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1. Register and Verify

What You Need To Know:

The primary campaign season continues. Today is Primary Election Day in the state of Massachusetts.

2. Farewell To Black America’s Coach

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Hall of Fame coach John Thompson Jr. passed away at the age of 78.

3. Coronavirus Update: Amid Public Distrust, Doctors Call for Independent Review of New Vaccine

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As vaccine manufacturers prepare to put a cure for Covid-19 on the market, several physicians and health experts nationwide are attempting to create an independent commission to review data from coronavirus vaccine trials before a vaccine is released on the market.

4. 50 Years After Its Beginning, the Black National Convention is Revived

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With the goal of beginning a new Black political agenda in an America, Black leaders met in Gary, Indiana in 1972 for the first national Black Political Convention.

5. Very Trendy: MLB And NBA Hire New Chief Inclusion Officers

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As sports leagues across the country hit pause on their season to combat social justice issues, the MLB and NBA hired Black Chief Diversity executives to oversee new social inclusion strategies.

WATCH: What You Need To Know — September 1, 2020: VOTE! — Black America’s Coach — Black National Convention  was originally published on blackamericaweb.com

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