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In the Headlines
WRITTEN AND CONTRIBUTED BY COY MALONE What You Need to Know: A photo depicting a mock lynching has sparked an investigation and outrage in southeast Kentucky. A White student at Corbin High School was photographed while holding a noose around a Black student’s neck...
WRITTEN AND CONTRIBUTED BY KHAMERON RILEY What You Need to Know: Last week, Christian Smalls, a Black man once unjustly fired from Amazon's New York warehouse, led Staten Island Amazon workers to successfully form the global mega giant's first union. Amazon considered...
What You Need to Know: After interviewing more than 800 witnesses, the New York Times reports the House Select Committee investigating the January 6 Attack on the U.S. Capitol has enough evidence to refer former President Donald Trump for charges. During a recent CNN...
WRITTEN AND CONTRIBUTED BY COY MALONE What You Need to Know: In 2008, Emmanuel Fair was named as the lead suspect in the murder of a 24-year-old Indian immigrant woman named Arpana Jinaga following a Halloween party in Redmond City, WA that ended in sexual assault and...
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