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Gloria Richardson, civil rights pioneer, dies at 99

Jul. 16, 2021 19:01 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Gloria Richardson, an influential yet largely unsung civil rights pioneer whose determination not to back down while protesting racial inequality was captured in a photograph as she pushed away the bayonet of a National Guardsman, has died. She was 99. ...

Editorial Roundup: New York

Jul. 14, 2021 21:21 PM EDT

Albany Times Union. July 12, 2021. Editorial: New York’s broken ethics With the state Senate set to hold a hearing Monday on New York’s ethics oversight and enforcement system, we can describe it with one word: corrupt. New...

Son of church shooting victim draws on tragedy to share hope

Jun. 21, 2021 00:06 AM EDT

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Sometimes, standing before his audience, Chris Singleton likes to tell the story of the father and son walking the beach after a hurricane has destroyed their home. Strewn across the sand are hundreds of starfish, washed up by the storm and on the verge of death. ...