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Editorial Roundup: Kentucky

Hastings Tribune 03 Mar 2021
Dunnigan’s legacy is well known locally, particularly after a bronze statue of her was commissioned by the West Kentucky African American Heritage Center in Russellville ... Department of Labor and eventually began writing for the Associated Negro Press, becoming the first African American woman to become a member of the Congressional Press Corps.
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Leonard Pitts: America spends a lot of time trying to kill democracy

The Salt Lake Tribune 03 Mar 2021
It is hardly coincidental that this flurry of activity comes after white Republicans — the conservatives of this day — tried unsuccessfully to throw out votes from urban centers heavily populated by African Americans on the laughable claim that the November election was “rigged.”.
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Santa Monica remembers Thelma Terry

Santa Monica Daily Press 03 Mar 2021
Terry used to work at The Recreation Center, which was known as The Rec at the time but is now Memorial Park. For African-Americans who were coming of age in the 1940s and 50s, The Rec was the place to be ... And Mrs ... After all, It was not common for African-Americans, much less an African-American woman, to be in a position of power back then ... .
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Today's events for March 3

The Post and Courier 03 Mar 2021
Odell Weeks Activities Center, 1700 Whiskey Road ... Odell Weeks Activities Center, 1700 Whiskey Road ... Saturday at the Midland Gospel Singing Center, 705 Martin Smith Road, Gilbert ... The performance is part of the 2020-2021 Cultural Series, and has been made possible thanks to a partnership with the Center for African American History, Art and Culture.
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Kamlager well ahead in vote for LA County state Senate seat

San Francisco Chronicle 03 Mar 2021
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California Assemblywoman Sydney Kamlager was comfortably leading with more than two-thirds of the vote Tuesday night in a special election to replace former state Sen ... The district has the largest African American voting population in the state, according to the Target Book, and includes the center of Los AngelesBlack community.
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Denmarks tells Syrians to return home to their safe country

Free West Media 03 Mar 2021
Denmark has withdrawn residence permits from 94 Syrian refugees, deeming their country sufficiently safe. “Their protection is no longer necessary”. It is the first European country to do so ... In 2017, then at the head of the Social Democrats, she presented a plan to send “non-Western” migrants back to African camps, sorting centers for migrants.
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AU urges member states to ensure safe elections during COVID-19 pandemic

China.dot.org 02 Mar 2021
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent reached 3,905,936 as of Tuesday noon, according to the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... It has also called on all AU member states that have not yet done so, to consider to sign, ratify and domesticate the African Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance.
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COVAX Program to Roll Out Tens of Millions of Vaccine Doses Globally

Voa News 02 Mar 2021
Last week, the West African nation of Ghana became the first to benefit from COVAX, receiving 600,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine ... John Nkengasong, head of the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said the African Union will meet next month to discuss how to do this as a continent.
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BLACK DOCTORS COVID-19 CONSORTIUM COVID-19 VACCINES AND TESTING

The Philadelphia Tribune 02 Mar 2021
Vaccines are by appointment only ... DATE ... Please support the nation's longest continuously published newspaper serving the African American community by making a contribution ... Liacouras Center, 1776 N Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19121 ... Liacouras Center, 1776 N Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19121 ... ....
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Today's events for March 2

The Post and Courier 02 Mar 2021
today in Council Chambers at the Aiken County Government Center, 1930 University Parkway ... Odell Weeks Activities Center, 1700 Whiskey Road ... The performance is part of the 2020-2021 Cultural Series, and has been made possible thanks to a partnership with the Center for African American History, Art and Culture.
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Black celebrities show support for LGBTQ community in Ghana after raid on center

CNN 02 Mar 2021
(CNN)Black celebrities are urging Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo to work with LGBTQ community leaders after security forces raided and shut down an LGBTQ center in the West African country's capital last week ... It comes after the recently-opened community center in Accra, named 'LGBT+ Rights Ghana,' was raided ... LGBTQ center raid.
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