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A Reckoning After Morehouse Withdraws From Debate Tournament, Citing 'Anti-Blackness'

Friday, April 30, 2021

"This tournament was a culmination of years of innate and not-so-well concealed racism within the debate community that came to a head," says Daniel Edwards, the Morehouse College team captain.

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FDA Moves To Ban Cigarettes And Flavored Cigars

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Menthol has been the last allowable flavor in cigarettes, and the FDA says marginalized communities are far more likely to use these products.

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Columbus Mayor Requests DOJ Review Of Racial Bias In Police Force

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

"We want to be partners with the DOJ to bring about meaningful, sustainable and significant reforms," the mayor's letter says. It comes a week after 16-year-old Ma'Khia Bryant was killed by police.

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N.C. Judge Delays Public Release Of Bodycam Footage Of Andrew Brown Jr.'s Death

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Judge Jeffrey Foster ordered law enforcement to disclose videos to Brown's family within 10 days but blocked public release until an investigation of the shooting is complete in 30 to 45 days.

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Georgia Sheriff Indicted On Federal Charges That He Used Restraint Chair To Punish

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

An indictment describes four instances last year in which Sheriff Victor Hill ordered detainees restrained in a chair for hours, though the men had offered no resistance.

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Apple Rolls Out Major New Privacy Protections For iPhones And iPads

Monday, April 26, 2021

Users will now encounter pop-ups asking whether they want to allow their data to be shared with third parties. That little question could have a big impact on advertising companies like Facebook.

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Caitlyn Jenner Announces Run For California Governor

Friday, April 23, 2021

"Californians want better and need better from their politicians," the 71-year-old Republican said. The state's Democratic governor, Gavin Newsom, is likely to face a recall election this year.

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U.S. Lifts Pause In Use Of J&J Vaccine After Vote By Expert Panel

Friday, April 23, 2021

Federal regulators say they have confidence the vaccine is safe and effective at preventing COVID-19 and the benefits outweigh the risks.

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People With Severe COVID-19 Have Higher Risk Of Long-Term Effects, Study Finds

Thursday, April 22, 2021

The study's author says he was shocked to find the toll of long COVID was so substantial and multifaceted: "When you put it all together ... it's actually quite jarring."

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FDA Inspection Finds Numerous Problems At Facility Intended To Make J&J Vaccine

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

The report on Emergent BioSolutions' Baltimore factory found an array of problems, from peeling paint to inadequate measures to prevent cross-contamination. Manufacturing at the facility is on hold.

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Derek Chauvin Found Guilty Of George Floyd's Murder

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Chauvin, a former Minneapolis police officer, has been found guilty of unintentional second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter.

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Defense Presents Closing Arguments In Derek Chauvin Trial

Monday, April 19, 2021

Defense attorney Eric Nelson told jurors there was no evidence Chauvin "intentionally, purposefully applied unlawful force."

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'Believe Your Eyes': Prosecution Presents Closing Arguments In Derek Chauvin's Trial

Monday, April 19, 2021

"Use your common sense. Believe your eyes. What you saw, you saw," prosecutor Steve Schleicher told the jurors in closing arguments during Chauvin's murder trial.

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Testimony Ends Without Derek Chauvin Taking The Stand In His Trial

Thursday, April 15, 2021

Chauvin told Judge Peter Cahill that he would exercise his Fifth Amendment right. Closing arguments are expected to begin on Monday.

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U.S. Health Officials Continue Pause Of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

An expert advisory committee to the CDC decided it needed more time to consider whether to recommend the restart administration of the COVID-19 vaccine made by Johnson & Johnson.

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Defense Medical Expert: Floyd's Manner Of Death 'Undetermined,' Not 'Homicide'

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Dr. David Fowler disputed the conclusion by the Hennepin County medical examiner that "homicide" was the manner of George Floyd's death. The defense witness said the manner was "undetermined."

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Rusten Sheskey, Kenosha Officer Who Shot Jacob Blake, Will Not Face Discipline

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

"Officer Sheskey was found to have been acting within policy," Kenosha, Wis., police Chief Daniel Miskinis said Tuesday, adding that he knows "some will not be pleased with the outcome."

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Park Police Officer Who Provided Backup Testifies In Derek Chauvin Trial

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Chauvin's attorney said the footage from Officer Peter Chang's bodycam would show how another officer reacted to events as well as reflect bystanders' reactions to what they were seeing.

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Passenger In George Floyd's Car Testifies In Derek Chauvin Trial

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Shawanda Hill said she was with George Floyd when an officer drew a gun outside the car. Floyd grabbed the wheel and said, "Please, please don't kill me, please, please don't shoot me," she recalled.

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Watch Live: Chauvin Defense Begins Presenting At Murder Trial

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

The defense showed video from a 2019 traffic stop in which George Floyd was a passenger, and interviewed a paramedic who treated Floyd that day.

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