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The students were suspended for five days after a Georgia school principal denied their request to have a demonstration in response to students parading with a Confederate flag

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Martin Luther King Jr. 

He was only 35, the youngest man to have received the prestigious award at the time. When he was notified that he'd won, he declared that he would donate his prize money of $54,123 to the Civil Rights Movement. 

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(AP Photo/Richard Drew) 

Cryptocurrencies have surged so much that their total value has reached nearly $2.5 trillion, rivaling the world's most valuable company, and have amassed more than 200 million users.

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Federal regulators are expected to authorize the mixing and matching of COVID-19 booster doses this week in an effort to provide flexibility as the campaign for extra shots expands.

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U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell makes a statement to the media after a meeting at U.N. headquarters, Aug. 21, 2003. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, file) 

The former secretary of state was a pioneer: the first Black national security advisor in U.S. history, the first Black chairman of the joint chiefs of staff and also the first Black man to become secretary of state.

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Voting rights advocate Stacey Abrams on Sunday urged Black churchgoers to turn out for Democrat Terry McAuliffe in next month's Virginia governor's election, saying that what happens in the most watched race this year will “show the world who we are" in future contests with even higher stakes

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Donald Trump continues to dominate the Republican party but U.S. House Intelligence Committee chair Rep. Adam Schiff and the Select Committee on the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol are still looking into his role in the attack

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Biden spoke at the 40th Annual National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service to remember the 491 law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty in 2019 and 2020

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Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia 

It’s well-documented that the Covid-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc in communities everywhere, but African Americans mainly have borne the brunt of the disease’s impact.

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A couple enjoy the afternoon weather and scenery (Brandon I. Brooks/L.A. Sentinel) 

The original property owners of the resort, Charles and Willa Bruce, had their land seized by the City of Manhattan Beach nearly 100 years ago.

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