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WASHINGTON — The Architect of the Capitol settled a lawsuit brought by Anthony Green, a Black maintenance mechanic, who alleged he found a noose hanging from equipment he was assigned to inspect and was called racial slurs by white colleagues.

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PHILADELPHIA — Prosecutors asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review the ruling that overturned Bill Cosby’s sexual assault conviction, arguing in a petition Monday, Nov. 29 that a dangerous precedent could be set if press releases are treated as immunity agreements.

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Student fights and assaults on teachers trouble schools

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President Joe Biden cautioned Americans not to panic as omicron, the latest COVID-19 variant, threatens to further stall recovery from the nearly two-year-old pandemic.

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On Saturday morning, more than 100 Florida A&M Rattlers packed charter buses from the university’s Bragg Stadium in Tallahassee for a six-hour ride to Hammond, Louisiana, to support the football team as they faced off against the Southeastern Louisiana Lions in the FCS playoff game.

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FORT LAUDERDALE — Carrie Meek, the grandchild of a slave and a sharecropper's daughter who became one of the first Black Floridians elected to Congress since Reconstruction, died Sunday. She was 95.

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Hearty snacks, seasonal sides, flavorful main dishes and tantalizing desserts all complement one another perfectly for holiday celebrations among loved ones. This year, when planning your menu, be sure to consider recipes that keep family and friends content from the moment they hang up thei…

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Gordon Parks was the first Black photographer hired by Life magazine. He was a pioneering photo-journalist, a film director (“Shaft,” “The Learning Tree”), a bestselling novelist and a composer.

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BRUNSWICK, Ga. — All three white men charged in the death of Ahmaud Arbery were convicted of murder Wednesday in the fatal shooting that became part of a larger national reckoning on racial injustice.

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Florida A&M University (FAMU) defeated Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) 46-21 in the Florida Blue Florida Classic at Camping World Stadium in Orlando on Nov. 20. 

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FORT LAUDERDALE — A judge on Monday officially exonerated four young African American men of the false accusation that they raped a white woman seven decades ago, making partial and belated amends for one of the greatest miscarriages of justice of Florida's Jim Crow era.

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KENOSHA, Wis. — Kyle Rittenhouse was acquitted of all charges Friday after pleading self-defense in the deadly Kenosha shootings that became a flashpoint in the nation's debate over guns, vigilantism and racial injustice.

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WASHINGTON — Pfizer asked U.S. regulators on Nov. 16 to authorize its experimental pill for COVID-19, setting the stage for a likely launch this winter of a promising treatment that can be taken at home.

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TALLAHASSEE – Nine cities on Tuesday filed a lawsuit challenging part of a controversial new protest law that gives the governor and Cabinet the authority to override local governments’ decisions about police spending, arguing the measure unconstitutionally “strips municipalities of budgetse…

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WASHINGTON — More than 100 federal prison workers have been arrested, convicted or sentenced for crimes since the start of 2019, including a warden indicted for sexual abuse, an associate warden charged with murder, guards taking cash to smuggle drugs and weapons, and supervisors stealing pr…

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Convictions overturned for two men in the 1965 assassination of the civil rights leader

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BRUNSWICK, Ga. — Days after an attorney representing one of the men charged in Ahmaud Arbery’s death called on Black pastors to be banned from the courtroom, the Rev. Jesse Jackson walked in and took a seat.

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On Nov. 6, the Florida Memorial University won its first-ever homecoming football game, defeating Webber International University 34-31 at the Nathaniel “Traz’’ Powell Stadium in Miami.

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BRUNSWICK, Ga. — The first Glynn County police officer who responded to Ahmaud Arbery’s fatal shooting was seconds away when Travis McMichael opened fire with his 12-gauge shotgun, killing the 25-year-old in the middle of the road.

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A lot has changed about secondary education since the pandemic began nearly two years ago. Classes stopped and started, many colleges shifted to online courses, loan repayment paused and some schools shuttered altogether.

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The Florida Board of Education has scheduled a meeting next week to consider a U.S. Department of Education complaint seeking to prevent Florida from withholding funds from school districts that received federal money to cover school board members’ salaries.

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TALLAHASSEE – Florida, Georgia and Alabama asked a federal appeals court Monday to put on hold a Biden administration rule that would require tens of millions of workers nationwide to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Facebook said it will shut down its face-recognition system and delete the faceprints of more than 1 billion people amid growing concerns about the technology and its misuse by governments, police and others.

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