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Former Black lawmakers reflect on history-making election

San Francisco Chronicle 07 Mar 2021
(AP) — On the twelfth day of the new year in 1971, South Carolina lawmakers ascended on the capital city for the opening session of the 99th General Assembly. But for three African American men it was a Tuesday of historical proportions — a symbol of progress since the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

The New York attorney general holding Trump and Cuomo accountable

The Observer 07 Mar 2021
“He should be very concerned,” said George Albro, co-chair of the New York Progressive Action Network who has known James going back to when he was a union officer in New York City and she was a public defender ... As state attorney general, James has aggressively pursued a full catalogue of progressive causes.

Apex Mountain freestyle skiing training elevated with new state-of-the-art piece of equipment

Castanet 07 Mar 2021
I know that would have A, made my progressions safer and B, made it probably, two years after for some of my harder tricks,” Kristi Richards, the head coach, and program director for Freestyle Apex said ... and progression of all these high degree difficulty tricks.”.

Extreme ultraviolet radiation levels in Singapore not a cause for concern: Experts

Straits Times 07 Mar 2021
"The values in March are higher than those in September because of generally clearer skies September is more cloudy," he added. Dr Roth said that as we progress into April and then May, extreme UV radiation levels will disappear ... "Generally speaking, it is advisable to put on ...

Advocates warn restrictive voting bills could end Georgia's record turnout

Democratic Underground 07 Mar 2021
Georgia voting rights advocates are worried Republicans are clawing back hard-won progress made in the state after it saw record turnout among voters in November's general election and the Senate runoffs earlier this year ... .

Communist official laments lack of market-based reforms holding back manufacturing

Hong Kong Standard 07 Mar 2021
China's manufacturing industry has made marked progress lately, but the general view that it is "big, but not strong" and "comprehensive, but not excellent," has not fundamentally changed, Miao Wei, deputy director of the committee of economy of the CPPCC ...

Thousands getting vaccinated

Uvalde Leader News 07 Mar 2021
The clinics are staffed by Uvalde Memorial Hospital employees, Southwest Texas Junior College nursing students and instructors, and volunteers ... Reopening response ... “This is encouraging news and reflects the general decline in COVID-19 numbers and the progress that has been made in getting people vaccinated,” reads the officials’ joint statement.

Civic calendar|Eureka to discuss animal control ordinance

Times Standard 07 Mar 2021
Editor’s note. The following is a list of the board, commission and council meetings that are scheduled in the coming week around Humboldt County. Arcata Planning Commission. When ... Where ... • The commission will be reviewing the annual progress report on the city’s general plan and recommending it to the city council ... When ... Where ... When ... Where ... When ... When.

Lockdown violence threatens lasting damage for women in the Middle East

The National 07 Mar 2021
Read More. Lise Grande ... The situation is reflected across the region and worldwide, with the United Nations warning of a “shadow pandemic” of violence against women and girls and UN secretary general Antonio Guterres writing recently in The Guardian that, “in a matter of months, progress on gender equality has been set back decades.” ... .

DPP holds first ‘New Southbound’ camp

Taipei Times 06 Mar 2021
Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Deputy Secretary-General Lin Fei-fan (林飛帆) yesterday led the party’s first winter camp aimed to improve the international networks of young people from countries involved in the government’s New Southbound Policy ... Democratic Progressive Party ...

Global representation of women in Parliament reaches 25.5%

The Siasat Daily 06 Mar 2021
The Geneva-based Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) said that the global representation of women in Parliament reached a record high in 2020, however progress in this regard is “still excruciatingly slow” ...Progress is being made, but Parliaments must be more open to women,” said IPU Secretary General Martin Chungong.

United Methodist conservatives plan for a breakaway

The Journal 06 Mar 2021
If the issue is not addressed on May 8, Boyette said he and his allies would be willing to delay until the 2022 General Conference, but only if UMC centrists and progressives remain committed to previous agreements about a breakup ... The UMC’s demography is illustrated by the apportionment of voting delegates for the 2022 General Conference.

Car bomb kills 25 in Somalia

La Prensa Latina 06 Mar 2021
Police spokesman Sadaq Adan spoke of at least 10 fatalities and more than 30 injured in his initial comments to reporters ... “We insist unity among leaders and general interest over individual interest is the only way forward for peace and progress,” Berlanga wrote ... Plans for the protest have been put on hold ... EFE. ma/dr Tags ....