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COVID-19: Today in Black America 5/13/20

POSTED: May 13, 2020, 10:00 am

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The New York Times

At Senate Hearing, Government Experts Paint Bleak Picture of the Pandemic

Opinion: Let Our People Go

The Star-Ledger (

Remote learning continues in N.J., but students with disabilities still falling behind

15K patients in N.J., N.Y. mistakenly told they were immune to coronavirus after antibody test, report says

Philadelphia Tribune

Philly investigating 1,742 percent more respiratory deaths, and many at-home deaths

IRS sets Wednesday deadline for direct deposit of stimulus checks

The Los Angeles Times

Column One: A patient’s return to hospital COVID-19 unit underscores uncertainty to come

CSU plans to cancel most in-person classes and go online this fall, chancellor says

The Charlotte Post

Helping North Carolina communities during the COVID-19 outbreak

Managing your mental health during COVID-19 pandemic

The Philadelphia Inquirer (

Philly's coronavirus lockdown prevented approximately 57,000 hospitalizations, Drexel researchers estimate

Nearly half of inmates tested in Delaware County’s jail have had the coronavirus

The Detroit Free Press

GM's VP of global manufacturing discusses restart after shutdown from COVID-19

Michigan coronavirus case count surpasses 48,000; 4,674 deaths reported

The Chicago Tribune

Gov. J.B. Pritzker calls on legislature to ‘act expeditiously’ on coronavirus relief package as state reports record 4,000 new cases

Black Chicago churchgoers join one-quarter of Americans who say their faith’s grown stronger during the COVID-19 pandemic

The Washington Post

Armed militia helped a Michigan barbershop open, a defiance that puts Republican lawmakers in a bind

Every country in Africa has confirmed coronavirus cases

USA Today

US coronavirus curve may be flattening, but estimated death toll keeps rising. What does this mean?

'Unrivaled?' Fact-checking Donald Trump's claims about COVID-19 testing

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