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Charlie Sifford Award created for honoring ‘spirit in advancing diversity in golf’

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The World Golf Hall of Fame has created the Charlie Sifford Award which will be presented to individuals for "their spirit in advancing diversity in golf." Sifford was golf's first Black professional player and is a...

A statue honoring the US Colored Troops was unveiled across the street from a Confederate monument in Tennessee

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When numerous cities across America fought to remove Confederate monuments, a city in Tennessee chose to refocus attention on the contributions of Black people in the Civil War. After years of planning, the city of...

Biden speaks at event at US Capitol honoring law enforcement killed in line of duty

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This service is to honor the 491 law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty during 2019 and 2020. Biden is joined by First Lady Jill Biden and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Al...

Spurs’ Gregg Popovich rips Columbus Day celebrations, likens it to honoring Hitler

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Popovich used part of his pregame press conference on Friday to take a shot at the Alamo Heights Independent School District in Alamo Heights, Texas, for their decision to keep the Columbus Day holiday instead of cha...

Hong Kong University says ‘Pillar of Shame’ statue honoring Tiananmen Square dead must come down

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The Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China, the now-disbanded group that designed the artwork, said they received a letter from the university to remove the statue by next Wednesday ...

Monument honoring abolition of slavery unveiled in Richmond two weeks after Robert E. Lee statue was removed

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A monument honoring the abolition of slavery was dedicated on Wednesday in Richmond, Virginia, just two miles from where a hulking statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee once prominently stood. People in the audie...

West Point will unveil a statue honoring a group of Black soldiers

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After years of fundraising, the US Military Academy at West Point will finally unveil a new monument dedicated to the Buffalo Soldiers, a group of Black soldiers who played a key role in the westward expansion of th...

Amanda Kloots attends Broadway reopening of ‘Waitress’ honoring her late husband Nick Cordero

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Amanda Kloots returned to Broadway to honor her late husband, Nick Cordero. The co-host of "The Talk" attended the opening night of "Waitress," a Broadway musical which her husband starred in before his death last y...

In Key West this weekend, they’re once again honoring Ernest Hemingway by competing to look like him

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In "For Whom the Bell Tolls" -- Ernest Hemingway's novel partly written in Key West -- the author wrote: "The world is a fine place and worth the fighting for, and I hate very much to leave it." In Key West this we...

Tom Brady cracks joke about election denial at White House ceremony honoring Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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President Joe Biden honored the Super Bowl champions Tampa Bay Buccaneers at the White House Tuesday in a ceremony that featured quarterback Tom Brady cracking a joke about those who continue to deny that the Presid...

Ohio mural honoring George Floyd collapses

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Authorities in Toledo, Ohio, said they are planning to replace a mural honoring George Floyd after it collapsed. A large section of the vibrant mural, which was painted on the side of a vacant building, was destroye...

Chrissy Teigen reveals new ink honoring daughter’s pre-school graduation in first post after apology

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On Monday, the 35-year-old cookbook author issued a lengthy apology for previously cyberbullying people online – including several public figures. It seems the post was a green light for Teigen to resume her social m...

Exclusive: New York City’s message to Kim Jong Un honoring Otto Warmbier

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The street where the North Korean regime's mission to the United Nations is located could soon be named "Otto Warmbier Way," after the 22-year-old American college student who was brutally tortured and sent home to d...

Apollonia Kotero is celebrating Prince’s birthday and honoring his memory

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Monday would have been the singer Prince's 63rd birthday in the year which marks the fifth anniversary of his death and Apollonia Kotero says she'll celebrate the way she always does. The former Prince protégée and ...

A Florida school board is renaming middle and high schools honoring Confederate leaders

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A school board in Florida has voted to rename six of its schools named after Confederate leaders after community members demanded the change. After debating the issue for a year, the Duval County School Board in Jac...

Black Atlanta officer who was shot six times dissects anti-police climate in ‘Honoring the Badge’

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As noted in the special, Turner had been engaging in an on-foot chase with a young man who was previously identified brandishing a firearm. After being asked twice to show the officer his hands, the juvenile shot Tur...

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