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Community activist Ja’Mal Green joins Chicago mayoral race

In April 2021, Mayor Lori Lightfoot took to Twitter to shoot down what she called “homophobic, racist and misogynistic rumors” about her personal life that community activist Ja’Mal Green helped spread. In a tweet for which he has long apologized, Green said, “Lori Lightfoot is stepping down tomorrow in a stunning end to her position […]

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Neighborhood Guardian Facebook groups aim to increase safety and community

New neighborhood digital watch groups are underway in Milan. Chuck Henson, who has created several Facebook pages, along with group director Linda Hocker, is looking for neighbors to join the new Neighborhood Guardians Facebook groups. They invite entire neighborhoods or involved additions “to start making Milan a friendlier and safer place to live, one neighborhood […]

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Community leaders hold event to help heal town from gun violence

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) – Baton Rouge residents are frustrated with the city’s deadly gun violence; however, some people in the community feel optimistic. “You can never lose hope. You always have to be vigilant. You always have to have a positive attitude towards things,” said Redell Norman, executive director of The Resistance. Norman, along […]

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National policy finds its way into SD education legislation | Community

The extent to which national political movements influence South Dakota’s legislative priorities was rarely more apparent than during a House Education Committee hearing in Pierre in early February 2022. On the agenda was House Bill 1337, one of several educational measures introduced by Governor Kristi Noem to keep critical race theory and “intrinsically divisive concepts” […]

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Delaware lawmakers refuse to override cannabis legalization veto

A motion to override Democratic Gov. John Carney’s veto of a key cannabis legalization bill, House Bill 371, was defeated by members of the Delaware House late last night. The vote was 20 yes, 20 no and 1 not voting. “We salute Rep. Osienski’s dedication to this crucial criminal justice reform and the pursuit of […]

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Community pilots: Sandals team clean up with school support

Team members from the Sandals Resorts Montego Bay area cleaned more than 400 pounds of trash from a section of the beach and sidewalks in the nearby White House community on Tuesday as part of the initiative to ongoing community support from the company and in particular to mark World Oceans Day 2022 in June. […]

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For Pride, Governor Hochul has a chance to protect the LGBTQ+ community

I wouldn’t be alive and thriving in my career as a designer if it weren’t for the help provided by a healthcare facility with a safety net. When I walked through the doors of Callen Lorde Community Health Center in 2000, I was struggling. I had attempted suicide twice. I needed help – and fast. […]

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How our community can support our transgender and non-binary youth

North Jersey Pride is hosting a talk on June 8 to answer questions we all have Do you want to support your child in a gender-wide way, but you are not sure how? Are you confused by the terminology? Do you have questions about gender transition, but you don’t know who to contact? Attend a […]

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New organization seeks to give a voice to the LGBTQ+ community | Letters to the Editor

Pride has its roots in the kind of good trouble the late John Lewis suggested was sometimes necessary. One night in June 1969 – and the weeks that followed – LGBTQ+ activists (mostly transwomen of color, like the iconic Marsha P. Johnson, Sylvia Rivera and Miss Major Griffin-Gracy) were at the forefront of these riots, […]

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Make history part of Iowa’s June 19 community celebrations

June 19, 1865 is the day enslaved African Americans in Galveston, Texas learned they were free – 2½ years after Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation. Juneteenth, observed on June 19, not only commemorates freedom, but honors and celebrates the achievements and contributions of African Americans. Although former Iowa Governor Tom Vilsack signed legislation making […]

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Old Monroe bids farewell to community activist, 14-year-old pastor Kasevich | winfieldold-monroefoley-new

Old Monroe, Missouri – “The harvest is plentiful but the laborers are few” – Jesus Christ of Nazareth. Former Old Monroe resident Michael Kasevich has known this truth since becoming a layperson in 1991. In honor of his final labors in ministry and his efforts to call others into the harvest, St. Paul’s UCOC (United […]

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New podcast shines a light on rural BC Doukhobor community, cult leader’s legacy

A new podcast shines a light on an ethno-religious group that called British Columbia’s Kootenay region home for more than a century, and the legacy of their leader, who died in what has been described as one of Canada’s greatest unsolved mysteries. In May, the Columbia Basin Trust and Kootenay Mountain Culture Magazine launched Headwaters: […]

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Black Pride: Representing the black LGBTQ+ community for 30 years

By Deborah Bailey, AFRO DC Editor June is LGBTQ Pride Month – a celebration and commemoration of the 1969 Stonewall Riots in New York City, organized to resist police harassment and general persecution of the LGBTQ community. “Pride Month is a celebration of our progress, but should also be an acknowledgment of the work that […]

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Activists call for community solutions to prevent violence

INDIANAPOLIS — As the country is caught up in the debate over what to do about mass shooting after mass shooting, some are looking to politicians for answers and solutions. Meanwhile, community activists here in Indy are working on their own solutions from a community-based approach. “We have so many people with a lot to […]

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Sydney WorldPride 2023 will showcase the city’s iconic venues and celebrate the LGBT community: Kate Wickett

“This will be an LGBTQI event the size of which has never been staged in the Southern Hemisphere before,” proclaims Sydney WorldPride 2023 CEO Kate Wickett. Usually, WorldPride takes place during Pride Month in June. In the southern hemisphere, we do things a little differently. From February 17 to March 5 next year, Sydney WorldPride […]

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Ghanaians react after community allegedly publicly whips couple with leaked sex tape

Where is this photo from? Ghana Police June 1, 2022, 11:29 AM NDT New Informate 25 minutes wey don pass Ghanaians react to the flogging of a young man and woman after some youths flogged them for Waa Naa Palace for allegedly filming a sex act which later leaked. Inside flogging video we are going […]

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Sudbury’s Indigenous Community Pays Tribute to Lost Lives

By Mia Jensen Journalist of the Local Journalism Initiative A year after the unmarked graves of 215 residential school students were discovered in Kamloops, British Columbia, members of Sudbury’s Indigenous community came together to reflect and remember the children who never came home. Dressed in ribbon skirts and orange shirts with the words “Every Child […]

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Community Milestones | Lifestyles | journalnow.com

Activities The second annual Winston-Salem Police Foundation event, Operation Protect & Serve, was held May 19 at the Millennium Center in downtown Winston-Salem. This event celebrated the Winston-Salem Police Department community while raising awareness of the important community building work underway with support from the foundation. The evening program included recognition of WSPD Officer of […]

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A dream job at the crossroads of fine arts and community recreation | Local News

Sarah Zahn, Arts and Youth Enrichment Specialist at Madison School & Community Recreation, points out some of the names of children who helped paint the “Old Woman in a Shoe” slide which is painted by Art staff Cart every summer in Vilas Park. AMBER ARNOLD, STATE NEWSPAPER Sarah Zahn knew she had found her dream […]

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Middlefield Banc to Acquire Community Bank Liberty Bancshares in $64.4M Deal

Middlefield Banc Corp. (NASDAQ: MBCN) announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Liberty Bancshares Inc. (OTC Markets: LBSI), a community bank headquartered in Ada, Ohio. Middlefield is the holding company of The Middlefield Banking Co., while Liberty operates National Liberty Bank. The combination builds on Middlefield’s presence in the Columbus market while adding […]

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Caribbean American community activist humbled by landslide victory

Caribbean American community activist Monique Chandler-Waterman said on Wednesday she was “humbled” by her landslide victory in the special election in the 58 three-way raceand New York State Assembly District in Brooklyn. “The 58th Assembly District has a new Assemblyman!” exclaimed the daughter of Jamaican and Barbadian immigrants. “I’m honored that the community has placed […]

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Transgender community reacts to new Bee Love homicide development

HENDRY COUNTY, Fla. — A development in the Bee Love homicide case from 2019 that could bring justice to her loved ones and even Southwest Florida’s transgender community as a whole. The Hendry County Sheriff’s Office has received a tip on where a possible weapon may be found in connection with the homicide. If found, […]

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Art collectives in Assam give voice to community stories of the river

“No man walks twice in the same river, because it is not the same river and it is not the same man” Perhaps Heraclitus, the ancient Greek philosopher from the city of Ephesus was referring to the constant change in human life and what better example can be there than a flowing and flowing river […]

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Detroit schools bolster civics course by including people of color, community engagement ⋆ Michigan Advance

During a social studies class at the all-girls Detroit International Academy, 10th graders learned last week about a historic student protest that occurred in April 1966 at Detroit Northern High School. The students took turns reading passages via laptop and discussing the incident with their teacher on Wednesday. They learned that northern students, who were […]

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US Embassy in Islamabad criticized for posting on Twitter about LGBTQ+ community

Last week, the US Embassy in Islamabad came under fire online for a Twitter post advocating for the rights of the LGBTQ+ community. The US Embassy in Islamabad released a social media post attesting to support for the LGBTQ+ community that drew condemnation from Pakistani Twitter users. “Mission Pakistan strives to strengthen and support the […]

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On the importance of drag shows in the LGBTQ community [column] | Local voices

The angel story I was born in 2005 in Lancaster County. I grew up in a Puerto Rican family with a mother, father, abuela (grandmother) and two sisters who come occasionally on weekends. Our household is predominantly heteronormative, meaning being straight is definitely the preferred sexual orientation. Growing up, I never had an interest in […]

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‘Your community supports you:’ College, career support in City Heights

San Diego organizations and leaders came together Saturday to provide City Heights residents with much-needed support at a college and career fair. Held at Herbert Hoover High School, “The Village United” fair featured various academic and professional workshops and resources on basic needs for high school students, as well as adults hardest hit by the […]

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Queens neighborhood on edge after recent attacks on South Richmond Hill Sikh community

SOUTH RICHMOND HILL, Queens (WABC) – It’s been more than a week since the incident and Ms Kaur rarely leaves the house. She was shaking in fear as she told Eyewitness News what happened around 12.30pm last Thursday. Ms Kaur was walking home from the Sikh temple when a black SUV approached her on 114th […]

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A conservative community activist | News

Smart, ambitious, community-minded. These are words those who know Regan Deering use to describe the candidate for the Republican nomination in the 13th Congressional District, an eel-shaped district that stretches from East St. Louis to Springfield to Decatur and is ends in Champaign-Urbana. But as soon as her name comes up, something else is often […]

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Berkley community tries to find solutions to gun violence after shots are fired at vigil for man killed in shooting

NORFOLK, Va. – The Berkley community continues to mourn after a shooting at a vigil for a recently killed young man. Marvin Milton’s family was holding a memorial on May 15 when people got out of a car and fired about 12 shots, witnesses said. At present, it remains unclear where the bullets came from […]

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Buffalo residents mourn loved ones and a community’s refuge

BUFFALO, New York — Phylicia Dove can’t hold back tears as she talks about the massacre that destroyed her community’s shelter in Buffalo’s Masten Park neighborhood. “Tops Market was a place of community, a safe space for us to meet, talk, be together,” she told CNN. “There’s no one here who hasn’t visited this Tops. […]

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Community leaders hold a rally, calling for a peaceful end to violence across the city

DETROIT – Community leaders gathered on Detroit’s east side to call for a peaceful end to the violence across the city. The group consisted of the Detroit 300, members of the Detroit Police Department, representatives of Detroit City Council members, Minister Malik Shabazz, Maurice “Pastor Mo” Hardwick and many others. This was all part of […]

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American rapper, songwriter, entrepreneur, community organizer and activist Mistah Fab Net Worth: How old is Mistah?

The Life and Times of Mistah Fab Mistah Fab was born on January 23, 1982, in the United States, and is a popular rapper. Rapper Stanley Cox, born Stanley Cox, was an important player in Oakland’s underground hip-hop community. He is Aquarius by zodiac sign, according to fortune tellers. Life imprisonment was imposed on his […]

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Full Circle Moments for Howard University’s Fine Arts Community at 2022 Graduation

By Deborah Bailey, AFRO DC News Editor Generations of Howard’s fine arts community demonstrated how the torch has passed to the famed HBCU, both on the podium and in the audience at Howard University’s 154th launch celebrated on May 7. Taraji P. Henson, Howard University alumnus, Oscar-winning actress, producer and director, has returned to the […]

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Queens and New York community calls for freedom for wrongfully accused man ahead of 97th court appearance

On the morning of May 10, about 30 protesters gathered on the steps of Queens County Criminal Court in New York to demand that District Attorney Melinda Katz drop all charges against 22-year-old Prakash Churaman. Desis Rising Up and Moving organized the rally, which was attended by the Party for Socialism and Liberation, How Our […]

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Louisville Community Leaders Express Concern Over Teen Violence

Within days, three teenagers were charged in two separate homicide cases. Activists say that while the problem is not new, it is becoming more widespread. LOUISVILLE, Ky. — After seeing three Louisville teenagers charged with murder in just days, concerned community leaders say early intervention in children’s lives is more important than ever. On Monday, […]

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Community responds to leaked Supreme Court draft opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade – The Williams Record

The student-led event took place on the steps of the Paresky Center. (Kitt Urdang/The Williams Disc) On Friday afternoon, a group of about 50 students and city residents gathered on the steps of the Paresky Center to show their support for abortion rights and take action to protect reproductive freedoms. an initial draft of a […]

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Yiaga Africa launches community organizing training for young civic leaders

Yiaga Africa on Monday, May 9, started community organizing training for young civic leaders in West Africa The curriculum was adopted from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government’s Leadership, Organizing, and Doing Curriculum The initiative had around 40 participants across the sub-region and is supported by the National Endowment for Democracy FCT, Abuja – Cynthia […]

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The photo exhibition invites viewers to “discover your door”

Patricia San Pedro is pictured with one of her ‘Doorway’ photos. Doors to the world open with the opening of a photo exhibit by local artist Patricia San Pedro in May at Gally by Art Labbe 2522 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables (305-319-0190). The “Discover Your Door” exhibition, with opening parties on May 12, […]

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Saratoga Community News for the week of May 13 – The Mercury News

An SHS student appointed to the working group Saratoga High School student Anushka Tadikonda is one of three students from Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian’s district recently appointed to the county’s youth task force. As a student at Saratoga High School, Tadikonda’s passion for activism led her to become an ambassador for March for […]

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How One Napa Winery is redefining luxury

Cultural construction of luxury is a litmus test for a society’s achievements and concerns. It evolves over time, shifting consumer behavior towards conscious know-how and goal-oriented acquisition of goods and services. While the global pandemic has hit the hospitality industry the hardest, its luxury segment has shown resilience. He supported much-needed economic recovery efforts around […]

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HBCUs strengthen their support for the LGBTQ+ community

Dr. Steve D. Mobley Jr., assistant professor of higher education at the University of Alabama and expert on the LGBTQ+ experience in HBCUs.Historically, many HBCUs have had a conservative reputation that has led queer and transgender students to feel marginalized. Some of these students faced homophobic violence as evidenced by the beating of Gregory Love […]

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Community of North Bellport, NY demands closure of toxic landfill and repairs

On April 30, approximately 75 members of the North Bellport, New York, Long Island community held a rally and vigil at Frank P. Long Middle School to demand the closure of the nearby Brookhaven landfill. The action was organized by the Brookhaven Landfill Action and Remediation Group with the Party for Socialism and Liberation in […]

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Nevada City community growing frustrated with ongoing PG&E work – CBS Sacramento

NEVADA CITY (CBS13) — Pacific Gas and Electric and the community of Nevada City have clashed over the past two years after the utility company downed hundreds of trees that kept small businesses from operating. In an effort to protect the area from wildfires, PG&E is working to underground some of its power lines. But […]

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In the Kherson region, invaders kidnap the head of the Chorobaivka community, his deputy

In the Kherson region of southern Ukraine, Russian invaders kidnapped the head of the territorial community of Chornobivka and his deputy. It was announced on Facebook by the deputy chairman of the Kherson district council, Stanislav Troshyn, reports Ukrinform. “The chairman and deputy chairman of the legendary territorial community of Chornobayivka in the Kherson district […]

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Rewrite history and reveal the truth

Lawyer/director Jeffery Robinson Lawyer/filmmaker Jeffery Robinson discusses the real history of anti-black racism in the United States on Ben & Jerry’s podcast, “Into the Mix” SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vermont, April 29, 2022—Jeffery Robinson, who just released his searing new documentary about the history of anti-black racism in the United States, is the latest guest on Ben […]

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Every Community Star You Probably Didn’t Know Starred In Rick & Morty

Throughout its six seasons, “Community” has boasted a variety of guest appearances and regular appearances from high-profile and established cast members. A good number of them have also appeared in “Rick and Morty” over the years. Perhaps the most obvious is Keith David, who appeared in the final season of “Community” as Elroy Patashnik, a […]

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Newport News police chief and community activist call on young people to complete survey

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — Gun violence in Hampton Roads continues to be an issue community leaders seek to address. At Newport News, a community inquiry has been launched to hear from families and develop policy. The deadline for completing the survey is Sunday. You can only complete the 36-question survey if you live in Newport […]

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Syracuse neighbors speak about community-police relations at town hall

SYRACUSE, NY (WSYR-TV) – About 30 Syracuse neighbors gathered Friday night at Tucker Missionary Baptist Church for a town hall on community and police relations nearly two weeks after an 8-year-old child years old was placed in the back of a police car for stealing a bag of crisps. Town hall organizer and community activist […]

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‘Critical Community’: A look back at Pomona’s stories of Asian American mentorship and activism

Asian American History Month will begin in May, but the history of student space activism has a much longer history. (Courtesy of Julia Catolico) CW: mentions of violence, suicide The history of Asian American activism in the 7Cs is rich, but little known to the student body. Like other affinity groups on campus, Asian American […]

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White House: ban on menthol cigarettes does not discriminate against black community

White House press secretary Jen Psaki disputed allegations raised Thursday that President Joe Biden’s proposed ban on menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars unfairly targets the black community. PSAKI opened Thursday’s press briefing by touting new rules proposed by the Food and Drug Administration, which it said would help “enforce regulations around what stores sell and […]

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By Patrice Marshall McKenzie Educator and Community Advocate

“No one is free until everyone is free.” These are the words spoken by legendary activist and organizer Fannie Lou Hamer in 1971 as she addressed the National Women’s Political Caucus. In this concurrent speech, Hamer shared how black and white women should work together toward freedom for all. In some cases, black people sometimes […]

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Chicago community leaders speak out against rising violence

Community leaders speak out against rising violence in Chicago Reverend Jesse Jackson says Chicago is in the midst of an urban crisis, so he and others are demanding a united plan from local leaders to address the violence. CHICAGO – Reverend Jesse Jackson says Chicago is in the midst of an urban crisis, so he […]

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Fraudsters trick Internet users on behalf of the transgender community

LAHORE: Presenting a front for helping the transgender community and often posing as non-governmental organizations (NGOs), social media pages have a knack for getting donations from unwary individuals by creating fake stories full of emotional rhetoric. intended to shed light on the fate of the communities. Sources with knowledge of the case told The Express […]

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5 things to know today, April 26, in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, April 26, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Montgomery County Council: Council members will meet at 9 a.m. The Montgomery County Board meets April 26 at 9 a.m. to review the downtown Silver Spring plan and receive a briefing on the Memorandum of Understanding between the Montgomery County Police […]

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Terra (LUNA) Community Reveals Three UST Demand Drivers

Vladislav Sopov Enthusiasts of the Terra Ecosystem (LUNA) have named three protocols that can catalyze demand for Terra’s UST stablecoin Content Leveraged Trading, Collateralized Options, FX: Potential Catalysts for UST UST Breaks into the Big 3 as Terra’s Bitcoin Euphoria Continues The Terra (UST) high-performance smart contract platform ecosystem is ready to integrate three protocols […]

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All over the map: place name contest encourages students to explore the history of the community

Attention teachers and children in all 39 counties: The Washington Office of the Secretary of State has launched a new place name contest. Registrations must be made before Sunday, May 15. The contest is called “What’s in a place name“It’s underway now and is open to K-12 students and traditional or home school classrooms anywhere […]

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A year later, the Elizabeth City community remembers Andrew Brown Jr. and continues to call for change

ELIZABETH CITY, NC (WAVY) — A community continues to heal a year after the death of Andrew Brown Jr. threw Elizabeth City into the national spotlight overnight. A year later, the city is showing signs of healing and leaders have set their sights on a new goal to effect change. The community gathered Thursday to […]

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SF pledged $120 million from law enforcement budgets to the black community. Did he deliver?

Two years after San Francisco Mayor London Breed and Supervisory Board Chairman Shamann Walton promised to redirect $120 million over two years from law enforcement to the black community, the Dream Keeper initiative they created is widely hailed for its intent and impact, but questions whether it delivered on its promise to funding. About half […]

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Questions about legalizing marijuana in Oklahoma before the ballot | Community

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Plans to fully legalize marijuana can proceed to collect signatures, the Oklahoma Supreme Court has ruled, clearing the way for two more cannabis projects seeking approval from voters. The High Court’s ruling on Tuesday night comes amid a marijuana boom in the state earlier after voters in 2018 approved the most […]

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Community, Home of St. Cloud City State Address Green Energy

ST. CLOUD — Standing in the new town hall roomsSt. Cloud Mayor Dave Kleis was all smiles as he delivered his 17th annual State of the City address in person. Speaking to a full audience of city employees, community leaders, students and other residents, Kleis reflected on a year of change and resilience, commenting on […]

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Corby’s guilty pedophile caught by online community sting

A Corby man who was caught having sex with online activists posing as two young girls has pleaded guilty to three offences. Trevor Booth, from Beverley Walk, thought he was talking to young teenagers, but was actually caught off guard by online groups CIM (Children’s Innocence Matters) and COST (Child Online Safety Team). Booth, 25, […]

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Community activist offers reward after man left comatose by vicious Chinatown attack – NBC Chicago

A community activist is offering a $5,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest of a suspect accused of brutally beating a Chicago resident and leaving him for dead in the city’s Chinatown early of the month. Authorities say Jin Lew, 61, was violently assaulted and robbed on April 6. Lew, well known in […]

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Legal and communal marriages empower women in Jharkhand to live

Dhuku or living together, prevalent in several districts, deprives women of social recognition and legal rights Dhuku or living together, widespread in several districts, deprives women of social recognition and legal rights On February 26, 2022, Bimla Devi and Jai Kishen Pardhiya from Bamarja village attended a community wedding in Khunti district of Jharkhand. The […]

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Phoenix Community Mobilizes for Ukraine at Central United Methodist Church

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) – Over the past few months, many rallies and marches have taken place in Arizona to show solidarity with Ukraine. On Saturday, another event at the Central United Methodist Church in Phoenix brought together different members of the community. All were united in their support but also accepted that much more could […]

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Remembering Cary Mitchell: Charlotte’s community-connected fashion visionary | WFAE 90.7

Friends and family said their final goodbyes to clothing designer Cary Mitchell on Friday at the Victory Christian Center Dome in Charlotte. Mitchell, who was known for his custom clothing designs in this region and beyond, died on April 2. Family and friends said if you spoke to Mitchell, he would rarely talk about his […]

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Fronteras: “It comes from the community” — The Museo del Westside preserves the unique stories of its residents; The women of MujerArtes share their life stories through clay

Residents of San Antonio’s nearby West Side Historic District have long watched its centuries-old culture erode as the city grew from within. An often underfunded area with a lack of infrastructure has led to floodand urban renewal has led to the demolition of historical structures. Nevertheless, the quasi-West Side persevered. His stories are now housed […]

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Task Force finally listens to community, moves 5-4 to reject gerrymandered map

The Reverend Arnold Townsend, the chairman of the redistricting task force who admitted he was under immense pressure from the mayor’s office to promote a heavily gerrymandered sup map, changed his stance early this morning and voted for a new version that community activists say will go in a much better direction. The 5-4 vote, […]

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ScottishPower Renewables says community benefits fund will support ‘the people and communities of Caithness’

The company behind the Halsary wind farm, south of Spittal, is due to launch its community charity fund soon and says it will support ‘the people and communities of Caithness’. But ScottishPower Renewables would not be drawn to a claim by Thurso and North West Caithness Highland councilor Donnie Mackay that cheaper energy bills ‘would […]

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Sligo community ‘stunned’ after violent deaths of two men this week, TD says

A ‘cloud of worry and fear’ hangs over Sligo following two recent suspicious deaths and another violent attack, local TD Frank Feighan has said. “The community is stunned,” the Fine Gael MP for Sligo-Leitrim told Newstalk Breakfast. Mr Feighan said the past few days had caused huge concern in the region and people were trying […]

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London Community Foundation suspends grant to LGB Alliance

The London Community Foundation suspended a grant to the LGB Alliance, following online criticism of the decision. The grant would have been funded by a Arts Council of England program. But the CFL said in a statement today that it became aware that the organisation’s charitable status was in question and that the suspension of […]

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Bid to introduce Hamilton Community Councils rejected

Tom Lee / Stuff Hamilton’s representative arrangement for the next term will include 12 ward councillors, two Maori ward councilors and the mayor (file photo) No to community councils in Hamilton – yet. The Local Government Commission has rejected a call to create four community councils in the city in time for local elections this […]

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VHP blames minority community leaders and ‘left liberals’ for violence during Ram Navami

The Vishva Hindu Parishad on Monday alleged that minority community leaders and left-wing liberals were to blame for ‘attacks’ across the country on people celebrating Ram Navami and warned them against driving their supporters on the path of violence. The festival which marks Lord Ram’s birthday was celebrated with processions on Sunday in which incidents […]

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Why the Ukraine-Russia war is dividing Australia’s Chinese community

After a recent discussion about the war between Ukraine and Russia became heated and even “abusive” in her WhatsApp group for church members, Susie Su was forced to ban the topic. The 69-year-old Taiwanese Australian, who helps run the social media group comprising around 50 Chinese Christians in New South Wales, said she wanted to […]

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Baltimore community members discuss activism and resilience at TEDxJHU main event

TEDxJHU held its spring main event, titled “Amplified,” on April 2. The event featured speakers from the Baltimore area, including activist Legacy Forte, neuroscientist David Linden, artist Hannah Brancato, author D. Watkins and educator Melanie Shimano. Hip-hop dance group Hopkins SLAM performed and student-produced short film The people of Baltimore was presented during intermission. Forte, […]

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Cameroon says separatists attack border of Mbororo ethnic community

Yaoundé, Cameroon — Cameroonian authorities said on Friday that separatists attacked a village on the Nigerian border earlier in the week, with local officials saying they burned at least 12 houses and killed six people. Authorities say the rebels appeared to be targeting members of the Mbororo ethnic group, whom separatists accuse of collaborating with […]

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Que Viva El Barrio: Residents of Barrio Logan talk about their community’s fight against pollution

This week, the San Diego Union-Tribune released a 22-minute short documentary titled “Que Viva El Barrio: One Neighborhood’s Decades-long Struggle for a Cleaner Future.” The film explores the Barrio Logan neighborhood of San Diego and follows residents and activists as they work to adopt a community plan that could help reduce pollution in the community. […]

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Column: The Return of National Interlibrary Loan Services | Community

Through a generous agreement with Seaside Public Library, Cannon Beach Library will once again offer patrons interlibrary loan services across the United States as well as continued access to materials through Seaside, Astoria and Warrenton Libraries. . ILL services are limited to a maximum of two requests per month for items not available in the […]

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Book launch celebrates urban diversity and community gardens

Community gardens and urban diversity go hand in hand. With the influx of refugees pouring into Buffalo, the role of the urban garden took on a new role. These neighborhood gardens have become oases where immigrants and refugees socialize, plant seeds, and reap bountiful rewards in the process. To recognize and honor the diversity of […]

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Upstate New York’s Ukrainian community is mobilizing for Ukraine – one Pierogi at a time

The food is more than what’s on the plate. This is Equal portionsa series from editor Shane Mitchell, investigating bigger issues and activism in the world of food, and how a few good eggs help make it better for everyone. “We missed out,” says Father Mike. “People showed up and said, ‘I wanted pierogies, but […]

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How to Get Involved in Penn State Organizations Focused on the LGBTQ Community | University Park Campus News

April is Penn State Campus Pride Month. Amid the celebration, it’s also a time to highlight resources for members of the LGBTQ community. Here are some clubs meant to provide support and community. allied house Ally House provides an “open, safe and inclusive” environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and allied students, as well as […]

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LIBRARY’S ONLINE PODCAST CLUB FOCUS ON OCEAN POLLUTION IN APRIL | Community

The next Academic Branch Library Online Podcast Club meeting will be Thursday, April 21, starting at 6:00 p.m. In recognition of Earth Day in April, the theme for the month is “Save the Oceans”. A link to the Webex meeting will be emailed to everyone who registers. Similar to a book club, the Podcast Club […]

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Stanford Community to Honor Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Stanford’s Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Education (SHARE) team will honor Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) through a myriad of educational events and activities throughout the month of April. The SHARE: Education team hopes to use the SAAM as an opportunity to raise awareness about sexual violence at the University and promote the values ​​of consent […]

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Women of Oakland Co. Celebrated for Leadership and Community Involvement – The Oakland Press

At their last regular meeting in March, Oakland County Commissioners paused to recognize notable women from across the county. Although this is part of a Women’s History Month, these women are making a difference every day. Commissioner Angela Perry, D-Pontiac, invited her fellow commissioners to nominate a star in their respective communities. Most of the […]

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Austin Community Celebrates Transgender Awareness Day at the Capitol

Austinite Joseph Hendricks did not expect to see a large turnout Saturday at a Transgender Visibility Day rally on the South Steps of the Capitol. The area has flourished with community members holding flags and signs in support of transgender children, especially transgender teens, after Governor Greg Abbott ordered the state’s child welfare agency to […]

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Former Port Arthur City employee Jose Martinez remembers community activist – Port Arthur News

It wasn’t until she read Jose Martinez’s obituary that Libby Arnold even knew how much he had achieved in his life. The director of Community Care-Prayer Outreach had known Martinez through the Rotary Club of Port Arthur before returning to his hometown of San Antonio. But bragging was not something the former director of the […]

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Community activists want Bellaire coach Nick Azuna fired

“He was looking at the canoe and they were scratching and acting like a monkey and making monkey noises,” Quannel X said on Friday. BELLAIRE, Texas — Community activists are demanding that Bellaire High School baseball coach Nick Ozuna to be fired over allegations of racist taunting by his players. HISD is investigating gamers and […]

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From the community | I agree with JK Rowling, and so do you

What do you call it when thousands threaten to rape and murder a woman, strangers online tell her to kill herself, and protesters post her home address online so crowds can search for her in person? The words that come to mind are “harassment”, “cyberbullying” and “criminal threats”. No honest person would find such behavior […]

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Central Florida’s LGBTQ Community Celebrates International Transgender Awareness Day – Central Florida News

Trans visibility day. Photo: Human Rights Campaign Thursday is International Transgender Day of Visibility. Some Central Floridians will celebrate community while drawing attention to transphobia in the recently passed “Don’t Say Gay” law. The new law prohibits students in kindergarten through third grade from discussing sexuality and gender identity. This includes transgender and non-gender confirming […]