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Moderna sends vaccine modified for South African variant to NIH for testing

Sandhills Express 25 Feb 2021
STRAUSS and MARK OSBORNE, ABC News ... In addition to the news about testing for the South African variant, Moderna announced it is stepping up production of its currently authorized vaccine — now being injected around the U.S.
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New US envoy to UN gets red carpet welcome from Russia

Democratic Underground 25 Feb 2021
She will be the third African-American, and the second African-American woman, to hold the U.N.
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Black News Channel expands reach with new distribution deals

The Grio 25 Feb 2021
“I’m thrilled to return to daily newsgathering and compelling storytelling at the only 24-hour cable news channel aimed specifically at African Americans and other people of color, as the world responds to a pandemic, systemic racism and an economic crisis, all of which disproportionately impact the Black audience.
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St. Francis Student In Blackface Controversy No Longer Attending School

CBS Sports 25 Feb 2021
“The school needs to realize we won’t stop ... Francis President Theresa Rodgers said the school will “continue to honor the commitment we made to create change within our community and support healing within our students and families of color–specifically our Black and African American students.”MORE NEWS ... Francis ... .
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Cape MEC explains why City healthcare workers are getting vaccinated before those outside the metro

Independent online (SA) 24 Feb 2021
Cape Town - The inoculation of healthcare workers (HCW) must take place near vaccine study sites and within reach of the researchers, according to Health MEC Nomafrench Mbombo ... Picture. Phando Jikelo/African News Agency(ANA) ... Picture. Phando Jikelo/African News Agency(ANA) ... Phando Jikelo/African News Agency(ANA) ... Phando Jikelo/African News Agency(ANA).
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Cherry Hill School District First In New Jersey To Require Students To Take African American ...

CBS Sports 24 Feb 2021
(CBS) — The Cherry Hill School District is now the first in New Jersey to require students to take African American history in order to graduate ... on African American history ... Until now, the district offered an African American studies course as an elective.MORE NEWS.
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Malcolm X from the Grassroots to the African Revolution

GlobalResearch 24 Feb 2021
These remarks were delivered at an African American History Month virtual webinar hosted by the Moratorium NOW! Coalition on Monday February 22, 2021 ... Malcolm X was born Malcolm Little on May 19, 1925, during a period of awakening and renewal among the African American people ... Abayomi Azikiwe is the editor of Pan-African News Wire.
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Member of London mayor’s ‘statue toppling’ diversity commission resigns amid accusations of racism and anti-Semitism

Russia Today 24 Feb 2021
Toyin Agbetu has today resigned from the Commission for Diversity in the Public Realm and the Mayor believes this is the right course of action,” a spokesperson for Khan told Jewish News on Wednesday ... labelling David Lammy as a “poor example of Africans.”.
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Dr. Kevin Stephens: Florida’s Vaccination Disparity Affecting Black Americans Is A Mix Of Access & Hesitancy

CBS Sports 24 Feb 2021
According to Bloomberg’s COVID vaccine tracker, less than 4% of African Americans in Florida have received a single dose of the vaccine.READ MORE ... Stephens concluded his interview letting vaccine-hesitant members of the African-American community know that he’s taken it.MORE NEWS.
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South Africa sets out budget as economy reels from pandemic

Urdu Point 24 Feb 2021
Johannesburg, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 24th Feb, 2021 ) .The South African government will unveil its fiscal 2021 spending plans Wednesday as the continent's most industrialised economy grapples with the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic on top of a recession.
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'Dawn of a better day': The Wilmington Journal building saved following telethon

Star News 24 Feb 2021
That’s how Paul Jervay characterized the success of a recent telethon to help save the 93-year-old Wilmington newspaper serving the African-American community ... Today, the paper has both a print and online presence, with its issues emphasizing local and national news for the African-American community.
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C. Africa forces seize Bozize stronghold: government

Urdu Point 24 Feb 2021
Bangui, Central African Republic, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 24th Feb, 2021 ) .Pro-government forces in the Central African Republic (CAR) on Wednesday seized a stronghold of former president Francois Bozize, who was accused in December of plotting a coup, Prime Minister Firmin Ngrebada said ... Bozize fled abroad after being toppled in 2013.
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Nonprofit founder, CEO helps people in need move forward

The Morganton News Herald 24 Feb 2021
During the month of February, in honor of Black History Month, The News Herald is highlighting local African Americans who have dedicated themselves to serving their communities and distinguished themselves as leaders in Burke County or abroad ... “Also, to give our African American ...
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