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Los Angeles County votes to phase out oil and gas drilling

Today News || Los Angeles County supervisors voted unanimously Wednesday to phase out oil and gas drilling and ban new…

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FDIC teams up with Microsoft and Truist to create fund to invest in minority-owned banks

Today News || Jelena McWilliams, chair of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), speaks during a Senate Banking, Housing, and…

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Myanmar says Rohingya minority will get COVID-19 vaccine

Fitness & Health: A spokesman for Myanmar’s military-installed government says COVID-19 vaccines will be given to members of the country’s…

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‘Bracing for the worst’ in Florida’s COVID-19 hot zone

Fitness & Health: JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — As quickly as one COVID patient is discharged, another waits for a bed in…

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Unemployment rate falls for every group but is higher for Black and Hispanic workers

Today News || A man hands his resume to an employer at the 25th annual Central Florida Employment Council Job…

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Cleveland’s baseball team is changing name to the Guardians

Today News || Cleveland’s Major League Baseball team will change its name to Guardians, the franchise announced Friday, dropping the…

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Here’s how Black Americans can begin building wealth right now

Today News || MoMo Productions | Taxi | Getty Images When it comes to building wealth, many Black Americans are…

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How Southern Power Fund upends traditional grantmaking

Today News || Clara Benson, founder of a nascent South Carolina nonprofit that connects Black residents with health and wellness…

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Federal holiday pressures companies to give Juneteenth off

Today News || NEW YORK — The declaration of Juneteenth as a federal holiday is putting the pressure on more…

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Black community has new option for health care: the church

Fitness & Health: MILWAUKEE — Every Sunday at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, the Rev. Joseph Jackson Jr. praises the Lord…

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