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ABC News (WASHINGTON) — Democrat Stacey Abrams knows by exactly how many votes she narrowly lost to Republican Brian Kemp in the Georgia governor’s race four years ago — and, to hear her tell it, she knows exactly who can help her win in their rematch this fall. “One-point-six million new voters are added to […]

STOCK PHOTO/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Homeschooling, once a relatively niche form of education that has been growing steadily in the past decades, has seen a big uptick due to the COVID-19 pandemic with Black families adopting the practice at a notably high rate. During the pandemic, the rates of families that home-schooled their children […]

Luis Alvarez/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Black and Hispanic Americans make up the majority of monkeypox cases in the United States but are underrepresented when it comes to vaccine distribution. According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as of Aug. 31, people of color make up more than two-thirds of reported […]

ABC News (NEW YORK) — A Black pastor who was arrested in May after a neighbor reported a “suspicious person” in a yard watering flowers, said he is considering filing a racial discrimination lawsuit against his local police department. After returning from his church’s Sunday service, Pastor Michael Jennings of Childersburg, Alabama, said he was […]

Raimund Linke/iStock (NEW YORK) — The nation’s streets are becoming more deadly for pedestrians, according to a new report released Tuesday. The report by Smart Growth America and the National Complete Streets Coalition found that in 2020, more than 6,500 people were struck and killed while walking. That averages out to 18 people a day […]

Quintin Lamarr told ABC News that he struggled with bullying as a Black, gay teen growing up in Milwaukee. – Leslie Andrews (NEW YORK) — Quintin Lamarr first began having thoughts of suicide when he was around 16 years old. Now 26 and an advocate and volunteer with the National Alliance on Mental Illness, Lamarr […]

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (SEVIERVILLE, Tenn.) — A black bear has died after accidentally locking itself inside a hot car while authorities say it was most likely scavenging for food. The incident occurred at a rental cabin in Sevierville, Tennessee — approximately 30 miles east of Knoxville — when authorities from the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency […]

Anne Flaherty/ABC News (ATLANTA) — Buried in the data about the nation’s abortion debate is an uncomfortable truth: A disproportionate number of women seeking to end their pregnancies are Black. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Black women as a population have the highest rate of abortions — nearly 24 abortions per […]

JASON REDMOND/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Opal Lee, 95, has spent much of her life advocating for civil rights. When she was just 12, her family home was vandalized and set ablaze by white supremacists, none of whom were arrested. It led her down a lifetime of trying to force the nation to pay respect […]

Scott Olson/Getty Images (BUFFALO, N.Y.) — The city of Buffalo, New York, is grieving following a mass shooting at a Tops supermarket that left 10 people dead and another three wounded on Saturday. Resident Myles Carter was just a few blocks from the scene that day, and the sounds of his neighbors crying out in […]