30 Oct 2020

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Trump and GOP look to courts to change the rules on counting votes

Trump and GOP look to courts to change the rules on counting votesPresident Trump is looking to the courts to prevent states from counting mail-in ballots that don't arrive until after Election Day.


30 Oct 2020 6:27pm GMT

The long shadow of racism in medicine leaves Black Americans wary of a COVID-19 vaccine

The long shadow of racism in medicine leaves Black Americans wary of a COVID-19 vaccineA Yahoo News/YouGov poll found that only 27 percent of Black Americans plan to get a coronavirus vaccine if and when one becomes available. Dr. Uché Blackstock, a Yahoo News Medical Contributor and CEO of Advancing Health Equity, says this distrust is not unique to COVID-19. "It's preexisting," she says, "just like the health inequities are preexisting."


30 Oct 2020 6:26pm GMT

Louisville police officer sues Breonna Taylor's boyfriend for shooting him during deadly raid

Louisville police officer sues Breonna Taylor's boyfriend for shooting him during deadly raidA Louisville, Ky., police sergeant who was shot and injured by Breonna Taylor's boyfriend, Kenneth Walker, during the botched raid that left Taylor dead is suing Walker on allegations of assault, battery and intentional emotional distress.


30 Oct 2020 6:09pm GMT

23 Jan 2009

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Bettye LaVette's Journey To The National Stage

If you've never heard of Bettye LaVette, the soul singer who belted out "A Change Is Gonna Come" with Jon Bon Jovi at the Inauguration Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial on Jan 18., you may be wondering why.

23 Jan 2009 10:46pm GMT

Analyzing The Text Of Obama's Inaugural Address

Although many Americans heard Barack Obama's inauguration speech, they probably weren't listening for plyptotons and catachresis - but Geoff Nunberg was.

23 Jan 2009 2:10pm GMT

20 Jan 2009

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Natasha Trethewey: If My Mom Could See Us Now

Natasha Trethewey won the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for poetry for her book Native Guard. Her parents had an interracial marriage while it was still illegal in Mississippi, and Tretheway's poetry often draws on her childhood as a biracial child in the south.

20 Jan 2009 8:24pm GMT