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A jury with three Black members was sworn in Monday for the federal hate crimes trial of the white men previously convicted of murdering Ahmaud Arbery, whose killing prosecutors will argue was motivated by racism.

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(AP Photo/Susan Walsh) 

Twenty second graders from Aiton Elementary School and their teacher, Alejandro Diasgranados, also toured the White House on Monday and saw their “heart work” on display.

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Erin Jackson, 29, from Ocala, won the 500 meters race making her the first Black woman to win a speedskating medal in the Winter Olympics

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MasterClass is a subscription-based platform that serves as the premiere destination for those looking for specialized education about a variety of topics from some of the world’s greatest minds.

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As the omicron wave of the coronavirus subsides, several U.S. states including Nevada, New York and Illinois ended mask mandates this week for indoor settings, while others lifted requirements at schools.

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 – and what could possibly go wrong

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 Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is criticizing the Republican National Committee for censuring two House Republicans who are investigating the “violent insurrection” at the Capitol

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The Supreme Court's decision to halt efforts to create a second mostly Black congressional district in Alabama for the 2022 election sparked fresh warnings that the court is becoming too politicized

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Canadian lawmakers expressed increasing worry about the economic effects of disruptive demonstrations after the busiest border crossing between the U.S. and Canada became partially blocked by truckers protesting

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Jefferson Davis served as the president of the Confederate States from 1861 to 1865 

After 12 years working among the Confederate President Jefferson Davis family's furniture and belongings, Evelyn England wishes the museum would take a broader view of history.

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