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Supersized senior citizens: Meet the female African elephant herd at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

Colorado Springs Gazette 25 Sep 2022
The affectionately-named "Golden Girls" at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo are a herd of six, female African elephants. At 53, Missy is the zoo's oldest resident. The other ladies range in age from 36 and older, impressive numbers as the median life ....
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Movie Quiz: Films about chess; it's your move

Times Union 01 Sep 2022
We’ve put together a quiz based on them. Check. It’s your move. 1 ... Macy?. 2 ... 3 ... Who was the recently deceased actor who shared a name with Pullman?. 4. Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o and Oscar nominee David Oyelowo are the big names in 2016’s “Queen of Katwe,” the fact-based tale of a poor African girl who becomes a chess master ... 5 ... Name him. 6 ... Which one ... 7 ... 8 ... 9 ... F.
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Pam Stone: Alena Wicker, M.D.

Index-Journal 30 Jul 2022
Since so many popular past sitcoms are being brought back for a re-boot, may I suggest one, please?. (No, not “Coach.” We tried that and, well, punt!) ... How about recasting the character of Doogie as a 13-year-old African American girl from how about the Deep South? We could name her Alena Wicker ... A little Black girl adopted from Fontana, California.
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17 chic fashion buys from independent brands on sale at The Drop by Stylist

Stylist 29 Jul 2022
Known for her work which is all about empowering Black women and girls and celebrating the beauty of the African diaspora, Kawooya is a name to watch and one of our favourite designers on The Drop by Stylist ... the gap in domestic abuse services for African heritage women and girls.
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TikTok algorithm pushes violent videos to minorities, lawsuit says

SiliconValley.com 22 Jul 2022
By Evan Peng . Bloomberg. TikTok faces a claim that its algorithm steers more violent videos to minority subscribers than to White users in a lawsuit blaming the platform for the death of a 14-year-old African-American girl. The complaint, which also names Meta Platforms Inc., Snap Inc., and TikTok parent company ByteDance Ltd ... The case is Roberts v ... .
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Woman says she applied to Target as a Black girl, got rejected—applied again as mixed-race, ...

The Daily Dot 12 Jul 2022
In it, she says when she applied using the name "Naturi," as "the Black/African American girl," Target rejected her application ... "I always wondered if I l changed my name and race would I get hired," @lilbby_torii wrote in her video's caption ... applications were her race and name.
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See through the Red Mist

Mail Guardian South Africa 08 Jul 2022
Sibande is descended from three generations of “maids”, or “kitchen girls” as they were called during apartheid, when masters and madams did not bother with African names ... Mary Sibande is descended of three generations of “maids” or “kitchen girls” as they were called during apartheid, when masters and madams did not bother with African names.
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Retired doctor wrongly prescribed sex-change treatments to trans patients

New York Post 20 May 2022
Originally Published by.. Payton Gendron’s second plot revealed after supermarket killing Tropical lightning storms sweep in African plume Girl killed in Bronx shooting named as Kyhara Tay Two more diagnosed with Monkeypox in UK ... ....
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Groovy baby names that rocked the 1970s

Billings Gazette 14 May 2022
Stacker took a look at data from the Social Security Administration Baby Names Database from 2019 to uncover the decade's top 50 names for boys and girls ... The name started growing in popularity for girls in the 1950s ... The 1961 movieBreakfast at Tiffany’s” may have brought a wave of popularity to the name for baby girls over the next three decades.
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DC mural honors Judge Jackson's confirmation

Fox31 Denver 15 Apr 2022
Nia Keturah Calhoun says that the mural is, not only a tribute to Judge Jackson, but to African-American ancestry. "I am a Black girl with an African name. So to see a woman ascend to those heights, it means a lot to me," Calhoun said. Calhoun also said that the mural serves as an ode to African-American History and culture ... .
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The nomination & hearing of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson

The New Arab 25 Mar 2022
"Young Black women and girls, seeing someone like that in a position of power, being the final arbiter of the law – that’s incredibly powerful" ... “Even though the Supreme Court is not a representative body like Congress, seeing someone who looks like you is powerful,” says Lane, noting the judge's African name and natural hair.
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Black Girls Who See Themselves in the Supreme Court Nominee

The Birmingham Times 24 Mar 2022
For Black girls, seeing someone like Jackson — the way she wears her hair, her darker complexion, having a name with African origins — fully embrace her Blackness and ascend to the top of the American judicial system is a reminder that they should not have to shrink themselves in order to succeed.
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Black girls see themselves in court pick

Newburyport Daily News 21 Mar 2022
For Black girls, seeing someone like Jackson — the way she wears her hair, her darker complexion, having a name with African origins — fully embrace her Blackness and ascend to the top of the American judicial system is a reminder that they should not have to shrink themselves in order to succeed.
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First but not last: Black girls see themselves in court pick

The Scranton Times-Tribune 21 Mar 2022
For Black girls, seeing someone like Jackson — the way she wears her hair, her darker complexion, having a name with African origins — fully embrace her Blackness and ascend to the top of the American judicial system is a reminder that they should not have to shrink themselves in order to succeed.
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55 Things You Need to Know About Ketanji Brown Jackson

Politico 21 Mar 2022
Magazine ... Jackson’s aunt — based in West Africa with the Peace Corps at the time of her birth — sent her parents a list of African girls’ name options, from which they picked ‘Ketanji Onyika,’ meaning “Lovely One.” ... In 2021, she was presented with the Constance Baker Motley Award, named after the late judge with whom Jackson shares a birthday — Sept.

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