President Biden is moving on new fronts in his latest spate of policy actions Tuesday that include boosting COVID vaccine supplies and addressing racial equity. Biden's actions come as the U.S. Senate gears up to put his predecessor on trial.
A task force commissioned by the Washington, D.C., government has recommended renaming, relocating or adding context to dozens of monuments, schools, parks and buildings because of their namesakes' participation in slavery or racial oppression.
By Associated Press
President Trump visited Kenosha, Wisconsin, a day after defending a supporter who allegedly killed two people there. Kenosha erupted in outrage after police shot Jacob Blake, who is Black, in the back, reportedly leaving him paralyzed. During Trump's visit, which…
By Yamiche Alcindor
Hispanic children were hospitalized at a rate eight times higher than white kids. Black children were hospitalized at a rate five times higher. The second report examined cases of a rare virus-associated syndrome in kids. Nearly three-quarters of the children…
By Mike Stobbe, Associated Press
By Will Weissert, Bill Barrow, Associated Press
Joe Biden has unveiled a plan to ensure that the nation's post-pandemic economic recovery is built around promoting racial equality and promising to drastically spur investment in Black-owned small businesses.
By PBS NewsHour
As coronavirus cases disproportionately impact communities of color, several local and state officials have declared racism a public health crisis. Rhea Boyd, a public health advocate joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the structural racism in America’s healthcare system and how…
By Erin Brodwin, STAT News
Tech giants — with their vast budgets, institutional power, and growing focus on health — could help close racial gaps in health. But that isn't happening.
The past several weeks have been tumultuous ones for American race relations. Between a pandemic disproportionately affecting Black people and new incidents of police violence, Juneteenth has taken on increased public prominence. Yamiche Alcindor talks to Mark Anthony Neal, professor…
By Regina Garcia Cano, Anita Snow, Bryan Anderson, Associated Press
As the coronavirus spreads deeper across America, it is ravaging through Latino communities from the mid-Atlantic to the Southwest, infecting them at alarmingly high rates and amplifying the inequalities they live with.
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