Tuesday, June 2, 2020
www.latimes.com By KURTIS LEE   Jim Goodwin ran his thumb over the screen of his iPhone, reading a rough draft of a newspaper editorial. In 300 words, the author recounted one of the worst acts of racial violence in American history and offered a...
www.today.com By Doha Madani   Wilson Roosevelt Jerman, who began working at the White House in 1957, was "a lovely man," former President George W. Bush told NBC News.     A former White House butler who served 11 different presidents died at the age of...
www.yahoo.com By Ryan W. Miller and Jessica Flores, USA TODAY   As the world reached 5 million confirmed coronavirus cases Thursday, the director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said he can't guarantee whether a second round of lockdowns...
www.blackdoctor.org   Those with sickle cell suffer from episodes of sudden and severe pain, known as pain crises. It’s usually excruciating pain in both adults and children. But if that’s not enough, those with sickle cell also have to deal with issues...
www.christianpost.com By Leonardo Blair   A Georgia church that reopened after shutting down due to the coronavirus has axed in-person services again in what they describe as “an effort of extreme caution” as several of their families have become infected by the deadly...
www.buzzfeednews.com By Olivia Niland   The reverend cofounded the Southern Christian Leadership Conference with Martin Luther King Jr.   Reverend Joseph Lowery, a leader of the civil rights movement who worked alongside Martin Luther King Jr., has died at age 98. Lowery died Friday night...
www.eurweb.com By EURPublisher01   “Tamron Hall” on Tuesday (May 12) featured John Boyd, president of the National Black Farmers Association, from his farm in Baskerville, VA.  He shared the many ways the pandemic is affecting him and his livelihood. “My biggest fear is the possibility...
news.yahoo.com By Doyle McManus, LA Times    It's about time. After more than three years of relative self-restraint while President Trump lambasted his character and eviscerated his policies, former President Obama has waded back into politics just in time for the presidential campaign. In a...
www.va.news-republic.com By News One     The protests in Georgia sparked by the killing of Ahmaud Arbery bore a number of similarities to the others we’ve seen following what seems like a neverending string of controversial shootings of unarmed Black men by white people. But...
www.thegrio.com By Kat Stafford and Emily Swanson People of color have not only been hit harder by the deadly coronavirus than have Americans overall, but they’re also bearing the brunt of the pandemic’s financial impact, according to a recent survey...
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