President Barack Obama presents NBA champion and human rights advocate Bill Russell the Medal of Freedom on Feb. 15, 2011.
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America’s complicated history with race can be told through the lives and times of Black Americans, a view that some GOP-controlled state legislatures want to restrict, if not outright ban.
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Instead of framing discussions about the UK population in terms of a white majority and “non-white” minorities, complexity should be the focus. Britain is increasingly diverse and less segregated.
Nous partageons des faux souvenirs à propos de certaines icônes culturelles.
Apprendre que l’on partage de faux souvenirs avec des inconnus, voilà qui peut rendre perplexe. Mais nos souvenirs ne reposent pas uniquement sur notre expérience personnelle.
When asked to recall the popular children’s book series ‘The Berenstain Bears,’ many people make the same error by spelling it ‘The Berenstein Bears.’
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People are puzzled when they learn they share the same false memories with others. That’s partly because they assume that what they remember and forget ought to be based only on personal experience.
The kiss aired one year after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned laws banning interracial marriage.
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At the time, Gallup polls showed that fewer than 20% of Americans approved of interracial marriage.
Agama memiliki pandangan bervariasi tentang aborsi.
Bicara tentang aborsi, jawabannya tergantung dari keyakinan dan kepercayaan individual tentang belas kasihan Tuhan dan keadaan mereka ketika memutuskan untuk melakukan aborsi.
Some students aren’t identified as gifted but should qualify.
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Common methods for identifying gifted students often miss students from lower-income families who should qualify for gifted programs.
Islamic ethics allow for many views on abortion, depending on what kind of scriptural sources are considered and by whom.
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Islamic views on abortion are based on diverse interpretations of what’s right and wrong when it comes to the body.
Shown here in May 1945, these black soldiers were attached to the 666th Quartermaster Truck Company that was part of the Red Ball Express.
Comprised mostly of Black soldiers, the Red Ball Express transported supplies day and night and is given credit for providing a strategic advantage over the Nazi military.
Mountain glaciers are under threat from global warming.
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Glaciers in North America, Europe and the Andes, in particular, have significantly less ice than people realized.
In this rare photograph taken in 2000, prisoners at the Ferguson Unit in Texas are seen working in the prison’s cotton fields.
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The 13th Amendment is given credit for freeing an estimated 4 million enslaved people during the Civil War era. It also enabled a prison system of free labor and involuntary servitude.
Representatives say the Pledge of Allegiance at the State Capitol in Austin. Texas is one of many states that redrew their political maps in 2021.
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Cracking down on gerrymandering isn’t enough to make elections more competitive.
Reckless policies are to blame for Brazil’s high death toll.
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More than 600,000 Brazilians have died of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic. A new report says the policies of President Jair Bolsonaro are responsible for around half.
Two members of the G-7 exchange an elbow bump.
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The G-7 nations, which include the US and UK, form the foundation of the modern global economy.
A nurse treats a patient inside a COVID-19 ward of a government run hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal on May 12, 2021.
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The COVID-19 cases are surging in Nepal, potentially surpassing India’s reproduction rate, but the country is out of vaccines. Global aid could help with one of the worst health crises in South Asia.
Believe it or not, this little guy has inspired new scientific thought about the COVID-19 vaccine.
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Vaccine hesitancy will not go away fast. In fact, there are parallels in the physical world to how quickly or slowly an object returns to its normal state.
Boxes of illegal and legal vote-by-mail ballots at the Miami-Dade County Elections Department ahead of Florida’s Aug. 18 primary election.
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In Florida and North Carolina, mail ballots cast by minority voters and Democrats are disproportionately likely to face rejection.
Le Brésil compte 209 millions d’habitants et 6 millions d’employées de maison.
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Les employées domestiques comptent parmi les premières victimes du Covid-19 au Brésil. Bon nombre d’entre elles se retrouvent aujourd’hui sans emploi, parfois sans aucune ressource.
Ladijane Sofia da Concecão, one of millions of unemployed housekeepers in Brazil, accepts a food donation from a friend in São Paulo, May 7, 2020.
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Maids were among Brazil’s earliest COVID-19 victims, infected by employers who had been to Italy. Now 39% of Brazilian ‘domésticas’ have been let go, most without severance or sick leave.
Polls and surveys use random sampling. Why not pandemic testing?
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Researchers and public health officials still don’t know how widespread nor how deadly the coronavirus really is. Random testing is a way to quickly and easily learn this important information.