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A judge on Monday officially exonerated four young African American men of the false accusation that they raped a white woman seven decades ago

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Sam Jones remembers the NBA landscape in the 1960s being only marginally different from what he had experienced growing up in America’s segregated South.

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Across much of the nation, it has become increasingly acceptable for Americans to walk the streets with firearms, either carried openly or legally concealed

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Two Kenyan inventors have created the world's first bio-robotic arm operated by brain signals

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Kyle Rittenhouse was acquitted of all charges Friday after pleading self-defense in the deadly Kenosha shootings that became a flashpoint in the debate over guns, vigilantism and racial injustice in the U.S.

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More than half a century after the assassination of Malcolm X, two of his convicted killers were exonerated Thursday after decades of doubt about who was responsible for the civil rights icon’s death.

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Protesters stand outside the Glynn County Courthouse on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021 in Brunswick, Ga. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Collins) 

The Rev. Al Sharpton announced the rally after a defense attorney said he didn’t want “any more Black pastors” sitting in the courtroom with Arbery’s family

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A Detroit teacher took some kids to historic Idlewild to help give it a little makeover

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The rollout of COVID-19 shots for elementary-age children has exposed another blind spot in the nation’s efforts to address pandemic inequalities

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Winsome Sears says voters learned where she stands as she made history campaigning to become the first Black woman elected to statewide office in Virginia

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