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Building a more equitable region for minority-owned businesses: An executive discussion

The pandemic has laid bare the inequities between Black and white Americans, and the killing of George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter protests have heightened the urgency of the matter. Even before Covid-19 hit, Black people had disproportion.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 16th, 2020

The model that Trump is using to make decisions about the coronavirus shows shutdowns and social distancing could save 2 million lives

Associated Press As many as 2.2 million people in the United States are predicted to die from COVID-19 without mitigation, according to an analysis that the White House is using to guide its response that was released Tuesday.  Deaths.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 31st, 2020

13 African Countries with the Largest White Population in 2018

Since the fact that out of 1.3 billion people who are living on the black continent, less than one percent is of white European descent is .....»»

Category: topSource: insidermonkeyMar 9th, 2019

Law enforcement"s disastrous response during the deadly insurrection reveals a major gap in security: Who"s viewed as a threat

"If officers only think that they're threatened by Black people, that makes them very vulnerable to white people," Professor Jack Glaser said. A pro-Trump mob is seen.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytJan 21st, 2021

Most COVID-19 vaccines are going to white people, even though the pandemic has ravaged communities of color

State data indicates more COVID-19 shots have go.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJan 8th, 2021

Trump should take a COVID-19 shot to build confidence in the vaccine among his supporters, the White House coronavirus testing czar says

President Donald Trump taking a vaccine would "generate more confidence among the people who follow him so closely," Adm. Brett Giroi.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytDec 21st, 2020

"F**k Trump Supporters" - Rutgers Prof Blames White Conservatives For Using Virus To Kill Black People

"F**k Trump Supporters" - Rutgers Prof Blames White Conservatives For Using Virus To Kill Black People Authored by Jonathan Turley, Brittney Cooper, an associate professor in the Department of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 1st, 2020

All but one coronavirus death in Virginia"s capital have been black Americans. The county"s health director isn"t surprised.

AP Photo/Steve Helber Danny Avula, the director of health districts in Richmond, Virginia, and Henrico County, Virginia, told Insider that 13 of the 14 people to die from COVID-19 in Richmond are black.  Richmond has had 312 C.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 29th, 2020

The future of successful coronavirus response: Mass testing at work and in church and self-administered tests

There are still unanswered questions about the accuracy of some COVID-19 tests, the prevalence of antibodies among Americans, and whether those antibodies provide the kind of immunity safety net needed to protect people from future infections......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 22nd, 2020

How mass testing is the only way to return to ‘normalcy’ but bottlenecks and questions persist

There are still unanswered questions about the accuracy of some COVID-19 tests, the prevalence of antibodies among Americans, and whether those antibodies provide the kind of immunity safety net needed to protect people from future infections......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 22nd, 2020

All but three people who died from COVID-19 in a major US city were black

Lawrence Bryant/Reute.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 12th, 2020

Black people account for 72% of COVID-19 deaths in Chicago while making up less than a third of city"s population, mayor says

AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said 72% of people in Chicago who have died from COVID-19 are Black despite African Americans making up just 30% of the city's population. Lightfoot said she had created a "racial equity rapid response t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 12th, 2020

Alabama ranks among top states for those most in need of loans due to COVID-19

Alabama has ranked among the top states in the nation where people are most in need of loans due to the coronavirus. That’s according to a recent analysis by WalletHub that combined internal credit report data with data on Google search increases for.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 9th, 2020

AOC Demands COVID-19 "Reparations" For Black+Brown People

AOC Demands COVID-19 "Reparations" For Black+Brown People Update (16.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 3rd, 2020

People in close proximity to Trump, Pence will be given COVID-19 tests: White House

COVID-19 tests will be done on people who are expected to be .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 3rd, 2020

Dispatches from a Pandemic: I’m a historian who has studied the Black Death. During my coronavirus quarantine, I thought, ‘Will people fear us?’

‘As an early COVID-19 patient in my area, I have seen firsthand the power of a community poised to help.’.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 3rd, 2020

Dispatches from a Pandemic: I trained as a historian in the period of the Black Death. During my coronavirus quarantine, I thought, ‘Will people fear us?’

‘As an early COVID-19 patient in my area, I have seen firsthand the power of a community poised to help.’.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 1st, 2020

The White House projects that shutting down the US to stop the coronavirus could save 2 million lives

Associated Press As many as 2.2 million people in the US are predicted to die from COVID-19 witho.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 31st, 2020

Apple just released a COVID-19 app backed by the CDC that tells you whether to quarantine or get tested — here"s how it works (AAPL)

AP Apple released a COVID-19 screening app Friday in collaboration with the CDC and the White House. The app, called Apple COVID-19, tells people whether to take measures like social distancing or seek out a coronavirus test b.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 27th, 2020

Photos show how the coronavirus turned the world"s second most populous country from bustling to deserted, as India imposes a lockdown on 1.3 billion residents

Samir Jana/Hindustan Times via Getty Images India's 1.3 billion people are under a three-week lockdown to limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus.  The country has the world's second-largest popu.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 25th, 2020