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Fitness Studio Owner Goes From Making $10,000 a Month to $2,000. But She’s Hanging On.

Recognizing "Small Business Saturday" by taking a look at the struggles and triumphs of owners and entrepreneurs during COIVD.

Volunteers help to give food away during a Thanksgiving food distribution event at Food Bank For New York City in the Harlem neighborhood on November 16, 2020 in New York City. Food Bank For New York City partnered with Stop & Shop and WBLS' The Steve Harvey Morning Show to give away turkeys, holiday boxes, and fresh produce to families in Harlem for Thanksgiving. (Photo by Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images)
These Immigrant Communities Helped One Another Survive COVID. They Want To Make That Unnecessary.

In the absence of accessible government aid, immigrant communities banded together to provide food, shelter, and information. It shouldn't have to be that way.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - August 2017: Memorial flowers and notes are left at the spot where Heather Heyer was killed and others were injured when a car plowed into a crowd of protesters during a rally. (Image via Shutterstock)
Over 15,000 Law Enforcement Agencies Don’t Report Hate Crimes. A New Bill Could Change That.

The legislation would require police track hate crimes and report them to the federal government.

According to data from the US Department of Education, students with disabilities and Black students are disproportionately subjected to restraints and seclusion in schools.
House Democrats Call for a Ban on Restraints and Seclusion in Schools

Data from the US Department of Education, reveals that students with disabilities and Black students are disproportionately affected by the practices.

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What Will Happen to Right-Wing Violence After Trump Leaves Office?

Right-wing extremists and white supremacists have gotten "leaner and meaner" in the Trump era. It's unclear what happens next.

A memorial in El Paso, Texas, after a white shooter targeted Latino shoppers at Walmart. Image via Shutterstock
‘A Carousel of Victims’: Here’s What You Need to Understand About the FBI’s Latest Hate Crimes Report

The number of anti-Hispanic hate crimes rose to 527 from 485 in 2018, while there were 953 reports of anti-Jewish crimes, a 14% surge over the previous year.

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They Helped Turn Out the Vote in Georgia. They’re Not Even Close to Being Done.

Meet the organizers still working to get Georgians back to the polls this January.