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CDC drops controversial testing advice that caused backlash

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Announces $100 Million Racial Justice Initiative

Apple CEO Tim Cook is taking action to fight for racial justice and equality by announcing that the company would commit $100 million to a Racial Equity and Justice Initiative. Read more.
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Angelina Jolie Opens Up Easing Her Kids’ Anxiety Amid Coronavirus and Racial Injustice

In a rare interview, Angelina Jolie has opened up about how she and her children have been coping while in quarantine amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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Nike Adds Juneteenth as Company Holiday

Nike will now be offering its employees a paid company holiday for Juneteenth. The sportswear giant joined several companies that announced June 19, the oldest known U.S. celebration of the end of slavery, is officially an annual day off.
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Target to Observe Juneteenth as a Company Holiday

Target is giving hourly employees either a paid day-off or will pay them time-and-a-half to work on June 19th, historically the date that marks the effective end of slavery in the United States.
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Mayor Confirms The Beatles 'Penny Lane' Street Safe After Week of Controversy

The street The Beatles named their famous song “Penny Lane” after may be renamed over claims it was named after the slave trader James Penny.
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RADIO.COM: A List of Resources to Combat Racial Injustice

RADIO.COM is committed to elevating Black voices. In the wake of protests across the country surrounding the murder of George Floyd, we have provided a list of resources to help contribute to the fight for equality and justice.
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Fans Petition to Have Britney Spears Statue Replace Confederate Statues in New Orleans

Louisiana fans of superstar Britney Spears are looking to lean into current social justice reforms, asking for signatures to petition the city of New Orleans to remove Confederate statues and replace them with the Princess of Pop.
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Barbra Streisand Helps George Floyd's Daughter Become a Disney Shareholder

Gianna Floyd, George Floyd’s six-year-old daughter is now a Disney shareholder thanks to a gift from Barbra Streisand. Floyd shared the news on her Instagram account thanking Streisand for the gift.
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Supreme Court Rules LGBT Workers Protected Under Federal Civil Rights Law

On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that it is illegal for employers to fire workers because of their sexual orientation or gender identity.
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