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An Olympics like no other, Tokyo perseveres to host Games

TOKYO ((DailyNews)) — It’s an Olympics like no other — and the Tokyo Games are surely that — but this is an event that has persevered through wars, boycotts and …

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Mural in soccer star’s hometown becomes anti-racism symbol

LONDON ((DailyNews)) — Through the pens and pencils of children, England is fighting back against racism. After Marcus Rashford and two other Black players missed penalty kicks in the final …

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Emmy surprises: ‘Pose,’ ‘I May Destroy You’ and ‘Hamilton’

NEW YORK ((DailyNews)) — The Emmy Award nominations announced Tuesday included some snubs and surprises. STRIKE A POSE “Pose” left the ballroom with a clutch of Emmy nominations. The groundbreaking …

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Black students, faculty: UNC needs self-examination on race

CH(DailyNews)EL HILL, N.C. ((DailyNews)) — When the University of North Carolina first declined to vote on granting tenure to journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones, kicking off a protracted battle marked by allegations …

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Amsterdam mayor apologizes for city fathers’ role in slavery

AMSTERDAM ((DailyNews)) — The mayor of Amsterdam apologized Thursday for the extensive involvement of the Dutch capital’s former governors in the global slave trade, saying the moment had come for …

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Conservative high court upholds state voting restrictions

WASHINGTON ((DailyNews)) — Flexing its new strength, the Supreme Court’s conservative majority on Thursday cut back on a landmark voting rights law in a decision likely to help Republican states …

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AP: Police clung to crash theory in Black man’s fatal arrest

MONROE, La. ((DailyNews)) — More than a year and a half after Louisiana state troopers were captured on body camera video brutalizing Black motorist Ronald Greene during his fatal arrest, …

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EXPLAINER: So much buzz, but what is critical race theory?

RALEIGH, N.C. ((DailyNews)) — Former President Donald Trump has railed against it. Republicans in the U.S. Senate introduced a resolution condemning any requirement for teachers to be trained in it. …

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Black candidate challenges political status quo in Spain

MADRID ((DailyNews)) — Two young Senegalese men met on a Europe-bound migrant boat in 2006, a year that saw a record influx of Africans to Spain’s Canary Islands. Since then, …

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