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L’Oreal to remove words like “whitening” from skin products

PARIS (AP) – French cosmetic giant L’Oreal announced on Saturday that it will remove words like “whitening” from its skin care products. This is happening amid global protests against racism triggered by the death of George Floyd. The company said in a statement on Saturday that it “has decided to remove the words white / white, fair / fairness, light …

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Trump blasts attempts to remove historical statues as “censorship.”

On his return to Saturday’s election campaign in Tulsa, Oklahoma, President Trump criticized protesters and politicians who have urged that portraits and statues of historical figures be removed. “The carefree left-wing mob tries to destroy our history, desecrate our monuments, our beautiful monuments, tear down our statues and punish, cancel and persecute anyone who does not meet his demands for …

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The Aunt Jemima brand is said to change the name and remove the image, which Quaker says is “based on a racist stereotype.”

The aunt Jemima syrup-pancake mixture will get a new name and image, Quaker Oats announced on Wednesday. The company recognizes that “Aunt Jemima’s origins are based on a racist stereotype”. The 130-year-old brand shows a black woman named Aunt Jemima, who was originally disguised as a minstrel. The picture has changed over time, and in recent years Quaker has removed …

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The GOP-led body is trying to remove Confederate names on military assets amid Trump’s opposition

When asked whether taking out the Confederate amendment would be politically problematic from a public relations perspective, the Senate majority whip, John Thune, admitted on Thursday that it would be difficult. “Well, I mean, if it’s on the committee’s basic bill, then yes,” the South Dakota Republican told reporters. “Obviously it is a difficult task if we take something off …

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Pelosi calls on the Republicans to remove 11 Confederate statues from Capitol Hill

Hours after President Trump said he would not rename military bases named after Confederate leaders, House spokeswoman Nancy Pelosi flaunted her opposition by highlighting her work to remove Confederate statues from the U.S. Capitol. Pelosi sent out a copy of a letter she sent to the chairmen of the library’s Joint Committee, which manages the National Statuary Hall collection – …

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Tiny marine animals help remove greenhouse gas emissions

It was decades ago that Bruce Robison first looked through the plexiglass sphere of a submersible and saw a very strange animal in the waters off Central California. Almost see-through and no bigger than a fist, the squishy tadpole-like animal was surrounded by a giant slime balloon that was about 3 feet wide. Robison could see chambers that were intricately …

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