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“COVID-19 Has Been Racialized”: Black Scholar Jill Nelson Arrested for Chalking “Trump = Plague”

Black and Brown communities are being disproportionately targeted and policed in New York City’s response to the spread of COVID-19. We speak ... Read More →

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“Weaponized and Racialized”: Police Departments Use COVID-19 to Target Black & Brown Communities

Viral images have shone a spotlight on uneven policing. Some show police officers distributing masks to White residents in crowded New York City parks — and … Read More →

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Trump Death Clock: Creator Eugene Jarecki Says “Reckless Mishandling” of COVID-19 Must Be Quantified

As the death toll from COVID-19 in the United States surpasses 80,000, an unusual new billboard called the Trump Death Clock in New York City’s Times Square … Read More →

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“A Lynch Mob”: After Months of Inaction, 2 White Men Are Charged with Murder of Ahmaud Arbery in GA

The two white men caught on camera shooting and killing Ahmaud Arbery, an unarmed 25-year-old African American man, were arrested and charged Thursday … Read More →

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COVID-19 Cases Mount as States Reopen Economies

NY Investigating Deaths of at Least 3 Children Linked to COVID-19

Bronx Hospital Investigating Nurse Who Shared Video of Medical Staff Speaking Out About Lack of PPE

Cheyenne River Sioux Defies South Dakota Order to Remove Coronavirus Checkpoints

Another COVID-19 Case Confirmed at White House as Barack Obama Blasts Trump’s “Chaotic” Response

Hunger-Striking Immigrant Women Released from California Prison

U.S. Continues to Deport Haitian Immigrants, Including Those with COVID-19 Infections

WSJ: Trump Planning to Ban H-1B Visas

Three Prisoners Die at Chino Facility as COVID-19 Cases Surge in Prisons

Mixed Messages Across the U.K. as Boris Johnson Moves to Relax Lockdown

France Eases Lockdown, Requires Mandatory Masks on Public Transportation

Spain Starts Reopening Businesses for Half the Country

Fire in Russian Coronavirus Hospital Kills Patient

South Korea Closes Bars and Nightclubs After New Coronavirus Cases Erupt

Afghans Demand Justice After Police Kill Six at Food Distribution Center

Syrian Refugees Face Mounting Hunger in Lebanon Amid Pandemic, Economic Crisis

U.S. Blocks U.N. Security Council Resolution Calling for Global Ceasefire

New Iraqi Prime Minister Promises Payments to Family Members of Slain Protesters

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