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Al Sharpton Says Black Americans Don't Trust Vaccines Because of History, Highlights Heightened Case Rates

9 days ago   |   By Newsweek

The civil rights activist spoke of a need to address the racial disparity in the impact of COVID-19, as he spoke of vaccines needing to be rolled out in an equal manner.
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Second stimulus check update: Group pushes $908B plan to break virus relief...

Second stimulus check update: Group pushes $908B plan to break virus relief impasse

WASHINGTON - A bipartisan group of lawmakers is putting pressure on congressional leaders to accept a split-the-difference solution to the protracted impasse over COVID-19... Read more ...

President Trump's lawyers file lawsuit challenging Wisconsin election

President Trump's lawyers file lawsuit challenging Wisconsin election

President Donald Trump's reelection campaign has filed a lawsuit in the Wisconsin Supreme Court alleging voter fraud in November's election. Read more ...

65 years ago today, Rosa Parks stood up for civil rights by sitting down

65 years ago today, Rosa Parks stood up for civil rights by sitting down

It was on this day in 1955 when a simple act of defiance elevated a seamstress in Montgomery, Alabama, into a pivotal symbol in America's civil rights movement. Read more ...

Nurse brags on TikTok about defying COVID-19 restrictions, put on...

Nurse brags on TikTok about defying COVID-19 restrictions, put on administrative leave

PORTLAND, Ore. - A Portland nurse was placed on administrative leave after sparking controversy for a social media post flouting COVID-19 health restrictions. In a video on the... Read more ...

Illinois health officials report 12,542 new COVID-19 cases, 125 deaths

Illinois health officials report 12,542 new COVID-19 cases, 125 deaths

CHICAGO - Illinois health officials reported 12,542 new confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases, as well as 125 coronavirus-related deaths Tuesday. According to the Illinois... Read more ...

Celebrities support Elliot Page after he comes out as transgender

Celebrities support Elliot Page after he comes out as transgender

Celebrities threw their support to Elliot Page, formerly known as Ellen Page, after he came out as transgender on Tuesday. Music duo Tegan and Sara re-shared the “Juno” star's... Read more ...

Car plows through pedestrian street in Germany, at least 2 dead, 10 injured

Car plows through pedestrian street in Germany, at least 2 dead, 10 injured

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Who's on President-elect Biden's team of top economic advisers?

Who's on President-elect Biden's team of top economic advisers?

WILMINGTON, Del. - Joe Biden will formally introduce his top economic advisers on Tuesday, as the president-elect builds a recovery plan to help American families and... Read more ...

Florida becomes third state to top 1 million COVID-19 cases

Florida becomes third state to top 1 million COVID-19 cases

Florida has now recorded more than 1 coronavirus cases since the beginning of the pandemic. Read more ...

Over 40 attendees of New Orleans swingers event contract COVID-19

Over 40 attendees of New Orleans swingers event contract COVID-19

A swingers convention in New Orleans turned into a coronavirus superspreader event after at least 41 attendees tested positive for the virus, according to an organizer. In a... Read more ...