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Pandemic Will ‘Take Our Women 10 Years Back' in the Workplace

16 hours ago   |   NY Times

Improvements in gender equality in the workplace may be another casualty of the coronavirus, as women find their place in the work force more at risk.
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Coronavirus Survey Halted After Workers Faced Racial Slurs, Officials Say

1 day ago   |   NY Times

Workers were followed, videotaped and threatened in confrontations across Minnesota, the state Department of Health said.
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The House's Passage of the CROWN Act, Barring Race-Based Hair Discrimination, Is a Bright Spot in a Charged Week

1 day ago   |   Vanity Fair

Congresswoman Barbara Lee, a cosponsor of the bill, talks about the reach of systemic racism and recalls the “Black Is Beautiful” positivity during Shirley Chisholm's 1972...
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Church sues pro-BLM DC mayor Bowser over ‘celebrating mass protests' while keeping ban on 100+ OUTDOOR worships

Church sues pro-BLM DC mayor Bowser over ‘celebrating mass protests' while keeping ban on 100+ OUTDOOR worships

2 days ago   |   RT

A Baptist church in Washington, DC, has sued Mayor Muriel Bowser, alleging she has discriminated against churchgoes by endorsing and attending mass protests while refusing to...
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Trump Wants You to Think You Can't Get Rid of Him

2 days ago   |   NY Times

His strongman threats are scary. But don't forget that he's weak.
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No more ‘foreigners' & ‘fare dodgers': Berlin introduces new ‘sensitive language' guidelines for public employees & shocks public

No more ‘foreigners' & ‘fare dodgers': Berlin introduces new ‘sensitive language' guidelines for public employees & shocks public

2 days ago   |   RT

The authorities in the German capital have introduced a new set of guidelines for public servants to “raise awareness” about Berlin's diversity. So far, however, the move has...
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It Hurts to Keep Hoping for Justice

2 days ago   |   NY Times

No police officer will have to answer for Breonna Taylor's death. This never gets easier.
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Asian Americans call out Republicans who opposed anti-racism measure

2 days ago   |   NBC News

"All it basically says is that Anti-Asian sentiment, racism and discrimination is wrong.... Yet 164 members of Congress voted against it."
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Cost Of Racism: U.S. Economy Lost $16 Trillion Because Of Discrimination, Bank Says

Cost Of Racism: U.S. Economy Lost $16 Trillion Because Of Discrimination, Bank Says

3 days ago   |   NPR   |   7 articles

Citigroup estimates the economy would see a $5 trillion boost in the next five years if the U.S. were to tackle key areas of discrimination against African Americans.
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Cost Of Racism: U.S. Economy Lost $16 Trillion Because Of Discrimination, Bank Says

Cost Of Racism: U.S. Economy Lost $16 Trillion Because Of Discrimination, Bank Says

3 days ago   |   NPR   |   7 articles

Citigroup estimates the economy would see a $5 trillion boost in the next five years if the U.S. were to tackle key areas of discrimination against African Americans.
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Donald Trump officially nominates Judge Amy Coney Barrett to US Supreme Court

Donald Trump officially nominates Judge Amy Coney Barrett to US Supreme Court

Donald Trump has selected Judge Amy Coney Barrett as his nominee to the US Supreme Court to fill the seat left vacant following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg. Trump... Read more ...

NASA astronaut plans to cast her ballot from space station

NASA astronaut plans to cast her ballot from space station

“We consider it an honor to be able to vote from space,” NASA astronaut Kate Rubins said. Read more ...

LIVE: President Trump reveals his Supreme Court nominee

LIVE: President Trump reveals his Supreme Court nominee

President Donald Trump is announcing his pick to fill the seat previously held by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Read more ...

Fourth grader suspended for having a BB gun in his bedroom during virtual...

Fourth grader suspended for having a BB gun in his bedroom during virtual learning

A 9-year-old Louisiana student was suspended after a teacher reported seeing a gun in the boy's bedroom during a virtual class, which turned out to be a BB gun. Read more ...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson urges world leaders to unite against...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson urges world leaders to unite against COVID-19

"Never again must we wage 193 separate campaigns against the same enemy," he said. Read more ...

Biden Responds To Trump Court Pick: 'Health Care Is On The Ballot'

Biden Responds To Trump Court Pick: 'Health Care Is On The Ballot'

The Democratic nominee said the winner of the presidential election should select the next nominee. President Trump announced Amy Coney Barrett as his choice for the Supreme... Read more ...

California passes law to house transgender inmates by gender identity

California passes law to house transgender inmates by gender identity

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a law on Saturday requiring California to house transgender inmates in prisons based on their gender identity - but only if the... Read more ...

‘Judges are not policy makers': Trump's SCOTUS pick Amy Coney Barrett says...

‘Judges are not policy makers': Trump's SCOTUS pick Amy Coney Barrett says policy views shall not influence court decisions

Judge Amy Coney Barrett, picked by President Donald Trump for the US Supreme Court, has said a judge's policy views must play no role in their decisions ahead of what is... Read more ...

Grass Valley residents prepare for possible power shutoffs

Grass Valley residents prepare for possible power shutoffs

Grass Valley is one of the communities bracing for PG&E's possible Public Safety Power Shutoffs. Read more ...

NCCU professor: Amy Coney Barrett 'checks all the boxes'

NCCU professor: Amy Coney Barrett 'checks all the boxes'

NCCU law professor April Dawson spoke with WRAL's Julian Grace about President Trump's selection of Amy Coney Barrett to fill the vacant Supreme Court seat. Read more ...