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In the Headlines
What You Need To Know: Pervis Payne, a 54-year-old death row inmate who is Black, has been granted a temporary reprieve by Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, which is set to expire midnight April 10. At that time, the Tennessee Supreme Court will regain authority to set...
What You Need To Know: The battle over the new voting law in Georgia continues. In a move to soften the blow of the state's more restrictive law, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms issued an administrative order Tuesday afternoon directing the City's Chief Equity...
What You Need To Know: As the Derek Chauvin murder trial moved through the second week, the prosecution shifted from eyewitness testimony to focusing on the former Minneapolis police officer's use of force, trying to show his restraint was excessive and led to Floyd's...
What You Need To Know: Video has been released showing Danville police officer Andrew Hall fatally shooting 32-year-old Tyrell Wilson, a Black man who was homeless and living near a public parking lot in the San Francisco, CA suburb. The video was obtained April 5 by...
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