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Atlanta Braves will keep their name but review the ‘Tomahawk Chop’

Atlanta Braves will keep their name but review the ‘Tomahawk Chop’

The Atlanta Braves will not be changing their name. The “Tomahawk Chop” chant however, may be on the chopping block. In a statement from the organization, the team said it “honors, respects and values the Native American community,” adding that “as an organization, we have always drawn strength from our diversity and respect for everyone.…MORE

Black Lives Matter street mural vandalized outside Trump Tower

The Black Lives Matter street mural outside Trump Tower was vandalized with red paint, police confirmed to CNN on Monday. An unnamed suspect walked up to the mural, dumped red paint over the letter V in “Lives,” and ran away as passing traffic further splattered the paint across the sign, New York Police Department officials…MORE

Disappearing day care slots are hitting parents trying to get back to work

Disappearing day care slots are hitting parents trying to get back to work

Parents with jobs know they have dodged one bullet of the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic — they still have paychecks coming in, unlike 40 million unemployed Americans. But with schools and day cares closed, they’re having to cut or change shifts to look after children while still getting the work done. Eve Johnston,…MORE

A California city could be one of the first to remove police from traffic stops

Berkeley, California, may become one of the first cities in the US to remove police from traffic stops. It’s an effort to reduce racial profiling in policing, city officials say. Members of Berkeley City Council will vote on the proposal this week. Titled “BerkDOT: Reimaging Transportation for a Racially Just Future,” the proposal would see…MORE

1-year-old killed, 3 injured in shooting near New York City playground

A 1-year-old boy was killed and three men were injured in a shooting outside a New York City park on Sunday evening, police and law enforcement sources told CNN on Monday. The New York Police Department identified the 1-year-old shooting victim as Davell Gardner. “To wake up this morning and learn that a 1-year-old child…MORE

Houston Rockets star Russell Westbrook tests positive for coronavirus

Houston Rockets star Russell Westbrook tests positive for coronavirus

Houston Rockets guard Russell Westbrook announced on Monday he has tested positive for Covid-19. In a statement issued via social media, Westbrook says he’s feeling well as he anticipates joining his teammates once cleared from the virus. “I tested positive for Covid-19 prior to my team’s departure to Orlando,” said Westbrook in his statement. “I’m…MORE

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