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Even before people across the globe found themselves thrust into quarantines due to “the ’rona,” folks were hitting every dance move and then some on TikTok, including Erica Dixon and her teenage daughter Emani Richardson. Dixon, who is 35 years old, was keeping with the times this week as she attempted to learn one of […]

A New York City principal has died from complications from the coronavirus, becoming the first known death from the virus of a New York City public school staff member. The city’s Council of Schools Supervisors and Administrators announced the news in a statement Monday, March 23. “It is with profound sadness and overwhelming grief that […]

Tamera Mowry-Housley is seemingly not afraid to show off her gray hair. Mowry-Housley, a co-host on “The Real,” said the pandemic was preventing her from making her way to the hair salon. She claims she’s practicing social distancing and implied that she was letting her natural hair grow out while she has been in her […]

Dr. Dre‘s first solo album “The Chronic” is not just considered a classic; the album now is part of the National Recording Registry and has been inducted into the Library of Congress. The announcement came from the Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden, who explained why the 1992 LP was chosen. Dr. Dre’s 1992 album “The […]

Tammy Rivera participated in the “Savage” TikTok dance challenge and social media users were laughing hysterically because she seemingly did not have any rhythm. The former “Love and Hip Hop:Atlanta” cast member appeared to be making fun of herself while she was showing off her dance routine due to the fact she knowingly messed up […]

A California lawmaker is working to protect Americans struggling to make their monthly rent payments amid the coronavirus pandemic. Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Oakland) and Democratic colleague Jesus Garcia of Chicago have introduced a bill in the House of Representatives that would block landlords from evicting tenants for the duration of the public health crisis. Rep. […]

CDCR is posting daily updates about the coronavirus, but so far it has not been ordered to begin releasing prisoners, the only effective way to save lives. by The Justice Collaborative Following up on “Justice organizations call on California Gov. Newsom to act now to reduce COVID-19 risks in state prisons,” The Justice Collaborative sent […]

In an effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, Mark Garrett cleans a holding cell on March 13 at the Vanderburgh County Jail in Evansville, Indiana, where he is housed. Sheriffs around the country have released thousands of prisoners, and state prison authorities are investigating that option. – Photo: Mike Lawrence, Courier & Press […]

CODEPINK protests outside the Treasury Department. – Photo: Medea Benjamin by Kevin ‘Rashid’ Johnson I’d like to put to the test the moral commitment of every Amerikan who jumped on and rode the “all lives matter” bandwagon. After enduring an unbroken history of violent abuse and indifference and systemic summary killings at the hands of […]

The meager number of Black and Latino students admitted into New York City’s most selective, elite public high schools has stayed at the center of a years-long debate among parents, politicians and local education officials baffled by the persistent gap between those students and those of other groups. And the debate stands to rage on […]

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