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Reparations is not about cutting a check. It’s about repairing a community.

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here USA TODAY On Wednesday the House Judiciary approved H.R. 40 — a reparations bill written more than 30 years ago. It’s a long-overdue but history-making step. The bill, which will form a commission to study the possibility of federal reparations, heads to the House floor as......

Grammy-Nominated duo Black Violin inspires students, shows how

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Grammy-Nominated duo Black Violin inspires students, shows how “impossible is possible” – CBS News Watch CBSN Live With school arts budgets facing cuts and students remote learning, the Grammy-nominated duo Black Violin is stepping in to help. For the......

Business community weighs in on ways New Jersey should use billions in federal dollars

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here New Jersey needs “a coordinated and collaborative approach” to make sure it prudently uses the billions in federal dollars it is poised to receive, the head of a business association said on Monday. “As a state we must get......

2020 Spirit of Community Leadership Award Recipients Announced

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Scottsdale Leadership Honors Community Leaders through Hodges, Drinkwater and Jenkins Awards SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – April 6, 2021 – — Scottsdale Leadership proudly announces Janie Ellis, and Lisa Randall as community leaders recognized for their commitment to our community through two awards – The Drinkwater Community Leadership Award, and the Hodges Alumni......

This Online Community Is Dedicated To People Personalizing Thrifted Paintings By Adding In Something Funny Or Unexpected

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We know how much you love art, illustrations, and paintings, dear Pandas, so we’ve got a treat in store for you today. Say hello to the ‘Repaintings’ subreddit where people from all over the internet share their imaginative creations. The community isn’t dedicated to just any old paintings, however. No,......

NAACP president: Burning buildings in your community is like putting gun to your head

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here NAACP president: Burning buildings in your community is like putting gun to your head – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Not all protests in Baltimore turned violent. Congressman Elijah Cummings joined other peaceful protesters, marching arm-in-arm. NAACP president Cornell......

Derek Chauvin trial George Floyd video traumatizes community, witnesses

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here USA TODAY I’m USA TODAY editor-in-chief Nicole Carroll, and this is The Backstory, insights into our biggest stories of the week. If you’d like to get The Backstory in your inbox every week, sign up here. The trial of former......

Entrepreneur Inspires Youth with Community Projects – Community

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(NewsUSA) – Young people in underserved communities in the United States have been especially hard-hit by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, with many support systems and activities unavailable. However, as the situation begins to improve, an up-and-coming organization seeks to support youth with a combination of skill-building and support. Jump Ahead......

‘They thank me’: Jerry Falwell Jr. says Liberty community still embraces him

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here In an interview, Falwell said nothing to discourage that notion. The 58-year-old son of the late Rev. Jerry Falwell Sr. said he has been suffering from blood clots since last fall but plans to “definitely” have more of a presence......

E! Makes Pledge to “Amplify the Voices” of AAPI Community After Atlanta Shootings – E! Online

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Amid outrage following the March 16 spa shootings in Atlanta, which claimed the lives of six Asian women and two others, citizens across the nation have called for justice. “Today,… E! Online – For more and to sign up click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page –......

This Online Community Collects Terrible Book Covers, And Here Are 144 Of The Worst Ones

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Don’t judge a book by its cover, they say. But what if it looks so bad, even a five-year-old with the oldest version of MS Paint could have done a better job? There’s a subreddit, called r/TerribleBookCovers, and its members are—you guessed it—collecting the worst book covers that have ever......

Hudson’s Christ Community Chapel Claims it Has Done All it Can to Resolve Randall Scandal, Advocates Object

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click to enlarge Illustration by Tom Carlson Tom Randall and his flock. After more than a year since their last update, elders at the Hudson megachurch Christ Community Chapel issued a statement to congregants last week that attempts to close the book on the international sex abuse scandal in which they’ve......

111 Examples Of Gorgeous Architecture, As Shared By This Online Community

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Architecture is meant to fulfill both practical and expressive requirements, and thus it serves both utilitarian and aesthetic purposes. When you look at a structure, you can distinguish these two ends but they cannot be separated, and the relative weight each of them carry can vary widely. Plus, every society......

A T-Shirt to Benefit the AAPI Community Fund

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The graphic designer Eileen Tjan and the social media director Michael Chan have designed a T-shirt that brings attention to Asian-American and Pacific Islander-owned restaurants, while raising money for the Support the AAPI Community Fund. “There are many trendy, high-end fashion T-shirt designs out there, but we wanted to make......

LeBron James Rips ‘Coward Ass’ Suspect In ATL Shooting, Sends Love to Asian Community

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Breaking News LeBron James says his thoughts and prayers are with the “entire Asian community” after a gun-toting maniac went on a shooting spree in Atlanta Tuesday night, killing 8 people including 6 Asian women. “My condolences goes out to the families of all the victims and the entire Asian......

40 Examples Of Toxic And Greedy Management, As Shared On This Online Community

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It’s no secret that getting along with management people is not always a given, but rather a gift. They often put too much pressure on the backs of already stressed employees, making it a perfectly toxic workplace environment to brew and prosper. And in some more extreme cases, it gets......

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