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Serena’s Farewell: Stories From the Leadup to the US Open

By The Associated Press The talk of tennis - and beyond -  for most of the past three weeks has been about Serena Williams and...

All White Police Force Quits After Black Woman Named Town Manager

By Raquel Rogers Less than a week after the entire police department in Kenly, N.C., announced its resignation, citing a “toxic” and “hostile” work environment,...

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. To Oversee Oxford’s ‘African American English’ Dictionary

By Cori Zaragoza, Staff Writer Oxford University Press has announced that it will undertake a three year project to create a dictionary of “African American...

What To Do During An Active Shooting

By Cori Zaragoza, Staff Writer  After the recent wave of mass shootings that have taken place across the United States, NPR sat down with...

WNBA’s Griner Convicted at Drug Trial, Sentenced to 9 Years

By Jim Heintz, Associated Press The 31-year-old Griner, a two-time U.S. Olympic champion and a eight-time all-star with the WNBA's Phoenix Mercury, listened with a...