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City of Newark requests artists for Harriet Tubman monument in historical park

Newark plans to pay tribute to a Civil War hero, and historically significant contributor in the underground railroad, following them removing the statue of Christopher Columbus.

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California reissues lock down orders before Thanksgiving holiday

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Recent numbers from the CDC track over 12 million Americans reporting to have tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Thanksgiving is not canceled, just modified.

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Battle over postal service develops rapidly as major elections near

President Donald Trump and newly appointed Postmaster General Louis DeJoy continue to undermine the postal service with just eleven weeks away from a presidential election that will heavily rely on mail-in ballots.

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Dozens dead, thousands injured in Beirut port blast

A massive mushroom cloud formed after a deafening blast flattened Beirut’s port and blew out windows of apartment buildings miles away. Tonight, residents in Lebanon’s capital dig through carnage and debris.

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Revised 2020 Census Bureau operations push more people to participate

Cities and organizations work to get more citizens and US residents counted in the 2020 Census in another spike of Covid-19.

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NYU pledges more diversity, meaningful direction in the wake of Black Lives Matter resurgence

PWI works to respond to the rise of protests with “substance.”

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La Zona Rossa Diaries: Stocking the shelves | Series

Kaia Shivers, an NYU professor teaching in Florence, opted to stay in the city after her university’s local campus shuttered. Two weeks later, the whole country was placed under Marshall Law with limited movement until April 3, 2020.

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I’m still with Kaep: 9 Things to do in Miami instead of the NFL Super Bowl

More than one concept of fun can co-exist in Miami this weekend as the NFL hosts its Super Bowl championship. Like me, if you continue to disengage from the NFL in support of Colin Kaepernick, you still can enjoy all that the city offers.

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Mixing re-entry and art, Tuere Jones dug deep into her activist roots to rebuild and restore an oasis for formerly incarcerated NOLA residents | The Light Series

When Tuere Jones was left with the decision to take over leadership at a declining non-profit servicing the formerly incarcerated, she continued a critical program for New Orleans residents.

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Ark Republic participates in API Thought Leader Summit

Ark Republic participated in the American Press Institute’s invite-only Thought Leader Summit last week in Arlington, Va.

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