Stories tagged: "race"


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‘He’s Pulling Us All Apart’: Americans Deeply Unhappy With Trump

Just 24% of Americans say the country is headed in the right direction, down from 42% in March, and Trump’s overall approval rating sits at 39%.

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12 Things You Should Stop Saying About Racial Injustice

A primer for non-Black folks who —finally — want to talk about racial injustice.

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POLL: Black Americans Are 3 Times as Likely as Whites to Know Someone Who Died from COVID-19

As the U.S. death toll approaches 100,000 and confirmed cases of COVID-19 top 1.5 million in the country, there has been no national moment of mourning.

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What The Charleston Shooting, Trump and ‘Reopen NC’ Have In Common

A former NC teacher of the year and member of the State Board of Education on why willful ignorance could start a new dark age.

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Georgia Father and Son Charged With Murder in Killing of Ahmaud Arbery

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation announced in a news release that Gregory McMichael, 64, and his 34-year-old son, Travis McMichael, had both been arrested on charges of murder and aggravated assault.

FILE - In this April 28, 2020, file photo, nurse practitioner talks to a patient and holds her hand while a doctor administers an IV at Roseland Community Hospital in Chicago. Many African Americans watching protests calling for easing restrictions meant to slow the spread of the new coronavirus see them as one more example of how their health and their rights just don’t seem to matter. (Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Chicago Sun-Times via AP, File)
Black Residents Say States View Them as ‘Disposable’ as They Open Back Up

Black people are dying in disproportionate numbers from COVID-19 in the United States, and as the reopening starts, they are likely to be among those whose workplaces open first.

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California Cop Under Investigation After Viral Video Shows Him Violently Punching Teen

“He’s on top of me and it looks like he’s about to hit me. Like, I’m reacting like any other normal human being would.”