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Black America and COVID-19

Documenting the impact of COVID-19 on Black America.


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March 19, 2020
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Protecting hungry children during the fight for racial justice
The Hill
Sara N. Bleich, Sheila Fleischhacker, and Melissa Laska
June 2, 2020
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Young, Gifted, @ Risk and Resilient: A Video Toolkit to Support the Well-Being of Students of Color
National Center for Institutional Diversity, University of Michigan
June 2, 2020
video, resource Images by UmichNCID and The Steve Fund
Talking to Kids About Racism, Early and Often: These books can help start the conversation.
New York Times
Jessica Grose
June 3, 2020
news, resource Loris Lora
U.S. Must Release Children From Family Detention Centers, Judge Rules
New York Times
Miriam Jordan
June 26, 2020
news Some immigrants seeking asylum were detained at a family detention center in Dilley, Texas, last year. Workers there have tested positive for the coronavirus. Credit...Eric Gay/Associated Press
Lower Eastside Girls Club Unveiled Center for Wellbeing and Happiness at Virtual Gala
Web Wire
July 1, 2020
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New study says 30% of U.S. children do not have adequate internet access to learn from home
Daily Kos
Walter Einenkel
July 3, 2020
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The Coronavirus in Kids (COVKID) Tracking and Education Project
The Covkid Project
July 13, 2020

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Talking to children after racial incidents
Penn GSE
July 13, 2020
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Re-Imagining Our Future: Children, Justice and Joy
Children's Defense Fund
July 21-22

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View the Proctor Institute 2020 Invitation video here
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Young People of Color Support Guide
7 Cups
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Girls Club COVID-19 Response: What We’re Doing to Help
Girls Club
Seeds of Fire
Highlander Center
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A Decade Undone: Youth Disconnection in the Age of Coronavirus
Measure of America
June 10, 2020

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The Coronavirus Generation
The New York Times
Jason DeParle
August 22, 2020