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Trump administration issues order banning downloads of TikTok, WeChat beginning Sunday

The Trump administration issued an order on Friday that will attempt to ban Americans from downloading Chinese-owned social media apps TikTok and WeChat beginning Sunday.

Black households earned 61 cents for every dollar of white median incomes

The August 23 police shooting of an unarmed Black man in Kenosha, WI, triggered yet another round of community protests and national news coverage of a Black man.

Louisville has settled Breonna Taylor's wrongful death lawsuit

The city of Louisville, Kentucky, has settled a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of Breonna Taylor, the 26-year-old EMT killed by police six months ago.

Black woman to lead police force reeling from Breonna Taylor

For the first time, a Black woman will lead Kentucky's Louisville Metro Police Department.

Black woman astronaut will be the first to visit International Space Station

Jeanette Epps, a NASA astronaut, will soon make history as the first-ever Black woman to fly to the International Space Station on a mission into orbit. It will also be her first space flight in her career.

Rochester mayor promises police reforms following Daniel Prude's death

Reforms are coming to the Rochester police department, the mayor said.

Rochester mayor says 7 officers suspended in police custody asphyxiation death

Seven officers involved in the police custody asphyxiation death of a Black man in Rochester were suspended, the city's mayor said Thursday.

Sharpton hosts March on Washington

On Saturday, August 28, 2020, the Rev. Al Sharpton, president of the National Action Network, hosted a March on Washington

‘Not Forgotten,’ 26 missing children recovered in U.S. Marshal operation

he U.S. Marshals Service Missing Child Unit’s “Operation Not Forgotten” resulted in the rescue of 26 children in Georgia, the safe location of 13 children and the arrest of nine criminal associates.

In Mississippi, Black girl’s family still looking for justice in four-year-old school bus case

The cry of Black Lives Matter has gone out worldwide since the police killing of George Floyd.

DeJoy: USPS will back off of changes, but won’t reverse the ones already done

On Saturday, Aug. 22, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Delivering for America Act which called for emergency funding to the tune of $25 billion for the United States Postal Service.

Jacob Blake: Nation outraged after police shoot unarmed Black man in Wisconsin

New York was one of the several states where outrage broke out across the nation again as another unarmed Black man was shot by police and it was all caught on video.

REPORTS: Jacob Blake's father says son is paralyzed from waist down

The father of Jacob Blake says his son was left paralyzed from the waist down after he was shot by a Kenosha police officer Sunday.

LEAP warns potential menthol ban would increase police interaction with Black community

Critics say banning menthol products would probably increase racial profiling by law enforcement, based on statistics suggesting that menthol cigarettes are overwhelmingly preferred by African Americans who chose to smoke.

Jacob Blake Shooting: National Guard called after police shoot Black man

Wisconsin's governor summoned the National Guard to head off another round of violent protests Monday after the police shooting of a Black man.

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