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Stacy Brown 

Named in honor of Emmett Till, the Black whose horrific murder at the hands of white men in Mississippi in 1955, the bill outlaws lynching.

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The unit, known in short as the Six Triple Eight, was tasked with sorting and routing mail for millions of American service members and civilians. Only a half-dozen of the more than 850 members are still alive.

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The Washington state House has dropped its requirement that lawmakers verify they are vaccinated in order to attend floor votes, and is allowing the public back in one of the galleries overseeing the chamber

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Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson 

An evenly divided Senate will face the task of confirming Judge Jackson to the highest court in America and, in the process, make her the first Black woman to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court

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The state of the union is disunity and division. It’s a state of exhaustion from the pandemic. Measures of happiness have hit a bottom, with fewer Americans saying they are very happy in the 2021 General Social Survey than in the last 50 years of asking them

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As Ukrainians mount a fierce resistance and Rusia attacks airfields and fuel facilities, the U.S. and EU respond with weapons and ammunition for the outnumbered Ukrainians and powerful sanctions intended to further isolate Moscow

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Dmitry Medvedev, the deputy head of Russia's Security Council - chaired by President Vladimir Putin- threatens to freeze Western assets, end nuclear arms cooperation and cut diplomatic ties with Western nations

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With the majority of the world population being either immunized against COVID-19 or having recovered from infection, people have rightly begun to ask: How long will the immunity provide immune protection?

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Brown would be the first Black woman selected to serve on a court that was made up entirely of white men for almost two centuries

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The jury also found father and son Greg and Travis McMichael and neighbor William “Roddie” Bryan guilty of attempted kidnapping, and the McMichaels guilty of the use of a firearm in the commission of a violent crime.

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