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Clarence Thomas Calls Out John Roberts As Supreme Court Edges Closer To Overturning Roe V. Wade

Thomas last week recalled the court atmosphere before 2005, when Roberts joined, and said, "We actually trusted each other. We may have been a dysfunctional family, but we were a family, and we loved it."

A Buffalo Supermarket Worker Dialed 911 During The Massacre And Was Asked, ‘Why Are You Whispering?’

Hiding behind the service desk counter, Rogers dialed 911. But the dispatcher handled her plea so dismissively local officials now intend to fire her at a May 30 hearing.

Milwaukee Private School Files Motion To Dismiss Michelle Obama’s Brother’s ‘Media Campaign’ Lawsuit

(CNN) -- The University School of Milwaukee is pushing back on accusations of discrimination from Craig Robinson, Michelle Obama's brother, and his wife, Kelly Robinson.

Justice Department Unveils New Efforts To Combat Hate Crimes

The Justice Department will announce renewed efforts to combat hate crimes across the country Friday, just days after 10 people were killed in a Buffalo supermarket shooting that officials have called a racially motivated hate crime.

Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter In George Floyd’s Death

Former Minneapolis Police officer Thomas Lane pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter Wednesday related to his role in the killing of George Floyd in May 2020, Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison said in a statement.

EPA Administrator, Michael S. Regan, Focused On Clean Air And Water For Communities Of Color

“The bipartisan infrastructure provides resources for our communities. There are matching grants and forgivable loans, which means more of our communities have an opportunity to compete for these grants,” said U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Regan. “We are also making $50 million available for technical assistance to help our communities to become more competitive. I’ve written a letter to every governor in the country outlining the criteria by which we believe those resources should be spent.”

Senate To Vote On $40 Billion Ukraine Aid Package

The Senate is expected to vote on Thursday to pass a roughly $40 billion bill to send aid to Ukraine as the country fights back against Russia's brutal and unprovoked attacks.

Soledad O’Brien Teams Up With JP Morgan Chase For Impactful Health & Wellness Event

The latest effort JPMorgan Chase is hosting a full day of conversations and informational sessions to support financial health education, wealth-building, and financial inclusion for Dallas’ Black and Hispanic communities The Summit will take place at Gilley’s South Side Event Center on Saturday, May 21, 2022, from 11a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and one of the invited speakers include Is Soledad O’Brien, recognized journalist, CEO of SO’B Productions, Producer and Philanthropist.

Justice Department Asks January 6 Committee For Transcripts Of Witness Testimony

The Justice Department has asked the committee investigating the January 6, 2021, insurrection to hand over transcripts of the panel's witness depositions as part of its investigation, a committee spokesman and another source familiar with the matter told CNN on Tuesday.

Biden/House Act On Formula Crisis, Criticism Grows

Bills to ease the formula shortage head to the Senate after passing the House late last night, and Pres. Biden’s invoking the Defense Production Act -- but criticism of the crisis is growing.

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