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By Associated Press
Gov. Gavin Newsom signed the law on Wednesday. It sets up a nine-member task force to come up with a plan for how the state could give reparations to Black Americans.
By Adam Beam, Associated Press
For months, it's been clear that the pandemic is taking a disproportionate toll on people of color. Now, new data quantifies the disparities, showing that African American and Latinx people are nearly three times as likely to contract COVID-19 as…
Joe Biden declared he “should not have been so cavalier” on Friday after comments he made to a prominent black radio host which some interpreted as a suggestion that African Americans who back President Donald Trump “ain’t black.”…
By Bill Barrow, Associated Press
The president said churches were "important in terms of the psyche of our country" and that warned that the country would be "broken" if the churches aren't reopened.
By Kat Stafford, Meghan Hoyer, Aaron Morrison, Associated Press
As a clearer picture emerges of COVID-19’s decidedly deadly toll on black Americans, leaders are demanding a reckoning of the systemic policies they say have made many African Americans far more vulnerable to the virus, including inequity in access to…
As Democrats gear up for a competitive 2020 presidential campaign, the potentially divisive and fraught issue of reparations for slavery has surfaced as a prominent issue. How has this topic, which hasn’t always been part of the national political conversation,…
By Sam Weber, Connie Kargbo
In the last 15 years, the number of black children in homeschool has doubled from 103,000 to about 220,000. Black parents cite a number of reasons for homeschooling children, including concern over peer pressure and drugs at school -- but…
By PBS NewsHour
The Atlantic's Ta-Nehisi Coates has criticized President Obama’s policies toward black Americans. Perhaps for that reason, he was invited to discuss such issues with Mr. Obama several times throughout the president's second term. As part of a collaboration with The…
With the election of Donald Trump, a big proponent of school choice, and his like-minded pick for secretary of education, Betsy DeVos, the topic of charter schools is likely to attract more attention. But among African-American parents and the NAACP,…
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