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Yes, Stevie Wonder's 'Happy Birthday' was produced to support making MLK's birthday a national holiday

Holiday

No, a viral video doesn’t show an Iranian father dancing at his daughter’s funeral

Social Media

Yes, the gay and trans ‘panic’ defense is still legal in a majority of states

Courts

Yes, FCC Affordable Connectivity Program’s $30 discount is real

Money

The progress pride flag is copyrighted, but only restricted for commercial use

Holiday

Yes, Pride Month began as a protest against police brutality

Holiday

Yes, Black Lives Matter’s national nonprofit purchased a multimillion-dollar mansion

Social Justice

Yes, the Taliban denied women education the last time they ruled Afghanistan

Afghanistan

No, photo of NCAA women’s swimmers not a protest against transgender athlete

Sports

Yes, the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in DC originally misquoted King

Holiday

No, most sex trafficking victims are not kidnapped by strangers

Social Media

Yes, Kwanzaa originated in the United States

Holiday

Transgender women's advantage in sports is inconclusive due to lack of data

Sports

No, there will not be a tree planted for every pet picture posted to Instagram campaign

Social Media

Yes, the killing of Ahmaud Arbery led to changes in Georgia law

Courts

Fact-checking 5 claims about conservatorships

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