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Leaked video: GOP Senate candidate told black leaders it’s pointless to call out Trump racism | Salon

Michigan GOP Senate candidate John James chided Biden’s “hurtful” comments but defended silence on Trump’s racism John James, the Republican nominee for a U.S. Senate seat in Michigan, privately told African-American leaders…

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Hispanics Now Have Greatest Number of COVID-19 Cases in Milwaukee | Urban Milwaukee

Also, county’s poorest are more than 2.5 times as likely to contract COVID-19. There are more than twice as many African Americans as there are Hispanics and Latinos in Milwaukee, but the…

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The problem with the Minneapolis police has decades-deep roots | The Washington Post

Samuel G. Freedman, a journalism professor at Columbia University, is writing a book about Hubert Humphrey, civil rights and the 1948 presidential campaign. Six blocks and 75 years away from the Minneapolis…

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Ava DuVernay: “Not our job to explain to white folk” how to combat racism | CBS News

Award-winning director Ava DuVernay is turning her powerful productions into a resource for classrooms and independent study. On Thursday, she is launching a new initiative called ARRAY 101. It will offer free learning…

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UH psychologist sheds light on mental health for African Americans | Houston Chronicle

When Rheeda Walker finished writing her book, “The Unapologetic Guide to Black Mental Health,” (New Harbinger Publications, $16.95), she considered not using “mental health” in the title. The words often carry a…

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Trump’s Looting Tweet Violates His Oath of Office | The Atlantic

The president is supposed to protect and defend the nation’s supreme laws. Shooting looters is unconstitutional. Overnight, protests of the egregious police killing of George Floyd roiled several American cities, including Minneapolis,…