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STACY the Boogeyman

Even when she agreed with the voting bill, Still NO WAY! “In reality, the plan endorsed by Stacey Abrams is no compromise. It still subverts the First Amendment to supercharge cancel culture and the left’s name-and-shame campaign model. It takes redistricting away from state legislatures and hands it over to computers,” he wrote in a

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Big is the New BLACK

For Black men, being tall increases threat stereotyping and police stops Young Black men are stereotyped as threatening, which can have grave consequences for interactions with police. We show that these threat stereotypes are even greater for tall Black men, who face greater discrimination from police officers and elicit stronger judgments of threat. We challenge

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Saving San Pasqual

Shane Harris A SPA Success Story Steps In When you first arrive, you get a larger-than-life feeling, maybe it’s the mountain air or the open sky, but to me, it’s the best idea San Diego County EVER had. Any educational institution that serves in a supportive role as San Pasqual, it’s worth keeping, and frankly,

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Popcorn With SDMNEWS: Netflix’s ‘Outside The Wire’ Is Both Ambitious And Formulaic

“Do you trust me?” This question is often repeated in Netflix’s newest sci-fi film, but in the game of geopolitical war, can anyone be trusted? A story about military distrust in the future battleground of a Cold War-era setting is a solid premise for a mid-budget thriller. Netflix, however, tries to take this premise a

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CICELY TYSON NOW AN ANCESTOR

Emmy- and Tony-winning actress Cicely Tyson, who distinguished herself in theater, film and television, died on Thursday afternoon. She was 96. “I have managed Miss Tyson’s career for over 40 years, and each year was a privilege and blessing,” her manager, Larry Thompson, said in a statement. “Cicely thought of her new memoir as a Christmas

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Doctor’s Death After Covid Vaccine Is Being Investigated

A Florida physician developed an unusual blood disorder shortly after he received the Pfizer vaccine. It is not yet known if the shot is linked to the illness. By Denise Grady and Patricia Mazzei in NEW YORK TIMES Jan. 12, 2021 Health authorities are investigating the case of a Florida doctor who died from an unusually severe blood

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The Mass of Manmade Stuff Now Equals the Planet’s Biomass

The mass of human-produced materials, such as concrete, steel and asphalt, has grown to equal the biomass of all life on the planet, according to a study from the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel. Humans are adding new buildings, roads, vehicles and products at a rate that doubles every 20 years. This “concrete jungle”

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Pandemic Pot: How Marijuana Went Mainstream in the Year of Covid-19 

DENVER — As the third wave of the coronavirus pandemic descended on Colorado in November, gatherings were limited and restaurants closed to sustain social distance. However, pot shops remained open. Recently at The Green Solution, a brightly lit dispensary in Denver, there wasn’t a sense of urgency. Nor were there any crowds. That’s a far

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Can We POLITECAL?

San Diego Civil-Activist Dynamo, Rev. Shane Harris called politician’s bluff on Friday. “Pledging is one thing, but pledging without coercion is another says the activist.” Harris goes on the say “My intent is not to embarrass anyone, my intent was and still is to furnish the moment in which we rise above our comfort zones,

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