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  • World Aids Day is December 1

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  • Jackson, Mississippi is facing a water crisis

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  • Howard University Students Struck Deal with Administration Over Horrific Living Conditions in Dorms

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  • Growing concern over new COVID variant as U.S. restricts travel from Southern Africa

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  • GOP ramps up efforts to distract voters as midterms draw near

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  • 2 men convicted of murdering Malcolm X are exonerated

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  • Sherrilyn Ifill and the Fight for Racial Justice

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  • The growing Asian American electorate is finding its power

    07:30
  • First Black woman Vice President faces rumors of "disarray" despite numerous successes

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  • The Thanksgiving history you've never heard

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  • "This is a game changer." Congressman Jamaal Bowman celebrates the House passing Build Back Better

    07:28
  • Beto O'Rourke announces his candidacy for governor of Texas in 2022 

    07:02
  • As supply chain woes continue, truck industry faces shortage of workers

    05:13
  • You're 'Woke'? Ok, Boomer.

    08:23
  • Simultaneous murder trials spark nationwide debate about race and the law

    08:39
  • The fight to spare death row inmate Julius Jones

    06:02
  • Spanish language disinformation in the Latino community

    06:38
  • New survey breaks down factional divides in U.S. partisan politics

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  • Pres. Biden takes a victory lap: "We delivered"

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  • The Root releases their top 100 list

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It's past time to dethrone the Hawkeye State

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In this week's essay, Tiffany Cross shares her thoughts on Iowa's role in national politics and makes the case for the more diverse states Nevada and South Carolina being better predictors of presidential potential.