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Nation Aug 13Kentucky mayor says he wants to move two Confederate statues
Mayor Jim Gray of Lexington, Kentucky, has announced he will take steps to move statutes of two Confederate generals located at the former Fayette County Courthouse.
World Aug 12At least eleven people killed after Kenyan election as opposition alleges fraud
Police have killed at least 11 people in the aftermath of Kenya’s presidential election on Tuesday.
Nation Aug 06Minnesota officials visit Islamic center hit with explosive attack
The Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center was attacked with an explosive early on Saturday in Bloomington, Minnesota, as people gathered for morning prayers.
Science Aug 05These youth of color are organizing to address climate change
On Thursday morning, hundreds of young people of color received an urgent message: they couldn’t afford not to be leaders in the fight against climate change.
Arts Jul 29Black innovators shine through history in these animated films for kids
Sweet Blackberry tells overlooked and little-known stories of African American accomplishments to children through animated short films.
Nation Jul 22Minneapolis police chief resigns after fatal shooting of Justine Damond
Minneapolis police chief Janeé Harteau resigned on Friday in the aftermath of the death of Justine Damond, an unarmed 40-year-old Australian woman fatally shot by a police officer.
Nation Jul 16‘It makes me feel confident, it gives me my look’ — Festival celebrates natural hair
Curlfest is an annual celebration of multicultural beauty and natural hair in Brooklyn, New York.
Arts Jul 09AIDS activists fought for public recognition. This exhibit shows their lives at home
An exhibit examines the role the domestic sphere has played in the HIV/AIDS epidemic from the 1980s to the present as a space for activism and social support.
Nation Jul 02New $1 coin could feature Alaska Native activist who fought discrimination
The U.S. Mint has revealed designs for a new $1 coin that will honor Alaska’s 1945 anti-discrimination law.
Arts Jun 25These students just received a scholarship from Beyoncé
Endowed in honor of Beyoncé’s visual album “Lemonade,” which was released one year ago, the tuition scholarship is providing four students with $25,000.