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Delaware removes whipping post outside courthouse

Delaware removes whipping post outside courthouse

An old whipping post that was used “disproportionally on Blacks” was removed from outside the Old Sussex County Courthouse in Georgetown, Delaware, a state official said Wednesday. “It is certainly overdue and should have been done a long time ago,” said Doug Denison, spokesman for the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs (DDHCA). The…MORE

Hundreds of teens at ‘pong fest’ party exposed to coronavirus, officials say

Hundreds of teens at ‘pong fest’ party exposed to coronavirus, officials say

About 300 teens were exposed to Covid-19 at a “pong fest” party in Lakeway, Texas, on June 20, local officials say. At the time of the party, several teens were waiting for their Covid-19 test results, and have since tested positive, according to Shelly Parks, a spokesperson with Austin Homeland Security & Emergency Management. City…MORE

Women’s soccer league players and officials kneel during National Anthem

Women’s soccer league players and officials kneel during National Anthem

A majority of National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) players knelt on one knee during the National Anthem in the opening weekend of its tournament. NWSL’s Portland Thorns and North Carolina Courage were the first to kneel, right before playing in the Challenge Cup tournament opener at Zions Bank Stadium in Herriman, Utah. Both teams kneeled…MORE

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