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Baseball Legend Don Newcombe Dies At 92

Baseball great Don Newcombe has passed away at the age of 92.NBC News reports Newcombe, who helped integrate Major League Baseball alongside his Brooklyn Dodgers teammate Jackie Robinson, died after battling an illness. Newcombe was a star of the Negro Leagues and burst onto the MLB scene in 1949 as a pitcher for the Dodgers. He was one of three men Dodgers president Branch Rickey...

Discriminating Against Someone Based On Their Hair Is Now Illegal In NYC

New York City has issued new guidance banning discrimination based on hairstyle. BuzzFeed News reports the guidance clarifies the existing New York City Human Rights Law, explicitly spelling out New Yorkers have the right to style their hair in ways consistent with their identities. The ban also contains language meant to help protect Black citizens, noting Black New...

An 11-Year-Old Was Arrested After Refusing To Say The Pledge Of Allegiance

A middle school student in Lakeland, Florida, was arrested after refusing to recite the Pledge of Allegiance. Bay News 9 reports the arrested 11-year-old is a 6th grader at Lakeland’s Lawton Chiles Middle Academy. On February 4, he allegedly told his substitute teacher he didn’t want to stand and recite the pledge with his classmates because he sees the oath and flag as...