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Elijah McClain died due to sedative, police restraint: Autopsy | Black Lives Matter News | Al Jazeera

Elijah McClain died due to sedative, police restraint: Autopsy | Black Lives Matter News | Al Jazeera

A Black man died after a police encounter in the US state of Colorado in 2019 because he was injected ...
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Women Burn Hijabs in Iran as Protests Escalate over Killing of Mahsa Amini by “Morality Police” | Democracy Now!

Women Burn Hijabs in Iran as Protests Escalate over Killing of Mahsa Amini by “Morality Police” | Democracy Now!

AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now!, democracynow.org, The War and Peace Report. I’m Amy Goodman, with Nermeen Shaikh. Protests continue ...
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Team Engages with Community Members to Enhance Academic Success of African American Youth

Team Engages with Community Members to Enhance Academic Success of African American Youth

AMES, Iowa -- In Iowa, African American students graduate from high school at a lower rate than the overall student ...
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Biden administration launches environmental justice office

Biden administration launches environmental justice office

The Office of Environmental Justice and External Civil Rights — comprised of more than 200 current staff members in 10 ...
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We need resilient health systems to address the dual crisis of infectious and chronic diseases

We need resilient health systems to address the dual crisis of infectious and chronic diseases

With our health systems strained by the concurrent outbreaks of monkeypox, polio and COVID-19, chronic diseases are not receiving the ...
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Pharoah Sanders, a Giant of Spirit-Driven Jazz, Dies at 81

Pharoah Sanders, a Giant of Spirit-Driven Jazz, Dies at 81

Pharoah Sanders, the revered and influential tenor saxophonist who explored and extended the boundaries of his instrument, notably alongside John ...
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It’s Been Three Months Since SCOTUS Overturned Roe v. Wade. Heres How It Impacts Black Women

It’s Been Three Months Since SCOTUS Overturned Roe v. Wade. Heres How It Impacts Black Women

Photo by Al Drago via Getty Images By Jameelah Nasheed· When the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade on June ...
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Underground railroad - historical marker unveiled Chicago's Far South Side

Underground railroad – historical marker unveiled Chicago’s Far South Side

When Illinois state Sen. Napoleon Harris (15th District) was a boy, he would play near the Little Calumet River, a ...
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African American Roundtable Rallies at City Hall for Participatory Budgeting, Community Budget Priorities

African American Roundtable Rallies at City Hall for Participatory Budgeting, Community Budget Priorities

(Photo by Ashley Goodman) Milwaukee, WI—On Tuesday, at Milwaukee City Hall, the African American Roundtable (AART), its partners, and community ...
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Uganda confirms seven cases of Ebola, one death | Ebola News | Al Jazeera

Uganda confirms seven cases of Ebola, one death | Ebola News | Al Jazeera

Uganda has confirmed seven cases of Ebola, as authorities try to track down 43 contacts of known Ebola patients – ...
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The New Cold War Over Access To Safe Abortion in Kenya

The New Cold War Over Access To Safe Abortion in Kenya

A community health volunteer informs community members about various methods of family planning. Photo Credit: UNFPA KenyaBy Stephanie Musho and ...
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Adnan Syed Freed After 23 Years in Prison. Same Flaws in His Murder Case Plague Thousands of Others | Democracy Now!

Adnan Syed Freed After 23 Years in Prison. Same Flaws in His Murder Case Plague Thousands of Others | Democracy Now!

AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now!, democracynow.org, The War and Peace Report. I’m Amy Goodman, with Juan González. We look ...
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