Tuesday, July 13, 2021
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Haiti’s interim government has asked the U.S. and U.N. to deploy troops to protect key infrastructure as it tries to stabilize the country and prepare for elections in the aftermath of President Jovenel Moïse’s assassination.

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Miami was founded on July 28, 1896. Several things regarding its coming into existence are still shrouded in mystery, including exactly how many people then living on the frontier near the ocean actually voted in favor of incorporation.

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Demonstrators voicing their support for the people of Cuba and recent protests in that country took to the streets of South Florida in solidarity, shutting down a section of the Palmetto Expressway on Tuesday and causing gridlock all over town.

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Five police officers have sued the city of Palo Alto, Calif., saying it allowed the creation of a Black Lives Matter mural with anti-police images that constituted harassment and discrimination against law enforcement.

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Cheers erupted Saturday as a Confederate statue that towered for nearly a century over downtown Charlottesville was carted away by truck from the Virginia city where it had become a flashpoint for racist protests and deadly violence.

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Facing rising fears of summer violence, President Joe Biden has embarked on a political high-wire act, trying to balance his strong backing for law enforcement with the police reform movement championed by many of his supporters.

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With the surprise twin hiring of two of the country’s most prominent writers on race, Howard University is positioning itself as one of the primary centers of Black academic thought just as America struggles through a painful crossroads over historic racial injustice.

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When the University of North Carolina first declined to vote on granting tenure to journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones, kicking off a protracted battle marked by allegations of racism and conservative backlash over her work examining the legacy of slavery, Black students and faculty at UNC saw ye…

Tuesday, July 06, 2021
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Gunmen assassinated Haitian President Jovenel Moïse and wounded his wife in their home early Wednesday, inflicting more chaos on the unstable Caribbean country that was already enduring an escalation of gang violence, anti-government protests and a recent surge in coronavirus infections. 

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As crews peel away layer after layer of the collapsed condo tower in South Florida, the death toll increases – and so does the burden of collecting and identifying the dead, as rescuers and pathologists balance the rigors of their duties with relatives’ desperate need for closure.

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Greater Miami and its beaches are among the top travel destinations in the U.S., but there are plenty of things to experience far away from the usual tourist traps. That’s why the Miami Dolphins, Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) and HistoryMiami Museum have teamed up fo…

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A new investigation by the nonprofit The Marshall Project and data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveal the depth of police brutality and unpunished violence that continues to rock the nation, particularly in communities of color.

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Investigative journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones announced Tuesday that she will not join the faculty at the University of North Carolina following an extended fight over tenure there, and instead will accept a chaired professorship at Howard University.

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The Justice Department is halting federal executions after a historic use of capital punishment by the Trump administration, which carried out 13 executions in six months.

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Congressional Democrats are facing renewed pressure to pass legislation that would protect voting rights, after a Supreme Court ruling last week made it harder to challenge Republican efforts to limit ballot access in many states.

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One of the nation’s largest teachers unions on Tuesday vowed to defend members who are punished for teaching an “honest history” of the United States, a measure that’s intended to counter the wave of states seeking to limit classroom discussion on race and discrimination.