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Protesters march in Chicago on Independence Day

Protesters march in Chicago on Independence Day

7 hours ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - Many protesters gathered across Chicago Saturday to demonstrate on Independence Day. A large protest started at 35th and Michigan and marched miles to Federal...
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Banks Should Face History and Pay Reparations

8 hours ago   |   NY Times

The financial industry can close the wealth gap and serve as a model for a nation struggling to reckon with racism.
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The Mug Shot Is a Crime Story Staple. Newsrooms Are Turning Away

1 day ago   |   NY Times

The San Francisco Police Department said it would no longer release mug shots because they reinforce racial biases, joining a growing movement by newspapers and broadcasters to...
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A Hard Conversation for the Latino Community

1 day ago   |   NY Times

Racism is deeply rooted in America's social system, putting Afro-Latinos at a constant disadvantage.
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10 things in tech you need to know today

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Friday. Leaked emails show Amazon is delaying Prime Day again to October as concerns grow that a new COVID-19 demand...
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Nearly 40% of black and Asian-Americans have experienced discrimination in COVID-19 era: poll

2 days ago   |   NY Daily News

Nearly 40% of Asian-Americans and blacks claim to have been object of hate amid the COVID-19 outbreak, according to a new poll.
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How Reparations Fit Into New Focus on Racial Justice

2 days ago   |   Bloomberg

As protests against police violence against Black Americans sparked a larger discussion about racism, new attention has focused on an idea that has long been relegated to the...
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Colleges Rescinding Admissions Offers as Racist Social Media Posts Emerge

2 days ago   |   NY Times

Amid a national accounting over racism after George Floyd's death, at least a dozen schools have revoked admissions offers to incoming students.
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A Long Road to Hope

2 days ago   |   NY Times

Acknowledging years of oppression and then suggesting we simply move on is as offensive as remaining silently complicit.
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A Facebook recruiter filed a federal complaint alleging the company is biased against Black employees and job candidates

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

A Facebook recruiter and two rejected job applicants filed a complaint Thursday with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission accusing the company of discriminating against...
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Christopher Columbus statue toppled in Baltimore, thrown into harbor

Christopher Columbus statue toppled in Baltimore, thrown into harbor

People tore down a statue of Christopher Columbus and threw it the Inner Harbor Saturday in Baltimore. Read more ...

Neil Young says he's 'not OK' with President Trump playing his music at...

Neil Young says he's 'not OK' with President Trump playing his music at Mount Rushmore event

Neil Young is among a number of other iconic rockers who have an issue with Trump's use of their music. Read more ...

Bellagio mistake leads to possibly biggest loss for Las Vegas sportsbooks

Bellagio mistake leads to possibly biggest loss for Las Vegas sportsbooks

The Bellagio might have suffered the biggest ever sportsbook loss in Las Vegas history when it allowed a quarter-million dollars in winning wagers to be placed on baseball... Read more ...

Ron Rivera working on new nickname with Redskins owner

Ron Rivera working on new nickname with Redskins owner

Washington Redskins head coach Ron Rivera said Saturday he has been working for more than a month with owner Dan Snyder on renaming the team, and he hopes a change can be made... Read more ...

Kanye West announces he's running for president

Kanye West announces he's running for president

“We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future. I am running for president of the United States,” the Chicago rapper... Read more ...

Yanks pitcher Tanaka alert after hit in head by Stanton blow

Yanks pitcher Tanaka alert after hit in head by Stanton blow

NEW YORK - Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka was alert and sent to a hospital after being hit in the head by a line drive off the bat of slugger Giancarlo Stanton during live... Read more ...

What you need to know about COVID-19: US marks Fourth of July with pleas for...

What you need to know about COVID-19: US marks Fourth of July with pleas for people to skip parties

Without the right measures to stop the spread of the virus, health experts fear the holiday weekend could bring a wave of new infections that could overwhelm hospitals. Read more ...

Yankees' DJ LeMahieu and Luis Cessa test positive for coronavirus

Yankees' DJ LeMahieu and Luis Cessa test positive for coronavirus

Two Yankees have tested positive for coronavirus before coming to New York, manager Aaron Boone told reporters on Saturday. DJ LeMahieu, one of the Yankees' top hitters, and... Read more ...

Man Who Drove Into Black Lives Matter Protesters In Seattle Is Identified

Man Who Drove Into Black Lives Matter Protesters In Seattle Is Identified

The person who drove a car into a group of Black Lives Matter protesters in Seattle early Saturday morning and left two of them in critical condition has been identified. The... Read more ...

Hot dog champs repeat as July 4 gluttony fest moves indoors

Hot dog champs repeat as July 4 gluttony fest moves indoors

Joey Chestnut downed 75 wieners and buns in 10 minutes and Sudo downed 48 1/2 in the same span, setting world records for both the men's and women's events. Read more ...