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Richard Overton, World War II veteran and America’s oldest man, dies at 112 | The Washington Post Richard Overton was in his mid-30s when he began serving in World War II. It was perhaps the most important thing he did with his life, but it was far from the last.">Richard Overton, World War II veteran and America’s oldest man, dies at 112 | The Washington Post Richard Overton was in his mid-30s when he began serving in World War II. It was perhaps the most important thing he did with his life, but it was far from the last.

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Richard Overton was in his mid-30s when he began serving in World War II. It was perhaps the most important thing he did with his life, but it was far from the last.
Richard Overton, World War II veteran and America’s oldest man, dies at 112 | The Washington Post Richard Overton was in his mid-30s when he began serving in World War II. It was perhaps the most important thing he did with his life, but it was far from the last." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

How ‘Gardening While Black’ Almost Landed This Detroit Man in Jail | The New York Times A black man started an urban farm in his old neighborhood. Three white women called the police repeatedly, accusing him of threatening them. The case went to court.">How ‘Gardening While Black’ Almost Landed This Detroit Man in Jail | The New York Times A black man started an urban farm in his old neighborhood. Three white women called the police repeatedly, accusing him of threatening them. The case went to court.

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A black man started an urban farm in his old neighborhood. Three white women called the police repeatedly, accusing him of threatening them. The case went to court.
How ‘Gardening While Black’ Almost Landed This Detroit Man in Jail | The New York Times A black man started an urban farm in his old neighborhood. Three white women called the police repeatedly, accusing him of threatening them. The case went to court." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Detroit grapples with ‘devastating’ impact of black male homicides | The Detroit News The toll on African-American males in the city is relentless">Detroit grapples with ‘devastating’ impact of black male homicides | The Detroit News The toll on African-American males in the city is relentless

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The toll on African-American males in the city is relentless
Detroit grapples with ‘devastating’ impact of black male homicides | The Detroit News The toll on African-American males in the city is relentless" class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

The Complexity of Black Girlhood Is at the Heart of The Hate U Give | The Atlantic The film adaptation of Angie Thomas’s YA novel offers a startlingly honest portrait of its heroine confronting buried trauma to find her political voice.">The Complexity of Black Girlhood Is at the Heart of The Hate U Give | The Atlantic The film adaptation of Angie Thomas’s YA novel offers a startlingly honest portrait of its heroine confronting buried trauma to find her political voice.

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The film adaptation of Angie Thomas’s YA novel offers a startlingly honest portrait of its heroine confronting buried trauma to find her political voice.
The Complexity of Black Girlhood Is at the Heart of The Hate U Give | The Atlantic The film adaptation of Angie Thomas’s YA novel offers a startlingly honest portrait of its heroine confronting buried trauma to find her political voice." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Rev. Dr. William Barber II and Okwui Okpokwasili Earn MacArthur ‘Genius’ Awards | Colorlines The minister and multimedia artist feature among several creators, organizers and scholars of color who earned the MacArthur Foundation’s annual honor.">Rev. Dr. William Barber II and Okwui Okpokwasili Earn MacArthur ‘Genius’ Awards | Colorlines The minister and multimedia artist feature among several creators, organizers and scholars of color who earned the MacArthur Foundation’s annual honor.

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The minister and multimedia artist feature among several creators, organizers and scholars of color who earned the MacArthur Foundation’s annual honor.
Rev. Dr. William Barber II and Okwui Okpokwasili Earn MacArthur ‘Genius’ Awards | Colorlines The minister and multimedia artist feature among several creators, organizers and scholars of color who earned the MacArthur Foundation’s annual honor." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Primark’s new model is representing the beauty of darker skin | MetroUK We know the modelling world is in dire need of some diversity.">Primark’s new model is representing the beauty of darker skin | MetroUK We know the modelling world is in dire need of some diversity.

We know the modelling world is in dire need of some diversity.
Primark’s new model is representing the beauty of darker skin | MetroUK We know the modelling world is in dire need of some diversity." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

SF Mayor Breed envisions adding 1,000 beds for the homeless by end of 2020 | San Francisco Chronicle “We can’t just leave people out on the street. We need options. Letting people sleep in the streets because we don’t have enough shelter beds, that’s a problem.”">SF Mayor Breed envisions adding 1,000 beds for the homeless by end of 2020 | San Francisco Chronicle “We can’t just leave people out on the street. We need options. Letting people sleep in the streets because we don’t have enough shelter beds, that’s a problem.”

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“We can’t just leave people out on the street. We need options. Letting people sleep in the streets because we don’t have enough shelter beds, that’s a problem.”
SF Mayor Breed envisions adding 1,000 beds for the homeless by end of 2020 | San Francisco Chronicle “We can’t just leave people out on the street. We need options. Letting people sleep in the streets because we don’t have enough shelter beds, that’s a problem.”" class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Amazon’s $15 Minimum Wage Is a Brilliant Business Strategy | The Atlantic Why increasing the pay floor —and urging the federal government to do the same—is a moral and strategic masterstroke by Jeff Bezos">Amazon’s $15 Minimum Wage Is a Brilliant Business Strategy | The Atlantic Why increasing the pay floor —and urging the federal government to do the same—is a moral and strategic masterstroke by Jeff Bezos

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Why increasing the pay floor —and urging the federal government to do the same—is a moral and strategic masterstroke by Jeff Bezos
Amazon’s $15 Minimum Wage Is a Brilliant Business Strategy | The Atlantic Why increasing the pay floor —and urging the federal government to do the same—is a moral and strategic masterstroke by Jeff Bezos" class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Cosby Prosecutor Kristen Gibbons Feden Explains Why Justice Was Served With His Prison Sentence | Bustle "It didn’t appear to me that he thought this day would ever come, and you know what? It came..."">Cosby Prosecutor Kristen Gibbons Feden Explains Why Justice Was Served With His Prison Sentence | Bustle "It didn’t appear to me that he thought this day would ever come, and you know what? It came..."

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"It didn’t appear to me that he thought this day would ever come, and you know what? It came,"
Cosby Prosecutor Kristen Gibbons Feden Explains Why Justice Was Served With His Prison Sentence | Bustle "It didn’t appear to me that he thought this day would ever come, and you know what? It came..."" class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More