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NFL to halt ‘race-norming,’ which assumed lower cognitive function in Black brain injury claims (access required)

The NFL pledged to halt the use of “race-norming,” which assumed Black players started out with lower cognitive function, in the $1 billion settlement of brain injury claims and to review past scores for any potential race bias.

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Black women, men praise Md. bill on hairstyle bias, cite personal accounts (access required)

ANNAPOLIS – Legislation to ban racial discrimination based on hairstyle drew strong support Tuesday from black women and men – including the bill’s Senate sponsor — who recounted having endured or having seen family members experience the trauma of having ...

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Bill would amend Md. civil rights law to ban hairstyle bias (access required)

ANNAPOLIS – Maryland’s prohibition on racial discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodations would be expanded to include bias on the basis of hairstyles associated with race under legislation pending before the General Assembly. Specifically, the measure would broaden the ...

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Commutation for killers draws diverse reactions

Welcome to Monday, the 25th anniversary of the television premiere of “The X-Files.” Here are some news items to get your week started. — California Gov. Jerry Brown draws praise and scorn for commuting 20 murderers’ sentences. — Trump’s legal ...

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