October 19, 2020         
Hollywood's LGBTQ+ Council Launches Mobilization March Of Equality Voters   •   ESSENCE and Higher Heights Amplify the Stories and Voices of Black Women in the Final Weeks Leading to Election 2020   •   First Women’s Bank Will Launch with Fiserv Technology to Help Bridge the Gender Gap in Access to Capital   •   Galapagos Federal Systems expands presence in key Colorado market   •   Midas Gold Group to Open New Phoenix Office with a Celebration in Appreciation of US Veterans   •   Olay Faces the STEM Gap: Olay Is the First Skincare Brand to Debut a Float in the Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade&r   •   2020 Census Response Rate Update: 99.98% Complete Nationwide   •   42 Ameriprise Financial Advisors Named to Working Mother Magazine’s Top Wealth Advisor List   •   William & Mary University Agrees to Reinstate Women's Gymnastics, Swimming and Volleyball; Comply Fully with Title IX in Two   •   New AARP Pennsylvania Presidential Poll Continues to Show Tight Race Among 50+ Voters   •   Major League Soccer Announces Steps to Combat Racism and Increase Black Representation   •   The Estée Lauder Companies to Webcast Discussion of Fiscal 2021 First Quarter Results on November 2, 2020   •   AboveBoard Launches as a Revolutionary Solution For Building Executive & Board Diversity   •   Tiller Civic Engagement Survey Finds: When It Comes to Electing a President, Character Still Counts   •   Berry Appleman & Leiden is #1 Best Law Firm for Female Attorneys by Law360   •   Louis Hernandez Jr.'s Foundation For A Bright Future Opens Annual Scholarship Applications   •   The Dan Marino Foundation Debuts Specialty License Plate That Will Raise Funds for Programs Benefiting Autism and Other Disabili   •   New Comcast Business Solution Powered by Aruba Brings Secure, Enterprise-grade Office Connectivity from Home   •   Sankofa.org and The Latino Community Foundation Join Forces with The Young Turks in Final Push to Reach 125 Million Latinx Voter   •   Prop 24 Campaign Announces Endorsements From Community And School Leaders, Advocates To Protect Kids Online
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Somali Security Minister Killed in Suicide Attack 
Somalia's president, Sheik Sharif Sheik Ahmed confirmed that Aden and 20 other people killed in a suicide attack 

Somalia: Still Hope for Peace?   
Analyst looks at effects of escalating violence

Amnesty International: Zimbabwe Human Rights Problems Persist 
Group's Secretary General Irene Khan tells reporters in Harare at the end of her trip to the country that the level of political violence is 'significantly less' than last year

Abuse Charges Against Priest Rock Kenya's Catholic Church 
Renato Sesana, an Italian Roman Catholic priest, denies the charges, saying he is a victim of extortionists

Book Examines Corruption in Kenya   
It's Our Turn to Eat stirs debate and controversy

UN Says More Must Be Done to Help Displaced Women     
High Commissioner for Refugees, officials from other refugee organizations express concern during meeting with US congressional aides

Malawi President Mutharika to Swear-in New Cabinet Thursday   
President Mutharika's new cabinet announcement is reportedly generating increasing debate in malawi.

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