Poll: Hispanics Fear COVID, Gun Violence and Discrimination

One year after George Floyd’s murder, COID-19, gun violence, and racial discrimination are the top concerns among Hispanics in the U.S., reports an Axios-Ipsos poll on race relations. Four out of 10 Hispanic respondents ranked the novel coronavirus as the topic they found most worrisome. Only 23 percent of whites felt the same.

Missouri Gov Appoints First Black Woman to State Supreme Court

“Judge (Robin) Ransom will add valuable experience, perspective, and balance to the court. I have high confidence that she will continue to be a fair enforcer of the law, faithfully interpret the law as written, and reasonably consider decisions made at the trial and appellate level in her own evaluation,” said Gov. Michael Parson.

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How Black Lives Matter Went Global

The Black Lives Matter movement sparked worldwide demonstrations and calls for police accountability, yet the structural changes called for nearly a year ago have been as difficult to achieve overseas as they have in the U.S.