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Yesterday morning saw a landmark ruling in civil rights around the country. By a 6-3 margin, the Supreme Court of the United States established that it is illegal to fire LGBTQIA+ people for their gender or sexuality. This is a moment of vindication for Aimee Stephens, Gerald Bostock, Don  Zarda, and every LGBT person who has ever faced threats to their livelihood, discrimination, or official censure for being themselves. All of the below news articles are drawn from the front pages at
Today’s daily news brief focuses on the continuing protests around the country over police brutality and racial injustice. Despite overwhelming public pressure and scrutiny, police continue to flout the laws that they themselves proclaim to uphold. As always, all articles are drawn from the front pages available at
In today’s news, states across the country are beginning to see more stores, restaurants, bars, businesses, and spaces reopen. As the United States enters the first phase of reopening after months of shutdown, new guidelines and public health procedures are being put in place. However, some states are experiencing upticks of coronavirus cases upon reopening. See the news featured on Sunday’s front pages, from
From the thud of the stick to its head, we surmise it must be a giant marching band drum strapped to the back of someone a few balconies up. Deep, heavy, slow, persistent is the opening of the 7pm beat, setting off hoots and hollers, pots or pans, hands clapping, really anything that makes noise in an otherwise serene neighborhood. Rather like hooves landing hard on cobblestone, and others following suit -- the crescendo of a herd thundering a few minutes into the hour dissipates to the softer sound of hooves in grass, more like a heartbeat when your ears are pressed close to another's ches...
Hello everyone! Here are some current updates related to the virus and the state of operations from all corners of the United States. Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Published in Fairbanks, Alaska
Today’s headlines focus on the latest developments in the ongoing coronavirus outbreaks around the United States. Several states are easing restrictions despite experiencing surges in new cases and hospitalizations, and Army scientists report progress in new vaccine trials. As always, these headlines are taken from the front pages curated by
Good morning! Here are a few of today’s local, national, and international headlines courtesy of Newseum: Montgomery Advertiser, Published in Montgomery, AL
A gifted black writer, teacher, director, actress, and playwright and influential member of the Harlem Renaissance, Eulalie Spence was born on June 11th, 1894 on the island of Nevis in the British West Indies. She grew up on her father's sugar plantation, which tragically was destroyed by hurricane in 1902, prompting her family's move to New York City where they lived first in Harlem and then Brooklyn. Despite hardship, Eulalie received an exce...
Today’s headlines look at a number of changes and reversals from school boards across the country, from controversial new standards for sex education in New Jersey to a condemnation of Ben Sasse’s virtual commencement in Nebraska. Also, a long read about the Deacons for Defense, an armed group that counted several educators among its members and argued for self defense while Martin Luther King, Jr. advocated for nonviolence. These headlines are taken from the front pages curated by
Today’s selection of daily news articles focuses on the renewed pushes for innovative reforms of law enforcement in this country. Multiple local areas, and even Democrats at the national level, are bowing to or riding the wave of activist pressure to try and make real change. Here are tentatively hopeful stories to follow in the coming weeks and months. As always, the stories here are drawn from the newspaper front pages curated by