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FILE - In the June 19, 2020 file photo, Imani Abdul sings "Lift Every Voice and Sing" during a Juneteenth celebration in Los Angeles. The Black national anthem was born more than a century ago, but the popular hymn within the African American community called "Lift Every Voice and Sing" has been resurrected as a beacon of hope for all races during nationwide protests. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
'Lift Every Voice and Sing' hymn ignites hope across nation“Lift Every Voice and Sing” was created more than a century ago
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FILE - In this April 24, 2018, file photo, Bill Cosby, left, arrives with his wife, Camille Cosby, for his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. Cosby was convicted of sexual assault in 2018. He is serving up to 10 years in prison. Now in the midst of another historic reckoning, this time addressing the treatment of African Americans and other people of color by police and the criminal justice system, the 82-year-old Cosby has won the right to an appeal. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
Cosby invokes systemic racism as he fights #MeToo convictionBill Cosby has long championed personal responsibility in the Black community
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Fewer will attend camp this summer; some camps won't surviveAfter being cooped up for months, kids need summer camp more than ever but a smaller-than-usual cadre will enjoy the experience this year
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Sheriff: 2 dead, 8 hurt in South Carolina nightclub shootingA sheriff's official says a shooting at a South Carolina nightclub left two people dead and eight wounded
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A protest sticker is posted on a handrail above Interstate 5 Saturday, July 4, 2020 in Seattle, where two protesters on the highway were critically injured after a car barreled into them earlier in the day. A 27-year-old man drove onto the closed freeway early Saturday and barreled through a panicked crowd of protesters about 1:40 a.m., officials said. Nightly protests have continued in the area over the death of George Floyd, a black man who was in police custody in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
1 of 2 protesters hit by car on closed Seattle highway diesAuthorities say a car drove onto a closed freeway and into a crowd of protesters, killing one person and critically injuring another
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FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 9, 1984, file photo, President Ronald Reagan addresses a ceremony in Baltimore, to unveil a statue of Christopher Columbus. Baltimore protesters pulled down the statue of Christopher Columbus and threw it into the city's Inner Harbor, Saturday, July 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Lana Harris, File)
Columbus statue toppled by Baltimore protestersBaltimore protesters have pulled down a statue of Christopher Columbus and thrown it into the city’s Inner Harbor
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Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly, left, confers with Clay Britton, her chief attorney, before a meeting with legislative leaders about an executive order she issued to require people to wear masks in public, Thursday, July 2, 2020, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Kelly says she's worried that if the state doesn't reverse a recent surge in reported coronavirus cases, the state won't be able to reopen K-12 schools in August. (AP Photo/John Hanna)
Kansas newspaper's post equates mask mandate with HolocaustA weekly Kansas newspaper has posted a cartoon on its Facebook page likening the governor’s order requiring people to wear masks in public to the murder of millions of Jews during the Holocaust
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Parade goers draped in American flags walk down the street before a Fourth of July parade begins Saturday, July 4, 2020, in Bristol, R.I. The town, which lays claim to the nation's oldest Independence Day celebration in the country, held a vehicle-only scaled down version of its annual parade Saturday due to the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
US holiday weekend adds to virus worries as case counts growFlorida reported a record number of coronavirus cases, the latest sign that the virus is surging in many parts of the United States and casting a pall over Fourth of July celebrations
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Phoenix officials are set to begin the process of changing the names of two streets, voting to rename Squaw Peak Drive and Robert E. Lee Street, shown here on Thursday, July 2, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Phoenix to change 'Robert E. Lee,' 'Squaw Peak' street namesPhoenix officials are set to begin the process of changing the names of two streets — one seen as demeaning to indigenous Native American women and the other glorifying the Confederacy
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Connie Wade, left, poses for a photo with her daughter Emilyanne, 12, Wednesday, June 17, 2020, in their room at Mary's Place, a family homeless shelter located inside an Amazon corporate building on the tech giant's Seattle campus. The facility is home to the Popsicle Place shelter program, an initiative to address the needs of homeless children with life-threatening health conditions. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Amazon homeless shelter boosts unique program for sick kidsA family homeless shelter has opened inside a gleaming Amazon corporate building on the tech giant’s Seattle campus
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Paula and Michael Smith pose for a photo with their 10-year-old grandson, Evan, in front of a giant carving of Confederate figures during a visit to Stone Mountain Park, Monday, June 29, 2020. “The mountain itself is absolutely breathtakingly beautiful and the carving is an engineering marvel,” said Paula Smith, a 70-year-old white woman who dismissed talk of removing or altering the carving as an attempt to “steal American history.” (AP Photo/Kate Brumback)
As monuments fall, Confederate carving has size on its sideAs statues of figures from America's slave-owning past come down across the nation, the largest Confederate monument ever crafted may outlast them all
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FILE - In this Friday, April 17, 2020 file photo, a health worker arrives to take a nose swab sample as part of testing for the COVID-19 coronavirus at a nursing and rehabilitation facility in Seattle. Nursing home residents are among the Americans getting $1,200 checks as part of the U.S. government’s plan to revive the economy in 2020. But with many long-term care facilities under lockdown to prevent COVID-19 outbreaks, what are the rules around how the money is handled? (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Stimulus money could pose dilemmas in nursing homesNursing home residents are among the Americans getting $1,200 checks as part of the U.S. plan to revive the economy
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