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High school basketball announcer calls girls kneeling for anthem the N-word

An Oklahoma high school basketball announcer was caught on a hot mic using the N-word to refer to team that took a knee during the national anthem. The announcer uttered the racial slur twice as the Star-Spangled Banner played over a loudspeaker before the Norman HS girls team faced off against Midwest City in a playoff game, according to TMZ Sports, which obtained the livestream.
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Los Angeles Times

An apparent fourth wave of COVID-19 is centered in the East. Will it hit California?

What appears to be a fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic has struck Michigan, the New York region and New England, and experts are uncertain whether it will remain contained. “The United States has entered a fourth wave of transmission, and there’s no disputing this. Whether it remains as small regional outbreaks, or whether it generalizes nationwide remains to be seen,” Dr. George Rutherford, a UC San Francisco epidemiologist, said Friday at a campus town hall meeting.
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Connecticut StateWashington Examiner

High schooler 'disappointed' DOJ withdrew support for lawsuit seeking to ban transgender girls from female high school sports

A female high school track athlete said she was "disappointed" after the Biden administration moved to withdraw its support from a lawsuit against the state of Connecticut that seeks to prevent transgender girls from competing in female sports at the high school level. The Department of Justice withdrew its support...
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis bans transgender women and girls from high school sports

Florida is the latest state to ban transgender women and girls from playing on female sports teams in public high schools after states across the country have considered hundreds of bills this year that target transgender students. NBC News’ Jo Yurcaba breaks down how these bills could impact the transgender community and what legal challenges lawmakers are facing.
MLBMarconews.com

In real life, transgender girls in sports are a non-controversy: Retired high school coach

We belatedly stopped excluding athletes of color from high school and college sports. How many more years will people try to exclude trans athletes?. About 25 years ago a friend invited me to join a basketball game he and his brothers-in-law had started at a local gym on Sunday nights. The first time I showed up, one of the regulars objected and an argument ensued, mostly in Armenian.
POTUSWashington Examiner

Let parents, not teachers, decide when children go back to school

Candidate Joe Biden promised to “follow the science” regarding COVID-19 and to open up schools nationwide. That was a rational promise because, for almost a year, the science has been clear that children were at lower risk both to catch and transmit the virus. For almost as long, we have been aware that children and adolescents were at extreme risk for other maladies caused by social isolation and mass expulsions from school.
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Transgender athletes shouldn't be barred from girls high school and intercollegiate women's sports

All of a sudden, it seems there are a lot of state legislators out there who are interested in women’s and girls’ sports. On Wednesday, Florida became the most populous state to pass a bill that will ban transgender girls and women from participating in high school and college sports in the state. It will become law when Gov. Ron DeSantis, as expected, signs it. West Virginia went a step further on the very same day when Gov. Jim Justice signed a similar bill into law.