Nigeria president warns protesters; fails to address shooting

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari spoke to the nation about the unrest that has gripped the country in recent days without making any mention of the deadly shooting of peaceful protesters that...

Reuters finds 3,810 U.S. areas with lead poisoning double Flint’s

Since last year, Reuters has obtained neighborhood-level blood lead testing results for 34 states and the District of Columbia. This data allows the public its first hyper-local look at communities where...

Celebrities Who’ve Defended Their Support of Black Lives Matter

 Stephen Lovekin/Shutterstock; RINGO CHIU/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock Taking a stand — and proud of it! Tyler Cameron, Kate Beckinsale and more celebrities have openly supported the Black Lives Matter movement, even after receiving negative feedback from some fans. The Bachelorette alum...

Meet the College Senior Who Built a COVID Tracker After CDC Blocked from Tracing...

As the number of people in President Trump’s orbit who test positive for COVID-19 continues to grow, we meet a student journalist who is doing what the White House doesn’t want the CDC to...

Greensboro Massacre: City Apologizes 41 Years After Cops Allowed Klan, Nazis to Kill 5...

Nearly 41 years after Ku Klux Klansmen and American Nazis shot dead five antiracist activists in the town of Greensboro, North Carolina, the City Council there has passed a resolution apologizing...

List of people killed in officer-involved incidents growing

List of people killed in officer-involved incidents growing. Reading the names of African Americans killed by police in or near Minneapolis alone can boggle the mind, and of course these are...

Colonization Made California a Tinderbox: Why Indigenous Land Stewardship Would Help Combat Climate Fires

We examine California’s history of forest management and how a century of fire suppression has made the current climate fires even more destructive. For thousands of years, Native American tribes in...

The problems AI has today go back centuries

In March of 2015, protests broke out at the University of Cape Town in South Africa over the campus statue of British colonialist Cecil Rhodes. Rhodes, a mining magnate who had...

Pennsylvania Gov. Demands State Legalize Marijuana To Boost Economy

While the Gov. didn’t always support cannabis, his plan includes funds that would be earmarked for “historically disadvantaged businesses.” Add Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf to the growing body of state lawmakers proposing...

Hundreds of Wildfires Choke California, as Coronavirus Sidelines Prisoner Firefighters

In California, hundreds of wildfires triggered by lightning strikes have exploded in size, fanned by gusty winds and record-high temperatures driven by the climate crisis. Governor Gavin Newsom has declared a...

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