Police officers push back demonstrators next to St. John’s Episcopal Church outside of the White House, June 1, 2020 in Washington D.C.
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Demonstrations by Macedonian villagers in the 1980s, which helped spark the end of Communist rule in the former Yugoslavia, hold vital lessons for Americans peacefully protesting for police reform.
The 9-member Chase Court in 1867, dominated by Northern Republicans.
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In the 1860's, the Supreme Court was a 'partisan creature' and President Lincoln and the Republican Party remade it so that it reflected the party's priorities.
‘Euphoria’ is one of many premium cable TV shows to feature an abundance of prosthetic penises.
Directors and audiences are becoming more comfortable with male frontal nudity. But what message does it send when almost all of the penises shown aren't real?
Taking a peek, but probably not seeing a future career.
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At age 7, Black, white and Hispanic children have a similar opinion of the police. But this increasingly turns negative by the time they are teenagers, especially for nonwhite teens.
Traditional dancers celebrate Hari Raya, the end of Ramadan.
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Hope – tied to action – can be a powerful catalyst for success.
Efforts to build wealth for Black Americans could focus on property ownership.
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Some calls to resolve racial inequities in the US have raised an idea with roots more than a century old: community land trusts to assemble property for the benefit of Black Americans.
Rapid loss of species like these Spix’s macaws, considered extinct in the wild, may represent the sixth mass extinction in Earth’s history.
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A new plan targets areas around the world that can store carbon and protect large numbers of species. It calls for preserving these lands, working with Indigenous peoples and connecting wild areas.
Community groups, like this one in Phoenix, have been working to get people of color to contribute their information to the census.
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The census will likely count fewer Black Americans, Indigenous peoples, Asian Americans and Americans of Hispanic or Latino origin than there actually are.
A father adjusts his daughter’s face mask outside the White House.
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A professor reflects on his four decades of working with families dealing with grief and how the program he helped set up could be applied today.
Children evacuated from U.K. cities in WWII were taught in churches.
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The history of education in the West is closely associated with Christian religious spaces – from the first cathedral schools to the use of churches to teach children in WWII.
Climate-driven ocean warming threatens healthy coral reefs, like this one in Hawaii.
Hundreds of organizations are working around the world to restore damaged coral reefs. New research shows that rapid ocean warming threatens these efforts.
Soldiers and African American workers standing near caskets and dead bodies covered with cloths during Grant’s Overland Campaign.
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Lincoln's chances of reelection in 1864 were dim. He was presiding over a bloody civil war, and the public was losing confidence in him. But he steadfastly rejected pleas to postpone the election.
Weekend in the Islamic world usually means Friday and Saturday.
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For many people, the standard weekend is Saturday and Sunday. That's not true for Muslims in some Islamic nations.
Long live the office.
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The post-pandemic office will be a lot more flexible but still will be necessary to help build relationships among colleagues, according to three scholars.
Research shows how to make lineups more fair and less biased.
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Eyewitness testimony can hold a lot of weight with jurors. But eyewitnesses aren't always right, and poor investigative practices can make matters worse.
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Gejolak rasisme di Amerika Serikat membuat banyak pihak melihat Amerika sebagai negara yang munafik dan mempertanyakan kualitas demokrasi Amerika.
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The racial unrest in the US has drawn accusations of hypocrisy and questions on democratic legitimacy from around the globe, world, including those in Indo-Pacific.
Representación del SARS-CoV-2, el virus que causa la enfermedad COVID-19.
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Los patógenos suelen enfrentarse a un equilibrio entre la virulencia y la transmisión. Pero ese no es el caso con el SARS-CoV-2.
A group of sharecroppers, evicted from their land in the Great Depression, stand beside a Missouri road in January 1939.
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In many national crises, black Americans have been essential workers – but serving in crucial roles has not resulted in economic equality.
An artistic rendering of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes the COVID-19 illness.
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Pathogens typically face a trade-off between virulence and transmission. But that's not the case with SARS-CoV-2.