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People of color have a new enemy: techno-racism

People of color have a new enemy: techno-racism

As protesters take to the streets to fight for racial equality in the United States, experts in digital technology are quietly tackling a lesser known but related injustice. It’s called techno-racism. And while you may not have heard of it, it’s baked into some of the technology we encounter every day. Digital technologies used by…MORE

The 4th-largest statue in the United States is a shrine to every mother’s love

The 4th-largest statue in the United States is a shrine to every mother’s love

She stands with open arms atop a mountain ridge on the continental divide overlooking Butte, Montana. “Our Lady of the Rockies,” the fourth tallest statue in the United States, began as one man’s desperate prayer. It’s now a shrine to mothers everywhere. For the love of a mother In 1979, Bob O’Bill’s beloved spouse Joyce…MORE

An extremely rare calico lobster was rescued from a Red Lobster in Virginia

A rare lobster almost ended up as someone’s dinner at a Red Lobster restaurant in Virginia before employees recognized its uniqueness and rescued it. The male calico lobster, named Freckles by the Red Lobster team in Manassas, arrived at the restaurant on April 25 as part of its Maine lobster delivery. When team members recognized…MORE

Two women and a 4-year-old girl wounded in Times Square shooting, NYPD says

Two women and a 4-year-old girl wounded in Times Square shooting, NYPD says

Two women and a 4-year-old girl, believed to be innocent bystanders, were wounded in a shooting at New York’s Times Square on Saturday, according to New York police. Shots rang out at about 4:55 p.m. near 45th Street and 7th Avenue, and police officers already in the area responded, New York Police Department Commissioner Dermot…MORE

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