It’s not clear when or where Cain was infected, but he was hospitalized less than two weeks after attending President Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He did not meet with Trump there, according to the campaign.
A professor at Cornell alerted me that a friend of his saw his entire job staff, as well as himself, become infected after his son arrived home from college.
Three-in-ten or more U.S. adults say racist views about Asian and Black Americans are more common than before the pandemic.
Non-white parents are far more likely to believe their children might have fallen behind and need additional instruction next school year to make up for a learning deficit. Among white parents, 41% say their child will not need additional instruction, whereas just 28% of non-white parents agree with that sentiment.
The Governor of Oklahoma Kevin Stitt and Mayor of Tulsa, G.T. Bynum wanted so much for Oklahoma to receive national recognition, and they were successful in doing just that! Complete disregard and disrespect for our Freedom Day Celebration, Juneteenth, indifference to the history of the Greenwood Race Massacre, encouraging large group attendance, while not practicing social distancing or wearing face coverings was front and center on our local and national news.
Statewide, the Oklahoma State Department of Health reported a one-day record increase of 482 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the confirmed total to at least 11,510.
In the real world, 74-year-old Donald Shaw is walking on the empty, parched grass slope by Tulsa’s noisy crosstown expressway. He’s on the other side of the city’s historical white-black dividing line from where President Donald Trump will hold a rally Saturday with his overwhelmingly white supporters.