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Crowds gather at Stonehenge for solstice despite advice

21 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

LONDON - Dozens of people have ignored advice not to travel to Stonehenge for the annual summer solstice celebrations, which were canceled Monday due to coronavirus...
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Police descend on Stonehenge's summer solstice event after crowd gathers at English monument in breach of Covid-19 rules

Police descend on Stonehenge's summer solstice event after crowd gathers at English monument in breach of Covid-19 rules

1 day ago   |   RT

Police were called to Stonehenge after dozens descended on the heritage site to celebrate the summer solstice in violation of coronavirus restrictions, forcing the charity...
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Confederate Imagery On Stone Mountain Is Changing, But Not Fast Enough For Some

Confederate Imagery On Stone Mountain Is Changing, But Not Fast Enough For Some

1 day ago   |   NPR

The 90-foot carving on the side of Stone Mountain in Georgia is the largest Confederate monument in the world. As the U.S. undergoes racial reckoning, the monument's future...
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NASCAR hires Alvin Kamara as growth and engagement advisor

1 day ago   |   NBC Sports   |   3 articles

NASCAR is partnering with Alvin Kamara, having hired the Saints running back as its first growth and engagement advisor. The announcement comes a year after Kamara attended his...
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Massive George Floyd head sculpture in Brooklyn divides opinion as it's unveiled to mark Juneteenth

Massive George Floyd head sculpture in Brooklyn divides opinion as it's unveiled to mark Juneteenth

2 days ago   |   RT

A 6-foot-tall sculpture of George Floyd's head was unveiled in Brooklyn, New York City, drawing praise and raising eyebrows. The statue was inaugurated by Floyd's brother on...
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DuSable Museum reopens, welcoming crowds for Juneteenth

DuSable Museum reopens, welcoming crowds for Juneteenth

2 days ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - The DuSable Museum of African-American History reopened Saturday, welcoming crowds for Juneteenth and the first official weekend of summer. The newest national...
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Home with confederate flag sparks anti-racism march

Home with confederate flag sparks anti-racism march

3 days ago   |   WISN

Activists march through neighborhood against confederate flag display
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Golden Gate Park sculpture honoring 1st enslaved Africans replaces toppled Francis Scott Key statue

4 days ago   |   ABC

"The ancestors are going to stand there until their work is done." This Juneteenth monument honoring the first 350 Africans sold into slavery will stand in place of the toppled...
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“Resisting the Power of the White Gaze”: CJ Hunt on his Tribeca-Premiering Confederate Monuments Doc, The Neutral Ground

“Resisting the Power of the White Gaze”: CJ Hunt on his Tribeca-Premiering Confederate Monuments Doc, The Neutral Ground

4 days ago   |   Filmmaker Magazine

CJ Hunt is a NYC-based comedian and filmmaker, and currently a field producer on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. But back in 2015 Hunt was still a resident of New Orleans...
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Philanthropist helps Mass. historical group recover 3 Civil War era books

Philanthropist helps Mass. historical group recover 3 Civil War era books

5 days ago   |   WCVB

The books were recently discovered to be up for auction and the Bunker Hill Monument Association wanted them back.
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More than 10 officers killed, 4 missing from ambush in Burkina Faso, West Africa

More than 10 officers killed, 4 missing from ambush in Burkina Faso, West Africa

At least 11 officers were killed Monday during an ambush in violence-plagued Burkina Faso. Four other officers are still missing from a police unit. Read more ...

U.S. seizes Iranian news sites under unclear circumstances

U.S. seizes Iranian news sites under unclear circumstances

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - American authorities took down a range of Iran's state-linked news websites under unclear circumstances on Tuesday, the U.S. and Iran said, a move... Read more ...

Red Sox call up prospect acquired in Mookie Betts trade

Red Sox call up prospect acquired in Mookie Betts trade

Connor Wong, a 25-year-old catcher, is making his first appearance on an active major league roster while filling in for injured backup catcher Kevin Plawecki. Read more ...

Chicago expands in-home vaccinations to residents 12 and up; offering $50...

Chicago expands in-home vaccinations to residents 12 and up; offering $50 Grubhub gift card

CHICAGO - Chicago health officials announced Tuesday that its in-home vaccination program has been expanded to residents 12 and up. Additionally, those who get vaccinated will... Read more ...

Amazon warehouse destroys 130,000 unsold items per week: report

Amazon warehouse destroys 130,000 unsold items per week: report

An Amazon warehouse in Scotland reportedly destroys millions of unsold products every year, according to undercover footage and anonymous employees at the facility. British... Read more ...

Republicans Set To Block Debate On Voting Rights Bill, Setting Up Summer...

Republicans Set To Block Debate On Voting Rights Bill, Setting Up Summer Filibuster Fight

Democrats face a key question: Will they choose to protect the filibuster or voting rights? Read more ...

US will fall short of July 4 vaccination goal, White House says

US will fall short of July 4 vaccination goal, White House says

The administration is now focused on getting younger Americans, particularly 18- to 26-year-olds, vaccinated against the virus. Read more ...

China, Canada spar at UN body over human rights failings

China, Canada spar at UN body over human rights failings

The showdown in the largely virtual council session exposed an ongoing rift between the West and allies of China, which has been increasingly pushing back against the criticism... Read more ...

Cop breaks down in tears after killing woman, 19, who shot at him at...

Cop breaks down in tears after killing woman, 19, who shot at him at Michigan Juneteeth parade

A dramatic new video shows the moment a Michigan cop shoots and kills a 19-year-old woman at a Juneteenth parade - and then crumbles to the ground in tears. Read more ...

Progressive Democrats call on Biden and the CDC to extend eviction...

Progressive Democrats call on Biden and the CDC to extend eviction moratorium which expires next week

Summary List Placement Several progressive Democrats on Tuesday called on President Joe Biden and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to extend a federal eviction... Read more ...