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The white man who fatally shot Ahmaud Arbery after chasing the 25-year-old Black man in a Georgia neighborhood was sentenced Monday to life in prison for committing a federal hate crime.

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Abortion rights have strong support from White Democrats but the issue is more complicated in the Black community, where many churchgoers hold more conservative views

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Climate change strategies, help with health care costs and deficit reduction are among the measures in the $740 billion package that has passed the Senate and is now heading to the House

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Unemployment dropped another notch, from 3.6% to 3.5%, matching the more than 50-year low reached just before the pandemic took hold.

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Last year, the US’s Biden administration announced plans to increase two-way trade and investment between the US and Africa. The starting point was a revamp of the Trump-era “Prosper Africa initiative”.

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Bullet holes pocked walls and shards of glass from windows shattered by gunfire crunched eerily underfoot at Parkland’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where a shooter murdered 14 students and three staff members.

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The June 2022 deaths of 53 people, victims of heat stroke, in the back of a tractor-trailer in San Antonio, Texas, show the dangers of crossing the U.S. southern border without authorization.

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Viruses that cause respiratory diseases like the flu and COVID-19 can lead to mild to severe symptoms within the first few weeks of infection. However, some persistent symptoms can last several months or years.

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Thanks to online fundraising platforms, gamers are playing “Stray" while streaming live for audiences to raise money for animal shelters and other cat-related charities.

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Photo Courtesy of HBCyoU Dolls/Instagram 

Brooke Hart Jones is a Hampton University alum and the creator of HBCyoU Dolls, a new brand from Purpose Toys with the aim of "sharing the magic of HBCUs with children far and wide."

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