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A Florida school district cancelled a college professor’s seminar to teachers on the history of the civil rights movement citing concerns over critical race theory. Dr. Jay Michael Butler, Kenan Distinguished Professor of history at Flagler College, was scheduled to give a lecture called “The Long Civil Rights Movement” to Osceola County District teachers when
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Do you agree that Black men are often times demonized in media, activism and academia? Torraine Walker, founder and editor of Context Media Group, recently penned an article highlighting the distorted representation of the lives and reality of Black males. His research shows there are disadvantages of mass incarceration and employment discrimination, but not a
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A recent study found nearly 20 HBCUs have been underfunded by states for decades. According to Forbes, between 1987 and 2020, 18 HBCUs were underfunded by $12.8 billion, leaving them operating on thinner budget margins compared to predominantly white schools in the same state. But for decades, predominantly white institutions have received that and more.
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A doping controversy at the Olympic Games has folks up in arms in the U.S. A 15-year-old Russian figure skater has been cleared to continue competing in the Winter Olympics, despite failing a drug test before the games. That didn’t sit well with Sha’Carri Richardson, the American track star who won last year’s Olympic trials
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Day eight of testimony in the murder trial of Gregory McMichael, Travis McMichael and William “Roddie” Bryan came to an end. After eight days of testimony and 23 witnesses, the prosecution rested its case, but not before graphic descriptions of his shooting death that took up most of the day. BNC legal contributor and veteran
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Monthly Social Security checks are going to be receiving an increase. However, there’s a cost. According to the Social Security Administration, about 70 million people will get a 5.9% cost-of-living increase in their monthly checks. However, the Old-Age and Survivors’ funds will run out in 2033 and the Social Security disability fund will be gone
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The trial against R&B singer R. Kelly continued Thursday and ended with testimony from his personal physician. BNC correspondent Dray Clark has the latest on what happened in court on “Start Your Day” with Sharon Reed and Shannon LaNier. The doctor testified that Kelly had gonorrhea and that he still has herpes. Meanwhile, the defense
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