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May 17, 2021 - 2:46pm
Watch as Aniyah Thompson and Bradley Ross Jackson, of Normal Community High School, and Jasmyn Jordan, of Normal West High School, share poems they wrote at a vigil organized by the Bloomington-Normal branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People in Bloomington, IL.
May 17, 2021 - 2:23pm
In our weekly feature, we'll be sharing 5 headlines from the week that struck us as important. We hope you'll visit the original stories. Just click on the graphic and a link will take you there. 
May 7, 2021 - 1:05pm
If you see an act of racial harassment, there is something you can do. Safely intervene as a bystander using the 5D’s: distract, delegate, delay, direct and document. For more info, watch AAAJ-LA's new PSA featuring the voice of actor Ken Jeong and illustrations by award-winning artist James Yang. 
April 23, 2021 - 5:28pm
President Biden signed the Covid-19 Hate Crimes Act in law on May 20, after a rare bipartisan vote in both the Senate and the House to advance the bill to his desk. The legislation is aimed at bolstering efforts to combat rising anti-Asian hate crimes during the COVID-19 pandemic. 
April 23, 2021 - 1:58pm
What are you waiting for? Get on it! Details on the free sessions and a listing of national/local NIOT events in the pipeline.