Category: Racial Disparity

COVID-313 Community Coalition Virtual Town Hall Week 14

With infection rates rising in other places, how big will the second COVID-19 wave hit here? Dr. Oveta Fuller of the University of Michigan Medical School has some thoughts on that and how well those filtration units work in the many offices that have reopened.

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Mental health and the student mind

Christy McDonald talks with Karen Anthony, Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant for Oakland Schools, and Sirrita Darby, Director of Detroit Heals Detroit about the toll the abrupt school change has taken on student mental health.

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  • News Wrap: Istanbul trial begins for Saudi suspects in Khashoggi murder

    In our news wrap Friday, a trial is underway in Istanbul for 20 Saudis charged in the October 2018 slaying of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. None of the accused were in court, as Saudi Arabia rejected demands for their extradition. Also, Ethiopia's prime minister called out protesters for refusing to end a week of violent unrest following the shooting death of singer Hachalu Hundessa.

  • Major U.S. cities struggle to keep residents compliant as virus surges

    As the Fourth of July approaches, coronavirus cases are rising across the country, with businesses and public spaces again closing down as a result. Where does the U.S. stand in terms of managing this public health crisis? Judy Woodruff talks to top elected officials of two major metropolitan areas: Judge Lina Hidalgo of Harris County, Texas, and Mayor Carlos Gimenez of Miami-Dade County, Florida.

  • Why this pro-democracy Hong Kong activist decided to flee his home

    The reverberations from China's new national security law, which restricts freedom of speech in Hong Kong, continue. Nathan Law is a prominent pro-democracy activist who fled Hong Kong after the crackdown. He joins Nick Schifrin to discuss what protesters on the ground need from the international community, whether he has hope for Hong Kong's future and the challenge of deciding to leave his home.