In today’s world, social media—and certain career circles—can leave us drained or even feeling like the connections we’re making are superficial. For CEO and app founder Dayo Akinrinade, being the only Black woman in many of her professional communities often left her feeling shut out from certain spaces or subjected to micro-aggressions. These often disheartening […]

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The bravery of protesters facing a spiralling deadly response by the Iranian security forces over the past days after the death of Mahsa Amini reveals the extent of outrage in Iran over abusive compulsory veiling laws, unlawful killings, and widespread repression, Amnesty International said today. Evidence gathered by the organization from the past two nights […]

WASHINGTON, June 13 (Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland on Monday endorsed a bipartisan Senate gun-safety proposal as “meaningful progress” as he announced new gun-trafficking charges in an effort to crack down on the gun violence plaguing America. “We do think that at least the framework that I read about this morning with respect […]

Washington —  A key negotiator on tightening U.S. gun control laws said Sunday there is agreement among Democratic and Republican senators “that we’re going to take some commonsense steps” to try to curb the surge in mass shootings that have shocked many Americans. “We are talking about a meaningful change in our gun laws, a […]

“Sometimes you have to stop and embrace the wisdom of those who blazed the trail before you, and pray that your steps are just as rewarding for those coming behind you.” That’s how Rancho Mirage High School junior Ziere Revis reflected on his place in the world after his recent trip to tour historically Black colleges […]

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