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ESPN To Televise Athlete Protests & Singing Of The ‘Black National Anthem’ At All Games
✪ ESPN has announced that they will be televising professional athletes protesting by the singing of the black national anthem, a song known as Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing, instead of the Star-Spangled Banner, according to Front Office Sports. In addition, the network will also “show social justice movements, actions, as they happen.”
✪ The Arab League on Wednesday refused to endorse a Palestinian draft resolution condemning the United Arab Emirates for its normalization agreement with Israel, a move that is a severe blow to the Palestinians, Ramallah officials said.The proposal was presented by the Palestinians to a meeting of Arab League foreign ministers, and Palestinian officials said some Arab countries objected to it.
✪ Here’s a modest proposal for Berit Reiss-Andersen, Henrik Syse, Thorbjørn Jagland, Anne Enger, and Asle Toje, also known as the Norwegian Nobel Prize Committee: why not give your prize, for a change, to somebody who actually deserves it?
Alabama Woman Donates Kidney To Save The Officer Who Locked Her Up
✪ A woman’s kidney donation has saved the life of an Alabama police officer who put her in jail. Phil Campbell officer Terrell Potter had locked up Jocelynn James several times as she battled an opioid addiction. She credits Potter, now retired, with helping her turn her life around. She has been sober for years…
✪ The Pentagon has just released the 2020 China Military Power Report, one of the leading sources of reliable information on China’s military. This year’s version marks the 20th anniversary of the report and provides a unique perspective on how China’s military has changed over the first two decades of the 21st century. Here are some key changes in the report: