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‘No one with power is listening:’ Activists warn redistricting moves in the South threaten Black political power

“The optics are just very obvious,” Hendrickson told CNN. “It’s a perception that there’s a loss of control for Republicans, and we have people of color who are assuming leadership roles and now you are trying to take that power away.”

In Galveston County, Texas, for instance, a map recently approved by the Republican-controlled county board is expected to squeeze out the county’s only Black commissioner. In Lee County, North Carolina, a new map adopted by a 4-3 vote of the county commission reduced the number of minority voters in the county’s only majority-minority district. If it stands, it could … Read More

Full stop for apostrophes as experts warn the punctuation mark is history

Over 30 years the apostrophe’s use has noticeably declined, according to the biggest ever study of spoken and written language at Lancaster University

Apostrophes, first learnt in school, could be a thing of the past

In the world of puncutation little provokes as much passion as the apostrophe…. but experts say it could soon be a thing of the past.

Over 30 years its use has noticeably declined, according to the biggest ever study of spoken and written language.

Researchers from Lancaster University looked at 100million words to analyse trends.

“The most striking thing

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