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WASHINGTON — President Biden signed legislation on Thursday to make Juneteenth a federal holiday, enshrining June 19 as the national day to commemorate the end…View More Biden Signs Law Making Juneteenth a Federal Holiday
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To stay loose for the women’s 100-meter sprint at the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City, Wyomia Tyus danced the “Tighten Up” before settling into her…View More Long Overlooked, Wyomia Tyus Is Seen as a Pioneer of Protests
June 16, 2021, 10:47 p.m. ET June 16, 2021, 10:47 p.m. ET The debate was more substantive than previous ones, but it failed to produce…View More 5 takeaways from the final Democratic debate for New York mayor.
Any Americans who believe that this country’s race problem stops at the water’s edge should disabuse themselves of the notion. Our race problem is also…View More The World’s Dictators Exploit America’s Racism