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COVID-19: Today in Black America 4/7/20

POSTED: April 07, 2020, 1:00 pm

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The New York Times

Black Americans Face Alarming Rates of Coronavirus Infection in Some States

Pressure Mounts to Remove Navy Leader for Rebuking Virus-Stricken Carrier Crew

Does My County Have an Epidemic? Estimates Show Hidden Transmission


The Chicago Tribune


Positive COVID-19 test for youth at juvenile detention center sparks alarm among lawyers and advocates

Chicago’s coronavirus disparity: Black Chicagoans are dying at nearly six times the rate of white residents, data show

Long lines in Milwaukee as voters head to polls in Wisconsin amid coronavirus pandemic


The Star-Ledger (NJ.com)


Staff of overrun N.J. hospital breaks down in tears after EMS comes to its rescue

N.J. to postpone June primary elections to July due to coronavirus outbreak

Maps show how coronavirus pandemic is spreading across N.J.


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Leading Cleveland cultural attractions announce indefinite closure due to coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus pandemic hits the arts in Cleveland, sparking online innovation and uncertainty about future


The Baltimore Sun


Maryland surpasses 100 coronavirus-related deaths; state looks to lease ice rink as makeshift morgue


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


Baltimore Council President Scott calls for $25M in rainy day funds to be used on coronavirus response



The Atlanta Journal Constitution

BREAKING: Georgia reports 35 more coronavirus deaths as cases reach 8,818


Georgia playing catch up in coronavirus testing


7 one-off areas to clean while you're sanitizing for coronavirus


The Los Angeles Times


Southern California outpacing Bay Area in new coronavirus cases. So where’s the peak?


All L.A. County residents can now get coronavirus tests. Here’s how it works

As coronavirus deaths surge, missing racial data worry L.A. County officials



The Washington Post


Worried that $2 trillion law wasn’t enough, Trump and congressional leaders converge on need for new coronavirus economic package


Trump removes inspector general who was to oversee $2 trillion stimulus spending

‘Those numbers take your breath away’: Virus is hitting Chicago’s black neighborhoods harder than others, officials say



The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel


High courts block Evers on 2 fronts: Wisconsin justices overturn ban on Tuesday voting, U.S. Supreme Court restricts absentee ballots

The election is happening despite confusion. Here's what you need to know about voting in person and absentee.

Bice: Here’s how dark-money groups flooded Milwaukee mailboxes while keeping their donors secret





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