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The $ 4.8 billion House Fiscal Year 2022 bill and accompanying report aims to implement several changes to the Capitol Police Department and remove statues of people from Capitol Hill who used to be part of the Confederacy or were otherwise white supremacists. the report, released Monday ahead of the credit committee’s markup on Tuesday, …

Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry calls on the international community to take further steps of political and diplomatic pressure on the Russian Federation to protect humanitarian and human rights law in temporarily occupied Crimea. This was said in a declaration by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine on the occasion of the Crimean Tatar National Flag …

A statue of George Floyd that was installed in Brooklyn less than a week ago has been spray painted and branded with the logo of a white supremacist group in an act of vandalism which police were investigating as a hate crime officials said Thursday. The degraded statue, which was unveiled on Flatbush Avenue last …

Today is Thursday, June 24, the 175th day of 2021. There are 190 days left in the year. The highlight of today’s story: On June 24, 1948, Communist forces cut off all land and sea routes between West Germany and West Berlin, prompting the Western allies to organize the Berlin Airlift. To this date : …

LOWELL, MA – Officials at the University of Massachusetts at Lowell are frustrated “that they cannot legally ban all hate messages from our lives” but have vowed to investigate “the threats against members of the campus community “, according to a letter sent to students and faculty last week. “For decades, colleges and universities, and …

Journey of Ink documents Riaan’s true tribal tattoos, her quest to paint her body with the rarest inks, and her encounters with the world’s master tattoo artists. The first time in history that a tattoo has been painted on a person’s flesh dates back to the Bronze Age. Many millennia ago, primitive men and women …

Protesters at 9th and U Streets call for a boycott of Nellie’s Sports Bar – Photo by John Riley More than 100 people rallied outside Nellie’s Sports Bar to call for a complete boycott of the establishment on Friday evening, June 18, following an incident last week where a young Black woman, Keisha Young, was …

About 100 people danced and marched through downtown Salt Lake City to commemorate June 19, 2021. (Katie Workman, KSL.com) SALT LAKE CITY – About 100 people marched through the streets of downtown Salt Lake City to commemorate Juneteenth’s first year as a federally recognized holiday on Saturday. Participants marched on a multi-block route that began …

“The only real prison is fear, and the only real freedom is freedom from fear.” — – Aung San Suu Kyi On June 19, the erstwhile leader of Myanmar, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi will celebrate her 76th birthday in her home where she has been put under house arrest since the February 1 military …