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Keck Hospital of USC nurses demand improved safety measures amid coronavirus pandemic

A group of nurses delivered a letter to USC president Carol L. Folt on Wednesday, Jan. 27, asking the Keck Hospital of USC administration to host a virtual Town Hall to address safety concerns and answer questions about how the hospital is handling the pandemic. The USC rally was part of a nationwide action held by National Nurses United on Wednesday in 19 states nationwide, urging hospitals and government officials to protect healthcare workers amid the coronavirus pandemic. The demonstrations,...
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How the Parsis Shaped Theatre in Colonial Bombay

Flops, frauds or community disapproval did not prove obstacles to the growth of the theatre enterprise. Elphinstone Circle in Bombay in the 1870s. Photo: Lee-Warner Collection/Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA When one thinks of Horniman Circle – the ring of elegant old buildings in south Mumbai – today, several associations spring to mind: the glossy storefronts of Starbucks and Hermes – the temples of neoliberal globalism; men snoozing on the garden’s shaded benches – a respite from...
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Who Is a Legal Information Specialist in 2021?

About a million years ago…wait, that was just 2020. Back in 2011-2012 I was invited to collaborate with colleagues on Legal Information Specialists: A Guide to Launching and Building Your Career with colleagues from the Canadian Association of Law Libraries. At the time, Annette Demers asked contributors to gather some quotes from our colleagues about the value they considered in having a Legal Information Specialist team member. As uncomfortable as it was, I asked colleagues to write something....
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Women & Literature: Lorraine Hansberry

Lorraine Hansberry (image via Wikimedia Commons) Lorraine Hansberry (19 May 1930-12 January 1965) was a celebrated black playwright who was born in Chicago, Illinois, and died in New York City at the age of thirty-four after a scant six years in the professional theater. Her first produced play, A Raisin in the Sun, has become an American classic, enjoying numerous productions since its original presentation in 1959 and many professional revivals during its twenty-fifth anniversary year in 198...
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Increasing diversity in tech hiring requires a common-ground approach

Michelle Ferguson Contributor Share on Twitter Michelle Ferguson is National Community Relations Director at Dream Corps. Kasheef Wyzard Contributor Share on Twitter Kasheef Wyzard is National Programming Initiatives Director for Dream Corps TECH. The pandemic is surging in America once more. If this past year is any indication, it will hur...
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Community meetings in the San Fernando Valley, Dec. 14-21

  Los Angeles City Councilmember Bob Blumenfield hosts an online town hall on Dec. 14 to discuss “cabin communities” for the homeless. Council District 3 office, closed now during the pandemic, is on Vanowen Street in Reseda. (Google Street View)   Community meetings bring people together for exchange of ideas and memorable shared experiences plus the potential for positive personal, change and community enrichment.   Wings Over Wendy’s: Veterans of all services and their supporters meet on...
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Paris illuminates in teal for cervical cancer elimination

Paris, the City of Lights, celebrated the world's historic commitment to eliminate cervical cancer by illuminating in teal on November 17th. Standing in solidarity with over 100 landmarks across the globe, Town Hall glimmered like a beacon of hope for a cervical cancer-free future.
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Dream Corps TECH Town Hall powered by TGS

December 7th, 2020 7 PM EST/6 PM CSTAs the economy continues to go digital and high-tech, Black and Latinx communities are slowly tracking to gain equity in the tech space. At the same time, high-tech and Fortune 500 companies are struggling to hire and retain talented people of color.What if we could solve both problems at the same time? That is what Dream Corps TECH is all about, and it is also the focus of their inaugural TECH Town Hall powered by TGS on Dec 7 @ 7 PM EST/6 PM CST. Join this ...
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Retired Navy SEAL William McRaven says bin Laden conspiracy theory Trump boosted is as 'crazy' as denying the moon landing

Ret. Adm. William McRaven Photo by Robert Daemmrich Photography Inc/Corbis via Getty Images Retired US Navy Adm. William McRaven said the Osama bin Laden conspiracy theory boosted by President Donald Trump was as crazy as denying the moon landing. "I didn't even think it was worth addressing because it was so crazy," the former head of US Special Operations Command said during a CNN interview Tuesday. McRaven added that he was glad to see that Robert O'Neill, a fellow former Navy SEAL and ...
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 On Friday, I mentioned to Bobbi that, taken together, the optics on Thursday night's "Town Halls" looked terrible. After the goat rope of the first debate, Trump's bout with the 'Rona, and the refusal of the administration to accede to a virtual debate where a third party could presumably control the mics, I initially feared that Thursday night would feature both candidates retreating to private hugboxes. It somehow managed to be worse.NBC sent law school grad, former NBC legal reporter and Whi...
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FactChecking Biden’s Town Hall

At a televised town hall in Philadelphia, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden made false and misleading claims on COVID-19, health insurance, the 1994 crime bill and more: -Biden falsely claimed all members of a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention team in China “came home” before the coronavirus pandemic. The staff was cut, but not eliminated. -He claimed the Trump administration stopped providing masks for schools. One agency did stop, but another intends to distribute up to 125 ...
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How Savannah Guthrie Helped Salvage NBC’s Risky Bet on Town Hall

Executives at NBCUniversal, NBC News and the NBC broadcast network are not-so-quietly thanking an employee who has only limited command over the Comcast-owned company’s corporate direction: Savannah Guthrie. Guthrie’s handling of President Donald Trump during a town-hall broadcast organized in last-minute fashion by NBC News helped blunt waves of criticism of the media conglomerate, which […]
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Town Hall Attendee Who Kept Nodding Behind Trump Was Pro-Trump Candidate In ’18

The woman who went viral for repeatedly nodding at President Donald Trump’s remarks in the background during his town hall on Thursday turns out to be a former congressional candidate who ran on a pro-Trump platform in 2018. The Miami Herald identified her as Mayra Joli, an immigration lawyer and former beauty queen who ran against Rep. Donna Shalala (D-FL) two years ago as an independent who strongly supported Trump. Joli was seated behind Trump and could be seen nodding approvingly multiple...
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TikTok Users Watched Biden's Town Hall on Multiple Devices to Try and Beat Trump's Ratings

The social media users came up with a plan to try and prevent Trump from bragging about his town hall ratings.
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Who Is Mayra Joli? Nodding Woman Behind Trump at Town Hall

The woman dubbed the "Nodding Lady" on social media is an immigration attorney in Florida who ran for Congress in 2018.
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Watch Trump's reaction when a voter tells him he has a 'great smile' during NBC News town hall

President Donald Trump gestures as he speaks during an NBC News town hall event moderated by Savannah Guthrie at the Perez Art Museum in Miami on October 15, 2020. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images One voter took President Donald Trump by surprise with a compliment on his appearance during an NBC News town hall Thursday evening. "I have to say, you have a great smile," said Paulette Dale, a Florida voter. "You're so handsome when you smile." She then asked Trump an immigration-relate...
Tags: Florida, Politics, News, Supreme Court, Obama, Mexico, Nbc News, Trends, Joe Biden, Dhs, Hillary Clinton, Miami, Biden, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Trump

Trump refuses to say if he was tested for COVID-19 before his debate with Joe Biden

President Donald Trump speaks during an NBC News town hall Screenshot/NBC News During his town hall on NBC News on Thursday night, President Donald Trump wouldn't say when he last tested negative for COVID-19 before he contracted the virus earlier this month  Trump said he takes coronavirus tests "all the time," but not every day. He said he "probably" took a test on the day of the first presidential debate on September 29, but he couldn't say for sure.  "Possibly I did, possibly I didn't,...
Tags: Politics, News, White House, Nbc News, Trends, Joe Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Savannah Guthrie, Town Hall, Face Mask, President Donald Trump, Walter Reed Medical Center, Eliza Relman, Coronavirus, COVID-19

'You're not someone's crazy uncle:' Savannah Guthrie slams Trump over his promotion of conspiracy theories during the NBC News town hall

President Donald Trump defended tweeting out conspiracy theories during Thursday night's town hall. Screenshot/NBC News NBC News host Savannah Guthrie challenged President Donald Trump's decision to retweet a baseless conspiracy theory about Joe Biden's involvement in Osama bin Laden's death.  When Trump defended his decision to promote the outrageous conspiracy theory, Guthrie admonished him, saying, "You're the president, you're not like someone's crazy uncle who can just retweet wha...
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'You're not, like, someone's crazy uncle': Savannah Guthrie slams Trump at the NBC town hall over his promotion of conspiracy theories

President Donald Trump defended tweeting out conspiracy theories during Thursday night's town hall. Screenshot/NBC News The NBC News host Savannah Guthrie challenged President Donald Trump's decision to retweet a baseless conspiracy theory about Joe Biden's involvement in Osama bin Laden's death. When Trump defended his decision to promote the outrageous conspiracy theory, Guthrie admonished him, saying, "You're the president — you're not, like, someone's crazy uncle who can just retwe...
Tags: Twitter, Politics, News, Nbc, Navy, Osama Bin Laden, Nbc News, Trends, Joe Biden, Conspiracy Theories, Msnbc, Donald Trump, Bin Laden, Trump, Savannah Guthrie, Guthrie

Biden Says He’ll Clarify Court-Packing Stance before Election — with a Catch

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said on Thursday that he would clarify his stance on court packing ahead of the November 3 election, contingent upon how Republicans "handle" Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation process.Biden's comments came during an ABC News Town Hall, during which host George Stephanopoulos pressed the former vice president on his increasingly elusive stance on the topic.The Democrat said he is "not a fan" of court packing but it "depends on...
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Biden says he's 'not a fan of court packing' and promised to reveal his position on the issue before Election Day

Democratic nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden during Thursday night's town hall on ABC. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Democratic nominee Joe Biden was pressed on whether he is in favor of "court packing" during a town hall on ABC Thursday night. Biden said he is personally not in favor of adding justices to the Supreme Court, but warned Republicans may force his hand. "It depends on how this turns out," Biden said of the confirmation hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett. "If ...
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Trump and Biden will participate in separate town halls at the same time instead of 2nd presidential debate

President Donald Trump and former Vice President and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden speak during the first presidential debate on September 29, 2020 in Cleveland, Ohio. Morry Gash-Pool/Getty Images President Donald Trump will participate in an NBC News town hall on Thursday evening, the network announced on Wednesday. The town hall will take place at the same time as his 2020 Democratic opponent's Joe Biden's on ABC News, which was announced last week.  The change of schedule ca...
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Trump To Hold Competing Town Hall During Biden’s On Thursday After Debate Cancellation

NBC News announced on Wednesday morning that the network will be hosting a town hall with President Donald Trump on the same day and time Democratic candidate Joe Biden is scheduled to hold a town hall of his own on Thursday. The town hall will be held outdoors in Miami, Florida, where Trump and Democratic candidate Joe Biden were slated to hold a town hall together before the President abruptly announced last week that he would not participate. “TODAY” anchor Savannah Guthrie will be the mod...
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Joe Biden says he will hold a solo town hall after Trump backed out of the next debate

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden participates in a CNN town hall moderated by Anderson Cooper in Moosic, Pa., Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020. AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster Former Vice President Joe Biden's campaign team on Thursday said he is going to do a solo town hall after President Donald Trump backed out of the next debate. After the Commission on Presidential Debates announced that the next debate, originally slated for Oct. 15, would be held virtually, Trump sa...
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Community meetings in the San Fernando Valley, Sept. 28-Oct. 5

  L.A. Street Services employees work on trimming trees along Ingomar Street in Canoga Park. L.A. Controller Ron Galperin released a report on how the City of Los Angeles cares for its trees on Feb. 21, 2019. (Photo by Dean Musgrove, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)     Community meetings bring people together for exchange of ideas and memorable shared experiences plus the potential for positive personal and community enrichment. Here is a sampling of upcoming online meetings.   Burbank Airport...
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Trump was caught off guard by voter questions at the ABC News town hall, which could spell trouble for the presidential debates

President Donald Trump at Tuesday night's town hall hosted by ABC. MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images After President Donald Trump was unable to answer basic questions from undecided voters at an ABC town hall event Wednesday night, his debate prep strategy — or lack thereof — became apparent. Asked on "Fox & Friends" how he's getting ready for the first presidential debate against Democratic nominee Joe Biden on Sept. 29, Trump said, "I sort of prepare every day, by just doing what I'm ...
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Watch the entire CNN/'Sesame Street' 'ABCs of Back to School' town hall

Big Bird of "Sesame Street" joins CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Erica Hill to tackle issues around going back to school. Watch the entire CNN/"Sesame Street" "ABCs of Back to School: A Town Hall for Families" below.
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The richest people in America, ranked

Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters The 16 richest Americans in the Bloomberg Billionaires Index and Forbes Billionaires List are collectively worth more than $1 trillion. While tech moguls continue to dominate the top ranks, inherited wealth, like in the Walton family, also makes a strong appearance in the list.The four richest people in America are also the richest people in the world.On August 31, Elon Musk became the third-richest person in the world after Tesla stock split, causing shares to sha...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Spacex, Elon Musk, Texas, Board of Directors, Money, Microsoft, Washington Post, Life, Stanford, India, Satya Nadella

5 essential takeaways from Ad Age's Town Hall on Racism

Black business leaders from across the advertising spectrum answer your questions on equity, microaggressions, D&I initiatives and more.
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