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COVID-19: Today in Black America 4/6/20

POSTED: April 06, 2020, 10:00 am

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The New York Times

As School Moves Online, Many Students Stay Logged Out


College Made them Feel Equal. The Virus Exposed How Unequal Their Lives Are

Social Distancing is a Privilege

Young Americans, Burdened with Debt, Now Face and Economic Crisis


The Washington Post


Virus death in U.S. most certainly higher than official count

The U.S. was beset by denial and dysfunction as the coronavirus raged

Undocumented workers among those hit first - and worst - by shutdown


The Baltimore Afro-American


NNPA Op-Ed Highlights Other Coronavirus Risk Faced by Black Americans

Opinion: The Realities of Distance Learning

State of Emergency Declared for Black America as Public Health Experts Reveal Coronavirus is Airborne


The Philadelphia Inquirer


South Philly has a growing, hidden homeless population — and almost no services to help them

Fact-checking a viral Pa. Facebook post on coronavirus that says the government is ‘up to something’

Coronavirus will accelerate EMS crisis in Pa.’s small towns and rural areas, experts say


The Philadelphia Tribune


Amid coronavirus pandemic, Black mistrust of medicine looms

Why the coronavirus crisis will expand America's racial wealth gap


Africa faces an 'existential threat' as virus cases spread


The Los Angeles Times


One teacher’s quest to track down her students

The new reality of school at home: Overwhelmed. Isolated. Unfocused. Very Stressed


The coronavirus crisis will change America in big ways. History says so


The Chicago Tribune


Pritzker: ‘It’s wrong’ the way federal government has handled coronavirus pandemic

Editorial: You love your local businesses. Coronavirus is punishing them.



The Star-Ledger (NJ.com)


See how coronavirus pandemic is spreading across N.J. in maps, charts (Monday April 6, 2020)

Woman coughed, spit at cops multiple times while claiming to have coronavirus during arrest, police say


Nurses say they are being pressured to go back to work while still ill from coronavirus



The Baltimore Sun


When will the normalcy return in Maryland? Coronavirus modelers suggest it will be awhile.

Maryland universities helping students weather financial crisis created by coronavirus

Layoffs in Maryland mount as businesses close during coronavirus crisis



The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Kemp allies defend reopening Georgia beaches despite coastal criticism


CVS opens coronavirus testing site in Atlanta

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