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The impact of the COVID-19 (Corona Virus) Pandemic, as with most global crises, will be most significantly experienced within communities of color, as we manage great shifts in employment, financial stability, healthcare and local government services. loculy was created to deliver news and information, from diverse sources, about the impact of COVID-19 within our communities.

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4 Minneapolis Police Officers Fired Over George Floyd Death | HuffPost

The move comes comes after a video showed an officer kneeling on the neck of Floyd, an unarmed Black man, on Monday. Four Minneapolis police officers were fired Tuesday following the death…

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‘Economic duress is nothing new’: Can America’s oldest black bookstore survive the pandemic? | The Guardian

Oakland’s Marcus Books has remained a space for ‘black living and thinking’ through gentrification and online competition. Now it’s turning to readers for help Since 1975, Oakland’s Marcus Books has survived one…

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Lillian Fishburne, U.S. Navy’s first African-American female rear admiral | Face2Face Africa

Lillian Fishburne is one of the many pioneering black servicemen and women who have made positive contributions to the nation’s armed forces while serving. In 1998, she became the first African-American woman…

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Ron Finley’s gardening MasterClass will teach you how to grow food & change your life | CNET

Because gardening is so much more than a hobby. If you want to learn to grow your own food, there’s no better teacher than Ron Finley. Lucky for you, he now offers a MasterClass on…

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The Forgotten Story of How 13 Black Men Broke the Navy’s Toughest Color Barrier | Politico

In 1942, a group of African American sailors were chosen to integrate the Naval Officer Corps, forever changing what was possible in the U.S. Navy. Sam Barnes racked his brain one chilly…

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(2018) Jemele Hill stands by calling President Trump a white supremacist: ‘I thought I was saying water is wet’ | The Washington Post

Jemele Hill, an award-winning journalist who has been outspoken about President Trump and Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, said on a podcast released Wednesday that she did not regret calling Trump a…