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African countries in the air are calling on the UN Panel to investigate “systemic racism” in the United States

On Thursday, African countries slowed down their call for an intensive review of key issues of police brutality and systemic racism in the United States by the United Nations’ highest human rights organization after American officials held talks over the back channel of opposition to anti-Western and anti-American ones Ideas, said diplomats. The Africa Group revised a draft resolution, but …

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More than 80 percent of hospitalized Covid patients in Georgia were African American

“It is important to continue ongoing efforts to understand the reasons for these racial differences, including the role of socio-economic and occupational factors in transmission,” the researchers wrote. “Officials should consider racial differences between COVID-19 patients when planning preventive measures.” Although the results of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study are limited in time and geography, they released …

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African coronavirus: cases increase by 43%, leading to concerns about food insecurity and malaria response

Dozens of nations have “very, very limited” testing capacities, said John Nkengasong, director of African Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, at a Thursday briefing. The lack of tests could mask a greater danger. According to a United Nations estimate, the virus threatens to kill more than 300,000 people in Africa and plunge another 10 million people into poverty. Managers …

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Oprah Winfrey warns of coronavirus in African Americans

Winfrey has promoted the presentation on the website today Show Tuesday and tell Hoda Kotb that the virus is “devastating our community”. “We as a people, as African Americans, have jobs that we have to work for,” she said. “For so many African Americans, there is no such ability to work remotely.” Winfrey wants to raise awareness of the deadly …

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Beijing faces a diplomatic crisis after reports of ill-treatment of African people in China provoke outrage

African students and expatriates in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou underwent forced coronavirus testing and arbitrary 14-day self-quarantine last week, regardless of recent travel history, in the face of growing fear of imported infections. With the virus reportedly found in China, concerns have grown over the past few weeks about a so-called second wave brought in by overseas travelers. …

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African Americans are at higher risk of dying from coronavirus

While the novel corona virus is spreading across the United States, it appears to infect and kill black Americans at a disproportionate rate, according to a Washington Post analysis of early data from jurisdictions across the country. The emerging strong racial disparity prompted the general surgeon on Tuesday to personally acknowledge the heightened risk for African-Americans amid growing demands that …

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African American guest expelled from the Oregon hotel sues $ 10 million

An African-American guest evicted from a DoubleTree hotel in Oregon after talking to his mother in the hotel lobby on his cellphone claims $ 10 million in damages. Jermaine Massey claims Circuit Court filed Tuesday in Multnomah County stated that he had been falsely arrested and discriminated against in the DoubleTree of Hilton Portland last year. Massey, a Microsoft employee …

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