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Tremaine Johnson is training to become one of the country’s few Black pilots at Florida Memorial University, a small HBCU. Less than 2% of commercial airline pilots are Black, making Johnson’s decision to become a pilot notable. #NBCNewsThreads (1/10) nbcnews.to/3bU2a3c
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For at least a decade, the University of Georgia has failed to enroll Black students proportionate to the number of Black high school graduates in the state. Such racial disparities are pervasive throughout the U.S. Published with @hechingerreport nbcnews.to/3BSz25e
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Some social media users have called out disparities in the coverage of Ime Udoka's suspension from the Boston Celtics and Brett Favre's role in the Mississippi welfare scandal. nbcnews.to/3SvPIXE
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Devon Gibson was shot five times in a drive-by shooting. Though he healed physically, his trauma still manifests itself in paranoia and dreams about the shooting, pointing to the need for post-care counseling for victims of gun violence. nbcnews.to/3SEgTiI
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Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa was taken off the field on a stretcher during Thursday's game, but the injury and scene sparked shock and outrage online, as well as questions as to whether he should have been playing at all. nbcnews.to/3Maeev7
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For at least a decade, the University of Georgia has failed to enroll Black students proportionate to the number of Black high school graduates in the state. Such racial disparities are pervasive throughout the U.S. Published with @hechingerreport nbcnews.to/3E1AmWb
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Chief Justice Roberts could be in a position to reassert some degree of control on the Supreme Court in several race-related cases that may appeal to his vision of a “colorblind Constitution” when the justices return to action next week. nbcnews.to/3rkv7tj
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NEW: Rapper Coolio, known for hits 'Gangsta's Paradise' and 'Fantastic Voyage,' has died at age 59. nbcnews.to/3SEPqx1
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The DOJ threatened possible legal action against Jackson officials Monday if they don’t agree to negotiations to fix the city’s beleaguered water system, warning that “an imminent and substantial endangerment to human health exists.” nbcnews.to/3CiU7XW
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A Black man who was fully restrained in a chair when a white sheriff’s sergeant in Boulder County, Colorado, used a Taser on him alleges race was a “motivating factor” in the decision to use excessive force, according to a newly filed federal lawsuit. nbcnews.to/3fr1Avk
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For at least a decade, the University of Georgia has failed to enroll Black students proportionate to the number of Black high school graduates in the state. Such racial disparities are pervasive throughout the U.S. Published with @hechingerreport nbcnews.to/3RlZxWq
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A pregnant Black activist who is serving a four-year prison sentence for comments she made to police during a racial justice protest said she is ill and fears she is at risk of giving birth prematurely because of the ongoing stress of being behind bars. nbcnews.to/3SiTYJQ
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