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Alabama voters will decide whether to remove racist language about segregated schools and interracial marriage from the state constitution

Alabama voters will decide whether to remove racist language about segregated schools and interracial marriage from the state constitution

This Election Day, Alabama voters once again will decide whether to remove racist language from the state’s constitution and other sections that ground it in its segregationist past. Although segregation hasn’t been legal in Alabama since the 1950s, a section remains in the state’s constitution requiring Black and White children to attend schools separated by…MORE

Over 4,400 pounds of Trader Joe’s fish have been recalled

Over 4,400 pounds of Trader Joe’s fish have been recalled

Orca Bay Foods is recalling more than 350 cases of Trader Joe’s brand Gluten Free Battered Halibut because the fish were packaged without listing milk or wheat as allergens. So far, there have been no illnesses reported. “People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to wheat and milk run the risk of serious or…MORE

For abuse victims, registering to vote brings a dangerous tradeoff

For abuse victims, registering to vote brings a dangerous tradeoff

Earlier this year, Gabrielle Perry went on one of the best dates she’d ever had. She was impressed by her date’s life experiences and conversation. She had a lovely time and agreed to meet him again. Then the onslaught of threats began. The man started texting her a torrent of personal information — the make…MORE

Nxivm founder sentenced to the remainder of his life in prison

Nxivm founder sentenced to the remainder of his life in prison

Keith Raniere, founder of the group Nxivm, has been sentenced to 120 years in prisson. US District Judge Nicholas Garaufis read the sentence in Brooklyn federal court Tuesday, after more than a dozen people gave victim impact statements at his sentencing. Raniere, 60, was convicted in 2019 by a jury in Brooklyn federal court of…MORE