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Week In Review

Pressure mounts on UNC in Nikole Hannah-Jones tenure dispute

June 11, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: In this Thursday, May 23, 2019 file photo, Walter Hussman Jr., publisher of the statewide newspaper the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, explains to members of the Hope, Arkansas Rotary Club how to access and use the paper’s digital replica on an iPad in Hope, Ark. Walter Hussman Jr. a major University of North Carolina donor…

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State GOP lawmakers try to limit teaching about race, racism

June 4, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Betty Sawyer joins educators and community activists in protesting Utah lawmakers’ plans to pass resolutions encouraging a ban of critical race theory concepts outside of the Capitol in Salt Lake City as both supporters and counter protesters stand behind her. (Kristin Murphy/The Deseret News via AP) By Bryan Anderson ASSOCIATED PRESS  RALEIGH, N.C….

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‘Leave the building’: Texas walkout escalates voting battles

June 4, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Gary Bledsoe, president of the Texas NAACP, left, shakes hands with State Rep. Ron Reynolds, D – Missouri City, after they spoke at a news conference against Senate Bill 7, known as the Election Integrity Protection Act, at the Capitol in Austin, Texas, on Sunday May 30, 2021. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)…

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Netanyahu opponents reach coalition deal to oust Israeli PM

June 4, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Chairman of the Yesh Atid Party, Yair Lapid, delivers a statement to the press in the Knesset, the Israeli Parliament, in Jerusalem, on Monday, May 31, 2021. (Debbie Hill/Pool via AP) By Josef Federman ASSOCIATED PRESS  JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s opponents on Wednesday announced they have reached a deal to…

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More than 200 bodies found at Indigenous school in Canada

June 4, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: A plaque is seen outside of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School on Tk’emlups te Secwépemc First Nation in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada on Thursday, May 27, 2021. The remains of 215 children have been found buried on the site of the former residential school in Kamloops. (Andrew Snucins/The Canadian Press via AP)…

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‘I’m scared’: AP obtains video of deadly arrest of Black man

May 28, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Family members of Ronald Greene listen to speakers as demonstrators gather for the March on Washington, in Washington, on the 57th anniversary of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” speech. Body camera video obtained by The Associated Press shows Louisiana state troopers stunning, punching and dragging the Black man…

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Trustee: Nonacademic back ground halted Hannah-Jones tenure

May 28, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Nikole Hannah-Jones attends the 75th Annual Peabody Awards Ceremony at Cipriani Wall Street in New York. Faculty members of a North Carolina university want an explanation for the school’s reported decision to back away from offering a tenured teaching position to Nikole Hannah-Jones. Hannah-Jones’ work on the country’s history of slavery has drawn…

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City where Daunte Wright shot to vote on policing changes

May 21, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: A makeshift memorial is seen Thursday, April 22, 2021, in Brooklyn Center, Minn., near the site of the fatal shooting of Daunte Wright by a police officer during a traffic stop. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) By Amy Forliti ASSOCIATED PRESS  MINNEAPOLIS — Leaders in the Minneapolis suburb where a police officer fatally shot Daunte…

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EXPLAINER: The Supreme Court takes a major abortion case

May 21, 2021

By JESSICA GRESKO and MARK SHERMAN ASSOCIATED PRESS  WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court agreed on Monday to decide a major abortion case that could dramatically alter decades of rulings on abortion rights and eventually lead to dramatic restrictions on abortion access. It’s been nearly 50 years since the court announced in its landmark 1973 Roe…

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Jean and Martin Shafiroff hosted over 100 guests at their Southampton home for the Stony Brook Southampton Hospital’s 63rd Summer Party

July 30, 2021

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Politics

Key details of the Senate’s bipartisan infrastructure plan

July 30, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., a key negotiator in the infrastructure talks, speaks to reporters as...

Education

Clark Atlanta University clears and cancels student account balances

July 30, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Dr. George T. French, Jr. (Photo: www.cau.edu)  Clark Atlanta University President Dr. George T. French, Jr....

Stateside

McCormick recalls some seasonings due to salmonella concern

July 28, 2021

McCormick & Co. is voluntarily recalling some seasonings due to possible salmonella contamination. The company said this...

Oasis

Obituary: Businessman, d’Zert Club co-founder and community activist Ali Salahuddin dies

July 30, 2021

Longtime Philadelphia resident, businessman and community activist Ali Salahuddin died last Thursday, July 22, 2021. Salahuddin, with...

Health

Summer food program ensures good nutrition for kids

July 30, 2021

Healthy eating is as important as ever as the recovery begins The Philadelphia Housing Authority’s (PHA) school...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff