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How White Parents Can Talk About Race With Their Children Of Color

Amid the racial reckoning of the past few months, many parents have pledged to help build an anti-racist future for their children. While white parents have traditionally had the privilege to remain silent on these issues, there’s an abundance of resources to guide conversations about race and racism with kids and change this reality.But the…

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Dems, White House optimistic stimulus deal could be reached this week after both sides make concessions

Christal Hayes, USA TODAY Published 8:18 p.m. ET Aug. 4, 2020 | Updated 8:41 p.m. ET Aug. 4, 2020CLOSE Senate Minority leader Senator Chuck Schumer told reporters “we are not going to give up. We are not going to walk away,” as negotiations continue on a huge coronavirus relief bill. (August 4) AP DomesticWASHINGTON – After…

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The Day the Democrats Lost the White Working Class in a Hardhat Riot

In 2016, the American electorate polarized to a historic degree, though not by race or sex. The Democratic nominee performed worse with working-class whites than any other nominee, of either party, since World War II. Years later, elites continue to be confounded by how Donald Trump happened, whether he could stun again, and what his…

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Inside the White House’s attempt to message its way out of the coronavirus crisis

WASHINGTON — The White House’s attempts to message its way out of the coronavirus crisis with a ramped-up public safety campaign this month have run into a pair of internal roadblocks: a lack of dramatic, concrete policy actions to match the communications push and a president who often struggles to follow the same talking-point playbook…

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McGrath: White Americans must shake off their entrenched views of race if the world is ever going to change

I feel slightly traitorous, like a double agent relaying secrets, in writing about what some of my friends really think about the Black Lives Matter protests. One, for example, recently emailed me a pornographic joke referencing the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin, playing off Floyd’s cry of “I can’t…

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White Sox score late, top Indians 4-0 after Plesac fans 11

CLEVELAND (AP) — Yasmani Grandal and Eloy Jiménez hit sacrifice flies and the Chicago White Sox, who couldn’t do anything against Zach Plesac for eight innings, scored four runs in the ninth — three charged to ineffective Cleveland closer Brad Hand — to beat the Indians 4-0 on Wednesday night.The Indians got eight terrific innings…

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White House, Senate GOP try again on $1 trillion virus aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — Deadlines looming, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi implored Republicans and the White House on Monday to come quickly to the negotiating table with Democrats over the next coronavirus relief package to prevent unemployment assistance and an eviction moratorium from expiring for millions of Americans.“Time is running out,” Pelosi said. Pelosi invited GOP leaders…

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White House pushes narrow virus aid; Pelosi blasts GOP delay

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday assailed Republican “disarray” over a new pandemic relief package as the White House suggested a narrower effort might be necessary, at least for now.The California Democrat panned the Trump administration’s desire to trim an expiring temporary federal unemployment benefit from $600 weekly to about 70% of…

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White House pushes for slashing expanded jobless benefits despite rises in unemployment, coronavirus

Top Trump administration and White House officials said Sunday that they want to replace expiring expanded unemployment benefits with a system that pays those out of work 70 percent of lost wages because they feel the current system gives people a reason not to return to the job.Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on “Fox News…

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White House Tells Hospitals to Skip CDC and Send Coronavirus Data Straight to HHS

Photo: Tami Chappell/AFP (Getty Images) The White House has issued a directive to the nation’s hospitals to bypass the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and “send all coronavirus patient information” straight to a non-public Health and Human Services database in D.C., the New York Times reported on Tuesday.This appears to have generally alarmed many…