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Human Rights Violations In Prisons Throughout Southern United States Cause Disparate And Lasting Harm In Black Communities  

“The U.S. has long failed to live up to its international human rights treaty obligations on eliminating racial discrimination, perhaps more so in the area of mass incarceration and prison conditions than in any other context,” said Lisa Borden, Senior Policy Counsel, International Advocacy at the Southern Poverty Law Center.

FILM REVIEW: ‘Nope’ Is A Yes! — Peele Delivers With Follow-Up

Jordan Peele delivers with Nope, a film set on the margins of Hollywood, focusing on the family of the Black jockey captured in the early films of trailblazing photographer and filmmaker Eadweard Muybridge. By incorporating Muybridge’s short film, “The Horse in Motion,” Peele elevates the importance of Black jockeys in the many aspects of American culture and the significance of the Black presence and influence at the beginning of Hollywood.

Tulsa Judge Allows 1921 Race Massacre Lawsuit To Move Forward

A Tulsa judge is allowing a lawsuit brought by plaintiffs that include three living survivors of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre to officially move forward.

Jay-Z, Will Smith Invest In Program To Help Renters Purchase Homes

Landis buys homes and rents it to clients until they qualify for a mortgage.

Washington Judge Overturns Insurance Rate Credit Scoring Ban

A judge on Friday overturned a Washington state rule prohibiting insurers from using credit scoring to set rates for auto, homeowner and renter insurance.

HUD Announces $2.8 billion In Grants For Homeless Services

The funding opportunity reflects the Biden-Harris Administration’s continued commitment to equity and evidence-based solutions to address homelessness.

The Steve Harvey Morning Show and The Sweat Hotel With Keith Sweat Join 1620 AM KYIZ’s Daily Lineup

On Tuesday, Bennett Media Group’s KYIZ-AM 1620 in Seattle, Wash., announced the addition ofThe Steve Harvey Morning Show and The Sweat Hotel with Keith Sweat to the station’s programming lineup.

Seattle/King County Clinic Returns With Vision Services After Pandemic Hiatus

Seattle/King County Clinic is preparing to open its doors at Seattle Center on Oct. 20-23 to provide eye exams and prescription eyeglasses free of charge to more than 1,000 people in need. To meet this ambitious goal, organizers are recruiting hundreds of volunteers for the undertaking.

The Legendary “Funk Band” Con Funk Shun Talk Origins, Music, Success and Legacy

Whether you are a historical or a contemporary music aficionado, when the term funk or funky is associated with a song you can believe that the song is one that will leave a legacy. It is a song that can be played at any event and force everyone, both young and old, to make their way to the dance floor.

The Number Of Available Jobs Shrank In June

The number of available jobs in the US shrank considerably in June, according to new data released Tuesday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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