(Photo by Diallo Dixon)
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Jamaican school now says 7-year-old girl with dreadlocks may attend

The country’s supreme court had ruled that the school could bar the child for her hair. Prime Minister Andrew Holness said his government will update the law.
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That statue at the African American Civil War Memorial and Museum will place him in appropriate context.
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The outcome of November's repeal campaign is far from certain.
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Kevin Alfaro and four people who retweeted the post have been charged with cyber harassment, a 4th degree felony with up to 18 months of incarceration and a $10,000 fine.
The racist remark spurred widespread condemnation and calls for Eckerle, who is a Republican, to resign from higher-ranking officials in his own political party.
Oakland bench coach Ryan Christenson said he was "sorry" and "cringing" about his gesture, which he repeated after a player told him to change his arm angle.
Federal officials say the raid is part of an investigation linked to a riot at a shopping mall in Scottsdale, Ariz., during protests in May.
Responding to Trump's claim of turning off games when players kneel for the national anthem, James said the NBA isn't sad about losing the president's viewership and that "the game will go on without his eyes on it."
After her opposition to social justice messaging, WNBA and Atlanta Dream players are wearing "Vote Warnock" shirts.
People who lost money or jobs because of the pandemic response were more likely to protest with Black Lives Matter.
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The court's only Black justice dissented, saying that the life sentence for Fair Wayne Bryant was "grossly out of proportion to the crime and serves no legitimate penal purpose.”
Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey's husband, David, pointed the weapon at protesters who had massed on the couple's front porch in March.
The United States continues to grapple with the reckoning spurred by George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis.
Two city officials removed artwork that had been approved for public display.
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Several players skipped practice in protest, then met with the coach, who had used the word in an effort to get them to stop using it.
Asked by interviewer Jonathan Swan how history would remember Lewis, Trump said: “I don’t know John Lewis. He chose not to come to my inauguration.”
Two of the family's Black children were handcuffed by police at gunpoint, and all four, including a six-year-old, were ordered to lay face-down on the parking lot.
The online sleuthing reflects the worst-case scenario feared by many activists who have been urging people not to post protest photos online, where police can access the images and use them to make future arrests.
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