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Rev. Jesse Jackson announces he has Parkinson’s disease

November 17, 2017

Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. revealed in a statement Friday that he has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. The 76-year-old civil rights leader said he had found it difficult to perform routine tasks and after a battery of tests was diagnosed by his physicians with Parkinson’s, a disease that ailed his father. “My family and I…

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Hundreds in Hollywood march against sexual harassment

November 17, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Participants march against sexual assault and harassment at the #MeToo March in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles on Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)   associated press LOS ANGELES — Armed with signs, catchy phrases and a motivation to take #MeToo beyond the internet and into real life, a few hundred…

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Hate crimes increased in the U.S. for the second year in a row

November 17, 2017

By Sadie Gurman associated press WASHINGTON — Hate crimes rose for the second straight year in 2016, with increases in attacks motivated by bias against Blacks, Jews, Muslims and LGBT people, according to FBI statistics released Monday. There were more than 6,100 hate crimes last year, up about 5 percent over the previous year. In…

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Zimbabwe calm as Mugabe is urged to step down peacefully

November 16, 2017

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabweans faced another day of uncertainty amid quiet talks to resolve the country’s turmoil and the likely end of President Robert Mugabe’s decades-long rule. Seizing on the political limbo to speak out, a range of voices on Thursday urged Mugabe to step aside and for the country to transition into free and…

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Fund set up to preserve African-American historical sites

November 15, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new $25 million fund is being set up through the National Trust for Historic Preservation to help ensure that historical sites important to African American history are no longer endangered. The African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund, announced Wednesday, will be financed through partnerships with groups like the Ford Foundation and…

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5 dead in Northern California shootings that ended at elementary school

November 14, 2017

Yahoo–Five people are dead and two others were left wounded in a shooting spree that began at a home in Northern California on Tuesday and ended at an elementary school, officials there say. Tehama County Assistant Sheriff Phil Johnston told reporters the shooting started shortly after 8 a.m. local time in Rancho Tehama Reserve, Calif.,…

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Another Body Found in Tampa Neighborhood Where 3 Were Killed

November 14, 2017

NBC10–Police were asking residents of a Tampa neighborhood to stay inside Tuesday morning after a man was found shot to death in the same area where three people were killed last month. The body of an adult male was found in a street in the Seminole Heights neighborhood, just blocks from a memorial honoring the…

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Texas town holds 1st Sunday service since church attack

November 12, 2017

📷 Facebook First Baptist Church Sutherland Springs By CLAUDIA LAUER SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — Hundreds of people gathered in the tiny town of Sutherland Springs for the first Sunday service since a gunman stormed the First Baptist Church and killed more than two dozen people in the worst mass shooting in Texas history. Pastor…

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CeCe Winans accepts the Spirit Award at Lisa Collins’ 20th Annual “First Ladies High Tea”

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