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‘We are Devonna Walker’ protest held for Black Iowa woman called racial slur before being fatally stabbed in dispute with white neighbors

Protest held by activists in Cedar Rapids on Feb. 4 will begin with a march and push for charges in the fatal stabbing of Devonna Walker.

Happy Black History Month📣

Black History Month kicked off on Feb. 1. How will you celebrate the month? What will you read, learn or do?

Being Heard: 2 Black Women, Coffee & Conversations — Episode 12: Iowa’s school vouchers: ‘I view it as theft — I view it as racism’

Whether it’s called school choice, school vouchers or the ‘Students First Act,’ there’s a lot to unpack on the impact to Iowa public schools.

Despicable ‘culture of policing’ led to Tyre Nichols’ murder

Memphis Police Department’s body camera videos show the extreme abuse Tyre Nichols suffered on Jan. 7. He died three days later.

Candlelight Vigil planned for two Des Moines teens killed at Starts Right Here, families seek GoFundMe donations

A candlelight vigil is planned at 6 p.m. Jan. 27 at Starts Right Here for the victims of Monday’s shooting in Des Moines.

Iowa Cancer Consortium releases 5-year plan, focused on improving health equity, prevention

A statewide comprehensive cancer coalition released its five-year plan to reduce cancer, the second leading cause of death in the state.

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