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Faith-based mutual aid flourishes amid pandemic, protests

Faith-based mutual aid flourishes amid pandemic, protests

(RNS) — Groceries. Prepared meals. Face masks. Prayer requests. Housing. Rent assistance. Mental health care. Spiritual guidance. Career advice. Transportation [...] Read full article: Faith-based mutual aid flourishes amid p...→

Opinion: Losing and finding my dad during the coronavirus pandemic

Opinion: Losing and finding my dad during the coronavirus pandemic

‘I woke up to a late-night voicemail. My dad had fallen from his bed and was unable to move his right side or talk.’ Read full article: Opinion: Losing and finding my dad durin...→

Office of Historic Alexandria asks residents to help document protests and pandemic | WTOP

The City of Alexandria wants future generations to learn about the city’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the protests prompted by George Floyd’s death. Read full article: Office of Historic Alexandria asks resid...→

Opinion: Pandemic Brings Day of Reckoning for Businesses Without Clear Values - Times of San Diego

Companies that remain successful amid the pandemic will recognize the impacts of COVID-19 on the psyche of their employees, customers and consumers. Read full article: Opinion: Pandemic Brings Day of Reckonin...→

NHL Seattle CEO to hold off announcing team name amid protests, pandemic, says franchise won't be 'tone deaf'

NHL Seattle CEO to hold off announcing team name amid protests, pandemic, says franchise won't be 'tone deaf'

The CEO of the NHL’s expansion team in Seattle, Tod Leiweke, is committed to building a franchise that will never be “tone deaf,” explaining Tuesday that he wi [...] Read full article: NHL Seattle CEO to hold off announcing t...→

After pandemic and protests, Colorado lawmakers close the books on 2020 session

After pandemic and protests, Colorado lawmakers close the books on 2020 session

A Colorado legislative session unlike any other wrapped on Monday, with lawmakers having passed a slew of major reforms but shelving others others due to the c [...] Read full article: After pandemic and protests, Colorado la...→

Pandemic and Protests Pose New Risks for EMTs

Pandemic and Protests Pose New Risks for EMTs

It's a dangerous and uncharted territory for paramedics and other emergency medical technicians who have been stretched beyond normal limits during protests wh [...] Read full article: Pandemic and Protests Pose New Risks for...→

Opinion | The Pandemic and Protests Have Exposed the Truth About California

Opinion | The Pandemic and Protests Have Exposed the Truth About California

The Golden State is less exceptional and more like the rest of America than many would prefer to believe. Read full article: Opinion | The Pandemic and Protests Have...→

How the pandemic should make us rethink college financial aid

How the pandemic should make us rethink college financial aid

‘Why should we ­reward colleges with more funds for raising their rates?’ Applications for college financial aid are down dramatically this year. Yet given the [...] Read full article: How the pandemic should make us rethink ...→

A 3-point plan to help reduce police brutality and make cops better: OPINION

A 3-point plan to help reduce police brutality and make cops better: OPINION

The definition of "good cop" has changed.... Instead of being someone who makes a lot of arrests, a good cop is one who wants to make the community they serve [...] Read full article: A 3-point plan to help reduce police bru...→

Public opinion on Black Lives Matter movement slides left amid George Floyd protests

Public opinion on Black Lives Matter movement slides left amid George Floyd protests

American public opinion can sometimes seem stubborn but since the death of George Floyd, public opinion on race, criminal justice and the Black Lives Matter mo [...] Read full article: Public opinion on Black Lives Matter mov...→

Politics, protests, and pandemic, the striking similarities between 1968 and 2020

Politics, protests, and pandemic, the striking similarities between 1968 and 2020

Halfway into 2020 and it is already one of the most tumultuous years in recent history. NBC News’ Dasha Burns looks back to 1968 when politics, protests, and p [...] Read full article: Politics, protests, and pandemic, the st...→

Opinion | The Pandemic Is Still Raging. The President Pretends Otherwise.

Opinion | The Pandemic Is Still Raging. The President Pretends Otherwise.

Downplaying the seriousness of the coronavirus has not stopped it from spreading in parts of the U.S. Read full article: Opinion | The Pandemic Is Still Raging. ...→

Opinion | The Pandemic Has Reshaped American Fatherhood. Can It Last?

Opinion | The Pandemic Has Reshaped American Fatherhood. Can It Last?

Evidence from Sweden shows even short stints of time at home for fathers can have long-term consequences. Read full article: Opinion | The Pandemic Has Reshaped Amer...→

Chicago Protests: Juneteenth Celebrations, Pritzker Plans to Make State Holiday

Chicago Protests: Juneteenth Celebrations, Pritzker Plans to Make State Holiday

Juneteenth celebrations and services took place across Chicago Friday, calling for an end to systemic racism on the annual day commemorating the end of the sla [...] Read full article: Chicago Protests: Juneteenth Celebration...→

‘Nobody’s free until everybody’s free’: What Juneteenth means amid a pandemic and protests | WTOP

“Juneteenth is not just a date. Juneteenth is a spirit. Juneteenth is a mentality.” Read why now more than ever, this African American holiday is really for al [...] Read full article: ‘Nobody’s free until everybody’s free’: ...→

Opinion | It’s Time to Make the FDA Independent

Opinion | It’s Time to Make the FDA Independent

The battle over hydroxychloroquine illustrates that the FDA all too often has to respond to political pressure instead of focusing on public health. Read full article: Opinion | It’s Time to Make the FDA Inde...→

Pandemic, protests threaten Trump’s once-promising black outreach

Pandemic, protests threaten Trump’s once-promising black outreach

When President Trump ascended the dais in the House of Representatives in February to address Congress, one might be forgiven for thinking he was delivering th [...] Read full article: Pandemic, protests threaten Trump’s once...→

Opinion | Even in a Pandemic, Protest Can Be a Cure

Opinion | Even in a Pandemic, Protest Can Be a Cure

As a black doctor, choosing between protests and Covid-19 safety is choosing between my skin color and my health. Read full article: Opinion | Even in a Pandemic, Protest Ca...→

Man Out of Work Amid Pandemic Helps DC Protests by Cleaning Up

Man Out of Work Amid Pandemic Helps DC Protests by Cleaning Up

Like millions of Americans, Diego Garces is out of work during the coronavirus pandemic. And like so many, he was disturbed by the killing of George Floyd. To [...] Read full article: Man Out of Work Amid Pandemic Helps DC P...→

First the Pandemic, Then the Protests

First the Pandemic, Then the Protests

This story is part of the 63106 Project and was produced in partnership with the Pulitzer Center. Additional support was provided by the St. Louis... Read full article: First the Pandemic, Then the Protests...→

To prevent whitewashed history, a scramble to archive voices of pandemic, protests

To prevent whitewashed history, a scramble to archive voices of pandemic, protests

A coalition of American historians, photographers and podcasters is scrambling to ensure the experiences of people of color are not lost to history or whitewas [...] Read full article: To prevent whitewashed history, a scramb...→

This week in history: A second wave breaks in 1918 flu pandemic

In September 1918, the second wave of the 1918 flu pandemic hit an army base in Boston and went on to kill more people in the U.S. than the first wave. Here’s [...] Read full article: This week in history: A second wave brea...→

Watters rips media for ignoring COVID-19 concerns amid protests: 'If there's a second wave, it's on the left'

Watters rips media for ignoring COVID-19 concerns amid protests: 'If there's a second wave, it's on the left'

"The Five" co-host Jesse Watters said Wednesday that he would not be surprised if the country sees a surge in coronavirus cases after thousands ignored social [...] Read full article: Watters rips media for ignoring COVID-19...→

Equities sink, gold rises on fears of pandemic wave - amNewYork

BY DAVID RANDALL Rising concerns about the coronavirus pandemic accelerating sent global equities lower Wednesday and pushed investors into perceived safe Read full article: Equities sink, gold rises on fears of pa...→

Protests, Unemployment, Pandemic All Weighing Heavily on Black Community

Protests, Unemployment, Pandemic All Weighing Heavily on Black Community

Recent studies have shown the coronavirus pandemic, the ensuing unemployment crisis and now weeks of police brutality protests after the death of George Floyd [...] Read full article: Protests, Unemployment, Pandemic All Wei...→

Trump slams protests, defends pandemic response as Tulsa crowd underwhelms - amNewYork

BY JEFF MASON AND MAKINI BRICE President Donald Trump, addressing a far less-than-full arena for his first political rally in months, blasted anti-racism Read full article: Trump slams protests, defends pandemic r...→

Opinion: After George Floyd protests, police chiefs say, “We hear you”

Opinion: After George Floyd protests, police chiefs say, “We hear you”

Leaders of San Jose, San Francisco and Los Angeles departments call for reform, end of racist policing and officers Read full article: Opinion: After George Floyd protests, po...→

Denver DA’s decision on William DeBose police shooting sparks another wave of protests

Denver DA’s decision on William DeBose police shooting sparks another wave of protests

Several hundred people marched Thursday from the Colorado State Capitol to a city building to voice their frustration over the Denver district attorney’s decis [...] Read full article: Denver DA’s decision on William DeBose p...→

Fauci says ‘we’re still in a first wave’ of coronavirus pandemic | WTOP

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, says the United States is still in its first wave of the coronavirus pandemic – a warning that c [...] Read full article: Fauci says ‘we’re still in a first wave’...→

Atlanta cop fired after shooting sparks new wave of protests

Atlanta cop fired after shooting sparks new wave of protests

An Atlanta police officer was fired following the fatal shooting of a black man and another officer was placed on administrative duty, the police department an [...] Read full article: Atlanta cop fired after shooting sparks ...→

Opinion: More sunlight on COVID-19 data could make us all healthier

Opinion: More sunlight on COVID-19 data could make us all healthier

California counties are withholding information that could help everyone better understand their risks. Read full article: Opinion: More sunlight on COVID-19 data ...→

Opinion | After the Pandemic, a Global Hunger Crisis

Opinion | After the Pandemic, a Global Hunger Crisis

The loss of income caused by the pandemic could increase the number of people suffering acute hunger to more than quarter a billion by December. Read full article: Opinion | After the Pandemic, a Global H...→

Fort Lauderdale Protester Shot by Rubber Bullet Hopes to Make Future Protests Safer

Fort Lauderdale Protester Shot by Rubber Bullet Hopes to Make Future Protests Safer

The protester shot by a rubber bullet during a racial justice demonstration in Fort Lauderdale last month wants to talk with police to make future protests saf [...] Read full article: Fort Lauderdale Protester Shot by Rubber...→

Amid Pandemic, Protests, and Criticism, Wynwood Pride Goes Virtual

Amid Pandemic, Protests, and Criticism, Wynwood Pride Goes Virtual

Wynwood Pride has restructured its plans for 2020 into an online celebration of all things LGBTQ+ — to benefit Black Lives Matter. Read full article: Amid Pandemic, Protests, and Criticism, ...→

Opinion | Why the CBP’s Presence at the DC Protests Should Alarm All Of Us

Opinion | Why the CBP’s Presence at the DC Protests Should Alarm All Of Us

Unknown to many Americans, CBP has authority over a zone that runs from the border to 100 miles inland. Read full article: Opinion | Why the CBP’s Presence at the ...→

Faith-based mutual aid flourishes amid pandemic, protests

Faith-based mutual aid flourishes amid pandemic, protests

(RNS) — Groceries. Prepared meals. Face masks. Prayer requests. Housing. Rent assistance. Mental health care. Spiritual guidance. Career advice. Transportation [...] Read full article: Faith-based mutual aid flourishes amid p...→

Equities sink, gold rises on fears of pandemic wave - amNewYork

BY DAVID RANDALL Rising concerns about the coronavirus pandemic accelerating sent global equities lower Wednesday and pushed investors into perceived safe Read full article: Equities sink, gold rises on fears of pa...→

Opinion | The Pandemic Is Still Raging. The President Pretends Otherwise.

Opinion | The Pandemic Is Still Raging. The President Pretends Otherwise.

Downplaying the seriousness of the coronavirus has not stopped it from spreading in parts of the U.S. Read full article: Opinion | The Pandemic Is Still Raging. ...→

Trump slams protests, defends pandemic response as Tulsa crowd underwhelms - amNewYork

BY JEFF MASON AND MAKINI BRICE President Donald Trump, addressing a far less-than-full arena for his first political rally in months, blasted anti-racism Read full article: Trump slams protests, defends pandemic r...→

Opinion | The Pandemic Has Reshaped American Fatherhood. Can It Last?

Opinion | The Pandemic Has Reshaped American Fatherhood. Can It Last?

Evidence from Sweden shows even short stints of time at home for fathers can have long-term consequences. Read full article: Opinion | The Pandemic Has Reshaped Amer...→

Office of Historic Alexandria asks residents to help document protests and pandemic | WTOP

The City of Alexandria wants future generations to learn about the city’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the protests prompted by George Floyd’s death. Read full article: Office of Historic Alexandria asks resid...→

Denver DA’s decision on William DeBose police shooting sparks another wave of protests

Denver DA’s decision on William DeBose police shooting sparks another wave of protests

Several hundred people marched Thursday from the Colorado State Capitol to a city building to voice their frustration over the Denver district attorney’s decis [...] Read full article: Denver DA’s decision on William DeBose p...→

‘Nobody’s free until everybody’s free’: What Juneteenth means amid a pandemic and protests | WTOP

“Juneteenth is not just a date. Juneteenth is a spirit. Juneteenth is a mentality.” Read why now more than ever, this African American holiday is really for al [...] Read full article: ‘Nobody’s free until everybody’s free’: ...→

NHL Seattle CEO to hold off announcing team name amid protests, pandemic, says franchise won't be 'tone deaf'

NHL Seattle CEO to hold off announcing team name amid protests, pandemic, says franchise won't be 'tone deaf'

The CEO of the NHL’s expansion team in Seattle, Tod Leiweke, is committed to building a franchise that will never be “tone deaf,” explaining Tuesday that he wi [...] Read full article: NHL Seattle CEO to hold off announcing t...→

After pandemic and protests, Colorado lawmakers close the books on 2020 session

After pandemic and protests, Colorado lawmakers close the books on 2020 session

A Colorado legislative session unlike any other wrapped on Monday, with lawmakers having passed a slew of major reforms but shelving others others due to the c [...] Read full article: After pandemic and protests, Colorado la...→

Opinion | The Pandemic and Protests Have Exposed the Truth About California

Opinion | The Pandemic and Protests Have Exposed the Truth About California

The Golden State is less exceptional and more like the rest of America than many would prefer to believe. Read full article: Opinion | The Pandemic and Protests Have...→

Atlanta cop fired after shooting sparks new wave of protests

Atlanta cop fired after shooting sparks new wave of protests

An Atlanta police officer was fired following the fatal shooting of a black man and another officer was placed on administrative duty, the police department an [...] Read full article: Atlanta cop fired after shooting sparks ...→

Man Out of Work Amid Pandemic Helps DC Protests by Cleaning Up

Man Out of Work Amid Pandemic Helps DC Protests by Cleaning Up

Like millions of Americans, Diego Garces is out of work during the coronavirus pandemic. And like so many, he was disturbed by the killing of George Floyd. To [...] Read full article: Man Out of Work Amid Pandemic Helps DC P...→

Opinion | After the Pandemic, a Global Hunger Crisis

Opinion | After the Pandemic, a Global Hunger Crisis

The loss of income caused by the pandemic could increase the number of people suffering acute hunger to more than quarter a billion by December. Read full article: Opinion | After the Pandemic, a Global H...→

To prevent whitewashed history, a scramble to archive voices of pandemic, protests

To prevent whitewashed history, a scramble to archive voices of pandemic, protests

A coalition of American historians, photographers and podcasters is scrambling to ensure the experiences of people of color are not lost to history or whitewas [...] Read full article: To prevent whitewashed history, a scramb...→

Amid Pandemic, Protests, and Criticism, Wynwood Pride Goes Virtual

Amid Pandemic, Protests, and Criticism, Wynwood Pride Goes Virtual

Wynwood Pride has restructured its plans for 2020 into an online celebration of all things LGBTQ+ — to benefit Black Lives Matter. Read full article: Amid Pandemic, Protests, and Criticism, ...→

Watters rips media for ignoring COVID-19 concerns amid protests: 'If there's a second wave, it's on the left'

Watters rips media for ignoring COVID-19 concerns amid protests: 'If there's a second wave, it's on the left'

"The Five" co-host Jesse Watters said Wednesday that he would not be surprised if the country sees a surge in coronavirus cases after thousands ignored social [...] Read full article: Watters rips media for ignoring COVID-19...→

Public opinion on Black Lives Matter movement slides left amid George Floyd protests

Public opinion on Black Lives Matter movement slides left amid George Floyd protests

American public opinion can sometimes seem stubborn but since the death of George Floyd, public opinion on race, criminal justice and the Black Lives Matter mo [...] Read full article: Public opinion on Black Lives Matter mov...→

Politics, protests, and pandemic, the striking similarities between 1968 and 2020

Politics, protests, and pandemic, the striking similarities between 1968 and 2020

Halfway into 2020 and it is already one of the most tumultuous years in recent history. NBC News’ Dasha Burns looks back to 1968 when politics, protests, and p [...] Read full article: Politics, protests, and pandemic, the st...→

Protests, Unemployment, Pandemic All Weighing Heavily on Black Community

Protests, Unemployment, Pandemic All Weighing Heavily on Black Community

Recent studies have shown the coronavirus pandemic, the ensuing unemployment crisis and now weeks of police brutality protests after the death of George Floyd [...] Read full article: Protests, Unemployment, Pandemic All Wei...→

Opinion: Losing and finding my dad during the coronavirus pandemic

Opinion: Losing and finding my dad during the coronavirus pandemic

‘I woke up to a late-night voicemail. My dad had fallen from his bed and was unable to move his right side or talk.’ Read full article: Opinion: Losing and finding my dad durin...→

Opinion: After George Floyd protests, police chiefs say, “We hear you”

Opinion: After George Floyd protests, police chiefs say, “We hear you”

Leaders of San Jose, San Francisco and Los Angeles departments call for reform, end of racist policing and officers Read full article: Opinion: After George Floyd protests, po...→

Chicago Protests: Juneteenth Celebrations, Pritzker Plans to Make State Holiday

Chicago Protests: Juneteenth Celebrations, Pritzker Plans to Make State Holiday

Juneteenth celebrations and services took place across Chicago Friday, calling for an end to systemic racism on the annual day commemorating the end of the sla [...] Read full article: Chicago Protests: Juneteenth Celebration...→

Opinion: Pandemic Brings Day of Reckoning for Businesses Without Clear Values - Times of San Diego

Companies that remain successful amid the pandemic will recognize the impacts of COVID-19 on the psyche of their employees, customers and consumers. Read full article: Opinion: Pandemic Brings Day of Reckonin...→

Fauci says ‘we’re still in a first wave’ of coronavirus pandemic | WTOP

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, says the United States is still in its first wave of the coronavirus pandemic – a warning that c [...] Read full article: Fauci says ‘we’re still in a first wave’...→

Opinion | It’s Time to Make the FDA Independent

Opinion | It’s Time to Make the FDA Independent

The battle over hydroxychloroquine illustrates that the FDA all too often has to respond to political pressure instead of focusing on public health. Read full article: Opinion | It’s Time to Make the FDA Inde...→

Pandemic, protests threaten Trump’s once-promising black outreach

Pandemic, protests threaten Trump’s once-promising black outreach

When President Trump ascended the dais in the House of Representatives in February to address Congress, one might be forgiven for thinking he was delivering th [...] Read full article: Pandemic, protests threaten Trump’s once...→

Pandemic and Protests Pose New Risks for EMTs

Pandemic and Protests Pose New Risks for EMTs

It's a dangerous and uncharted territory for paramedics and other emergency medical technicians who have been stretched beyond normal limits during protests wh [...] Read full article: Pandemic and Protests Pose New Risks for...→

Opinion | Even in a Pandemic, Protest Can Be a Cure

Opinion | Even in a Pandemic, Protest Can Be a Cure

As a black doctor, choosing between protests and Covid-19 safety is choosing between my skin color and my health. Read full article: Opinion | Even in a Pandemic, Protest Ca...→

How the pandemic should make us rethink college financial aid

How the pandemic should make us rethink college financial aid

‘Why should we ­reward colleges with more funds for raising their rates?’ Applications for college financial aid are down dramatically this year. Yet given the [...] Read full article: How the pandemic should make us rethink ...→

Opinion: More sunlight on COVID-19 data could make us all healthier

Opinion: More sunlight on COVID-19 data could make us all healthier

California counties are withholding information that could help everyone better understand their risks. Read full article: Opinion: More sunlight on COVID-19 data ...→

First the Pandemic, Then the Protests

First the Pandemic, Then the Protests

This story is part of the 63106 Project and was produced in partnership with the Pulitzer Center. Additional support was provided by the St. Louis... Read full article: First the Pandemic, Then the Protests...→

A 3-point plan to help reduce police brutality and make cops better: OPINION

A 3-point plan to help reduce police brutality and make cops better: OPINION

The definition of "good cop" has changed.... Instead of being someone who makes a lot of arrests, a good cop is one who wants to make the community they serve [...] Read full article: A 3-point plan to help reduce police bru...→

Fort Lauderdale Protester Shot by Rubber Bullet Hopes to Make Future Protests Safer

Fort Lauderdale Protester Shot by Rubber Bullet Hopes to Make Future Protests Safer

The protester shot by a rubber bullet during a racial justice demonstration in Fort Lauderdale last month wants to talk with police to make future protests saf [...] Read full article: Fort Lauderdale Protester Shot by Rubber...→

This week in history: A second wave breaks in 1918 flu pandemic

In September 1918, the second wave of the 1918 flu pandemic hit an army base in Boston and went on to kill more people in the U.S. than the first wave. Here’s [...] Read full article: This week in history: A second wave brea...→

Opinion | Why the CBP’s Presence at the DC Protests Should Alarm All Of Us

Opinion | Why the CBP’s Presence at the DC Protests Should Alarm All Of Us

Unknown to many Americans, CBP has authority over a zone that runs from the border to 100 miles inland. Read full article: Opinion | Why the CBP’s Presence at the ...→

Faith-based mutual aid flourishes amid pandemic, protests

Faith-based mutual aid flourishes amid pandemic, protests

(RNS) — Groceries. Prepared meals. Face masks. Prayer requests. Housing. Rent assistance. Mental health care. Spiritual guidance. Career advice. Transportation [...] Read full article: Faith-based mutual aid flourishes amid p...→

Politics, protests, and pandemic, the striking similarities between 1968 and 2020

Politics, protests, and pandemic, the striking similarities between 1968 and 2020

Halfway into 2020 and it is already one of the most tumultuous years in recent history. NBC News’ Dasha Burns looks back to 1968 when politics, protests, and p [...] Read full article: Politics, protests, and pandemic, the st...→

Equities sink, gold rises on fears of pandemic wave - amNewYork

BY DAVID RANDALL Rising concerns about the coronavirus pandemic accelerating sent global equities lower Wednesday and pushed investors into perceived safe Read full article: Equities sink, gold rises on fears of pa...→

Opinion | The Pandemic Is Still Raging. The President Pretends Otherwise.

Opinion | The Pandemic Is Still Raging. The President Pretends Otherwise.

Downplaying the seriousness of the coronavirus has not stopped it from spreading in parts of the U.S. Read full article: Opinion | The Pandemic Is Still Raging. ...→

Protests, Unemployment, Pandemic All Weighing Heavily on Black Community

Protests, Unemployment, Pandemic All Weighing Heavily on Black Community

Recent studies have shown the coronavirus pandemic, the ensuing unemployment crisis and now weeks of police brutality protests after the death of George Floyd [...] Read full article: Protests, Unemployment, Pandemic All Wei...→

Trump slams protests, defends pandemic response as Tulsa crowd underwhelms - amNewYork

BY JEFF MASON AND MAKINI BRICE President Donald Trump, addressing a far less-than-full arena for his first political rally in months, blasted anti-racism Read full article: Trump slams protests, defends pandemic r...→

Opinion: Losing and finding my dad during the coronavirus pandemic

Opinion: Losing and finding my dad during the coronavirus pandemic

‘I woke up to a late-night voicemail. My dad had fallen from his bed and was unable to move his right side or talk.’ Read full article: Opinion: Losing and finding my dad durin...→

Opinion | The Pandemic Has Reshaped American Fatherhood. Can It Last?

Opinion | The Pandemic Has Reshaped American Fatherhood. Can It Last?

Evidence from Sweden shows even short stints of time at home for fathers can have long-term consequences. Read full article: Opinion | The Pandemic Has Reshaped Amer...→

Opinion: After George Floyd protests, police chiefs say, “We hear you”

Opinion: After George Floyd protests, police chiefs say, “We hear you”

Leaders of San Jose, San Francisco and Los Angeles departments call for reform, end of racist policing and officers Read full article: Opinion: After George Floyd protests, po...→

Office of Historic Alexandria asks residents to help document protests and pandemic | WTOP

The City of Alexandria wants future generations to learn about the city’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the protests prompted by George Floyd’s death. Read full article: Office of Historic Alexandria asks resid...→

Chicago Protests: Juneteenth Celebrations, Pritzker Plans to Make State Holiday

Chicago Protests: Juneteenth Celebrations, Pritzker Plans to Make State Holiday

Juneteenth celebrations and services took place across Chicago Friday, calling for an end to systemic racism on the annual day commemorating the end of the sla [...] Read full article: Chicago Protests: Juneteenth Celebration...→

Denver DA’s decision on William DeBose police shooting sparks another wave of protests

Denver DA’s decision on William DeBose police shooting sparks another wave of protests

Several hundred people marched Thursday from the Colorado State Capitol to a city building to voice their frustration over the Denver district attorney’s decis [...] Read full article: Denver DA’s decision on William DeBose p...→

Opinion: Pandemic Brings Day of Reckoning for Businesses Without Clear Values - Times of San Diego

Companies that remain successful amid the pandemic will recognize the impacts of COVID-19 on the psyche of their employees, customers and consumers. Read full article: Opinion: Pandemic Brings Day of Reckonin...→

‘Nobody’s free until everybody’s free’: What Juneteenth means amid a pandemic and protests | WTOP

“Juneteenth is not just a date. Juneteenth is a spirit. Juneteenth is a mentality.” Read why now more than ever, this African American holiday is really for al [...] Read full article: ‘Nobody’s free until everybody’s free’: ...→

Fauci says ‘we’re still in a first wave’ of coronavirus pandemic | WTOP

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, says the United States is still in its first wave of the coronavirus pandemic – a warning that c [...] Read full article: Fauci says ‘we’re still in a first wave’...→

NHL Seattle CEO to hold off announcing team name amid protests, pandemic, says franchise won't be 'tone deaf'

NHL Seattle CEO to hold off announcing team name amid protests, pandemic, says franchise won't be 'tone deaf'

The CEO of the NHL’s expansion team in Seattle, Tod Leiweke, is committed to building a franchise that will never be “tone deaf,” explaining Tuesday that he wi [...] Read full article: NHL Seattle CEO to hold off announcing t...→

Opinion | It’s Time to Make the FDA Independent

Opinion | It’s Time to Make the FDA Independent

The battle over hydroxychloroquine illustrates that the FDA all too often has to respond to political pressure instead of focusing on public health. Read full article: Opinion | It’s Time to Make the FDA Inde...→

After pandemic and protests, Colorado lawmakers close the books on 2020 session

After pandemic and protests, Colorado lawmakers close the books on 2020 session

A Colorado legislative session unlike any other wrapped on Monday, with lawmakers having passed a slew of major reforms but shelving others others due to the c [...] Read full article: After pandemic and protests, Colorado la...→

Pandemic, protests threaten Trump’s once-promising black outreach

Pandemic, protests threaten Trump’s once-promising black outreach

When President Trump ascended the dais in the House of Representatives in February to address Congress, one might be forgiven for thinking he was delivering th [...] Read full article: Pandemic, protests threaten Trump’s once...→

Pandemic and Protests Pose New Risks for EMTs

Pandemic and Protests Pose New Risks for EMTs

It's a dangerous and uncharted territory for paramedics and other emergency medical technicians who have been stretched beyond normal limits during protests wh [...] Read full article: Pandemic and Protests Pose New Risks for...→

Opinion | The Pandemic and Protests Have Exposed the Truth About California

Opinion | The Pandemic and Protests Have Exposed the Truth About California

The Golden State is less exceptional and more like the rest of America than many would prefer to believe. Read full article: Opinion | The Pandemic and Protests Have...→

Opinion | Even in a Pandemic, Protest Can Be a Cure

Opinion | Even in a Pandemic, Protest Can Be a Cure

As a black doctor, choosing between protests and Covid-19 safety is choosing between my skin color and my health. Read full article: Opinion | Even in a Pandemic, Protest Ca...→

Atlanta cop fired after shooting sparks new wave of protests

Atlanta cop fired after shooting sparks new wave of protests

An Atlanta police officer was fired following the fatal shooting of a black man and another officer was placed on administrative duty, the police department an [...] Read full article: Atlanta cop fired after shooting sparks ...→

How the pandemic should make us rethink college financial aid

How the pandemic should make us rethink college financial aid

‘Why should we ­reward colleges with more funds for raising their rates?’ Applications for college financial aid are down dramatically this year. Yet given the [...] Read full article: How the pandemic should make us rethink ...→

Man Out of Work Amid Pandemic Helps DC Protests by Cleaning Up

Man Out of Work Amid Pandemic Helps DC Protests by Cleaning Up

Like millions of Americans, Diego Garces is out of work during the coronavirus pandemic. And like so many, he was disturbed by the killing of George Floyd. To [...] Read full article: Man Out of Work Amid Pandemic Helps DC P...→

Opinion: More sunlight on COVID-19 data could make us all healthier

Opinion: More sunlight on COVID-19 data could make us all healthier

California counties are withholding information that could help everyone better understand their risks. Read full article: Opinion: More sunlight on COVID-19 data ...→

First the Pandemic, Then the Protests

First the Pandemic, Then the Protests

This story is part of the 63106 Project and was produced in partnership with the Pulitzer Center. Additional support was provided by the St. Louis... Read full article: First the Pandemic, Then the Protests...→

Opinion | After the Pandemic, a Global Hunger Crisis

Opinion | After the Pandemic, a Global Hunger Crisis

The loss of income caused by the pandemic could increase the number of people suffering acute hunger to more than quarter a billion by December. Read full article: Opinion | After the Pandemic, a Global H...→

A 3-point plan to help reduce police brutality and make cops better: OPINION

A 3-point plan to help reduce police brutality and make cops better: OPINION

The definition of "good cop" has changed.... Instead of being someone who makes a lot of arrests, a good cop is one who wants to make the community they serve [...] Read full article: A 3-point plan to help reduce police bru...→

To prevent whitewashed history, a scramble to archive voices of pandemic, protests

To prevent whitewashed history, a scramble to archive voices of pandemic, protests

A coalition of American historians, photographers and podcasters is scrambling to ensure the experiences of people of color are not lost to history or whitewas [...] Read full article: To prevent whitewashed history, a scramb...→

Fort Lauderdale Protester Shot by Rubber Bullet Hopes to Make Future Protests Safer

Fort Lauderdale Protester Shot by Rubber Bullet Hopes to Make Future Protests Safer

The protester shot by a rubber bullet during a racial justice demonstration in Fort Lauderdale last month wants to talk with police to make future protests saf [...] Read full article: Fort Lauderdale Protester Shot by Rubber...→

This week in history: A second wave breaks in 1918 flu pandemic

In September 1918, the second wave of the 1918 flu pandemic hit an army base in Boston and went on to kill more people in the U.S. than the first wave. Here’s [...] Read full article: This week in history: A second wave brea...→

Amid Pandemic, Protests, and Criticism, Wynwood Pride Goes Virtual

Amid Pandemic, Protests, and Criticism, Wynwood Pride Goes Virtual

Wynwood Pride has restructured its plans for 2020 into an online celebration of all things LGBTQ+ — to benefit Black Lives Matter. Read full article: Amid Pandemic, Protests, and Criticism, ...→

Watters rips media for ignoring COVID-19 concerns amid protests: 'If there's a second wave, it's on the left'

Watters rips media for ignoring COVID-19 concerns amid protests: 'If there's a second wave, it's on the left'

"The Five" co-host Jesse Watters said Wednesday that he would not be surprised if the country sees a surge in coronavirus cases after thousands ignored social [...] Read full article: Watters rips media for ignoring COVID-19...→

Opinion | Why the CBP’s Presence at the DC Protests Should Alarm All Of Us

Opinion | Why the CBP’s Presence at the DC Protests Should Alarm All Of Us

Unknown to many Americans, CBP has authority over a zone that runs from the border to 100 miles inland. Read full article: Opinion | Why the CBP’s Presence at the ...→

Public opinion on Black Lives Matter movement slides left amid George Floyd protests

Public opinion on Black Lives Matter movement slides left amid George Floyd protests

American public opinion can sometimes seem stubborn but since the death of George Floyd, public opinion on race, criminal justice and the Black Lives Matter mo [...] Read full article: Public opinion on Black Lives Matter mov...→