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In Dayton, Ohio, Police Officers Dragged A Black Paraplegic Man Out Of His Car During A Traffic Stop

A Black paraplegic man from Ohio has filed a complaint with the NAACP after video showed police officers pulling him out of his car by his hair and arms during a traffic stop late last month.

‘Are You Going To Keep Me Safe?’ Hospital Workers Sound Alarm On Rising Violence

In the earliest days of the pandemic, nightly celebrations lauded the bravery of front-line health care workers. Eighteen months later, those same workers say they are experiencing an alarming rise in violence in their workplaces.

Study Shows How Medical Community Neglected African Americans With Covid

More than half of hospital readmissions within the 60 days following discharge were among nonwhite patients (55%), and the majority of post-discharge deaths were among white patients (21.5%).

The Racist And Illegal Jailing Of Children In Tennessee, Some As Young As 6-Years-Old

Officials placed the juveniles in jail for not breaking up fights at school. Most of the kids were Black and as young as 6.

Texas Woman Died After An Unsafe Abortion. Her Daughter Fears Facing The Same Thing

Outside the only abortion clinic in the border city of McAllen, Texas, a debate has played out for years. Some people pray and beg patients to not go inside as some volunteers escort patients to the entrance. But none of them were there when Rosie Jimenez died just across the street more than 40 years ago.

Racism A Strong Factor In Black Women’s High Rate Of Premature Births, Study Finds

Black women are about 1.6 times as likely as whites to give birth more than three weeks before the due date. That statistic bears alarming and costly health consequences, as infants born prematurely are at higher risk for breathing, heart and brain abnormalities, among other complications.

Organ Centers To Transplant Patients: Get A Covid Shot Or Move Down On Waitlist

Across the country, growing numbers of transplant programs have chosen to either bar patients who refuse to take the widely available covid vaccines from receiving transplants, or give them lower priority on crowded organ waitlists. Other programs, however, say they plan no such restrictions — for now.

Pfizer And BioNTech Approach Feds For Emergency Use Authorization For Vaccines For Kids

U.S. Food and Drug Administration officials are expected to begin considering the application and have scheduled a meeting for later this month.

At Least Four Black Females Were Murdered Each Day In 2020

The FBI said it recorded at least 405 additional murders of Black women and girls, but reports have strongly suggested that the number represents an undercount.

Morehouse College Students Wins $20K First Place Prize At Zillow’s HBCU Hackathon Competition

A team of four Morehouse College students won first place and $20,000 for its program that uses machine learning to predict increases in rent and utility costs at a particular address over time, offering renters early warning about looming affordability challenges.

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Huskies Celebrate National Championship Team, But Fall To UCLA 24-17

UCLA was able to find in the running game, the clock was their friend as they looked to grind out a tough fought victory handing Washington their second straight loss.

Lincoln Tops Franklin, 35-6

Franklin looked to build off their scoring drive as their defense forced penalties, and a turnover on downs. Although the momentum appeared to be going in the Quakers direction, Lincoln made the adjustments and exploded for 35 unanswered points.

Metro League Football Roundup 10-16-21

Scores and highlights from Seattle Metro League football action from October 15, 2021.

Do You Feel Like Haitian Immigrants Are Being Treated Fairly?

Adults in Seattle talk about if they feel like Haitian immigrants are being treated fairly.

Citing Driver Shortage, Seattle Public Schools To Suspend Some Bus Routes Starting Monday

According to a release from the SPS, the suspension of the bus routes will begin on Mon., Oct. 18 and will impact approximately 140 routes – out of a total of 600 district-wide – and an estimated 6,740 students.