COVID-19 Took Black Lives First. It Didn’t Have To.

In Chicago, 70 of the city’s 100 first recorded victims of COVID-19 were black. Their lives were rich, and their deaths cannot be dismissed as inevitable. Immediate factors could — and should — have been addressed.

COVID-19 Took Black Lives First. It Didn’t Have To.

By Duaa Eldeib, Adriana Gallardo, Akilah Johnson, Annie Waldman, Nina Martin, Talia Buford and Tony Briscoe, Pro Publica Illinois 

LARRY ARNOLD lived less than …

Stop waiting for racism to die out with old people. The Charleston shooting suspect is 21.

Once little ones who are so innocent that they don't even know in which direction racism works replace their racist grandparents, the country will be all set, right? Probably not.

Stop waiting for racism to die out with old people. The Charleston shooting suspect is 21.

By Jenée Desmond-Harris, Vox

Dylann Roof has been charged with murder for killing nine black people at a Charleston, South Carolina, church on June …