A June 15th conversation about race

Thursday June 17 at 11:00 a.m. Virtual event Juneteenth is the oldest celebration commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. But the fight against institutionalized racism continues today. Join USC experts to discuss voting rights, criminal justice reform, and the ongoing struggle for freedom and justice for all. …

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What I learned: André De Shields

In my 52 years as a black performer the most common question casting directors ask me is, “can you sing and dance?” Well, yeah, because I grew up doo-woping under the streetlights in the pouring rain with my brothers, I went to house parties to learn the latest moves. I …

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Hong Kong’s trade position weakens

(The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are their own.) A woman takes photos in front of high-rise buildings in the central financial district after sunset in Hong Kong, China on March 30, 2021. REUTERS / Lam Yik – RC2NLM99HBBA HONG KONG (Reuters Breakingviews) – The Hong …

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