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1. Georgia is on the Minds of Republicans Everywhere

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As the recount of votes in the state of Georgia is comes to a close, election officials report a slight change from the original presidential race results when Joe Biden held a 14,000 vote lead over Donald Trump after the discovery of uncounted votes. 

2. Virginia Police Chief Fired After Confederate Vandalism Case

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Portsmouth Police Chief Angela Greene was fired after charges were dropped against Senator Louise Lucas, who is a high-ranking Democrat and Virginia’s most senior Black legislator, along with 18 other plaintiffs including a local school board member, members of the local NAACP, and members of the public defender’s office.

3. Coronavirus Update: Black and Brown Children Make of Majority of More Than 1 Million Covid-19 Reported Cases

 

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According to a statement by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and Children’s Hospital Association, more than one million children under 18 have been diagnosed with Covid-19 since the beginning of the pandemic. During the week ending November 12, over 111,000 cases of children who tested positive was reported.

4. Legendary Comedian Sinbad Recovering From Recent Stroke

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Trailblazing comedian Sinbad has suffered a stroke, according to a statement from his family. The 64-year-old actor and legend in the stand-up comedy world is currently recovering.

5. Kobe Bryant-Backed Skincare Line For Athletes Raises $6 Million

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The late Kobe Bryant co-founded Art of Sport skincare, designed to address the unique hygienic needs of athletes and the startup just raised $6 million, in its first funding round since the NBA legend’s passing.

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