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Trump administration issues racist school curriculum report on MLK day

Trump administration issues racist school curriculum report on MLK day

A commission stood up by President Donald Trump as a rebuttal to schools applying a more accurate history curriculum around slavery in the US issued its inflammatory report on Monday, Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Trump announced that he was establishing the commission last fall, following a slew of Black Lives Matter demonstrations across the…MORE

Biden crafts inaugural address to unify a country in crisis

Biden crafts inaugural address to unify a country in crisis

President-elect Joe Biden has spoken volumes inside the US Capitol over more than four decades, but the weight of those words does not approach the magnitude of the message he will deliver on its steps during his inaugural address Wednesday. Biden has been steadily crafting the speech — adding a thought here, inserting a line…MORE

Retired New York City firefighter charged in connection with US Capitol riot

Retired New York City firefighter charged in connection with US Capitol riot

A retired New York City Fire Department member is facing federal charges for allegedly participating in the deadly riot at the US Capitol earlier this month. Thomas Fee has been charged with knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority and violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds, according…MORE

Democratic lawmaker accuses Boebert of giving tours prior to insurrection

Democratic lawmaker accuses Boebert of giving tours prior to insurrection

Democratic Rep. Steve Cohen of Tennessee said that he and a fellow lawmaker personally saw Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert of Colorado guiding a group of people through the Cannon House Office Building tunnel in the days leading up the Capitol insurrection on January 6. Cohen’s accusation is significant because it is the first time a…MORE

Biden administration promises equitable vaccine access to Black and brown communities

Biden administration promises equitable vaccine access to Black and brown communities

President-elect Joe Biden and his administration vow to ensure Black and brown people get equal access to the Covid-19 vaccine through mobile clinics, vaccination centers and partnerships with local communities, the chair of Biden’s Covid-19 Equity Task Force said during a Black clergy event on Monday. Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith said in Biden’s first month of…MORE