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First attentive Sikh graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point

Second Lieutenant Anmol Narang, a second generation immigrant born and raised in Roswell, Georgia, is the academy’s first observer, Sikh, which means that it follows religious practices like Kesh that require natural hair growth without them to cut. “It’s an incredible feeling,” Narang told CNN. “It’s a humiliating experience, I’ve never worked harder for anything in my life. Being a …

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The board member of the Naval Academy alumni accidentally scolds racistly about Black Lives Matter

A couple in Florida were caught on camera in response to the Black Lives Matter movement with the N-word and other racial insults. 63-year-old Scott Bethmann and his wife Nancy discussed news from companies denouncing systematic racism following protests triggered by the murder of Black George Floyd. Mr. Bethmann was a member of the Board of Trustees of the Naval …

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Big news for Oscars, as the academy eases the conditions for participation, combines sound categories, ends DVD screeners and more – deadline

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences and its Board of Governors, which meet virtually, have approved changes in the way films are eligible for the 93rd Annual Academy Awards, including to ease the eligibility requirements for films who debut on streamers and VoD, as well as changes for some categories include expanding the electorate in the nomination process …

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Colombian superstar Juanes was named "Person of the Year" of the Latin Recording Academy in 2019

Before the Latin Grammy Awards ceremony in 2019, the Colombian singer, songwriter and philanthropist Juanes was celebrated last night. A concert that took place last night at the MGM Grand Convention Center in Las Vegas honored his achievements in music and philanthropy. Colombian superstar Juanes attends the Latin American Recording Academy's "Person of the Year 2019" gala in honor of …

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According to the Military Academy, a West Point cadet and an M4 rifle are missing

Authorities do not believe that the cadet has magazines or ammunition or poses a threat to the public. He could pose a danger to himself, it said in a statement of the Military Academy. The Academy will normally operate with an "enhanced protection status", including a stronger police presence at sporting events and, in addition, the Academy. The cadet, a …

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