(NEW YORK) -- Some Florida educators and students are concerned about Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' vow against "trendy ideologies" in state colleges and universities. "We must ensure that our institutions of higher learning are focused on academic excellence and the pursuit of truth, not the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- When Amazon founder Jeff Bezos took what some viewed as a joyride to the edge of space earlier this week and then thanked the employees of his e-commerce empire for paying for it, the backlash against the richest man in the world... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Nearly a decade ago, Linda Greene was having dinner with some of her friends when she heard that marijuana had been legalized for medicinal use in Washington, D.C. Having lived through the 1960s counterculture, she saw an opportunity. Greene opened Anacostia Organics... Read More.
By JON SCHLOSBERG, ABC News (PHILADELPHIA) -- Once again, it is Dr. Ala Stanford to the rescue, this time confronting Philadelphia’s vaccine inequities head on.Last April, Stanford became frustrated with the city’s slow pace of COVID-19 testing, especially in Black and... Read More.
By: CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Walmart and its namesake foundation announced Monday they are distributing $14.3 million to more than a dozen nonprofits that support racial equity.The retailer and the Walmart Foundation pledged to contribute a total... Read More.
By SARAH KOLINOVSKY and BEN GITTLESON, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden on Tuesday planned to sign four executive actions pertaining to racial equity, including phasing out the use of private prisons at the federal level, according to senior administration... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Leslie Odom Jr. shocked Hamilton fans last week when he revealed he almost didn't appear in the filmed adaptation of the musical. Odom, who originated the role of Aaron Burr that won him a Tony Award, recently told Dax Shepard on his podcast Armchair Expert why he nearly... Read More.