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Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter pose in face masks and call on the public to save lives

Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter pose in face masks and call on the public to save lives

Former President Jimmy Carter and former first lady Rosalynn Carter on Saturday urged the American people to “please wear a mask to save lives” as the country continues to battle the deadly coronavirus. The couple’s Atlanta-based charity, the Carter Center, posted a photo on Twitter Saturday of the pair wearing white masks printed with the…MORE

Trump wears a mask during visit to wounded service members at Walter Reed

Trump wears a mask during visit to wounded service members at Walter Reed

President Donald Trump paid a visit to wounded service members at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Saturday and wore a mask after months of refusing to be seen doing so in public. “I’ll probably have a mask if you must know. I’ll probably have a mask. I think when you’re in a hospital…MORE

As a Black woman from the South, removal of Confederate symbols is personal

As a Black woman from the South, removal of Confederate symbols is personal

Some people say Confederate symbols pay homage to Southern pride and President Donald Trump has defended Confederate monuments. But I got my first taste of the racist meaning behind the Confederate symbol when I was just 5 years old. Growing up in Florence, Alabama, a city in the northwest corner of the state, Confederate imagery…MORE

Trump turns blind eye to pandemic and focuses on political grievances

Trump turns blind eye to pandemic and focuses on political grievances

President Donald Trump headed into the hot zone of Miami-Dade County, Florida, on Friday intent on creating an alternate reality as the coronavirus ravages the United States. He wore no mask, showed no sense of remorse about the rushed reopening that has plunged the nation’s health care system back into chaos, and barely mentioned the…MORE

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