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China's Proposed Green Card Policy

China’s New Immigration Policy Proposal Sparks Racial Backlash Against Blacks

A newly proposed law in China that makes it slightly easier for foreigners to get a permanent residence or green card was met with racial backlash online. The proposed...
Jason Hargrove

Detroit Bus Driver Who Complained of Woman Openly Coughing on Bus Dies Weeks Later...

It was only two weeks ago when Jason Hargrove, a Detroit bus driver, logged into his Facebook profile and went live via the social media platform to complain about a woman who...

Appeals Court Declines Request to Unseal Grand Jury Records of 1946 Lynching of Two...

Grand jury records of a 1946 Georgia lynching case will not be released despite their historical significance, according to a federal appeals court in Atlanta. The 11th U.S. Circuit...
Bassey Offiong

Engineering Student Dies of COVID-19 Symptoms Weeks Before Graduating, Family Says He Was Repeatedly...

The death of a Western Michigan University student came as a shock to his family. They say the student, who is of Nigerian descent, was turned away from being tested for COVID-19...
Police Brutality South Africa

South Africans Complain of Vicious Attacks From Law Enforcement Officers Amid COVID-19 Lockdown

South African law enforcement officers are under scrutiny after videos of them assaulting citizens went viral following a call for the country to lock down due to the coronavirus.
Nail Salon Brawl

Judge Dismisses Charges Against Brooklyn Nail Salon Employees Who Beat Black Women With Brooms...

Assault charges filed against two Brooklyn nail salon workers who pummeled a Black customer with broomsticks in a viral video have been dismissed at trial, according to the New York Daily News.

Some Doctors Say Black Communities In Danger of Being Left Out of COVID-19 Testing

Are Black communities being underserved when it comes to testing for COVID-19? A recent Buzzfeed article suggests Blacks in America could be facing inequities in the healthcare...

Meet the Black Female Scientist Paving the Way In Race to Develop COVID-19 Vaccine

Dozens of researchers around the world are racing to create a vaccine to eliminate the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Kizzmekia S. Corbett, a viral immunologist working with the National Institute of Allergy and...
Trump and Alcindor

‘Don’t Be Threatening. Be Nice.’: Trump Snaps at Black Reporter During Press Briefing and...

The daily coronavirus task force briefing by President Donald Trump Sunday, March 29 took a turn that has critics calling out what they consider to be racist undertones during questioning by a...
Donald Trump

Historic $2.2 Trillion Stimulus Measure Becomes Law, Checks of $1,200 to Individuals Expected to...

Congress and President Donald Trump have enacted a $2.2 trillion stimulus bill in response to the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S. Individuals are due...
Romain

NYC Principal Dies Of Complications Due to Coronavirus

A New York City principal has died from complications from the coronavirus, becoming the first known death from the virus of a New York City public school staff member.
George Falcone

Police: New Jersey Man Mocked Grocery Store Employee by Coughing on Her, Claiming He...

A New Jersey man is facing criminal charges after he allegedly coughed on a grocery store employee and then claimed he contracted the coronavirus. George Falcone, 50, of...
Donald Trump

Senate Closes In on Passing $2 Trillion Stimulus Package That Could Send $1,200 Checks...

The White House and Senate Republican leaders came to an agreement with Senate Democrats over a $2 trillion stimulus package to prop up the reeling U.S. economy as the coronavirus pandemic takes...
Donald Trump

Trump Revisits Social Distancing, Wants U.S. Economy Reopened By April 12

President Donald Trump announced Monday that he and his administration are looking into ways to restart business activity amid the worsening pandemic. By Tuesday, even as his top advisers were publicly counseling...

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