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Black Institutions Ask Congress to Help Pay for Security Amid Violent Threats
Civil Rights
Black Institutions Ask Congress to Help Pay for Security Amid Violent Threats
2022-03-17 22:57:34
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON — Rev. Eric Manning invoked the dead of the July 17, 2015, massacre at a church in Charleston, S.C., as he testified to Congress Thursday about threats to African American institutions. He read the names of the nine victims... Read More

Geopolitics
Harris Meets with Singapore Officials to Begin Asia Visit

SINGAPORE (AP) — The White House on Monday announced a series of new agreements with Singapore aimed at combating cyberthreats, tackling climate change, addressing the COVID-19 pandemic and alleviating supply chain issues. The announcements coincide with Vice President Kamala Harris'... Read More

Labor
AFL-CIO's Richard Trumka Dies of Heart Attack at 72
2021-08-06 14:35:10
by Dan McCue

Richard Trumka, the powerful president of the AFL-CIO who rose from the coal mines of Pennsylvania to preside over one of the largest labor organizations in the world, died Thursday. He was 72. In a note to staff, Liz Shuler,... Read More

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