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Read, Watch, Listen, Learn about Race, Racism, and Anti-Racism, Week of August 10, 2020

No strings, no bureaucracy, but suddenly $1.4 million to help a Black community (Washington Post) Portland community activist Cameron Whitton founded the Black Resilience Fund  giving qualified Black Portlanders applicants $300 “for utility bills, car insurance or transportation, medical costs,…

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Read, Watch, Listen, Learn about Race, Racism, and Anti-Racism, Week of August 8, 2020

Hispanic, Black children at higher risk of coronavirus-related hospitalization, CDC finds (Washington Post) Hispanic children are approximately eight times more likely and Black children five times more likely to be hospitalized with covid-19 than their White peers, according to a study…

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Events, July 23 – 30, 2020

July 23 8 am Princeton Board of Education Policy Committee hearing on renaming John Witherspoon Middle School Written comments on the subject of the JWMS name may be submitted to the Board via feedback@princetonk12.org. To join the meeting on Thursday morning,…

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Why We Fight: Voices from the Struggle for Health Justice, June 8, 2020

Why We Fight: Voices from the Struggle for Health Justice will highlight activists and fighters of the past (and present) working to secure access to health care and treatment, advocates, and artists such as Dr. Sharrelle Barber (Professor at Drexel…

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Early Data Shows African Americans Have Contracted and Died of Coronavirus at an Alarming Rate

The coronavirus pandemic has accentuated America’s inequities, as illustrated by this ProPublica report from Milwaukee. “Environmental, economic and political factors have compounded for generations, putting black people at higher risk of chronic conditions that leave lungs weak and immune systems…

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