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VIDEO: Community Rallies to Support Illinois Police Department
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VIDEO: Community Rallies to Support Illinois Police Department

More than 300 Illinois residents banded together to support police officers in Champaign, Illinois, after their police department had been vandalized. The pro-police rally was held at Lincoln Square Mall in Urbana, and those attending opened with a prayer before listening to a series of speakers, WCIA reported. Tim Voges, one of the organizers who…

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Joe Biden: ‘Unlike the African American Community … the Latino Community Is an Incredibly Diverse Community’
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Joe Biden: ‘Unlike the African American Community … the Latino Community Is an Incredibly Diverse Community’

Former Vice President Joe Biden remarked in an interview released Thursday that “unlike the African American community, with notable exceptions, the Latino community is an incredibly diverse community.” Biden was addressing the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) and National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) Joint Virtual Convention. Portions of the interview were aired Wednesday, and…

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Community Members, Athletes Show Support for Bullied Utah Teen
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Community Members, Athletes Show Support for Bullied Utah Teen

A Utah teen who was the target of vandalism and bullying for years has been showered with support from local athletes and community members. Seth Holdaway, the teen’s father, said their home had been targeted for vandalism— eggs had been thrown at the house, cars had been covered in mayonnaise and mustard, and vulgar images…

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Homeis adds community tools for Mexican immigrants
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Homeis adds community tools for Mexican immigrants

Homeis, a startup building networking tools for immigrant communities, officially launched its community for Mexican immigrants this week. Co-founder and CEO Ran Harnevo (pictured above) previously founded video syndication company 5min, which was acquired by AOL, where he served as the global president of the company’s video division. (AOL also bought TechCrunch and then was…

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