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Bezos to Donate $10 Billion to Fight Climate Change, Is It Enough?
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Bezos to Donate $10 Billion to Fight Climate Change, Is It Enough?

By Tamya Matthews, Staff Reporter  On Monday, Feb. 24, via Instagram, Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos announced the launch of the Bezos Earth Fund, along with a $10 billion commitment to help fund the fight against climate change.  While a $10 billion donation to what Bezos describes as “scientists, activists, and NGOs [non-governmental organizations]”…

Violence Leads to the Cancellation of Haiti’s Annual Carnival
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Violence Leads to the Cancellation of Haiti’s Annual Carnival

By Kerry-Ann Forbes-Barber, Staff Reporter  An outbreak of violence in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, the nation’s capital led to the cancellation of its well-anticipated annual carnival this past weekend on Sunday, Feb. 23. On the first day of Carnival celebrations in Port-au-Prince, Haiti protests, gunfire and burning flames, which has reportedly left at least one person dead…

Rapper, Pop Smoke Killed in Home Invasion at 20
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Rapper, Pop Smoke Killed in Home Invasion at 20

By Corinne Dorsey, Staff Reporter Bashar Barakah Jackson, professionally known as “Pop Smoke,” was shot and killed during a home invasion at his Hollywood Hills, California residence early Wednesday morning. The Los Angeles Police Department responded to the emergency call around 4:20 am after masked gunmen broke into the house where Pop Smoke was residing….

Howard University Sodexo Employees Petition for ‘Cost-of-Living Wage’
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Howard University Sodexo Employees Petition for ‘Cost-of-Living Wage’

By Carrington York, Staff Reporter More than 20 Sodexo employees and Howard University students recently held a “walk-in” to protest the dining workers’ wages. The protest was a response to an ongoing contract dispute between Sodexo and dining employees who work at Howard dormitories and the Blackburn University Center.  Under Sodexo, Howard dining employees’ contracts…

A Look into the Impeachment of President Donald Trump
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A Look into the Impeachment of President Donald Trump

By Osaro Grayson, Staff Reporter President Donald J. Trump was formally impeached by the United States House of Representatives on Dec. 18, 2019. The charges of Abuse of Power and Obstruction of Congress both passed by votes of 230-197 and 229-198, respectively.  After the passage of the resolutions formally impeaching President Trump, Speaker Nancy Pelosi…

Ground Breaks on New Marwah Comprehensive Care Clinic
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Ground Breaks on New Marwah Comprehensive Care Clinic

By Breonna Randall, Staff Reporter Howard School of Dentistry Alumnus and philanthropist Doctor Amarjit Singh Marwah was honored at the groundbreaking ceremony of the Howard University School of Dentistry’s new state of the art clinic, The Marwah Comprehensive Care Clinic, on Friday, Feb 7.  Dr. Marwah’s original donation for The Marwah Comprehensive Care Clinic was…

The Coronavirus Outbreak and What it Means for US Citizens
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The Coronavirus Outbreak and What it Means for US Citizens

By Zaina Fairey, Staff Reporter The Coronavirus, now named COVID-19, was first identified in Wuhan, China, in December. Since then, more than 42,000 people have been infected in Asia, Australia, North America and Europe, although 99  percent of the confirmed cases are in China. The disease is highly contagious and over 1,100 people have died….

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