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Bucks Jrue Holiday a finalist for NBA'S Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion Award

Bucks Jrue Holiday a finalist for NBA'S Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion Award
The award is given to the player who best embodies Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's message of civil rights, black empowerment and racial equity.

Justice Department scrutinizing GOP election laws and doubling civil rights staff to protect voting rights Following a wave of Republican-backed restrictions on ballot access and GOP obstruction against voting rights protections, US Attorney General Merrick Garland will double the number of attorneys in his Civil Rights Division and scrutinize new laws that make it more difficult to vote.In remarks recommitting the agency to protecting the Voting Rights Act and other measures to combat discrimination, the attorney general criticised the false narrative fuelling partisan “audits” of 2020 election results and the dozens of bills filed in its wake, as Republican lawmakers validate Donald Trump’s “stolen election” myth with legislation aimed at limiting access to the ballot, and disproportionately targeting voters of colour.'Swallowed by the whale': Lobster diver caught by humpback whale off Massachusetts beach Michael Packard "was swallowed by the whale, he was in his mouth for about 20 seconds," said sister Cynthia Packard.Boy, 3, mauled to death by dogs after falling from window ‘I didn’t sleep all night,’ neighbour who witnessed incident says The 4 Trump Organization figures who could guide prosecutors through the company's byzantine finances Prosecutors are interested in the process for evaluating Trump Organization properties, and they've already brought one person with that knowledge before a special grand jury.

Prosecutor dies just days after 2 relatives are found dead A longtime prosecutor in South Carolina has died just days after his grandson and daughter-in-law were found dead on the family's land in Colleton County in a shooting investigators have said little about.Margie Bright Matthews of Colleton County said Murdaugh, 81, was in intensive care when she asked for prayers for the family Tuesday on the Senate floor.

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