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  • fresh teaSusan Rice moving to the forefront of Biden VP race
    Former Obama National Security Adviser, Susan Rice, is moving up the ranks in the race to be the vice-presidential pick for Joe Biden’s 2020 election campaign. Sources say that Rice and Biden’s chemistry is a big factor in her consideration. “I know they have a good relationship — perhaps th…
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  • fresh teaBlack, Latino neighborhoods struggle with test disparities

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  • fresh teaFrederick Douglass statue torn down in New York
    A statue of abolitionist, Frederick Douglass, was vandalized in Rochester, New York on Sunday. The statue was taken down from Maplewood Park, a site along the Underground Railroad where Douglass and Harriet Tubman helped shuttle slaves to freedom. A statue of Frederick Douglass was ripped from its b…
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  • fresh teaGroup raises Confederate flag near interstate in N.C.
    HILDEBRAN, N.C. (AP) — A group called the Sons of Confederate Veterans has raised a 20-foot-by-30-foot Confederate flag on an 80-foot pole near an interstate in North Carolina. WSOC-TV reports that the flag was raised near Interstate 40 in Burke County on Friday. The area is between Asheville an…
    - 36 mins ago 6 Jul 20, 8:10am -
  • fresh teaFox News edits Trump out of Jeffrey Epstein photo
    Fox News edited President Donald Trump out of a well-known photo of him an accused sex offender, Jeffrey Epstein. The original photo featured Trump, his then-girlfriend, Melania Krause, and Epstein and his confidante Ghislane Maxwell. The photo was used during a segment discussing the pending charg…
    - 1 hour ago 6 Jul 20, 7:39am -
  • fresh teaBeyoncé is faking being African American, congressional candidate says
    A Florida Congressional candidate tweeted that Beyoncé is not African American. “She is faking this for exposure.” KW Miller wrote, “Her real name is Ann Marie Lastrassi. She is Italian. This is all part of the Soros Deep State agenda for the Black Lives Matter movement.” Miller finished hi…
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  • fresh teaHow can we ban facial recognition when it’s already everywhere?
    Apple iPhones offer Face ID, which allows you to unlock your phone and some apps by using a facial scan. | AFP/Getty Images A growing number of gadgets are scanning your face. Facial recognition is having a reckoning. Recent protests against racism and police brutality have shined a light on t…
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  • fresh teaHow California went from a coronavirus success story to a worrying new hot spot
    A mural by artist Pony Wave depicts two people kissing while wearing face masks on Venice Beach in Los Angeles. | Mario Tama/Getty Images California took early action against the coronavirus pandemic. Now things have taken a turn for the worse. A few months ago, California looked like a success s…
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  • fresh teaThe legacy of Black Lives Matter
    A woman holds a “Black Lives Matter” sign during a rally at Woodhouse Moor in Leeds, United Kingdom, on June 21. | Danny Lawson/PA Images/Getty Images The power of the movement lies in making the public, and politicians, take notice. Since its founding in 2013, Black Lives Matter has awakene…
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  • fresh teaCamping has become the social distancing activity of the summer
    People are planning road trips to national parks or public campgrounds to get out of the house, while still remaining socially distanced from others. | Thomas Barwick/Getty Images After months indoors, people are renting RVs, cabins, and fancy tents to spend time in nature. During the first wave…
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  • fresh teaTrump is going all in on divisive culture wars. That might not work this time.
    US President Donald Trump arrives for the Independence Day events at Mount Rushmore in South Dakota, July 3. | Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images Trump’s Independence Day fearmongering about “far-left fascism” shows he doesn’t get his own base. Presidents tend to offer messages of national unity…
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  • 8 ways to go out and stay safe during the coronavirus pandemic
    People practice social distancing at Domino Park in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, on May 19. | Lokman Vural Elibol/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images People are starting to leave their homes again. Here’s how to do that and stay as safe as possible. Americans have gotten tired of staying inside. As the cor…
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