sean Combs wades into debate on 'systemic racism' at GM, says Blacks should 'weaponize' their dollars

Sean Combs wades into debate on ‘systemic racism’ at GM, says Blacks should ‘weaponize’ their dollars

Media and fashion mogul Sean Combs entered the debate over General Motors’ ad spending with Black-owned media, threatening on Thursday ...
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Al-Burhan says Sudan, Qatar to reactivate agreements | Politics News | Al Jazeera

Al-Burhan says Sudan, Qatar to reactivate agreements | Politics News | Al Jazeera

On his first visit to Doha as the head of Sudan’s ruling council, Abdel Fattah al-Burhan has said his country ...
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CDC declares racism ’a serious public health threat’ - POLITICO

CDC declares racism ’a serious public health threat’ – POLITICO

She added that the pandemic has disproportionately affected communities of color because of racism, which she defined as structural barriers ...
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Djibouti: Guelleh expected to win fifth presidential term in vote | Djibouti News | Al Jazeera

Djibouti: Guelleh expected to win fifth presidential term in vote | Djibouti News | Al Jazeera

Djibouti’s President Ismail Omar Guelleh is expected to extend his more-than-20-year rule when the country heads to the polls on ...
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