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Black US farmers awaiting billions in promised debt relief
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Black US farmers awaiting billions in promised debt relief

BOYDTON, Va. (AP) — There was a time when Black farms prospered. Just two generations out of slavery, by 1910…
More Black Americans open to vaccines after outreach efforts
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More Black Americans open to vaccines after outreach efforts

Like others in her family, Mattie Pringle had doubts about taking the coronavirus vaccine. The 57-year-old Black woman from Myrtle…
Despite virus threat, Black voters wary of voting by mail
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Despite virus threat, Black voters wary of voting by mail

DETROIT (AP) — Despite fears that the coronavirus pandemic will worsen, Victor Gibson said he’s not planning to take advantage…
For George Floyd, a complicated life and a notorious death
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For George Floyd, a complicated life and a notorious death

HOUSTON (AP) — Years before a bystander’s video of George Floyd’s last moments turned his name into a global cry…
African American banks pivotal as ever for minorities in US
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African American banks pivotal as ever for minorities in US

When she needed capital to expand her business, Ernisha Randolph was just one of countless African Americans to encounter roadblocks…
Leaders ‘aren’t even pretending to be in charge’: Obama
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Leaders ‘aren’t even pretending to be in charge’: Obama

Former US President Barack Obama on Saturday criticized the response to the COVID-19 pandemic ravaging America, in what was widely…
Why African Americans are dying at higher rates from COVID-19
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Why African Americans are dying at higher rates from COVID-19

The new coronavirus isn’t biased about who it infects — so why does data emerging from some states suggest that…
Trump denies racist strategy but gets heckled for ‘hate’
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Trump denies racist strategy but gets heckled for ‘hate’

President Donald Trump on Tuesday denied any racist “strategy” behind a string of verbal attacks on African-Americans, but found himself…
Trump defends attack on black US lawmaker
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Trump defends attack on black US lawmaker

US President Donald Trump defended Sunday his latest attack on a prominent African-American lawmaker in comments that drew more accusations…
Biden’s support from black voters cut in half after debate: Reuters/Ipsos poll
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Biden’s support from black voters cut in half after debate: Reuters/Ipsos poll

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Former Vice President Joe Biden, the early front-runner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, has lost…
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