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    Supreme Court Set to Rule By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Sr Natl Correspondent Most U.S. adults believe colleges should be allowed to consider race as part of their admissions process. However, an Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Research poll also indicated that only some people think race should play a significant role in the final decision. ...
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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Sr Natl Correspondent A new study shows that after some progress, the number of deaths and years of possible life lost among America’s Black population stopped going down and then started going up again. The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) said their results show that new ways of doing ...
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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Sr Natl Correspondent A new report has revealed that California law enforcement officers searched, detained on the curb or in a patrol car, handcuffed, and removed from vehicles more individuals perceived as Black than individuals perceived as white, even though they stopped more than double the number of individuals ...
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    By Maxim Elramsisy California Black Media The NAACP commissioned millennial and minority-owned public opinion research company HIT Strategies to analyze Black voter engagement and explore trends and devise strategies to reach voters on the issues that they care about.  They found that Black voters are far from being a monolith – though they have many ...
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    By Edward Henderson California Black Media If you follow social media or if when you’re out in public and count the number of masks being worn, you might conclude that the COVID-19 pandemic is over. People have resumed posting pictures of their summer vacations and family gatherings. Fourth of July celebrations and fireworks shows entertained ...
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    By J.D. Warren A report from the UC Riverside Center for Social Innovation finds disproportionately high discipline for Black and Native American students in Inland Empire schools. “These racial disparities persist, even though there have been some notable reductions in overall suspension rates due to changes in state policy and local practices,” reads the report, ...
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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent On Jan. 21, 2011, former Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge was sentenced to four and a half years in federal prison for perjury and obstruction of justice because he lied under oath about his use of torture to extract confessions from numerous criminal suspects, overwhelmingly Black ...