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Red Sox dogged by claims of racism, sexual abuse

Red Sox dogged by claims of racism, sexual abuse

9 minutes ago   |   WCVB

The Boston Red Sox recently issued a strong statement about fighting racism at Fenway Park, following the death of George Floyd. But the team's words rang hollow for more than...
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The B Corp movement is accelerating during the pandemic

1 hour ago   |   Fortune

Subscribe to CEO Daily for must-read business insights from Fortune CEO Alan Murray, delivered free to your inbox. To Emmanuel Faber , CEO of food giant Danone , the...
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Red Sox CF Jackie Bradley Jr. reacts to Torii Hunter's experiences with racism at Fenway Park

2 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Time flies. And Jackie Bradley Jr. is now one of the longest-tenured Red Sox players. But his time in Boston could be coming to an end, and his last hoorah as the Red Sox'...
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World's largest AIDS Conference starts today and goes virtual for the first time

10 hours ago   |   ABC

The first-ever virtual edition of the world's largest conference on HIV began today with a focus on the links between HIV and the COVID-19 pandemic and recognition of global...
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Wake commissioners declare Juneteenth county holiday, declare racism a public health crisis

Wake commissioners declare Juneteenth county holiday, declare racism a public health crisis

10 hours ago   |   WRAL

Juneteeth could become an official Wake County holiday on Monday, when the Wake County Board of Commissioners is expected to support a resolution to adopt the holiday...
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WATCH: ABC13's 'Athletes & The Fight Against Racism' town hall

10 hours ago   |   ABC

ABC13 Sports director Greg Bailey explored the role players and leagues can play in the national conversation about racism.
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VIDEO: Woman declares 'I believe in white power,' charged after dispute in McHenry Home Depot for not wearing mask

12 hours ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

A McHenry woman has been charged with battery after she became violent and made racist statements at a Home Depot when a fellow shopper asked her to put on a face mask.
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Black US Army cadets say they were called the N-word and 'shunned' for reporting discrimination at West Point

12 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Several Black cadets at the United States Military Academy at West Point detailed their experience with racially charged incidents during their tenure at the renowned...
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Ontario to ban suspensions for children in Grade 3 and below in efforts to rid education system of racism

13 hours ago   |   National Post

Ontario will stop suspending children from junior kindergarten to Grade 3, a practice that has been shown to disproportionately impact Black students.
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Mookie Betts: MLB 'Did Not Do a Good Job' with Response to Black Lives Matter

13 hours ago   |   Bleacher Report

Los Angeles Dodgers star Mookie Betts criticized how MLB handled its response to the nationwide protests against police brutality, systemic racism and social inequality...
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Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says she's contracted COVID-19

Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says she's contracted COVID-19

"COVID-19 has literally hit home. I have had NO symptoms and have tested positive," she tweeted on Monday. Read more ...

NFL superstar Patrick Mahomes lands biggest deal in sports history, report says

NFL superstar Patrick Mahomes lands biggest deal in sports history, report says

The report says Patrick Mahomes will become the highest-paid player not just in NFL history, but in sports history. Read more ...

NHL, players' union announce tentative plan to resume play at beginning of...

NHL, players' union announce tentative plan to resume play at beginning of August

Training camps would open next Monday, July 13, and games would resume Aug. 1 if the league's board of governors, players' executive committee and full membership sign off. Read more ...

Adviser to Russian Space Agency chief arrested on suspicion of passing...

Adviser to Russian Space Agency chief arrested on suspicion of passing information to NATO intelligence

The adviser to the head of Russia's space agency, Roscosmos, was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of treason. Formerly a journalist, Ivan Safronov was working at Roscosmos for... Read more ...

Driver killed after fiery crash split car in two

Driver killed after fiery crash split car in two

A man was killed in a fiery crash that split his car into two pieces. Read more ...

Colin Kaepernick, ESPN team up for documentary series on his life

Colin Kaepernick, ESPN team up for documentary series on his life

The partnership will focus on telling scripted and unscripted stories that explore race, social injustice and the quest for equality. Read more ...

Woman charged with filing false report weeks after racist Central Park...

Woman charged with filing false report weeks after racist Central Park confrontation

Amy Cooper drew widespread condemnation for calling 911 to report she was being threatened by “an African-American man” when bird watcher Christian Cooper appeared to keep his... Read more ...

ICE's New Rules on Foreign Students Called 'Horrifying'

ICE's New Rules on Foreign Students Called 'Horrifying'

International students will be forced to leave the US or transfer to another college if their schools offer classes entirely online this fall, under new guidelines issued... Read more ...

US still ‘knee-deep' in FIRST wave of Covid-19, Fauci warns

US still ‘knee-deep' in FIRST wave of Covid-19, Fauci warns

Unlike countries in Europe, the US failed to get the first wave of Covid-19 under control and is now ‘knee-deep' in a new surge of it, according to the country's top epidemic... Read more ...

Melbourne Resumes Lockdown As COVID-19 Cases Surge

Melbourne Resumes Lockdown As COVID-19 Cases Surge

The premier of Victoria state, Australia's second-most populous, issued a six-week stay-at-home order for Melbourne and closed the border with New South Wales state, effective... Read more ...