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Nurse rejected over race honored by hospital 71 years later

WLS(ELGIN, Ill.) -- Betty Brown was rejected by Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin, Illinois, for nursing school...

As Alabama’s trans youth care ban goes into effect, providers scramble for answers

Julie Bennett/Getty Images, FILE(MONTGOMERY, Ala.) -- Alabama's gender-affirming care ban went into effect on May 8,...

Bill to make Juneteenth a holiday moves to governor’s desk

Dennis Macdonald/Getty Images(HARTFORD, Conn.) -- Connecticut is on the path to becoming the latest state to...

Indigenous climate efforts vital to fight against environmental destruction

Native Conservancy(NEW YORK) -- When the oil tanker Exxon Valdez spilled 11 million gallons of oil...

Oklahoma governor signs ban on nonbinary gender markers

Alex Wong/Getty Images, FILE(OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla.) -- Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signed a bill Tuesday...

Minneapolis Police Department engaged in racial discrimination, state says

Stephen Maturen/Getty Images(MINNEAPOLIS) -- Following an almost two-year investigation, the Minnesota Department of Human Rights found...

Antisemitic incidents in US reached all-time high in 2021, report finds

avid_creative/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Antisemitic incidents in the U.S. reached an all-time high in 2021, according...

Texas residents sue county for removing books on race, sex education

Harper Collins/Random House/Candlewick Press(NEW YORK) -- A group of residents in Llano County, Texas, is suing...

Textbook publishers left in the dark after Florida rejects long list of books

Tetra Images/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Textbook publishers say they have been left in the dark about why...

Professor’s ‘hateful rhetoric’ prompts student calls for accountability

Law Professor Amy Wax in a photo provided by the University of Pennsylvania. - University of...