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Coronavirus pandemic amplifies racial and economic inequities at Seattle schools

A Seattle teacher says remote learning shows a digital divide among her students. A study by Boston Consulting Group in partnership with Common Sense found nationally 30% of all K-12 public school students lack adequate internet and devices. Seattle Public Schools Superintendent Denise Juneau said the district is working to roll out resources for these…

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Wellness Inequities: Addressing the Disease Burden in Black,…

Session 18– Health Inequities: Addressing the Disease Burden in Black, Indigenous, as well as People of Color Communities In the United States, the unique coronavirus has actually overmuch influenced Black, Indigenous, as well as People of Color areas. While Black individuals make up concerning 13 percent of the U.S. populace, they account for 24 percent…

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Pandemic highlights inequities in U.S. health care

Dr. Patrice Harris, American Medical Association immediate past president, and Dr. Oliver Brooks, National Medical Association president, on why there is such a disparity in health care in this country. With CNBC’s Bertha Coombs. In April, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the United States’ leading expert on infectious diseases, spoke in a press conference about the impact…

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