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Denver, COcompletecolorado.com

Caldara: Denver doesn’t belong in the reparations business

Crime is rampaging in Denver. Homicides are skyrocketing. Vagrants infest our streets. Our sidewalks are littered with human excrement and used needles. Inflation is stealing from working families. Colorado is in the bottom third of states in employment. Our once-shining city is in decay. So of course, now is the...
Monroe, LAmyarklamiss.com

Former Mayor of Monroe Abe Pierce III funeral arrangements announced

MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD)— Pierce, who was 86, was the first elected African American mayor of Monroe and was considered an innovator as both an elected official and as an educator. Mayor Ellis and the City of Monroe expressed their condolences earlier this week of his passing. Funeral arrangements for the...
CelebritiesBon Appétit

Wu-Tang Clan's RZA on Meat and Masculinity

“Wu-Tang Clan Ain't Nuthing Ta F’ Wit,” and Wu-Tang founding member RZA isn’t messing around when it comes to veganism either. The legendary rapper and producer, who weaned himself off meat in the mid-90s after biting into a chicken bone, has been one of hip-hop’s most vocal advocates of veganism for years now. He’s done video campaigns for PETA, started his own cruelty-free clothing line, and is now partnering with vegan cheese brand Violife to help launch Plant Grants, its latest initiative to expand access to plant-based cuisine within Black communities.
EducationUS News and World Report

Help for Minority Student Loan Borrowers

The cost of a college education has always had a plus-minus balance sheet attached to it. To improve your career potential, you often need a degree, and earning one frequently means paying costly tuition – something many people struggle with. For many students, investing in their future comes with the...
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‘They’ll know more than I ever knew’: More states move to require lessons on Native American history and culture

When Jaylyn Suppah was a high school student, she had a lot of questions for her civics teacher. Why were their lessons on Native Americans about tribes from the Midwest, with no mention of regional tribes like hers, the Warm Springs, Wasco, Shoshone-Bannock, and Yakama? Why did the textbook only spend a few pages on their history? And why were critical topics, like the forced assimilation of Native American children at U.S. boarding schools, missing?
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Olympic Medalist Raven Saunders' Mom Passed Away Days After Her Win

Being selected for participation in the Summer Olympic Games is always a great honor, but the epic high of a win is best punctuated by sharing that victory with friends and family. U.S. shot put athlete Raven Saunders won her first Olympic medal with her family in Orlando watching on, but shortly after, something happened to her mother. Read on for everything we know about Raven Saunders' mom.
Charleston, SCthedanielislandnews.com

Study finds no unmarked graves at Oak Bluff construction site

Construction can resume on the newest phase of the Oak Bluff subdivision off Clements Ferry Road, after a new archaeology study reported no evidence of unmarked graves in an area slated for homes. A stop work order was issued by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC)...

How some countries are using digital ID to exclude vulnerable people around the world

The world has become interconnected at a level we never before imagined possible. States, banking, communications, transport, tech and international development organizations have all embraced digital identification. The current conversation hinges on the need to speed up registrations to ensure that every person on this planet has their own digital ID.
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Nina Turner defeated by Democratic establishment — her loss is the oligarchy's gain

The Democratic primary race for a vacant congressional seat in northeast Ohio was a fierce battle between status quo politics and calls for social transformation. In the end, when votes were counted Tuesday night, transactional business-as-usual had won by almost 6 percent. But the victory of a corporate Democrat over a progressive firebrand did nothing to resolve the wide and deep disparity of visions at the Democratic Party's base nationwide.