1st Black QB matchup in Super Bowl history represents progress, despite NFL’s systemic barriers

The first Black quarterback matchup in Super Bowl history should be celebrated because it represents progress, despite stubborn systemic barriers between Black people and leadership positions in the NFL, writes … Read More

West Point continues to impose COVID-19 vaccine mandate, despite rule’s lift by Pentagon: report

The U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York, plans to continue to impose restrictions on travel for those cadets who are not vaccinated, despite measures taken at the Pentagon … Read More

Poll shows 0% of Black voters had ‘poor’ voting experience in November despite Biden claim of ‘Jim Crow 2.0’

A new poll shows 0% of Georgia’s Black voters had a “poor” experience casting a ballot in the midterm elections in November, the first since new voting laws took hold … Read More

UK town to switch off streetlights after midnight to save energy despite crime concerns, hike taxes: report

A draft budget in the U.K. city of Newport is proposing to switch off streetlights to cut back on costs, but officials are concerned that the move would put residents … Read More

DC poised to soften penalties for carjacking, other violent crimes, despite mayor’s veto

The D.C. Council is expected to override Mayor Muriel E. Bowser’s veto of sweeping criminal reform legislation that will soften penalties for many violent crimes, including carjackings and burglaries. Bowser … Read More

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