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Darryl George: Trial Begins To Decide If Texas School District Can Restrict The Length...

A Texas judge will hear arguments Thursday to determine whether the state’s CROWN Act, a law that prohibits discrimination based on natural hair and hairstyles, also applies to school dress codes that limit the length of those hairstyles.

Black Fathers Embrace The Role Of Stay-At-Home Parent

Flexible work, rising childcare costs, and a desire to spend time with family created the conditions for Black men to explore being stay-at-home dads.

Nearly 153,000 People Enrolled In Biden’s New Student Loan Plan Will Get An Email...

Nearly 153,000 student loan borrowers currently enrolled in a new repayment plan launched by the Biden administration are expected to get an email Wednesday notifying them that their remaining federal student loan debt will be canceled, totaling about $1.2 billion.

Biden Administration To Issue New Cyber Directives Aimed At Defending Ports

The Biden administration on Wednesday will issue multiple cybersecurity directives aimed at shoring up vulnerabilities at US maritime ports that could be exploited by hackers and addressing security risks from Chinese-made cranes, according to senior US officials.

Portland TV Station Shows Racist Image

A television station in Portland, Oregon, found itself in hot water after inadvertently airing a racist image during a program meant to showcase positive stories.

Why Don’t Police Find Missing Black Folks?

A two-year investigation into how Chicago police handle missing person cases reveals the disproportionate impact on Black women and girls, how police have mistreated family members or delayed cases, and how poor police data is making the problem harder to solve.

DA Fani Willis Testified She Paid Cash During Trips With Top Prosecutor

Willis testified last week that her use of cash explains why there is no paper trail documenting reciprocal payments she made during her trips with Wade.

Bitcoin Stages A $1 Trillion Comeback

Bitcoin is back with a $1 trillion dollar bang. The value of the world’s most popular cryptocurrency has more than tripled to $52,000 since November 2022.

Capital One Is Buying Discover In A $35.3 Billion Deal

Capital One announced it’s acquiring Discover Financial Services for $35.3 billion in an all-stock deal, giving the bank a leg up in the competitive credit card market.

Yale Apologizes For Past Ties To Slavery

Yale University has issued a formal apology for its historical ties to slavery. The apology is part of Yale’s “ongoing work to understand its history and connections to slavery,” the university said in a news release Friday.

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Darryl George: Trial Begins To Decide If Texas School District Can...

A Texas judge will hear arguments Thursday to determine whether the state’s CROWN Act, a law that prohibits discrimination based on natural hair and hairstyles, also applies to school dress codes that limit the length of those hairstyles.