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What the aftermath of Jacob Zuma’s imprisonment means to South Africa and the region

Some see former South African president, Jacob Zuma’s 15-months prison sentence for contempt of court as an injustice defaming a former hero. Others see it as the gradual rebirthing of a nation removed from corruption.

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Senate DC Statehood hearing invokes the call to end taxation without representation for DC residents

Efforts to make Washington D.C. the 51st state kicked back into high gear when the fight went to the Senate recently.

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Roll, Bounce, Rock Skate. Roller skating culture is here to stay

Roller skating has become a popular option in post-pandemic activities.

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New SBA head pushes to restart the restaurant industry with billions in aid

Initial success of stimulus relief mandated Restaurant Revitalization Fund gives small businesses a big boost.

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New York’s Gov. Cuomo legalizes adult-use of cannabis.

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If marijuana is legal in the Big Apple, does this push a federal decriminalization?

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Journalist’s memoir details roles her father, and uncle played in historic Montgomery Bus Boycott

The successful efforts to desegregate Montgomery Alabama’s public transportation is told through a very personal and poignant lens—a daughter’s.

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Arkansas and Louisiana felt brunt of freeze

Winter storms leave residents to deal with months of repair and displacement.

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Billionaire, restaurateur ‘pay[s] it forward,’ donates to Morehouse and Clark Atlanta University students

Atlanta University Center students and recent alumni carry lighter financial loads thanks to the philanthropic efforts of billionaire Robert F. Smith, and food and beverage entrepreneurs, Pinky Cole and Stacey Lee.

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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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The Ark week in review: a roundup of the week’s most important news

Political Prisoner Freed

Former Black Liberation Army member, Herman Bell, was granted parole after serving 45 years in prison for the deaths New York City police officers Joseph A. Piagentini and Waverly M. Jones. Both officers were fatally shot outside a housing project in Harlem in 1971.

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