Ketanji Brown Jackson makes history as first Black woman Supreme Court justice

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Ketanji Brown Jackson made history on Thursday after officially being sworn in as the first Black woman justice to serve on the Supreme Court...

Autistic Adults Have Become Increasingly Visible in Media, Books, Television, and More in the...

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New research from UC Santa Cruz shows incremental improvements in the representation of autistic adults in film, television, books, media coverage, and advocacy organization...

Hate Sites Using the Wider Abortion Argument to Spread Racism and Extremism

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White supremacists are using the debate around women’s reproductive rights to promote racist and extremist agendas, finds a new study released today – following...

Facebook Finally Agrees to Eliminate Tool That Enabled Discriminatory Advertising

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by Ariana Tobin and Ava Kofman This story was originally published by ProPublica. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big...

Black, Latino people more likely to remain masked during pandemic, polls show

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Black and Latino Americans are more likely than whites or non-Hispanic people to continue wearing masks in public, according to two new polls. As reported...

White Parents Rallied to Chase a Black Educator Out of Town. Then, They Followed...

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by Nicole Carr This story was originally published by ProPublica. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to...

Shielded From Public View, Misconduct by Corrections Staff in Illinois Prisons Received Scant Discipline

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by Shannon Heffernan, WBEZ This story was originally published by ProPublica. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter...

*NEW* Urban Media Today Talks Sports Podcast (6/11) [AUDIO]

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CLICK HERE FOR AUDIO This week Trevin , Vince, Cliff and David talk about Comments Made by Washington Commanders Defensive Coordinator Jack Del Rio, The...

With $250,000 Grant, Richard King Mellon Foundation Fortifies Asset Inc.’s Innovative Tutoring Program in...

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As K-12 students in some of the Pittsburgh region’s most under-resourced communities recover from pandemic-related learning loss, a generous $250,000 grant awarded by the...

350 HBCU students to receive $40,000 scholarships to pursue STEM degrees

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Several organizations in the chemical and affiliated industries have raised millions of dollars for students pursuing STEM degrees at historically Black colleges and universities. One...