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Today's Date: June 22, 2021
Coca-Cola North America Steps up Spending With Minority-Owned Media Companies
Sharjah Honours Kenyan Humanitarian Outfit, RefuSHE, for Pioneering Contributions in Child and Girl-Focused Refugee Development
Black Bear Sports Group Hires First Ever Female Junior Hockey Coach for 2021-22
Our time is now: Pow Wow Pitch Calling all Indigenous Entrepreneurs
Accessibility Standards Canada 2020-2021 annual report: Keeping our focus on an accessible Canada
Veteran Journalist Cherie Grzech Joins NewsNation as Vice President of News, Managing Editor
FDA Approves First Oral Blood Thinning Medication for Children
Health Net Assisting Members Across California During State of Emergency
Exploding Kittens Launches New Game, Exploding Minions
Shoe Carnival Announces Two-For-One Stock Split
Bob Evans Farms Teams With Actor Gary Sinise To Pay Homage To Military Heroes And Their Families
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Holiday Retirement To Join Atria Senior Living's Management Services Business
Alliant Celebrates 2021 Elite Women Honorees
Canada's oath of citizenship now recognizes First Nations, Inuit and Métis rights
Diversity at Private Equity Firms, Hedge Funds See A Boost This Summer, Thanks To New 'Women In Alternatives' Talent Pipeline Cr
Aiming High: St. Louis Scott Gallagher Awards Soccer Scholarships In Memory of 14 Honorees, More Than 80 Living Legacy Scholarsh
Eaton Workshop Takes Pride in its Results for the LGBTQI Community
FIBRA Prologis announces changes in the Technical Committee
Welltower to Acquire Holiday Retirement's 86-Property Seniors Housing Portfolio for $1.58 billion in conjunction with Atria's Ac
TRAGIC DEATH IN HARLEM
A 61-year-old mother of five with 12 grandchildren who was married for 36 years was watching local residents in Harlem play dominoes when gunshots rang out and killed her. ...
Fed Report Blasts "Heavy-Handed" Puerto-Rico Police
Following a comprehensive investigation, the Justice Department today announced its findings that the Puerto Rico Police Department (PRPD) has engaged in a pattern and practice of misconduct that violates the Constitution and federal law. The investigation, launched in July 2008, was conducted in accordance with the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 and the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968. ...
Latinos Become Majority In Federal Prisons
A new report from the U.S. Sentencing Commission reveals, for the first time, Latinos make up more than half of all federal felony offenders sentenced so far this year. The report shows that Latinos comprised 50.3 percent of all federal felony offenders sentenced in the first nine months of fiscal year 2011. Felony immigration crimes accounted for most of the increase. Hispanics outnumber all other ethnic groups ...
MT Senators Seek Congressional Gold Medal For Cobell
Montana Senators Jon Tester and Max Baucus today introduced legislation to award Montana's Elouise Cobell the Congressional Gold Medal. Cobell, a citizen of the Blackfeet Nation, is being recognized for â€˜her outstanding and enduring contributions to American Indians, Alaska Natives, and the Nation through her tireless pursuit of justice.' ...
Black Contractors To Protest Mississippi Bridge Project
Work on the new $700 million Mississippi River Bridge north of downtown St. Louis could come to a halt next week. East St. Louis Mayor Alvin Parks and the Metro-East Black Contractors Organization announced their plans ...
Minorities Targeted By War On Terrorism
An investigation by the Center for Investigative Reporting into the counter-terrorism program at the Mall of America near Minneapolis, found that it often ensnares seemingly innocent people with the FBI and other law enforcement organizations. Ever since 9/11, the nationâ€™s leaders have warned that government agencies canâ€™t protect ...
BLACK KILLER'S DEATH DATE UPROAR
Georgia is scheduling the execution later this month of an inmate who has won worldwide support for his claims of innocence in the 1989 slaying of a Savannah police officer, his attorney said Tuesday. A Chatham County judge signed the death warrant for Troy Davis yesterday, marking the fourth time since 2007 ...
White Supremacist Sentenced For Hate Crime
In January 2010, Zachary Beck and two other white supremacists attacked a black man in downtown Vancouver, Wash., yelling, "White Power!" "You're dead!" and racist slurs. In U.S. District court, Beck was sentenced to 51 months in prison. According to court documents, Beck and his co-conspirators, Kory Boyd and Lawrence Silk, attacked a Black man in a Vancouver sports bar on Jan. 7, 2010, because of the manâ€™s race. ...
Racial Disparities Found In Military Death Penalty Cases
A study by a group of law and statistics professors found that minorities in the military were twice as likely to be sentenced to death than their white counterparts. Professor David Baldus of the University of Iowa College of Law and associate professor Catherine Grosso of the Michigan State University College of Law, the study's lead authors, ...
Judge Reviewing Black Farmer Settlement
U.S. Federal District Judge Paul Friedman in Washington is reviewing the $1.25 billion settlement in a class action stemming from allegations the government discriminated against black farmers in loan processing. Friedman met for about eight hours with the plaintiffs' team, government lawyers and farmers, some of whom traveled ...
Confederate Flags Banned In VA City
The city council in Lexington, Va., just voted to prohibit flying the Confederate flag on city-owned poles. The decision sparked anger among some Lexington residents, who see the Confederacy as a link to the town's past. After a 2 1/2-hour public hearing, the Lexington City Council voted 4-1 to allow only U.S., Virginia and city flags to be flown. ...
Rally Tonight Against Alabama Immigration Law
Opponents of Alabama's law on illegal immigration are holding a rally tonight in Birmingham. The demonstration was originally timed to coincide with the law taking effect Earlier this week a federal judge temporarily blocked the law from going into effect, saying she needed more time to consider lawsuits filed by critics who believe the law is unconstitutional. ...
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