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Week In Review

Fani Willis’ testimony evokes long-standing frustrations for Black women leaders

February 25, 2024

By Matt Brown and Jocelyn NoveckASSOCIATED PRESS ABOVE PHOTO: Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis sits on the stand as Fulton County Superior Judge Scott McAfee steps away for a break during a hearing on the Georgia election interference case, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2024, in Atlanta. (Alyssa Pointer/Pool Photo via AP) Fulton County District Attorney…

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NAACP at 115

February 17, 2024

W.E.B. Du Bois (l) and Ida B. Wells-BarnettBy Addison N. Scurlock, circa 1911Both photos: Wikipedia: public domain WWW.NAACP.ORGThe organization’s foundersIn 1908, a deadly race riot rocked the city of Springfield, Illinois. Eruptions of anti-black violence – particularly lynching – were horrifically commonplace, but the Springfield riot was the final tipping point that led to the…

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Solar energy and its cheaper bills are coming to more disadvantaged communities

December 22, 2023

The federal Inflation Reduction Act includes $7 billion for projects big and small. ABOVE PHOTO: Doris Brown stands outside her solar-powered home in Houston. A hefty infusion of federal dollars under the Inflation Reduction Act could lead to more solar-powered homes in lower-income areas, providing relief to households that pay a disproportionate amount of their…

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