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May 24 2023
Drag Queen Urges People to 'Come Out' in North Face Pride Ad
Outdoor sports gear brand The North Face just launched a "Summer of Pride" campaign on social media featuring drag queen Pattie Gonia, despite ongoing consumer backlash against Bud Light for a transgender partnership and the new uproar over Target's latest Pride collection. The video promotion opens with a mustachioed Gonia clad in rainbow North Face gear and multicolored makeup saying, "Hi,Newsmax (News)
May 22 2023
NAACP Issues Advisory To Deter Black People From Traveling To Florida
The NAACP is warning Black people to stay away from the Sunshine State. CNN reports the historic advocacy group released a statement issuing a travel advisory in response to Governor Ron DeSantis’ deliberate attempt to erase Africa-American history and DEI initiatives in schools. “Florida is openly hostile toward African Americans, people of color and LGBTQ+ individuals,” the NAACP said. “Black Enterprise
Jun 10 2022
Report Reveals Sharp Rise in Transgender Young People in the U.S.
About 1.6 million people in the United States are transgender, and 43 percent of them are young adults or teenagers, according to a new report providing the most recent national estimates of this population.
The analysis, relying on government health surveys conducted from 2017 to 2020, estimated that 1.4 percent of 13- to 17-year-olds and 1.3 percent of 18- to 24-year-olds wereNew York Times (News)
May 19 2023
Blue Origin wins NASA contract to land people on the Moon
Blue Origin has won a major contract from NASA to build a lander that will take astronauts to the surface of the Moon before the end of the decade. Why it matters: NASA is relying on commercial partners like Blue Origin and SpaceX to bring their crewmembers back to the lunar surface for the first time in 50 years as part of the Artemis program. • NASA successfully launched its first, uncrewedAxios
May 11 2023
Englewood shooting leaves five people wounded
CHICAGO (CBS) -- Five people were shot and wounded late Thursday in Englewood.
The shooting happened in the 600 block of West 61st Place.
Two of the victims were described by the Fire Department as being in "grave condition." Another was in serious-to-critical condition, and the fourth in fair-to-serious condition, according to the Fire Department. There was no immediateCBS News (Online)
May 14 2023
Four people killed in crash on I-96 in Detroit
Four people were killed Sunday in a crash on westbound Interstate 96 near Grand River Avenue in Detroit, Michigan State Police said. State police troopers found that a GMC Yukon had struck a bridge pier just before 8 p.m. Four people in the vehicle were ejected and killed, MSP said on Twitter. Troopers were working to identify the victims and notify their families Sunday night. Witnesses toldDetroit News
May 25 2023
US cities to pay record $80m to people injured in 2020 racial justice protests
At least 19 cities will pay settlements to protesters who sustained injuries as a result of law enforcement action
Cities across the US have agreed to pay out a total of more than $80m in settlements to protesters injured by police during 2020 racial justice protests – a figure experts believe is unprecedented and will rise further as many lawsuits are still playing out.
May 25 2023
After Twitter Announcement Fails, DeSantis Sends Back-Up Announcement To People’s Pagers
TALLAHASSEE, FL — After a Twitter announcement that was hampered by tech issues, Governor Ron DeSantis has assured that anyone who was unable to hear the announcement on Elon Musk's platform will soon receive a follow-up announcement on their pagers. "Don't worry, folks, if you have one of the newer pagers capable of receiving text, you will be receiving my announcement personally. Please makeBabylon Bee (Humor)
May 14 2023
3 people injured in drive-by shooting in River North
CHICAGO — Three people were shot early Sunday morning in Chicago’s River North, according to the Chicago fire and police departments. The shooting happened around 3 a.m. near West Hubbard Street and North State Street. A man, 22, and another man, 26, were both shot multiple times and taken to the hospital in critical condition, officials said. A man, 32, was shot in the left arm and was stableWGN
Apr 14 2023
One in six young adults live in poor housing, UK study shows
One in six young adults in the UK are living in poor-quality housing, according to research that says damp, draughty and cramped living conditions are harming the physical and mental health of millions. Resolution Foundation said Britain was facing a twin housing crisis as soaring rents and mortgage payments added to the pressure on people living in substandard accommodation, with young adultsThe Guardian