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Georgia prosecutors have opened a criminal investigation into Donald Trump’s phone call to Georgia’s secretary of state Brad Raffensperger. During the call, the former President asked him to “find” the votes he needed to overturn the state’s election results.

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WASHINGTON, DC — To kickoff Black History Month, U.S. Congresswoman Joyce Beatty (OH-03), Chair of the powerful Congressional Black Caucus, introduced three related pieces of legislation. Collectively, the resolutions formally recognize the important contributions, struggles and sacrifices o…

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JC Lofton Tailors is continuing a family legacy that has been around for almost a century, with the help of a $10,000 grant from Wells Fargo through Local Initiatives Support Corporation.

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[ST. PAUL, MN] – Governor Tim Walz signed Chapter 3, HF 114 into law. This bill waives statutory deadlines imposed upon judicial proceedings during a peacetime emergency.

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Netflix and Higher Ground, the Obama’s production company, are bringing a puppet-filled kids cooking show to the streaming service. “Waffles + Mochi”, arriving March 16th, will depict Michelle Obama as a supermarket owner who hires two new employees, Waffles and Mochi. These two best friends…

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For 11 months, Cheryl Garfield, a community health worker in West Philadelphia, has been a navigator of pandemic loss and hardship. She makes calls to people who are isolated in their homes, people who are sick and afraid and people who can’t afford their rent or can’t get an appointment wit…

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Duchess Harris, professor of political science and American studies at Macalester College, has been named to the project advisory board for The Kamala Harris Project. Coordinated by the Dornsife Center for Leadership by Women of Color at University of Southern California, the Project consist…

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For her activism and part in helping to flip Georgia, a traditionally ‘red’ and conservative-led state, blue and Democrat, politico Stacey Abrams has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize. 

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Editor’s note: GameStop stock resumed its dramatic ascent after a popular no-fee online broker said it would lift restrictions on trading its shares. In recent days, frenzied activity in the video game retailer’s stock led the New York Stock Exchange to briefly halt trading multiple times, w…

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CNN’s Don Lemon called Cicely Tyson a “true American” in announcing the iconic and pioneering actress’s death on Thursday, Jan. 28. The former model, turned stage and film actress, died two days after the release of her memoir, “Just As I Am.”

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In arguably the most direct assault on systemic racism by any American President since Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, President Joe Biden made a bold case for equity.

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An honest and comprehensive reckoning with America’s racial history and enacting solutions to address it is perhaps the transcendent issue of our time, argues Janet Murguia, the president of UnidosUS, a D.C.-based advocacy organization.

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“Hammer'' or “Hammerin’ Hank” - call him what you wish - Henry Louis “Hank” Aaron was inarguably one of the most accomplished and gifted professional baseball players in American history. Forever known as the man who broke numerous records like Stan Musial’s for total bases and Babe Ruth’s h…

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Absent the routine large crowds, and with snow flurries helping to push the tens of thousands of American flags that blanketed the National Mall in Washington, President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris took the oath of office before an enthusiastic gathering that featured more law…

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Though it is, perhaps, the most unique and unusually-orchestrated presidential inauguration, it is proving itself to be one of the most exciting. For the first time in modern history, inaugural festivities closed to the public will be open to all with the use of technology - television and l…

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The planning and push to secure President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris’ inauguration includes the vetting of those employed to keep them safe.U.S. defense officials have expressed deep concerns about a possible insider attack and threat from service members, accordi…

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The high-stakes U.S. Senate race in Georgia catapulted the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church back into the spotlight. For 135 years, the church played a vital role in the fight against racism and the civil rights movement. It was the spiritual home of the civil rights leader, the Rev. Martin …

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While experts debate whether the U.S. Capitol siege was an attempted coup, there is no debate that what happened in 1898 in Wilmington, North Carolina, was a coup – and its consequences were tragic.

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Today is the national observance of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebrated on the third Monday of January every year, the day honors King’s January 15 birth date and is often called the Day of Service. In honor of King and his legacy, citizens are encouraged to volunteer in their commun…

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Fifty-three years after Dr. Martin Luther King’s assassination, and 38 years after his birth date became a national federal holiday, America is now facing another pivotal moment of national racial reckoning.

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The James Beard Foundation (JBF) announced that its JBF Food and Beverage Investment Fund for Black and Indigenous Americans is now open for application. The Fund will award 18 (eighteen) $15,000 grants in six regions - three grants per region - of the United States to qualifying food and be…

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President Donald Trump and his allies were “stoking the anger of a violent mob,” Democratic Rep. Jim McGovern, chairman of the House Rules Committee, remarked as he formally opened the proceedings on Wednesday that led to the unprecedented second impeachment of the outgoing commander in chief.

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This morning, House democrats introduced articles of impeachment against sitting president Donald Trump. It is expected that the house will vote on the articles as early as this week Wednesday.

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The racial awakening in the United States last year after the police killings of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd may have propelled a sweep for Democrats in the January 5, 2021 Georgia Senate runoffs, paving the way for President-elect Joe Biden to push his legislative agenda without fear of…

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Carrying Trump banners and American flags and chanting “Stop the Steal,” the protesters blasted their way into the hallowed halls, breaking windows and shoving Capitol police aside as they sought to push the mob back by unleashing pepper spray.

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“America, do not despair at the rising tide of elitism, incivility, racial, national and religious intolerance, and good old-fashioned racism and white supremacist thinking that has taken hold of our country at this political moment. We've endured worse and still we rose.

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On Wednesday, for the first time in 232 years with the inauguration of George Washington, the ascension to power in the U.S. turned violent as hundreds of thousands of Trump supporters stormed the nation’s Capitol, destroying property, causing injuries and inciting fear.

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For almost 30 years, the Ordway has honored members of Minnesota's artistic community with Sally Awards, which recognize and celebrate the contributions and accomplishments of artists, educators, volunteers, philanthropists and leaders who strengthen and enrich our state with their commitmen…

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Dr. Anthony Fauci, the leading infectious disease doctor and director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, addressed the African American community’s fears of accepting the new coronavirus vaccine.

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Dr. Robert Redfield, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), has sounded the alarm about the increasing number of coronavirus deaths in the U.S.

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In August, U.S. Senator Tina Smith (D-Minn.) introduced legislation to address health and safety considerations for implementing the legalization of marijuana at the federal level. Last week, the House passed the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act, which Smith cons…

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