So during school closures, creating innovative schedules for scholars is key. Integrating technology by using apps such as Google classroom, Zoom and Facebook Live are ways to lead classes, forums, debates and other things to keep students occupied.
A Black-owned funeral home in Albany, Georgia, is shocked to learn they unknowingly hosted two funerals that reportedly infected at least 20 people with coronavirus.
As a clearer picture emerges of COVID-19’s decidedly deadly toll on black Americans, leaders are demanding a reckoning of the systemic policies they say have made many African Americans far more vulnerable to the virus, including inequity in access to health care and economic opportunity.
Dr. Paul Miller, national education leader and Principal and CEO of Green Tech High Charter School, knows a thing or two about what black males from underserved communities need to succeed – and according to him, missing school during the Coronavirus lockdown is not one of them.
More than 2,000 Oklahomans from nearly 200 cities and towns across the state sign letter calling on Governor Stitt to extend and expand executive orders to protect Oklahomans.
How are kids handling social isolation? Some youngsters aren’t faring so well. In Stockton, California, 15-year-old Jo’Vianni Smith took her life earlier this month, a sign the COVID-19 pandemic is taking its toll on students’ mental health.
The CDC so far has released racial and ethnicity data pertaining only to March hospitalizations in 14 states, which showed black Americans as roughly one-third of those patients.