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'It's A Terrible Emotional Impact On People': COVID-19 Pushes New York's Legal System To Its Limits

'It's A Terrible Emotional Impact On People': COVID-19 Pushes New York's Legal System To Its Limits

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted every part of New York City's legal system and it has affected people all over the city emotionally. Read full article: 'It's A Terrible Emotional Impact On Peo...→

'We have always made it difficult for people to vote': Public Advocate seeks election reforms after primary day miscues - amNewYork

'We have always made it difficult for people to vote': Public Advocate seeks election reforms after primary day miscues - amNewYork

Election reform would make the November general election more inclusive and fair, advocates said at a press conference led by Public Advocate Jumaane Read full article: 'We have always made it difficult for pe...→

Fairfax Co. police disproportionately use force on Black people; Chief, NAACP respond | WTOP

A new report shows Fairfax County Police have disproportionately used force on Black residents — the local NAACP and the police chief agree more should be done [...] Read full article: Fairfax Co. police disproportionately us...→

The 20 largest public U.S. companies without a black person on their board

The 20 largest public U.S. companies without a black person on their board

Newsweek has identified the 20 largest publicly traded companies within the S&P 500 that do not have a single black director on their corporate boards. Procter [...] Read full article: The 20 largest public U.S. companies wit...→

Trump tweets videos of Black men attacking white people, asks ‘Where are the protesters?’

Trump tweets videos of Black men attacking white people, asks ‘Where are the protesters?’

As protesters demanding an end to police brutality and systemic racism again clashed with authorities outside the White House on Monday night, the president to [...] Read full article: Trump tweets videos of Black men attacki...→

Black Americans Hospitalized for COVID-19 at 4 Times the Rate of Whites, Medicare Data Shows - Times of San Diego

Black Americans enrolled in Medicare were around four times as likely as their white counterparts to be hospitalized for COVID-19, U.S. government data release [...] Read full article: Black Americans Hospitalized for COVID-1...→

What riders with disabilities fear and want from public transit in COVID-19 era

What riders with disabilities fear and want from public transit in COVID-19 era

When your hands are your eyes, how do you protect yourself from COVID-19 germs on transit? One visually impaired rider worries about taking Metra, while anothe [...] Read full article: What riders with disabilities fear and w...→

Black Lives Matter hosts free COVID-19 testing as part of Juneteenth celebration in Denver

Black Lives Matter hosts free COVID-19 testing as part of Juneteenth celebration in Denver

Saturday, Black Lives Matter were in front of the Denver City and County Building looking to help people get tested for COVID-19. “We want to make sure that Af [...] Read full article: Black Lives Matter hosts free COVID-19 t...→

These are the states requiring people to wear masks when out in public

These are the states requiring people to wear masks when out in public

By Allen Kim, Scottie Andrew and James Froio | CNN A growing number of US states have mandated the use of masks and face coverings while in public. With many s [...] Read full article: These are the states requiring people to...→

AP News Agency Changes Writing Style To Capitalize 'B' In Black When Referring To People

AP News Agency Changes Writing Style To Capitalize 'B' In Black When Referring To People

The Associated Press international news agency changed its writing style guide Friday to capitalize the “b” in the term Black when referring to people in a rac [...] Read full article: AP News Agency Changes Writing Style To ...→

Florida Governor Says Spike in COVID-19 Due to More Testing, Especially Among Younger People

Florida Governor Says Spike in COVID-19 Due to More Testing, Especially Among Younger People

Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis is downplaying a continued rise in confirmed coronavirus cases after the state reopened by saying more younger people with [...] Read full article: Florida Governor Says Spike in COVID-19 ...→

John Legend on nationwide Black Lives Matter protests: 'People had every right to be outraged'

John Legend on nationwide Black Lives Matter protests: 'People had every right to be outraged'

"I think the hopeful thing that comes from this moment of tragedy is that so many people came together to say we really need to change the system," he said. Read full article: John Legend on nationwide Black Lives Ma...→

1,000 People in Missouri Now Dead from COVID-19

1,000 People in Missouri Now Dead from COVID-19

As we edge closer to 20,000 COVID-19 cases reported in Missouri, the New York Times is now reporting 1,000 deaths from the virus in our... Read full article: 1,000 People in Missouri Now Dead from C...→

NYC Could See 22,000 Public Employee Lay-offs Because Of COVID-19

NYC Could See 22,000 Public Employee Lay-offs Because Of COVID-19

Mayor Bill de Blasio warned that without aid from Albany and Washington, as well as concessions from labor groups, every department would face unprecedented jo [...] Read full article: NYC Could See 22,000 Public Employee Lay...→

"No evidence" Black Lives Matter protests caused COVID-19 spike: Study

The research is the first to examine public health fears that the U.S. protests would accelerate the spread of the new coronavirus. Read full article: "No evidence" Black Lives Matter protest...→

ACLU: 'Black People Are Being Murdered and Brutalized by Police with Near Impunity'

ACLU: 'Black People Are Being Murdered and Brutalized by Police with Near Impunity'

"Black people are being murdered and brutalized by police with near impunity," claims the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). Read full article: ACLU: 'Black People Are Being Murdered a...→

Young People In The US South Increasingly Getting COVID-19

Young People In The US South Increasingly Getting COVID-19

Young people are more likely to have milder outcomes from coronavirus, but they can still infect others who are more at risk. Read full article: Young People In The US South Increasingl...→

FIU Researchers Make COVID-19 Data for Miami-Dade County Available to the Public

FIU Researchers Make COVID-19 Data for Miami-Dade County Available to the Public

When elected officials issue orders about things like mandatory face coverings, they say their decisions are data driven. But ever wonder what data is driving [...] Read full article: FIU Researchers Make COVID-19 Data for M...→

Panera Doesn't Want ‘Black, Fat Or Ugly' People at the Register: Lawsuit

Panera Doesn't Want ‘Black, Fat Or Ugly' People at the Register: Lawsuit

A Pennsylvania man has filed a lawsuit against Panera, saying it has a policy that keeps black employees away from the public eye. He’s the second person to fi [...] Read full article: Panera Doesn't Want ‘Black, Fat Or Ugly'...→

Vitamin D deficiency unlikely to fully explain COVID-19's effect on people of color: Study

Vitamin D deficiency unlikely to fully explain COVID-19's effect on people of color: Study

Vitamin D deficiency unlikely to fully explain COVID-19's effect on people of color; 94% of doctors who died from COVID 19 in UK were people of color. Read full article: Vitamin D deficiency unlikely to fully e...→

Nurse warns public ‘COVID-19 is very real’

Nurse warns public ‘COVID-19 is very real’

A charge nurse in Arizona said she wanted to share "her truth" with a community that seemed divided over wearing masks and social distancing. Read full article: Nurse warns public ‘COVID-19 is very rea...→

Are Black people in America truly free?

Are Black people in America truly free?

NBC News Now and NBCBLK present ‘Can You Hear Us Now: Juneteenth.’ Trymaine Lee leads virtual discussion with Dr. Peniel Joseph, Tiffany Crutcher, Anne Deavere [...] Read full article: Are Black people in America truly free?...→

Chicago Tribune changes style to capitalize ‘B’ in Black in reference to people

Chicago Tribune changes style to capitalize ‘B’ in Black in reference to people

In a message to all editorial staff, editor-in-chief Colin McMahon announced that effective Monday, Chicago Tribune style will be to capitalize the “B” in blac [...] Read full article: Chicago Tribune changes style to capital...→

Public service workers essential during COVID-19 crisis

Public service workers essential during COVID-19 crisis

Yet the Chicago Sun-Times Editorial Board seems to think the appropriate response to this crisis is to cut their income and increase their workload. Read full article: Public service workers essential during ...→

People Testing Positive for COVID-19 Still Showing Up to Work: Jackson Health CEO

People Testing Positive for COVID-19 Still Showing Up to Work: Jackson Health CEO

Despite testing positive for coronavirus, people everywhere are still showing up to work and not telling their bosses so that they can still get paid. That’s o [...] Read full article: People Testing Positive for COVID-19 Sti...→

As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public Health says contact tracing isn’t doing much

As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public Health says contact tracing isn’t doing much

Austin Public Health is reporting alarming numbers paired with alarming news that contact tracing efforts may not be very effective in slowing the spread local [...] Read full article: As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public H...→

Pause in cancer treatments during COVID may cause other public health crisis

Pause in cancer treatments during COVID may cause other public health crisis

Yet another unfortunate outcome of the COVID-19 pandemic: More people with cancer are going undiagnosed and untreated. Read full article: Pause in cancer treatments during COVID ...→

Young People In N.J. Bring 'Chalktivism' To Black Lives Matter Movement

Young People In N.J. Bring 'Chalktivism' To Black Lives Matter Movement

Feeling their community lacks awareness or discussion around racial inequality, a group of youngsters in Edgewater, NJ are using "chalktivism" to contribute to [...] Read full article: Young People In N.J. Bring 'Chalktivism'...→

Miami-Dade Requiring Masks in Public After ‘Worrisome Spike' in COVID-19 Cases: Mayor

Miami-Dade Requiring Masks in Public After ‘Worrisome Spike' in COVID-19 Cases: Mayor

Miami-Dade will be requiring masks in public as the county is experiencing a “worrisome spike” in coronavirus cases, mayor Carlos Gimenez said Tuesday. Gimenez [...] Read full article: Miami-Dade Requiring Masks in Public Aft...→

Medicare data: Black people likelier to be hospitalized for COVID-19

Medicare data: Black people likelier to be hospitalized for COVID-19

There were fewer COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations among Medicare recipients in rural areas, when compared to cities and suburbs. Read full article: Medicare data: Black people likelier to ...→

Florida Surgeon General Recommends People Wear Masks in Public Following Spike in Coronavirus Cases

Florida Surgeon General Recommends People Wear Masks in Public Following Spike in Coronavirus Cases

Over the weekend, following back to back days of record-setting confirmed coronavirus cases, Florida Surgeon General Scott Rivkees signed a public health advis [...] Read full article: Florida Surgeon General Recommends Peopl...→

Philadelphia native among 3 people killed in possible terror attack in England

Philadelphia native among 3 people killed in possible terror attack in England

Joe Ritchie-Bennett grew up in the Northeast and graduated from Father Judge High School. He had lived overseas for the past 15 years. Read full article: Philadelphia native among 3 people kille...→

Lawyer: Black jurors should refuse to convict black people accused of murdering white people

Lawyer: Black jurors should refuse to convict black people accused of murdering white people

In response to the mistrial of a former South Carolina police officer accused of murdering a fleeing black man, the editor of a prominent legal site is calling [...] Read full article: Lawyer: Black jurors should refuse to co...→

Public Enemy anthem 'Fight the Power' struck chord long before Black Lives Matter protests

Public Enemy anthem 'Fight the Power' struck chord long before Black Lives Matter protests

Even if many protesters weren't yet born when "Fight the Power" entered the national consciousness with the movie, "Do the Right Thing," in 1989, the song's ec [...] Read full article: Public Enemy anthem 'Fight the Power' st...→

As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ease, LA County Urges Face Coverings While In Public

As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ease, LA County Urges Face Coverings While In Public

Public health director Barbara Ferrer said while COVID-19 deaths and cases continue to rise, key indicators of spread - primarily death and hospitalization rat [...] Read full article: As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ea...→

Amid the earlier months of COVID-19, with beaches and parks off limits, people l [...]

Amid the earlier months of COVID-19, with beaches and parks off limits, people looking for a change in scenery did not have many options. Wildlife refuges quic [...] Read full article: Amid the earlier months of COVID-19, wit...→

Colgate-Palmolive to review product's name that translates to 'Black people toothpaste'

Colgate-Palmolive to review product's name that translates to 'Black people toothpaste'

"We are currently working with our partner to review and further evolve all aspects of the brand, including the brand name," spokesperson told NBC News. Read full article: Colgate-Palmolive to review product's na...→

'It's A Terrible Emotional Impact On People': COVID-19 Pushes New York's Legal System To Its Limits

'It's A Terrible Emotional Impact On People': COVID-19 Pushes New York's Legal System To Its Limits

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted every part of New York City's legal system and it has affected people all over the city emotionally. Read full article: 'It's A Terrible Emotional Impact On Peo...→

'We have always made it difficult for people to vote': Public Advocate seeks election reforms after primary day miscues - amNewYork

'We have always made it difficult for people to vote': Public Advocate seeks election reforms after primary day miscues - amNewYork

Election reform would make the November general election more inclusive and fair, advocates said at a press conference led by Public Advocate Jumaane Read full article: 'We have always made it difficult for pe...→

As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public Health says contact tracing isn’t doing much

As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public Health says contact tracing isn’t doing much

Austin Public Health is reporting alarming numbers paired with alarming news that contact tracing efforts may not be very effective in slowing the spread local [...] Read full article: As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public H...→

The 20 largest public U.S. companies without a black person on their board

The 20 largest public U.S. companies without a black person on their board

Newsweek has identified the 20 largest publicly traded companies within the S&P 500 that do not have a single black director on their corporate boards. Procter [...] Read full article: The 20 largest public U.S. companies wit...→

Young People In N.J. Bring 'Chalktivism' To Black Lives Matter Movement

Young People In N.J. Bring 'Chalktivism' To Black Lives Matter Movement

Feeling their community lacks awareness or discussion around racial inequality, a group of youngsters in Edgewater, NJ are using "chalktivism" to contribute to [...] Read full article: Young People In N.J. Bring 'Chalktivism'...→

ACLU: 'Black People Are Being Murdered and Brutalized by Police with Near Impunity'

ACLU: 'Black People Are Being Murdered and Brutalized by Police with Near Impunity'

"Black people are being murdered and brutalized by police with near impunity," claims the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). Read full article: ACLU: 'Black People Are Being Murdered a...→

Trump tweets videos of Black men attacking white people, asks ‘Where are the protesters?’

Trump tweets videos of Black men attacking white people, asks ‘Where are the protesters?’

As protesters demanding an end to police brutality and systemic racism again clashed with authorities outside the White House on Monday night, the president to [...] Read full article: Trump tweets videos of Black men attacki...→

Medicare data: Black people likelier to be hospitalized for COVID-19

Medicare data: Black people likelier to be hospitalized for COVID-19

There were fewer COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations among Medicare recipients in rural areas, when compared to cities and suburbs. Read full article: Medicare data: Black people likelier to ...→

FIU Researchers Make COVID-19 Data for Miami-Dade County Available to the Public

FIU Researchers Make COVID-19 Data for Miami-Dade County Available to the Public

When elected officials issue orders about things like mandatory face coverings, they say their decisions are data driven. But ever wonder what data is driving [...] Read full article: FIU Researchers Make COVID-19 Data for M...→

Philadelphia native among 3 people killed in possible terror attack in England

Philadelphia native among 3 people killed in possible terror attack in England

Joe Ritchie-Bennett grew up in the Northeast and graduated from Father Judge High School. He had lived overseas for the past 15 years. Read full article: Philadelphia native among 3 people kille...→

Panera Doesn't Want ‘Black, Fat Or Ugly' People at the Register: Lawsuit

Panera Doesn't Want ‘Black, Fat Or Ugly' People at the Register: Lawsuit

A Pennsylvania man has filed a lawsuit against Panera, saying it has a policy that keeps black employees away from the public eye. He’s the second person to fi [...] Read full article: Panera Doesn't Want ‘Black, Fat Or Ugly'...→

Black Lives Matter hosts free COVID-19 testing as part of Juneteenth celebration in Denver

Black Lives Matter hosts free COVID-19 testing as part of Juneteenth celebration in Denver

Saturday, Black Lives Matter were in front of the Denver City and County Building looking to help people get tested for COVID-19. “We want to make sure that Af [...] Read full article: Black Lives Matter hosts free COVID-19 t...→

Public Enemy anthem 'Fight the Power' struck chord long before Black Lives Matter protests

Public Enemy anthem 'Fight the Power' struck chord long before Black Lives Matter protests

Even if many protesters weren't yet born when "Fight the Power" entered the national consciousness with the movie, "Do the Right Thing," in 1989, the song's ec [...] Read full article: Public Enemy anthem 'Fight the Power' st...→

Nurse warns public ‘COVID-19 is very real’

Nurse warns public ‘COVID-19 is very real’

A charge nurse in Arizona said she wanted to share "her truth" with a community that seemed divided over wearing masks and social distancing. Read full article: Nurse warns public ‘COVID-19 is very rea...→

AP News Agency Changes Writing Style To Capitalize 'B' In Black When Referring To People

AP News Agency Changes Writing Style To Capitalize 'B' In Black When Referring To People

The Associated Press international news agency changed its writing style guide Friday to capitalize the “b” in the term Black when referring to people in a rac [...] Read full article: AP News Agency Changes Writing Style To ...→

As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ease, LA County Urges Face Coverings While In Public

As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ease, LA County Urges Face Coverings While In Public

Public health director Barbara Ferrer said while COVID-19 deaths and cases continue to rise, key indicators of spread - primarily death and hospitalization rat [...] Read full article: As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ea...→

Chicago Tribune changes style to capitalize ‘B’ in Black in reference to people

Chicago Tribune changes style to capitalize ‘B’ in Black in reference to people

In a message to all editorial staff, editor-in-chief Colin McMahon announced that effective Monday, Chicago Tribune style will be to capitalize the “B” in blac [...] Read full article: Chicago Tribune changes style to capital...→

Colgate-Palmolive to review product's name that translates to 'Black people toothpaste'

Colgate-Palmolive to review product's name that translates to 'Black people toothpaste'

"We are currently working with our partner to review and further evolve all aspects of the brand, including the brand name," spokesperson told NBC News. Read full article: Colgate-Palmolive to review product's na...→

Public service workers essential during COVID-19 crisis

Public service workers essential during COVID-19 crisis

Yet the Chicago Sun-Times Editorial Board seems to think the appropriate response to this crisis is to cut their income and increase their workload. Read full article: Public service workers essential during ...→

1,000 People in Missouri Now Dead from COVID-19

1,000 People in Missouri Now Dead from COVID-19

As we edge closer to 20,000 COVID-19 cases reported in Missouri, the New York Times is now reporting 1,000 deaths from the virus in our... Read full article: 1,000 People in Missouri Now Dead from C...→

People Testing Positive for COVID-19 Still Showing Up to Work: Jackson Health CEO

People Testing Positive for COVID-19 Still Showing Up to Work: Jackson Health CEO

Despite testing positive for coronavirus, people everywhere are still showing up to work and not telling their bosses so that they can still get paid. That’s o [...] Read full article: People Testing Positive for COVID-19 Sti...→

NYC Could See 22,000 Public Employee Lay-offs Because Of COVID-19

NYC Could See 22,000 Public Employee Lay-offs Because Of COVID-19

Mayor Bill de Blasio warned that without aid from Albany and Washington, as well as concessions from labor groups, every department would face unprecedented jo [...] Read full article: NYC Could See 22,000 Public Employee Lay...→

Fairfax Co. police disproportionately use force on Black people; Chief, NAACP respond | WTOP

A new report shows Fairfax County Police have disproportionately used force on Black residents — the local NAACP and the police chief agree more should be done [...] Read full article: Fairfax Co. police disproportionately us...→

Pause in cancer treatments during COVID may cause other public health crisis

Pause in cancer treatments during COVID may cause other public health crisis

Yet another unfortunate outcome of the COVID-19 pandemic: More people with cancer are going undiagnosed and untreated. Read full article: Pause in cancer treatments during COVID ...→

"No evidence" Black Lives Matter protests caused COVID-19 spike: Study

The research is the first to examine public health fears that the U.S. protests would accelerate the spread of the new coronavirus. Read full article: "No evidence" Black Lives Matter protest...→

Miami-Dade Requiring Masks in Public After ‘Worrisome Spike' in COVID-19 Cases: Mayor

Miami-Dade Requiring Masks in Public After ‘Worrisome Spike' in COVID-19 Cases: Mayor

Miami-Dade will be requiring masks in public as the county is experiencing a “worrisome spike” in coronavirus cases, mayor Carlos Gimenez said Tuesday. Gimenez [...] Read full article: Miami-Dade Requiring Masks in Public Aft...→

Young People In The US South Increasingly Getting COVID-19

Young People In The US South Increasingly Getting COVID-19

Young people are more likely to have milder outcomes from coronavirus, but they can still infect others who are more at risk. Read full article: Young People In The US South Increasingl...→

Black Americans Hospitalized for COVID-19 at 4 Times the Rate of Whites, Medicare Data Shows - Times of San Diego

Black Americans enrolled in Medicare were around four times as likely as their white counterparts to be hospitalized for COVID-19, U.S. government data release [...] Read full article: Black Americans Hospitalized for COVID-1...→

Florida Surgeon General Recommends People Wear Masks in Public Following Spike in Coronavirus Cases

Florida Surgeon General Recommends People Wear Masks in Public Following Spike in Coronavirus Cases

Over the weekend, following back to back days of record-setting confirmed coronavirus cases, Florida Surgeon General Scott Rivkees signed a public health advis [...] Read full article: Florida Surgeon General Recommends Peopl...→

What riders with disabilities fear and want from public transit in COVID-19 era

What riders with disabilities fear and want from public transit in COVID-19 era

When your hands are your eyes, how do you protect yourself from COVID-19 germs on transit? One visually impaired rider worries about taking Metra, while anothe [...] Read full article: What riders with disabilities fear and w...→

Lawyer: Black jurors should refuse to convict black people accused of murdering white people

Lawyer: Black jurors should refuse to convict black people accused of murdering white people

In response to the mistrial of a former South Carolina police officer accused of murdering a fleeing black man, the editor of a prominent legal site is calling [...] Read full article: Lawyer: Black jurors should refuse to co...→

Vitamin D deficiency unlikely to fully explain COVID-19's effect on people of color: Study

Vitamin D deficiency unlikely to fully explain COVID-19's effect on people of color: Study

Vitamin D deficiency unlikely to fully explain COVID-19's effect on people of color; 94% of doctors who died from COVID 19 in UK were people of color. Read full article: Vitamin D deficiency unlikely to fully e...→

These are the states requiring people to wear masks when out in public

These are the states requiring people to wear masks when out in public

By Allen Kim, Scottie Andrew and James Froio | CNN A growing number of US states have mandated the use of masks and face coverings while in public. With many s [...] Read full article: These are the states requiring people to...→

Are Black people in America truly free?

Are Black people in America truly free?

NBC News Now and NBCBLK present ‘Can You Hear Us Now: Juneteenth.’ Trymaine Lee leads virtual discussion with Dr. Peniel Joseph, Tiffany Crutcher, Anne Deavere [...] Read full article: Are Black people in America truly free?...→

Florida Governor Says Spike in COVID-19 Due to More Testing, Especially Among Younger People

Florida Governor Says Spike in COVID-19 Due to More Testing, Especially Among Younger People

Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis is downplaying a continued rise in confirmed coronavirus cases after the state reopened by saying more younger people with [...] Read full article: Florida Governor Says Spike in COVID-19 ...→

Amid the earlier months of COVID-19, with beaches and parks off limits, people l [...]

Amid the earlier months of COVID-19, with beaches and parks off limits, people looking for a change in scenery did not have many options. Wildlife refuges quic [...] Read full article: Amid the earlier months of COVID-19, wit...→

John Legend on nationwide Black Lives Matter protests: 'People had every right to be outraged'

John Legend on nationwide Black Lives Matter protests: 'People had every right to be outraged'

"I think the hopeful thing that comes from this moment of tragedy is that so many people came together to say we really need to change the system," he said. Read full article: John Legend on nationwide Black Lives Ma...→

'It's A Terrible Emotional Impact On People': COVID-19 Pushes New York's Legal System To Its Limits

'It's A Terrible Emotional Impact On People': COVID-19 Pushes New York's Legal System To Its Limits

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted every part of New York City's legal system and it has affected people all over the city emotionally. Read full article: 'It's A Terrible Emotional Impact On Peo...→

1,000 People in Missouri Now Dead from COVID-19

1,000 People in Missouri Now Dead from COVID-19

As we edge closer to 20,000 COVID-19 cases reported in Missouri, the New York Times is now reporting 1,000 deaths from the virus in our... Read full article: 1,000 People in Missouri Now Dead from C...→

People Testing Positive for COVID-19 Still Showing Up to Work: Jackson Health CEO

People Testing Positive for COVID-19 Still Showing Up to Work: Jackson Health CEO

Despite testing positive for coronavirus, people everywhere are still showing up to work and not telling their bosses so that they can still get paid. That’s o [...] Read full article: People Testing Positive for COVID-19 Sti...→

'We have always made it difficult for people to vote': Public Advocate seeks election reforms after primary day miscues - amNewYork

'We have always made it difficult for people to vote': Public Advocate seeks election reforms after primary day miscues - amNewYork

Election reform would make the November general election more inclusive and fair, advocates said at a press conference led by Public Advocate Jumaane Read full article: 'We have always made it difficult for pe...→

NYC Could See 22,000 Public Employee Lay-offs Because Of COVID-19

NYC Could See 22,000 Public Employee Lay-offs Because Of COVID-19

Mayor Bill de Blasio warned that without aid from Albany and Washington, as well as concessions from labor groups, every department would face unprecedented jo [...] Read full article: NYC Could See 22,000 Public Employee Lay...→

As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public Health says contact tracing isn’t doing much

As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public Health says contact tracing isn’t doing much

Austin Public Health is reporting alarming numbers paired with alarming news that contact tracing efforts may not be very effective in slowing the spread local [...] Read full article: As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public H...→

Fairfax Co. police disproportionately use force on Black people; Chief, NAACP respond | WTOP

A new report shows Fairfax County Police have disproportionately used force on Black residents — the local NAACP and the police chief agree more should be done [...] Read full article: Fairfax Co. police disproportionately us...→

Pause in cancer treatments during COVID may cause other public health crisis

Pause in cancer treatments during COVID may cause other public health crisis

Yet another unfortunate outcome of the COVID-19 pandemic: More people with cancer are going undiagnosed and untreated. Read full article: Pause in cancer treatments during COVID ...→

The 20 largest public U.S. companies without a black person on their board

The 20 largest public U.S. companies without a black person on their board

Newsweek has identified the 20 largest publicly traded companies within the S&P 500 that do not have a single black director on their corporate boards. Procter [...] Read full article: The 20 largest public U.S. companies wit...→

"No evidence" Black Lives Matter protests caused COVID-19 spike: Study

The research is the first to examine public health fears that the U.S. protests would accelerate the spread of the new coronavirus. Read full article: "No evidence" Black Lives Matter protest...→

Young People In N.J. Bring 'Chalktivism' To Black Lives Matter Movement

Young People In N.J. Bring 'Chalktivism' To Black Lives Matter Movement

Feeling their community lacks awareness or discussion around racial inequality, a group of youngsters in Edgewater, NJ are using "chalktivism" to contribute to [...] Read full article: Young People In N.J. Bring 'Chalktivism'...→

ACLU: 'Black People Are Being Murdered and Brutalized by Police with Near Impunity'

ACLU: 'Black People Are Being Murdered and Brutalized by Police with Near Impunity'

"Black people are being murdered and brutalized by police with near impunity," claims the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). Read full article: ACLU: 'Black People Are Being Murdered a...→

Miami-Dade Requiring Masks in Public After ‘Worrisome Spike' in COVID-19 Cases: Mayor

Miami-Dade Requiring Masks in Public After ‘Worrisome Spike' in COVID-19 Cases: Mayor

Miami-Dade will be requiring masks in public as the county is experiencing a “worrisome spike” in coronavirus cases, mayor Carlos Gimenez said Tuesday. Gimenez [...] Read full article: Miami-Dade Requiring Masks in Public Aft...→

Trump tweets videos of Black men attacking white people, asks ‘Where are the protesters?’

Trump tweets videos of Black men attacking white people, asks ‘Where are the protesters?’

As protesters demanding an end to police brutality and systemic racism again clashed with authorities outside the White House on Monday night, the president to [...] Read full article: Trump tweets videos of Black men attacki...→

Young People In The US South Increasingly Getting COVID-19

Young People In The US South Increasingly Getting COVID-19

Young people are more likely to have milder outcomes from coronavirus, but they can still infect others who are more at risk. Read full article: Young People In The US South Increasingl...→

Medicare data: Black people likelier to be hospitalized for COVID-19

Medicare data: Black people likelier to be hospitalized for COVID-19

There were fewer COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations among Medicare recipients in rural areas, when compared to cities and suburbs. Read full article: Medicare data: Black people likelier to ...→

Black Americans Hospitalized for COVID-19 at 4 Times the Rate of Whites, Medicare Data Shows - Times of San Diego

Black Americans enrolled in Medicare were around four times as likely as their white counterparts to be hospitalized for COVID-19, U.S. government data release [...] Read full article: Black Americans Hospitalized for COVID-1...→

FIU Researchers Make COVID-19 Data for Miami-Dade County Available to the Public

FIU Researchers Make COVID-19 Data for Miami-Dade County Available to the Public

When elected officials issue orders about things like mandatory face coverings, they say their decisions are data driven. But ever wonder what data is driving [...] Read full article: FIU Researchers Make COVID-19 Data for M...→

Florida Surgeon General Recommends People Wear Masks in Public Following Spike in Coronavirus Cases

Florida Surgeon General Recommends People Wear Masks in Public Following Spike in Coronavirus Cases

Over the weekend, following back to back days of record-setting confirmed coronavirus cases, Florida Surgeon General Scott Rivkees signed a public health advis [...] Read full article: Florida Surgeon General Recommends Peopl...→

Philadelphia native among 3 people killed in possible terror attack in England

Philadelphia native among 3 people killed in possible terror attack in England

Joe Ritchie-Bennett grew up in the Northeast and graduated from Father Judge High School. He had lived overseas for the past 15 years. Read full article: Philadelphia native among 3 people kille...→

What riders with disabilities fear and want from public transit in COVID-19 era

What riders with disabilities fear and want from public transit in COVID-19 era

When your hands are your eyes, how do you protect yourself from COVID-19 germs on transit? One visually impaired rider worries about taking Metra, while anothe [...] Read full article: What riders with disabilities fear and w...→

Panera Doesn't Want ‘Black, Fat Or Ugly' People at the Register: Lawsuit

Panera Doesn't Want ‘Black, Fat Or Ugly' People at the Register: Lawsuit

A Pennsylvania man has filed a lawsuit against Panera, saying it has a policy that keeps black employees away from the public eye. He’s the second person to fi [...] Read full article: Panera Doesn't Want ‘Black, Fat Or Ugly'...→

Lawyer: Black jurors should refuse to convict black people accused of murdering white people

Lawyer: Black jurors should refuse to convict black people accused of murdering white people

In response to the mistrial of a former South Carolina police officer accused of murdering a fleeing black man, the editor of a prominent legal site is calling [...] Read full article: Lawyer: Black jurors should refuse to co...→

Black Lives Matter hosts free COVID-19 testing as part of Juneteenth celebration in Denver

Black Lives Matter hosts free COVID-19 testing as part of Juneteenth celebration in Denver

Saturday, Black Lives Matter were in front of the Denver City and County Building looking to help people get tested for COVID-19. “We want to make sure that Af [...] Read full article: Black Lives Matter hosts free COVID-19 t...→

Vitamin D deficiency unlikely to fully explain COVID-19's effect on people of color: Study

Vitamin D deficiency unlikely to fully explain COVID-19's effect on people of color: Study

Vitamin D deficiency unlikely to fully explain COVID-19's effect on people of color; 94% of doctors who died from COVID 19 in UK were people of color. Read full article: Vitamin D deficiency unlikely to fully e...→

Public Enemy anthem 'Fight the Power' struck chord long before Black Lives Matter protests

Public Enemy anthem 'Fight the Power' struck chord long before Black Lives Matter protests

Even if many protesters weren't yet born when "Fight the Power" entered the national consciousness with the movie, "Do the Right Thing," in 1989, the song's ec [...] Read full article: Public Enemy anthem 'Fight the Power' st...→

These are the states requiring people to wear masks when out in public

These are the states requiring people to wear masks when out in public

By Allen Kim, Scottie Andrew and James Froio | CNN A growing number of US states have mandated the use of masks and face coverings while in public. With many s [...] Read full article: These are the states requiring people to...→

Nurse warns public ‘COVID-19 is very real’

Nurse warns public ‘COVID-19 is very real’

A charge nurse in Arizona said she wanted to share "her truth" with a community that seemed divided over wearing masks and social distancing. Read full article: Nurse warns public ‘COVID-19 is very rea...→

AP News Agency Changes Writing Style To Capitalize 'B' In Black When Referring To People

AP News Agency Changes Writing Style To Capitalize 'B' In Black When Referring To People

The Associated Press international news agency changed its writing style guide Friday to capitalize the “b” in the term Black when referring to people in a rac [...] Read full article: AP News Agency Changes Writing Style To ...→

Are Black people in America truly free?

Are Black people in America truly free?

NBC News Now and NBCBLK present ‘Can You Hear Us Now: Juneteenth.’ Trymaine Lee leads virtual discussion with Dr. Peniel Joseph, Tiffany Crutcher, Anne Deavere [...] Read full article: Are Black people in America truly free?...→

As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ease, LA County Urges Face Coverings While In Public

As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ease, LA County Urges Face Coverings While In Public

Public health director Barbara Ferrer said while COVID-19 deaths and cases continue to rise, key indicators of spread - primarily death and hospitalization rat [...] Read full article: As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ea...→

Florida Governor Says Spike in COVID-19 Due to More Testing, Especially Among Younger People

Florida Governor Says Spike in COVID-19 Due to More Testing, Especially Among Younger People

Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis is downplaying a continued rise in confirmed coronavirus cases after the state reopened by saying more younger people with [...] Read full article: Florida Governor Says Spike in COVID-19 ...→

Chicago Tribune changes style to capitalize ‘B’ in Black in reference to people

Chicago Tribune changes style to capitalize ‘B’ in Black in reference to people

In a message to all editorial staff, editor-in-chief Colin McMahon announced that effective Monday, Chicago Tribune style will be to capitalize the “B” in blac [...] Read full article: Chicago Tribune changes style to capital...→

Amid the earlier months of COVID-19, with beaches and parks off limits, people l [...]

Amid the earlier months of COVID-19, with beaches and parks off limits, people looking for a change in scenery did not have many options. Wildlife refuges quic [...] Read full article: Amid the earlier months of COVID-19, wit...→

Colgate-Palmolive to review product's name that translates to 'Black people toothpaste'

Colgate-Palmolive to review product's name that translates to 'Black people toothpaste'

"We are currently working with our partner to review and further evolve all aspects of the brand, including the brand name," spokesperson told NBC News. Read full article: Colgate-Palmolive to review product's na...→

John Legend on nationwide Black Lives Matter protests: 'People had every right to be outraged'

John Legend on nationwide Black Lives Matter protests: 'People had every right to be outraged'

"I think the hopeful thing that comes from this moment of tragedy is that so many people came together to say we really need to change the system," he said. Read full article: John Legend on nationwide Black Lives Ma...→

Public service workers essential during COVID-19 crisis

Public service workers essential during COVID-19 crisis

Yet the Chicago Sun-Times Editorial Board seems to think the appropriate response to this crisis is to cut their income and increase their workload. Read full article: Public service workers essential during ...→