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Co-founders and CEOs of The Fearless Fund Arian Simone, left, and Ayana Parsons, right (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell, File) 

The ruling against the Fearless Fund is another victory for conservative groups waging a sprawling legal battle against corporate diversity programs that have targeted dozens of companies. The case was brought by the American American Alliance for Equal Rights, a group led by Edward Blum, the activist behind the Supreme Court case that ended affirmative action in college admissions.


Waverly Woodson Jr., as featured in the limited series, "Erased: WW2's Heroes of Color."(National Geographic via AP) 

Waverly Woodson Jr., a medic who was part of the only Black combat unit to take part in the D-Day invasion of France, is being posthumously awarded the Distinguished Service Cross. It's the U.S. Army's second-highest honor. 


(AP Photo/Stephanie Scarbrough, File) 

Now, the stalwart Texas representative is facing the battle of her life after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.


Former President Donald Trump (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, Pool) 

As Donald Trump lambasted the guilty verdict of his hush money trial this week, he stood inside a Manhattan courthouse that was the site of one of the most notorious examples of injustice in recent New York history. And he had a part in that.


(AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File) 

About 7 in 10 Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (AAPI) adults approve of K-12 public schools teaching about the history of slavery, racism and segregation.


Senior Airman Roger Fortson (U.S. Air Force via AP, File) 

The Okaloosa County Sheriff on Friday fired Deputy Eddie Duran, who fatally shot Senior Airman Roger Fortson on May 3 after responding to a domestic violence call and being directed to Fortson’s apartment. Fortson opened the door with a handgun pointed to the ground. Duran fired immediately without warning.


(AP Photo/Julia Nikhinson) 

Donald J. Trump was a president from, but not of, New York.


(AP Photo/Patrick Orsagos) 

Hundreds gathered in an Ohio city to unveil a plaza and statue dedicated to abolitionist Sojourner Truth at the very spot where the women’s rights pioneer gave an iconic 1851 speech known as “Ain’t I a Woman?” In the speech, Truth drew upon the hardships she faced while she was enslaved and asked the audience why her humanity and the humanity of other enslaved African Americans was not seen in the same light as white Americans.


Al Sharpton waits for Vice President Kamala Harris to speak before walking across the Edmund Pettus Bridge commemorating the 59th anniversary of the Bloody Sunday voting rights march in 1965, Sunday, March 3, 2024, in Selma, Ala. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart) 

Highlights long arc of justice that former TV personality is convicted in same building as Exonerated 5 more than 35 years after he called for their execution


Former President Donald Trump walks to make comments to members of the media after being found guilty on 34 felony counts of falsifying business records in the first degree at Manhattan Criminal Court, Thursday, May 30, 2024, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, Pool) 

Donald Trump has been convicted in his New York hush money trial, a landmark jury verdict making him the first former American president to be found guilty of felony crimes in the nation’s nearly 250-year history.


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