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Here’s the Latest on the Brittney Griner Trial in Russia After Her Testimony on Wednesday | VIDEO

*(CNN) — This week’s trial proceedings in Russia over WNBA star Brittney Griner‘s detention have shed more light on the details of her arrest, including her testimony that she wasn’t provided key information on her rights granted under Russian law. Seated in a courtroom near Moscow Wednesday, Griner denied accusations from prosecutors of drug smuggling

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‘Here It Is – A Tribute to Leonard Cohen’ Due October 14

Blue Note Records has announced an October 14 release date for Here It Is: A Tribute to Leonard Cohen, a remarkable new album produced by Larry Klein that presents stunning renditions of the legendary singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen’s profound songs performed by an extraordinary line-up of guest vocalists: Norah Jones, Peter Gabriel, Gregory Porter, Sarah McLachlan, Luciana Souza, James Taylor, Iggy Pop, Mavis Staples, David Gray, and Nathaniel Rateli­ff. Hear Taylor’s

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Baltimore social change organization CLLCTIVLY welcomes first chief operating officer

By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, Report for America Corps Member, msayles@afro.com CLLCTIVLY, a Baltimore social change organization focused on racial equity, narrative change, social connectedness and resource mobilization, recently […] The post Baltimore social change organization CLLCTIVLY welcomes first chief operating officer appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .

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Maryland Democratic election round up: Prince George’s County residents vote to stay with current leadership in top county posts

By Deborah Bailey, AFRO D.C. Editor Angela Alsobrooks soared above her contenders on Primary Election Day to secure the Democratic nomination for a second term as Prince George’s County Executive.  […] The post Maryland Democratic election round up: Prince George’s County residents vote to stay with current leadership in top county posts appeared first on