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2:39 PM / Sunday September 25, 2022

Week In Review

Mississippi capital: Water everywhere, not a drop to drink

September 1, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Recruits for the Jackson, Miss., Fire Department place cases of bottled water in a resident’s car, Aug. 18, 2022, as part of the city’s response to longstanding water system problems. On Monday, Aug. 29, 2022, Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves said he’s declaring a state of emergency after excessive rainfall worsened problems in one…

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Climate initiative centers on Black Americans

September 1, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Activist Valencia Gunder poses for a photo, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2022, at her home in Miami. Gunder said she’s already seen the impacts of climate change in her home state of Florida and she’s been doing climate justice work on the ground in communities across the state, focusing on the impacts of rising…

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Can Uber-like public transit replace old-fashioned buses?

August 26, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Mixed-races young males and females people im medical masks standing in line at bus stop. Keeping safe social distance. African American stylish man tourist outdoor waiting for transport. Tourists. By Jenni Bergal Stateline, an initiative of The Pew Charitable Trusts Shudiara McMillian doesn’t have a car and relies on city transit in Wilson,…

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Sharpton puts spotlight on Georgia woman’s patrol car fall

August 19, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: A person holds up a shirt and a piece of paper with Brianna Grier’s face during a protest after a funeral service for Grier, Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022, in Atlanta. The 28-year-old Georgia woman died after she fell from a moving patrol car following her arrest. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson) By Sudhin Thanawala associated…

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Attack on Rushdie shows divisions among Lebanese Shiites

August 19, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Nathaniel Barone, left, defense attorney for Hadi Matar, talks with his client following an arraignment at the Chautauqua County Court in Mayville, NY., on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022 . Matar, accused of carrying out a stabbing attack against “Satanic Verses” author Salman Rushdie, has entered a not-guilty plea on charges of attempted murder…

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Father, son get life for hate crime in Ahmaud Arbery’s death

August 12, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Wanda Cooper-Jones and Marcus Arbery, the parents of Ahmaud Arbery, address the media following the sentencing of Travis McMicheal in federal court in Brunswick, Ga. on Monday, Aug. 8, 2022. The white man who fatally shot Arbery after chasing the 25-year-old Black man in a Georgia neighborhood was sentenced Monday to life in…

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School dean who shot student ordered to pay $10M judgment

August 12, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Shaun Harrison reacts as attorneys give closing arguments in his trial in Suffolk Superior Court in Boston. Harrison, a former dean at a Boston high school known affectionately by students as “Rev” has been ordered, Friday, Aug. 5, 2022 by a federal judge to pay more than $10 million in damages to a…

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A first: African American Marine promoted to 4-star general

August 12, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Lt. Gen. Michael Langley speaks during a Senate Armed Services hearing to examine the nominations at the Capitol Hill, on Thursday, July 21, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Mariam Zuhaib) ASSOCIATED PRESS  WASHINGTON — The first African American four-star general in Marine Corps history, Gen. Michael E. Langley, credited his father with telling him…

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Feds charge four police officers in fatal Breonna Taylor raid

August 5, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: President Joe Biden hugs Tamika Palmer, mother of Breonna Taylor, as Rev. Al Sharpton watches after Biden signed an executive order in the East Room of the White House, Wednesday, May 25, 2022, in Washington. The order comes on the second anniversary of George Floyd’s death, and is focused on policing. (AP Photo/Alex…

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Kansas voters resoundingly proatect their access to abortion

August 5, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Political campaign signs in Emporia, Kansas for and against the Kansas House Concurrent Resolution 5003 (Value Them Both constitutional amendment) vote in today’s primary election.  (Mark Reinstein/Shutterstock.com) By John Hanna and Margaret Stafford ASSOCIATED PRESS TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansas voters on Tuesday sent a resounding message about their desire to protect abortion rights,…

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