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White women must give up their power and make space for a Black woman Supreme Court justice

OPINION: White women who consider themselves allies should also consider the unfairness in Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination — and act now.

As America watched Chris Wallace moderate the presidential debate Tuesday night, front and center was the Supreme Court nomination and its impact on women’s rights and deciding the outcome of the general election.

Under the Affordable Care Act, which the Trump administration seeks to destroy, women cannot be charged more simply for their gender or a preexisting women’s health condition like pregnancy. Women’s rights, including Black women’s rights, are at stake in the selection of the next Supreme Court Justice. It is, therefore, critical for social, economic and racial representation to take center stage in the person nominated.  

White women are indebted to Black women, who deserve reciprocity in the fight for equity in all sectors of society but are being denied our turn. There have been four women

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It’s the Maui Invitational — but Asheville style

Preparations are underway for the Maui Invitational’s move to Asheville. A site visit is underway to fine tune the plans for the event.



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The tournament is typically held the week of Thanksgiving in Maui, but, thanks to the COVID-19 outbreak, the venue has been moved to Harrah’s Cherokee Center in Asheville. The venue and the timing is different this year, but organizers are gearing up.

“We’re not trying to be Maui. We are trying to present just the best experience for the student-athletes in a year where things are crazy for them,” said Demp Bradford, president of the Asheville Buncombe Regional Sports Commission.

MAUI INVITATIONAL HEADING INLAND, TO BRING NATION’S TOP BASKETBALL TEAMS TO ASHEVILLE

Bradford said everything is coming together for Asheville to play host to the eight NCAA basketball teams for the annual tournament.

“The court was refinished last year,”

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Fans Are Comparing Peter Parker’s New Face Model in ‘Spider-Man Remastered’ to Tom Holland

Insomniac Games and Sony announced the improvements coming to Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered on Wednesday, and among the changes is a new face model for Peter Parker. The PlayStation 5 version of the game, which originally came out for PS4 in 2018, boasts plenty of technological advantages to the original release, but most fans have gotten hung-up on Peter Parker’s new look, which might look familiar to some.

“We loved working with John Bubniak on the original game; however, to get a better match to Peter Parker/Spider-Man actor Yuri Lowenthal’s facial capture, we have cast Ben Jordan to be the face model for Peter Parker on the PS5 console,” said Insomniac in a post on the official PlayStation blog. “He looks incredible in-game, and Yuri’s moving performances take on a new life.”

Many have already drawn comparisons to another famous version of Peter Parker: Tom Holland. Obviously it isn’t actually Holland,

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