How 1 family coped after the Birmingham church bombing, and reckoned with racism : NPR

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The 16th Street Baptist Church is an iconic landmark with its blue neon sign, dramatic stained-glass windows, and imposing twin bell towers. It was here on Sept. 15, 1963 that a Ku Klux Klan bomb killed four Black girls.Near the back corner of the building is a…

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Martha’s Vineyard migrants: Donations poured in and volunteers rushed to help – CNN

(CNN)In the hours after roughly 50 migrants touched down on Martha’s Vineyard in two planes sent by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, the island’s community — still jarred by the unexpected arrival — rushed to help the newcomers.”We received food, we received clothes, we received … different things, so much so…

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Disillusionment grips most Zim voters ahead of 2023 – The Zimbabwe Independent

In an interview, political commentator and academic Alexander Rusero noted that elections in Zimbabwe never delivered people’s expression since 1980.“You talk of Zanla’s intimidation of the rural electorate in 1980 that anything outside a Zanu PF victory meant a return to war, the annihilation of Zapu between 1980 and 1987,…

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Serena Out: The GOAT’s Career Ends With Epic U.S. Open Battle

It was drama, then agony.The tennis career of Serena Williams, the greatest player ever in her sport, if not the most dominant professional athlete ever, ended tonight after a laborious three sets at the U.S. Open inside Arthur Ashe Stadium in Queens, N.Y.Serena Williams finally succumbed, 7-5, 6-7, 6-1, after…

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ANALYSIS: Social media can change actions that drive gender-based violence

In 2021, almost half of South African adults – over 25 million people – used social media. Twitter had an estimated nine million users, over 80 per cent of whom were aged between 15 and 44. And social media is widely used for accessing news and current affairs.This powerful medium…

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2022 DOD Insider Threat Virtual Conference

The 2022 Insider Threat Virtual Conference, hosted jointly by the Defense Counterintelligence Security Agency (DCSA), Center for Development of Security Excellence (CDSE), and the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence and Security (OUSD(I&S)), will bring security professionals and policy makers across the U.S. Government and industry together…

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Georgia’s six-week abortion ban could impact medical treatment for women who miscarry

Following the reversal of Roe v. Wade, there have been reports of patients in the U.S. experiencing hurdles in receiving standard surgical procedures or medication for miscarriage care. The increased risk of criminal penalties means physicians may turn women away who seek treatment for a miscarriage.”A lot of people don’t…

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Mom fighting abortion bans after her daughter’s death points to her homeland as a cautionary tale

On the eve of the anniversary of her daughter’s death Tuesday night, Rosa Hernández was having trouble falling asleep. She said she could still feel the presence of her 16-year-old child Rosaura “Esperancita” Almonte Hernández, who died a decade ago when she had leukemia. Doctors had delayed giving Rosaura chemotherapy…

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