Peeling back this pandemic's layers of inequality
Wednesday, 15 April 2020
Washington (CNN)Scientific realities about the coronavirus pandemic have reached an unnerving turn: Covid-19, the disease caused by the virus, is striking a uniquely heavy blow to people of color -- and especially to black Americans. Here's data straight from state websites as of Tuesday: In South Carolina, black Americans account for 56% of deaths, though the state's entire population is just 27% black. While black Americans represent 15% of Illinois' population, they account for 42% of deaths there. In Louisiana, 59% of people who've died from the disease are black, a group that makes up only one-third of the state's population. The Navajo Nation -- the country's largest Native American...
💡 One News Page Knowledge: Other News Mentions
25 Percent of Americans Won't Ever Go Back to the Gym, Survey Reveals
Credit: Cover Video STUDIO Duration: 01:34Published
Tom Hanks shames those refusing to wear masks
Credit: Cover Video STUDIO Duration: 00:48Published
'Don't tell my wine snob friends': Why Americans are buying more boxed wine during COVID-19The stigma and shame of buying cheap wine in a cardboard package has been boxed out by the coronavirus pandemic
What Americans Need to Know About Europe’s Travel BanThe E.U. and other European countries will begin welcoming some nonessential travelers on July 1, but Americans will not be on the list, at least at first. Here,..
EU approves remdesivir for COVID-19 treatmentThe use of the medication remdesivir to treat severe cases of COVID-19 in the European Union has been approved by the European Commission.
Dodds calls for "guarantees of delivery" from government
Credit: ODN Duration: 02:59Published
Williams teases socially distanced Capitol concertVanessa Williams says this year's 'A Capitol Fourth' concert will be different due to COVID-19, and special to her as a woman of color. (July 3)
'Know Your Army' tour lifts up spirit of school students in Srinagar amid COVID
Credit: ANI Duration: 03:12Published
Visas of 2,679 of 2,765 foreign tablighis cancelled, Centre tells SCThe Union government has cancelled visas of 2,679 foreigners, majority from Bangladesh and Indonesia, for indulging in tablighi activities impermissible under..
Plea in SC seeks waiver or maximum relief in school fee for period of Covid-19 lockdownA plea has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking a direction to the Centre and the states to take a decision regarding waiver or providing uniform maximum..
South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster: Rising COVID-19 cases may sideline college, HS football in stateSouth Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster warned Wednesday that a surge in COVID-19 cases could sideline college and high school football in the state.
Trump allies take aim at his global media chief for firingsWASHINGTON (AP) — Seven U.S. senators, including two strong allies of President Donald Trump, harshly criticized Trump’s new chief of U.S.-funded global..
Since Lakota Lives Matter Too, Trump’s Visit To Mount Rushmore Couldn’t Come At A Worse TimeArticle by WN.Com Correspondent Dallas Darling A major reconsideration of how the history of colonization, conquest, slavery, and white supremacy is taught and..
Tearing Down Statues Will Liberate History From White Supremacy, Genocide Denial-And TrumpArticle by WN.Com Correspondent Dallas Darling Starting with George Washington, John Adams, and Thomas Jefferson, Philonise Floyd, the brother of George Floyd,..
Native Americans to protest against Trump visit to Mount RushmoreIndigenous leaders say the South Dakota monument to presidents is "a symbol of white supremacy".
Looking at 'long-term' sentences for protesters: Trump
Credit: Reuters Studio Duration: 01:45Published
Christopher Columbus statue pulled down, draped in burning flag in VA
Credit: Reuters Studio Duration: 00:19Published
Navajo Nation Now Has the Largest COVID-19 Infection Rate
Credit: Cover Video STUDIO Duration: 01:13Published
City That Once Guided a Nation Now Shows Its CracksPeoria, Ill., was a place where marketers and politicians honed their messages. The pandemic and protests have made clear the sharply different realities of its..
Two victims dead, one injured after warehouse shooting in Springfield, IllinoisTwo people are dead and one is injured after a gunman opened fire Friday morning at a warehouse in Illinois. The gunman also died.
Bunn-O-Matic Shooting: 2 Dead, 1 Critically Wounded, Officials SayThe gunman was later found dead and the authorities were investigating a motive for the attack at the Bunn-O-Matic warehouse in Springfield, Ill.
There Are COVID Travel Restrictions In 15 States
Credit: Wochit News Duration: 00:34Published
I run a Louisiana abortion clinic. Despite Supreme Court win, I'm nervous for our future.States have passed hundreds of anti-abortion laws in the last few years. At the Supreme Court, we were successful in striking down just one.
Should Bars Reopen?
Credit: Wochit News Duration: 00:32Published
AP Top Stories June 29 PHere's the latest for Monday, June 29th: WH denies Trump briefed about US troop bounties; Supreme Court strikes down Louisiana abortion clinic law; More Florida..
Science prevails in Supreme Court ruling on abortion law that provided no medical benefitThe Supreme Court followed scientific research and evidence when it came to abortion in Louisiana. All courts and lawmakers should do the same.
Activists react to SCOTUS abortion clinic rulingA divided Supreme Court struck down a Louisiana law regulating abortion clinics on Monday, ruling the law requiring doctors who perform abortions have admitting..
Tweets about this