January 16 is MLK Day!

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day (officially Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., and sometimes referred to as MLK Day) is a federal holiday in the United States marking the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. It is observed on the third Monday of January each year. Born in 1929, King’s actual birthday is January 15 (which in 1929 fell on a Tuesday). The holiday is similar to holidays set…

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Government of Canada recognizes the breaking of racial barriers in the NHL as an event of national historic significance

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The love of hockey, Canada’s national sport, unites Canadians from coast to coast to coast. But while our collective passion for the game brings us all together, the organization of the sport itself has not reflected the Canadian ideals of diversity, equality and multiculturalism.

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Mark Nutsch, Horse Soldier Team and 9/11 Monument Dedication.


TAMPA, Fla. /PRNewswire/ — Mark Nutsch, Horse Soldier Team and 9/11 Monument Dedication will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 19 on the courthouse lawn in downtown Washington, Kansas. The monument recognizes the work of Washington County native Mark Nutsch. Special guests and veterans from the Horse Soldier team, mission participants and several Kansas dignitaries will be in attendance.  The 9/11 memorial has been placed to the east of the Horse Soldier…

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American Indian Teens Who Anticipate Future Affiliation with their Native Culture Experience Fewer Negative Consequences of Drinking

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Newswise — American Indian (AI) adolescents who expect to relate strongly to their racial culture in the future are less likely than their peers to experience negative alcohol outcomes – like fighting with friends, being arrested, and memory gaps – even if they do not relate strongly to their culture now, a new study suggests. Although AI communities overall have…

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Family Sues Police Who Killed Black Woman for $25 Million

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Latoya James was an unarmed innocent bystander when she was shot and killed by deputies of the Camden County Sheriff’s Office CAMDEN COUNTY, Ga. /PRNewswire/ — The family of Latoya James, the 37-year-old black woman shot and killed by Camden County deputies in May 2021 joined their attorneys in announcing a $25 million lawsuit filed today against Camden County Sheriff Jim Proctor and those deputies involved in James’ death. James is represented by Bakari Sellers (Strom Law Firm), Harry…

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Time is Running Out to Stop the FDA’s Potential Racial Profiling

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WASHINGTON /PRNewswire/ — Mounting opposition to the proposed Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ban on menthol cigarettes, flavored cigars and vapes has broad support, and Menthol Is Not a Crime is highlighting discrimination and other reasons why leaders have voiced their concern prior to the end of the FDA comment period on August 2. Since 85% of menthol smokers are Black, many in…

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FDA’s Menthol Cigarette Ban Potentially Destroying Black Jobs

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WASHINGTON /PRNewswire/ — With a recession looming, inflation at the highest point since the 1980’s, higher gasoline, housing and food costs, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is still proposing a ban on menthol cigarettes, flavored cigars and vapes; and Menthol Is Not A Crime has linked the ban to future Black job loss and the FDA’s continuing institutional racism.  Since 85%…

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