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Tiger Woods told police after crash that he didn't remember driving

When Tiger Woods crashed his car in Southern California last week, he told sheriff's deputies that he had no recollection of driving or how the accident happened, according to a Los Angeles County affidavit for a search warrant of the vehicle's black box.

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The true story of a former slave who became Lt. Governor

Support for freed slaves was so strong after the Civil War we saw Black Representatives and even Lieutenant Governors taking office in the 1860s. Their success was short-lived, cut down by racist sentiments that look very much like the ones rocking the country today. This is part of our "History Refocused" series -- stories from America's past you should have heard about, but probably didn't.

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Golden Globes: Catherine O'Hara wins for 'Schitt's Creek'

• The Golden Globes get off to an awkward start amid controversy, while honoring Black stars • See the full list of winners • A movie set in Arkansas is vying for best foreign-language film. Here's why that's controversial

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'Why should I trust you now?' Flint residents grapple with vaccine hesitancy

In 2014, Flint, Michigan switched its water source, causing a crisis that resulted in several deaths and myriad health problems. Now, a strong sense of distrust in government and public health officials is prevalent in residents, the majority of whom are Black and Brown. With the coronavirus vaccine currently rolling out across the country, scarred Flint residents are still wondering whether or not it's safe to take. CNN's Omar Jimenez reports.

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What Tiger Woods means to Black America

We almost lost Tiger Woods in a gruesome car accident Tuesday along a Southern California highway during these final days of the month when America celebrates Black history. With apologies to late poet T. S. Eliot, such a horror would have made February the cruelest month, instead of April.

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The New York Times paints a grim picture of its own workplace culture

The New York Times is admitting its own workplace issues, particularly around the treatment of Black and Latino employees, in a report released Wednesday. Included with the analysis is a four-point plan to improve conditions that the report's authors say will require "commitment from company leadership" as well as employees.

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How to make the vaccine rollout more equitable

Covid-19 has disproportionately devastated the Black community. Black Americans are dying from the coronavirus at nearly twice the rate of White Americans -- and have been hospitalized nearly three times as often, according to data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Black Americans, who make up a disproportionate share of essential workers, are also shouldering greater socioeconomic burdens during the pandemic. You would think that one way to bring back a measure of racial justice would be to work vigorously to eliminate this disparity when it comes to who can get the vaccine.

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James Clyburn: America needs us to get outside our comfort zones

We are observing Black History Month during historically challenging times. In addition to Covid-19, we are besieged by chronic economic insecurities, exacerbating racial inequalities and serious gender inequities. As a history buff, I usually celebrate Black History Month by sharing little-known and sometimes unknown facts about Black Americans' contributions to the greatness of America. But circumstances this year give rise to some deeper introspections.

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