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Outrage over killing of black teen over rap music complaint

Outrage over killing of black teen over rap music complaint

 PHOENIX (AP) — Hundreds of people including a presidential candidate spoke out on Twitter this week after a 17-year-old black youth was killed at suburban convenience store, allegedly by a white man charged Tuesday with first-degree murder who has said he felt threatened by the boy’s rap music  Family members have told local media that …

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Why risk communication is about more than just the science

Imagine this: you’re having a quiet evening together with friends. You have in your hand a twelve-year-old single malt whisky. And a stranger comes along and spits in it. What’s the first thought that goes through your head? A.) What the heck, it’s probably safe I’ll just drink it anyway. B.) I’d better do a …

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The life, legacy & assassination of an African revolutionary – Lisa Janae Bacon

In 1972, Thomas Sankara was swept into a revolution for a country not his own. Hailing from the West African nation of Burkina Faso— then known as Upper Volta— the 22-year-old soldier had travelled to Madagascar to study at their military academy. But upon arriving, he found a nation in conflict. Local revolutionaries sought to …

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Chang’e 4 Mission’s New Images Illuminate the Far Side of the Moon

Chang’e 4 Mission’s New Images Illuminate the Far Side of the Moon

China’s Chang’e-4 lander was the first spacecraft to make a soft landing on the far side of the moon back in January of 2019. To mark its one year anniversary, the Chinese Academy of Sciences released a trove of data and photos of the rarely-seen side of the moon. But aside from taking pretty pictures, …