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I tried several RSS feed generators and the one that worked best, aside from being the simplest, was RSS.app. It’s great how useful the tool can be for somebody that doesn’t know how to code. I’ve long wanted an app that generates RSS feeds from social media sites, and while there are other options that […]

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In May 2019, Facebook asked the organizing bodies of English soccer to its London offices off Regent’s Park. On the agenda: what to do about the growing racist abuse on the social network against Black soccer players. At the meeting, Facebook gave representatives from four of England’s main soccer organizations — the Football Association, the […]

In the aftermath of George Floyd’s death in May 2020, a moment that sparked widespread protest and a call for solidarity, visual artist Francesca Miller cast her artistic gifts to adorn Downtown Columbus with messages of hope.  But instead of illustrating the pain felt within the Black community of Floyd’s death at the hands of Derek Chauvin, a Minneapolis police […]

The staff and board of the International African American Museum did not plan to start a collection. The museum was intended to present a sweeping narrative — to include dynamic displays of information, a genealogy center and touring exhibitions curated by others elsewhere. Indeed, a few years ago the museum declined an offer to acquire […]

Police in west Michigan handcuffed a real estate agent, his client and that man’s 15-year-old son after a neighbor wrongly reported that the three Black people were breaking into a home. The agent, Eric Brown, told WOOD-TV that the police response Aug. 1 in Wyoming, including two out of five officers who drew their guns, […]

ABOARD U.S. NAVY DESTROYER ROSS IN THE BLACK SEA — On the morning of July 2, following live-fire drills between the United States and Ukraine, a Russian ship made unexpected radio contact with the American destroyer Ross. Leave this location, the Russians told the crew. The Russian Navy is conducting an exercise here. The Americans […]

Jones represents a mostly Black district in South Broward and northern Miami-Dade County, and has championed racial justice. A Democrat, he is well-liked by members of both political parties in Tallahassee. He was elected to the Senate in 2020 after eight years in the Florida House of Representatives. Though in the minority party in his […]

In early October 2008, the world’s financial system teetered on the brink of collapse. Congress raced to pass the $700 billion Wall Street bailout. Millions of Americans were being thrown out of work. And according to a new legal filing, billionaire Leon Black, the former CEO of private equity behemoth Apollo Global Management, was flying […]

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