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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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Read, Watch, Learn about Race, Racism, and Anti-Racism, Week of July 25, 2020

158 Resources to Understand Racism in America by Meilan Solly. These articles, videos, podcasts and websites from the Smithsonian chronicle the history of anti-black violence and inequality in the United States. Large DNA Study Traces Violent History of American Slavery…

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Evanston, Ill., Has A Reparations Plan

On NPR’s Weekend Edition Sunday, Evanston, Illinois Alderwoman Robin Rue Simmons describes the town’s plan to use a portion of the taxes collected on the sale of recreational marijuana to help African American residents who are being priced out of…

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Infant mortality is about racism

At Ohio’s fourth biennial summit on infant mortality.  Speakers urged the attendees to look at infant mortality as a legacy of racism: African-American infants are dying at three times the rate of white babies in Ohio.  To read the newspaper…

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