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Why coronavirus fatalities are higher among Black people and what to do

The death rate from COVID-19 in the UK is four times higher for Black people than for their White counterparts, according to official reports. Anil Gumber*, Senior Health Economist, Sheffield Hallam University, explains the factors responsible for this difference. Given that the coronavirus doesn’t appear to be going away anytime soon and we don’t know when, or even if, a …

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How MP’s ordeal shocked Europe to reality of anti-Black racism

The European Parliament, sitting in Brussels, was to debate racism and police brutality on Wednesday (17 June). Dr Pierrette Herzberger-Fofana, a member representing Germany on the platform of the Green party, was on her way to participate at the discussions on how Europe should respond to the demands of Black Lives Matter protesters calling for a continent-wide action. The Member …

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Kenya elected member of UN Security Council after second vote

Kenya won the much-coveted UN Security Council seat after beating its African rival Djibouti in second-round voting in New York on Thursday Kenya has been elected a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council, defeating Djibouti for a seat designated for African countries. UN Member States chose the country in a second round of voting on Thursday in the General …

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