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Unemployment rises for black Americans as coronavirus economic toll grows

1 hour ago   |   NBC News

The U.S. added 2.5 million jobs in May, but the unemployment rose to 16.8 percent for black Americans - the highest rate in a decade. NBC News' Morgan Radford shares the...
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Breaking Down ‘Those Color Lines' in a Music Industry That Drew Them

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

The first black person appointed president of a major U.S. record label talks about race in the industry, and what has and hasn't changed.
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Analysis: White House, Pentagon tensions near breaking point

Analysis: White House, Pentagon tensions near breaking point

4 hours ago   |   WGN TV

WASHINGTON - Tensions between the White House and Pentagon have stretched to near a breaking point over President Donald Trump's threat to use military force against street...
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Thousands of Protesters Rally in Washington D.C. for the City's Largest Demonstration Yet

4 hours ago   |   Time   |   3 articles

Thousands of protesters streamed into the nation's capital Saturday for what was expected to be the city's largest demonstration yet against police brutality while George Floyd...
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ICE Agents Detain a Police Brutality Protester, Reportedly a U.S. Citizen and Military Vet, in New York City

4 hours ago   |   Time

A man who participated in one of the many police brutality protests taking place across New York City this week was detained by immigration officials who suspected he was...
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The Latest: Public sector jobs not immune from pandemic ills

5 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

Federal, state and local governments in the United States have shed over 1.5 million jobs since March as they begin to deal with the financial fallout from the coronavirus...
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Coronavirus cases update: Wisconsin COVID-19 cases top 20K, death toll hits 645

6 hours ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

As the number of novel coronavirus cases increases across the U.S. and around the world, the number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases in Wisconsin has reached 20,571
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Amid virus, U.S. students look to colleges closer to home

Amid virus, U.S. students look to colleges closer to home

7 hours ago   |   Post Gazette

Some are choosing nearby schools where they're charged lower rates as state residents or want to be closer to home in case an outbreak again forces classes online. 
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U.S. Marine Corps orders removal of confederate flags including on clothing, bumper stickers, mugs

U.S. Marine Corps orders removal of confederate flags including on clothing, bumper stickers, mugs

7 hours ago   |   KSBW

The ban prohibits the flag appearing on clothing, bumper stickers and more.
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Coronavirus Indiana: COVID-19 cases near 37K, death toll surpasses 2K; latest updates

8 hours ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

As the number of COVID-19 cases increases across the U.S. and around the world, the number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases in Indiana has reached 36,997 with 2,110 deaths...
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Virus exposes sharp economic divide: College vs. non-college

Virus exposes sharp economic divide: College vs. non-college

The damage inflicted on the job market since February has highlighted a widening line of inequality based on education. Read more ...

Thousands of George Floyd protesters take to the streets of NYC

Thousands of George Floyd protesters take to the streets of NYC

Thousands of George Floyd protesters took to the streets for another day of marches and rallies across the Big Apple on Saturday, with many anti-cop demonstrators urging the... Read more ...

Thousands of mourners assemble outside George Floyd's private funeral

Thousands of mourners assemble outside George Floyd's private funeral

Saturday's 3 p.m. funeral for George Floyd will be a private, friends and family service at a North Carolina conference center - but mourners numbering in the thousands have... Read more ...

57 Buffalo officers quit special team after 2 officers suspended for...

57 Buffalo officers quit special team after 2 officers suspended for allegedly shoving man to ground

Fifty-seven police officers in Buffalo, New York, have resigned from the force's emergency response team following the suspension of two officers who allegedly pushed a... Read more ...

National updates: A second memorial for George Floyd will take place after...

National updates: A second memorial for George Floyd will take place after another night of protests

The remembrance of George Floyd's life in the state he was born follows a night of de-escalation for protests in many cities across the U.S. Read more ...

Buffalo cops expected to face charges after pushing 75-year-old protester

Buffalo cops expected to face charges after pushing 75-year-old protester

The officers are anticipated in court Saturday, according to sources cited by a local NBC affiliate. Their colleagues from the department's Emergency Response Team are expected... Read more ...

Local protests over death of George Floyd continue to draw hundreds

Local protests over death of George Floyd continue to draw hundreds

Demonstrators continued to gather and march peacefully throughout Saturday afternoon. Read more ...

Crews battle 40-acre fire in Sonoma County, Cal Fire says

Crews battle 40-acre fire in Sonoma County, Cal Fire says

Crews are battling a 40-acre fire in Sonoma County on Saturday, according to Cal Fire. Read more ...

UFC 250 Nunes vs. Spencer: How to watch, fight card, odds

UFC 250 Nunes vs. Spencer: How to watch, fight card, odds

Amanda Nunes looks to be the first UFC fighter to successfully defend world titles in two weight classes simultaneously when she takes on Felicia Spencer at UFC 250 for the... Read more ...

Influencer slammed for using Black Lives Matter protest as photo opp

Influencer slammed for using Black Lives Matter protest as photo opp

Another white Instagram star is being slammed for treating Black Lives Matter protests like a Coachella photo opp. On Friday, the Twitter account Influencers in the Wild posted... Read more ...